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Denton County woman killed in crash

A Denton County woman was killed Thursday afternoon after a vehicle accident at U.S. Highway 380 and Preston Road in Collin County.

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Related Topix: Collin County, TX, Frisco, TX

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Blotter: Police car totaled in two-vehicle crash

The police officer driving the vehicle was responding to a call with his lights and siren on when another vehicle failed to yield, T-boning the squad car at the intersection of North Colony Boulevard and Main Street during the lunch hour Wednesday, Lt.

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Related Topix: Argyle, TX, Aubrey, TX, Corinth, TX

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Les Cockrell: Master Gardeners plan spring plant sale

Members of the Denton County Master Gardener Association have announced plans for their annual spring plant sale, promising an extensive selection of plants and supplies.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX, Texas, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Argyle, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Sweep nets 33 fugitives suspected of family violence in the DFW area

Law enforcement officials swept through North Texas last week to find 33 people suspected of brutalizing family members or people they had once dated.

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Related Topix: Texas, Tarrant County, TX

Denton Record-Chronicle

MAP: Denton County's Uninsured

The U.S. Census just released a new set of data, which includes how many U.S. residents are living without health insurance.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

NBC Dallas

Phony Phone Calls Threaten North Texans

The Garland Police Department is the third local agency this month to report residents targeted by the fake phone calls.

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Dallas Morning News

Authorities sweep Tarrant County for family violence fugitives, make 33 arrests

In this 2007 photo, Attorney General Greg Abbott praised fathers who provide a nurturing home for their children and urged them to stand up against domestic abuse.

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Related Topix: Tarrant County, TX, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Fort Worth, TX, Arlington, TX

Texomaland

TxDOT Crews Working Around the Clock to Address Severe Weather Conditions Hampering State Highways

Its a unique look is derived from a natural wax center surounded by a thick layer of sand.

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Related Topix: Weather, Texas, Dallas County, TX, Palo Pinto, TX

Denton Record-Chronicle

Blotter: Police seek man suspected of criminal mischief

Denton police officers are looking for a man who was spotted Sunday committing criminal mischief.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX, Fire, Argyle, TX, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Winter could muster return

The National Weather Service reports a chance for frost to sweep across North Texas on Tuesday morning as temperatures are expected to hover close to freezing at 34 degrees.

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Related Topix: Weather

Denton Record-Chronicle

Bartonville election to fill mayor's post, 2 other seats

The races for the Bartonville Town Council in the May 10 election have shaped up to be among the most competitive among the smaller cities in Denton County, with six candidates vying for two council seats and the vacant mayor's position.

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Related Topix: Bartonville, TX

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

A blast of history

Civil War re-enactors in formation fire their rifles outside the Courthouse on the Square during the Denton County Heritage Festival on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Flower Mound, TX, Denton, TX

Denton Record-Chronicle

Upward trend

The Courthouse Collection, a woman's clothing store and gift shop located on the Downtown Square, is one of the many women-owned businesses in Denton.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX

Texas Highways

Buzz-worthy

On a steamy Saturday morning, I park my car alongside a rural road in Denton County.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Life, Food, Honey, Dallas, TX, Home Gardening, Home, Travel

North Texas e-News

Denton County Heritage Festival slated April 12

Denton County Heritage Festival Saturday, April 12, 2014 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. At the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square, Denton TX Take a step back in time at the first annual Denton County Heritage Festival, a free public event which will take place on Saturday, April 12, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square in ... (more)

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

KRGV

Here is the latest Texas news from The Associated Press

An insurance industry trade group estimates a hailstorm that battered North Texas a week ago has left behind about $300 million in property damages.

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Related Topix: Texas, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters

Dallas Morning News

Ron Slovacek wants 7-year sentence in in Dallas City Hall corruption case tossed

On April 22, 2011, U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn sentenced Denton County developer Ron Slovacek to seven years in federal prison for his role in the Dallas City Hall public corruption case that also landed former Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Don Hill, his wife Sheila Farringto, former plan commissioner D'Angelo Lee and several other key players behind ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Federal Prisons, Dallas, TX

CBS Local

Denton County Sheriff Deputy Charged With Official Oppression, Theft

One an official complaint was filed with the department and Laningham was interviewed by investigators, he confessed to the allegations.

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Dallas Morning News

Dunhill Partners buys Denton County retail center

A company represented by Dunhill Partners bought the Little Elm Towne Crossing at the northwest corner of Eldorado Parkway and FM 423.

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Related Topix: Little Elm, TX

Denton Record-Chronicle

Blotter: Police make four arrest during routine patrol

Denton police took three men and a woman into custody Wednesday afternoon after a routine patrol in the 1100 block of University Drive.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX, Argyle, TX

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