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  1. 50 Signs You've Been Partying Too Long in DentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Dallas Observer

    There ain't much to do in Denton, Texas except party. We're talking about the quintessential college town, a place where the highest percentage of residents are between the ages of 20 and 29 .

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  2. Frackers Have Launched an Aggressive Campaign to Kill Denton's Drilling BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Dallas Observer

    If you've driven up I-35 to Denton in the last month, you may have seen one of the many billboards popping up around town. The billboards loudly proclaim the economic damage that a city ordinance banning natural gas and oil drilling could cause to the city, and encourage residents to vote against the fracking ban on November 4. The billboards are just the beginning.

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  3. 5 Places in DFW to Rent a Halloween Costume No One Else Will Have?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Dallas Observer

    By Michelle Foster You could go as a Legs Avenue Slutty Superman. You could get a banana suit in a bag from Party City.

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  4. Sundown Collaborative Theatre Tries Their Hand at Shakespeare, With Help From Sigur RosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Dallas Observer

    Shakespeare seems to be on the minds of Dallas theatre-makers this month. Last weekend, there was a staged reading of Romeo and Juliet at the Wyly Theatre, Shakespeare in the Bar at Wild Detectives , and of course, Dallas Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra .

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  5. Fracking Emission Carcinogens Found in Denton PlaygroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Dallas Observer

    A new report published by ShaleTest, an independent environmental research agency in Denton, found levels of benzene in several Denton parks that exceed the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's long-term exposure limitations. Benzene is a carcinogen found in cigarettes, gasoline and is a common byproduct of oil and gas drilling sites.

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  6. Best Concerts in Dallas this Weekend 9/19 - 9/21Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Well, it's the weekend once again. We here at DC9 hope you powered through the week and that you're looking for some relief.

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  7. What 35 Denton Could Learn From OaktopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    In the fall of 2011, I got a gig as an in-house scribe for 35 Denton. It wasn't paid, save for a complimentary wristband to the four-day festival .

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  8. Can Oaktopia Become a Destination Festival in Denton?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Last year, when Dentonites Matt Battaglia and Corey Claytor set out to bring local bands together for an Oak Street music fest, there was no one who could have predicted what the small, five-stage festival would grow into in just one year. This year's incarnation of their young festival -- known as Oaktopia and set to take place this Friday and Saturday, September 19 and 20 -- is so much broader and larger that it's almost unrecognizable.

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  9. Denton Loves its New Hypnotic Donuts-Cultivar Coffee Shop, Judging by the LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Living up to its name, Hypnotic Donuts seems to have cast a spell on the people of Denton. During my visit on Saturday -- four days after the Lakewood shop opened its newest location in Denton's town square -- a line stretched out the door.

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  10. Argyle ISD Arms Its Teachers for Back-To-School Security InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    The tiny city of Argyle has its own police department and school police chief -- do their teachers need to carry firearms as well? With around 2,000 students in the district's three campuses, Argyle ISD is a small, quiet district located smack dab in the middle of Denton and Fort Worth, off Interstate 35. And this school year, some teachers at ... (more)

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  11. The Best Sunday Fun Days in DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    And on the seventh day, God created Fun Day. Well, okay, maybe not, but really that should have been the case.

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  12. New Grading Policy Makes It Really, Really Hard for Denton ISD Students to FailRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Denton ISD's new grading policy rolls out today with the first day of school, to the delight of middle and high school students and the chagrin of their teachers.

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  13. Oaktopia Is Back, and It's Way BiggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Last year, first-time Denton festival Oaktopia delivered on content but not so much on attendance.

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  14. For the Owners of Denton's La Estrella Mini-Mart, Their Taqueria Is Much, Much MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    La Estrella Mini-Mart sits across a pair of railroad tracks that cut through McKinney Street in Denton, the sound of passing trains and their horns a constant nuisance.

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  15. Denton Didn't Ban Fracking Last Night, but Voters Will Get a Chance to in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    After listening to testimony from hundreds of speakers stretching past 2 a.m. this morning, the Denton City Council ultimately voted not to ban fracking, instead sending a petition asking for a ban to voters.

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  16. Mountain Goats Played Like Hometown Heroes at Dan's SilverleafRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    I first saw the Mountain Goats in 2006 at The Opolis in Norman, Oklahoma. I was 19 and the band had just released their Get Lonely LP, songwriter John Darnielle's most polite and somber offering to date.

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  17. The Mountain Goats' Greatest Pop Culture MomentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    For a band that tours fairly often, it's amazing how much the members of the Mountain Goats are able to pop up in so many other areas of pop culture.

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  18. Yoni Wolf Worked the Hip Hop and Indie Rock Divide at Rubber GlovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    We're gonna go ahead and break the fourth wall right off the bat here: I had a roommate who was into Why? He didn't listen to rap music.

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  19. Will Johnson of Centro-matic: 'I Didn't Think Centro-Matic Would Be Around That Long'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Seventeen years into its time as a fully-fleshed unit, the Denton-born indie-rock band Centro-matic seems to have the formula for creating one well-crafted album after another down to a science.

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  20. Music Picks: Say Anything, Peter Bradley Adams and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    With the Front Bottoms, the So So Glos and You Blew It, 7 p.m. Friday, June 13, at Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave., 214-824-9933 or granadatheater.com , $23/$28 at the door Max Bemis, mastermind of Los Angeles' emo rockers Say Anything, has battled many demons over the years.

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