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1 hr ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

Singer SoMo arrested in Hickory Creek

Singer and former University of North Texas student Joseph Somers-Morales was arrested Sunday night on a drug charge in Hickory Creek.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Hickory Creek, TX, Drugs, Denton County, TX

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

UNT budgets for surplus funds in '15

University of North Texas officials project that the school will have a $12 million surplus in fiscal year 2015, the first surplus at the university in recent years.

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San Jose Mercury News

Snark Puppy brings funky gospel sound to Bay Area

Like so much of the most powerful and enduring American music, Snarky Puppy traces its roots back to the African-American church.

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Related Topix: African-American, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Texas Christian University, Entertainment

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

RU a zoo or speedway fan? Buy a PL8

The 160 different Texas auto license plate designs will be thinned to about 100 next year unless business picks up for some of the slowest sellers at state vendor MyPlates.com.

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Related Topix: Texas, University of Texas at Arlington, Southern Methodist University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Frisco ISD administrator named lone finalist to become Coppell superintendent

Waldrip is currently deputy superintendent of administrative operations in Frisco.

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Related Topix: Coppell, TX, Waldrip, TX, Frisco, TX, Goliad, TX, Sul Ross State University

CultureMap

Fave Project Runway judge and must-have fashion on Texas contestant's mind

Season 13 of Project Runway premieres tonight , featuring a fresh crop of up-and-coming fashion designers.

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Related Topix: Project Runway, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Texas, Fashion Week

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Union of steel and stone

Construction crews are pouring concrete and planting the steel structure for the new student union building at the University of North Texas.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Dallas school hopes giant mural will inspire students

When school's in session at Emmett J. Conrad High, nearly half the kids are refugees from war-torn parts of the world.

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Related Topix: Art Institute of Dallas, Dallas, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Computer Weekly

Case Study University of North Texas

Across the higher education school system, shared services for IT departments have become a major focal point.

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Denton Record-Chronicle

Students learn facets of modern journalism

Nann Goplerud, a lecturer at the University of North Texas' Mayborn School of Journalism, talks to students at a multimedia journalism high school workshop about finding visual elements of a story, on Friday in Grapevine.

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Related Topix: Texas

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

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"'Holy cow' was our reaction," said Royal Furgeson, a retired U.S. district judge and founding dean of the new law campus.

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Related Topix: Texas Tech, Standardized Testing, Education, Southern Methodist University

Business Journal

Texas Biomed taps interim CEO to replace exiting Trevett

Texas Biomedical Research Institute has identified a replacement for Kenneth Trevett , who announced in May he was stepping down as president and CEO of the San Antonio-based organization.

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Related Topix: Texas, University of Texas at San Antonio, University of North Texas Health Science Center

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Little Joe embodies heart of Tejano music

Tejano musician Little Joe came to Victoria early Sunday evening to visit with friends.

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Related Topix: Texas, Little Joe y la Familia, Latin

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Flaunt It Or Cover Up? The Great Public Breastfeeding Debate Continues

This is one of those recurring social debates and issues that seem to pop up quite frequently in one form or another.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

Wedding fashions from 1800s to today featured

Wedding dresses from the 19th century to the present day are featured in a new exhibit showcasing the changing styles of American brides, from a 1900s dress with a lace choker collar to a beaded flapper dress from the 1920s to a 1980s satin confection with an explosion of organdy ruffles.

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Related Topix: Wedding, World News, Prince Charles

Dallas Morning News

'Spillover' author David Quammen kicks off the 10th annual Mayborn with inspiration, advice

Three-time National Magazine Award winner David Quammen winningly engaged an audience of aspiring and published authors at the kickoff of the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference in Grapevine.

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Related Topix: Nonfiction, Arts, Journalism, Dallas, TX

Gainesville Daily Register

Big Texas Swing School teaches music, life lessons

The sweet sounds of Texas fiddle music and strains of "San Antonio Rose" permeated the halls of North Central Texas College this week as the Big Texas Swing School created for students ages 12 to 17 was held July 15 -19 at the First State Bank Center for the Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: Texas College, Pop/Rock, Alexander, Wichita Falls, TX

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Program gives students glimpse of college life

Students and staff members flowed in and out of the University of North Texas Career Center on Friday, where they spoke with a group of special high school visitors.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Mingo Fishtrap - "On Time"

The band name sounds like a character from a Dickens novel or Popeye comic strip.

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Related Topix: Texas, Motown, Soul

Switched

Dispatches From a Connected Future

Unmanned aerial vehicles developed by Yan Wan from the University of North Texas are capable of providing wireless communications to storm-ravaged areas where telephone access is out.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

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