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4 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

Programs aim to keep Labor Day revelers safe

Law enforcement agencies across the state will be doing their part to keep people safe this Labor Day weekend, on the road and on the water.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Lewisville, TX, Denton, TX, Corinth, TX

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Jury delivers guilty verdict

Jurors found a 26-year-old Denton man guilty of aggravated assault and attempted capital murder Thursday at the Denton County Courts Building and sentenced him to 15 years in prison on each charge.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Denton, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

University of North Texas News Service

Tailgate in Mean Green style for Sept. 6 home game

As you prepare for the first Fall 2014 Mean Green home game Sept. 6 against SMU, plan to tailgate Mean Green style: Carpool.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink

Denton Record-Chronicle

Krum names new police chief

Terry Hargis has been serving as interim police chief for several months. And Monday night, Krum City Council members voted to officially hire him as Krum chief of police, according to city attorney Lance Vanzant.

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Related Topix: Krum, TX

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Commissioners approve changes to lure job seekers

Denton County commissioners are making a few personnel moves in hopes of luring more law enforcement-related job seekers to Denton County.

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Courthouse News Service

Barred From Church, Defendant Sues Judge

A Texas judge is unconstitutionally banning a criminal defendant from attending religious services at his church as he awaits trial, the man claims in court.

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Denton Record-Chronicle

Just verdict' sought in trial

The trial for a man who allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend and attempted to kill a Denton police officer began this week at the Denton County Courts Building.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX

North Texas e-News

'Abbieville to Zion: the Communities & Places of Denton County'

Did you ever hear a long-time local mention a place that left you scratching your head; a place like Rabbit Ridge or Uncletown and wonder where the heck it could be? Denton County historian DJ Taylor often wondered about these places and others as he read the community reports in the early twentieth century area newspapers.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Arlington, Roanoke, TX

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Dallas Morning News

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The founder of Geary, Porter & Donovan PC went before a jury in Denton County and won $309,000 for his client in a state property condemnation case.

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Related Topix: US Military, Sheppard Air Force Base, US Air Force, Wichita Falls, TX, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NBC Dallas

Number of Texas Parents Saying "No" to Vaccines Rising

As kids head back to school, NBC 5 Investigates found three times as many parents are saying "no" to vaccines compared to just seven years ago and in some parts of the metroplex, the rate is even higher.

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Related Topix: Texas, Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health, Collin County, TX, Dallas, TX

NBC Dallas

Namesake Helps Open New Denton ISD School

Just in time for back-to-school, the Denton ISD is opening the doors at its 22nd elementary school, Dorothy Adkins Elementary.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX, Kids, Family

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Les Cockrell: DATCU to assemble junior board

DATCU is currently taking applications for the 2014-15 Junior Board of Directors, according to an announcement from the credit union.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX, Frisco, TX, Lewisville, TX

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Library fund limited

It looks more like a large, cramped office filled with too many books. Shelves upon shelves of them fill the room.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Ponder, TX, Plano, TX, Collin County, TX

Denton Record-Chronicle

Teachers get first-day jitters, too

The anxiousness young children get about the first day of school is no different from what some Denton teachers are experiencing.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX, Family, Kids, Life, Fruits, Food

Denton Record-Chronicle

Blotter: Police find drugs, weapons after pulling over vehicle

A 30-year old man from The Colony is in Denton County Jail on a $268,000 bond after police pulled him over because his license plate light was out and found numerous weapons and drugs in his vehicle, according to jail records.

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Related Topix: Drugs, The Colony, TX

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

School zones to get scrutiny

School starts Monday for most Denton County school districts, and that means school zone speed limits and traffic signs will be active.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX

GlobeSt.com

UPS Signs a New Lease at AllianceTexas

Hillwood Properties , developer of the 18,000-acre master-planned, mixed-use AllianceTexas in far north Fort Worth, has secured a new lease from UPS .

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Internet, Science / Technology, Tarrant County, TX

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Texas man gets life sentence for plot to kill wife

The rift over wages and working conditions for Shreveport city workers was highlighted again Wednesday as roughly two dozen workers met with union leaders.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

UPS expanding distribution capabilities in Dallas-Fort Worth

One is in the Alliance development of Fort Worth. It will create more than 300 package handler jobs and more than 50 tractor trailer driver positions.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Tarrant County, TX, McKinney, TX, Collin County, TX

Star-Telegram.com

In Lakeside, they're counting police badges, and wondering about others

Both the current and past police chief in the town of 1,500 residents west of Lake Worth were surprised this week when North Richland Hills police arrested a Lakeside businessman and said he showed a city police badge.

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Related Topix: North Richland Hills, TX, Richland Hills, TX, Tarrant County, TX

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