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  1. Girl Scout cookie season in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... new flavors - Rah-Rah Raisins and gluten-free Toffee-Tastic. Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, which includes Denton County, had several members who sold hundreds of boxes - 746 scouts sold at least 500 packages, 23 scouts sold more than 1,500 ...

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    Saturday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... missing in Pilot Point. Rumors of her daughter's death still swirl like a blustery wind rolling across the Denton County countryside that Misty called home. Misty was 35 when she disappeared in May 2013. Some believe she was thrown into a wood ...

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  3. Kim Phillips: Blazing a new trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... in Fort Worth, the drive moved northward near what is today I-35W. It passed through the western edge of Denton County and eastern edge of Wise County, herds sometimes a half-mile wide like a river of Longhorns rushing up the county line. A ...

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  4. Blotter: Man acting odd had several drugs in possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... herself to an area emergency room where she claimed to have additional injuries, according to a police report. Denton County Sheriff's Office dispatchers handled 705 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, and 29 people were ...

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  5. Home foreclosure filings in Dallas-Fort Worth plummetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Dallas Morning News

    ... on." The largest declines in February home foreclosure filings were in Collin County, down 37 percent, and Denton County, 34 percent. Foreclosure postings were 26 percent lower than a year ago in Dallas County and fell by 27 percent in Tarrant ...

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  6. Where's My Ride predictive arrival system for public transportation launches in DentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Business Journal

    Denton County residents can now track where and when public transportation vehicles will arrive via the Internet and their mobile devices. The Denton County Transportation Authority has launched an intelligent transportation system called Where's My Ride.

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  7. Home foreclosure filings in D-FW down 29 percent for FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Dallas Morning News

    ... on." The largest declines in February home foreclosure filings were in Collin County, down 37 percent, and Denton County, 34 percent. Foreclosure postings were 26 percent lower than a year ago in Dallas County and fell by 27 percent in Tarrant ...

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  8. DCTA launches tracking programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    After months of development and beta testing, Denton County Transportation Authority officials have launched their new Where's My Ride program. Where's My Ride is a vehicle tracking tool that provides real-time travel information to passengers, helping them find out via phone, online and mobile devices just when a Connect bus or A-train will arrive at a particular stop.

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  9. Tax professionals gear up for filing seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... of customers, especially with more complex issues like with health care." Volunteers for the United Way of Denton County's VITA (volunteer income tax assistance) program also had to learn the ins and outs of the health care portion of taxes. The ...

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  10. Blotter: Man arrested on assault chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... She told police she was punched in the face. 14000 block of U.S. Highway 380 West and George Owens Road - A Denton County Sheriff's Office deputy responded to a report that someone had removed several fence panels valued at more than $500. 1000 ...

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  11. Area new car and truck sales rose 4.6 percent last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Dallas Morning News

    Sales of new cars and trucks rose 4.6 percent last year in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, continuing the steady growth that has marked the business for the last few years. "It's more of the steady, slow growth we've had lately," said Lee Chapman, president of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan New Car Dealers Association.

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  12. Operator of Matt's Rancho Martinez chain seeks bankruptcy protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Dallas Morning News

    ... three remaining stores are in Lakewood, a neighborhood that's patronized the brand for 30 years, Roanoke in Denton County and Garland along Bush Turnpike. The closed locations "were not financially viable; they were losing money and were a burden on ...

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  13. Owner of Matt's Rancho Martinez chain seeks bankruptcy protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Dallas Morning News

    ... three remaining stores are in Lakewood, a neighborhood that's patronized the brand for 30 years, Roanoke in Denton County and Garland along the George Bush Turnpike. The closed locations "were not financially viable, they were losing money and were ...

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  14. Blotter: Ex-girlfriend flees after fight with manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... said the suspect or suspects broke a back window to gain entry into the house where the work is being done. Denton County Sheriff's Office dispatchers handled 873 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, and 39 people were ...

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  15. Les Cockrell: Denton library offers Conversation ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... proficiency levels are welcome to attend. Emily Fowler Central Library is located at 502 Oakland St. The Denton County Antique Tractor, Farm Equipment and Primitive Club will award four scholarships valued at $1,000 each to 2015 Denton County ...

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  16. Old photographs found have potential link to Denton historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    The photos were given to the Denton County Office of History and Culture and officials discovered a possible lead in the search for the owners of the photos. "A man had bought a storage unit and it wasn't something he wanted to keep [or] throw away, so he brought it to us last fall," said Peggy Riddle, Office of History and Culture director.

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  17. New home invasion details releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    One suspect is still at large after Monday morning's home invasion southwest of Justin, Denton County Sheriff's Office officials said Wednesday. Three suspects, Isaiah Keeshon Jones, 17, Hakeem Fakree Jones, 25, both of Haslet, and Dezmon Oneal Gassaway, 20, of Fort Worth, were booked into the Denton County Jail on aggravated robbery charges after deputies were dispatched to the 18000 block of Comanche Road at about 2:30 a.m. Monday on a suspicious-vehicle call.

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  18. Yet Another Alamo Drafthouse Coming to North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | D Magazine

    The popular theater chain and bastion of free speech announced today it plans to open another North Texas location in the cultural mecca of Little Elm. Alamo Drafthouse plans to have the new location and up and running in the Denton County town of about 30,000 residents by early 2016, according to a press release.

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  19. Alamo Drafthouse projects early 2016 opening date for Little Elm locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Dallas Morning News

    ... summer . Now, here comes a second Austin import: the Alamo Drafthouse. Used to be Denton was the Austin of Denton County. Now Little Elm? Seems like just 17 months ago North Texas was anxiously anticipating its first Alamo in Richardson. Then came ...

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  20. County puts tower repair project out for bid againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    A recent communications system purchase is said to be a boon for the Denton County Sherrif's Office and its dispatch capability throughout the county, but with that system will come new equipment that must be affixed to the current tower - and officials are concerned the weight may be too much for the existing tower. County commissioners on Tuesday voted to reject the single bid made for the project and put the project out for bid again.

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