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    Joint UNT and Tarrant County College aviation camp sees increase in attendance

Joint UNT and Tarrant County College aviation camp sees increase in attendance

Last week, 22 high school students took turns climbing into flight simulators, visiting aircraft control towers and flying in planes as part of ACE Camp, the Aviation Career Education, a partnership between the University of North Texas and Tarrant County College.  ACE camp sought to show high school students an

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    Denton’s new arcade hits road bump in opening

Denton’s new arcade hits road bump in opening

The opening of Denton’s new retro arcade, Free Play, has run into a delay in opening because of a six-month wait in getting their liquor license, according to a statement posted on Facebook. The bar and arcade mix was supposed to open Wednesday, which would have made it Free Play’s

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    Deb Armintor wins Denton city council place 5 seat

Deb Armintor wins Denton city council place 5 seat

UNT English professor Deb Armintor defeated local real estate firm owner Aaron “Fuzzy” Newquist on Saturday with 54.12 percent of the vote for the city council place 5 spot. The runoff election saw 13,235 total ballots cast. Upon winning, Armintor said she had a grassroots victory, and the results showed

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    Biomedical engineering receives $2 million grant to create biodegradable medical stent

Biomedical engineering receives $2 million grant to create biodegradable medical stent

UNT’s biomedical engineering department received a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a biodegradable medical stent. A medical stent is a small tube that is inserted into the arteries to help treat weak and/or narrow veins to improve the flow of blood in the

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    Denton’s mosquito response plan looks to decrease West Nile and inform the public on prevention tactics

Denton’s mosquito response plan looks to decrease West Nile and inform the public on prevention tactics

During the summer months everyone just wants to sit around the pool and have a good time, however, mosquito season is underway. From May to October, those troublesome insects everyone seems to hate are out in full force, but the city of Denton and Denton County have a plan —

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    Writing Center, more move to Sage Hall

Writing Center, more move to Sage Hall

After being under construction for most of the last school year, Sage Hall’s first floor reopened with a specific focus on becoming an academic success center. Sage Hall began renovations last year in the first of three stages. The first stage — the first floor — is now completed. It

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    UNT graduate student receives $20,000 stipend for research

UNT graduate student receives $20,000 stipend for research

A UNT graduate student was awarded a $20,000 stipend for her research by the National Board of Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program Doctroal Fellow and was selected as a 2018-19 fellow. Charmaine Conner is studying the effective nature of play therapy on black transracial adoptees. Along with monetary reward, Conner

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    Historic Denton Square theater under new ownership

Historic Denton Square theater under new ownership

The Denton Square’s historic Fine Arts Theatre — which has sat vacant for over four years — will be restored into an entertainment venue under a new partnership of several Texas entities. Some of the partners involved in the project include Aviation Cinemas, Talented Friends and Brad Andrus and Alex

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    O’Rourke stops in Denton as part of 254 county tour

O’Rourke stops in Denton as part of 254 county tour

Energy and unity was the message Beto O’Rourke conveyed at the 4th annual LBJ/Obama dinner on Saturday evening in Lewisville, Texas — a message that was echoed by Lupe Valdez, the Democratic candidate for Texas governor. The dinner was held by Denton County Democrats. O’Rourke gave a 30-minute impassioned speech

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    Incoming freshman earns nearly $3 million in scholarships

Incoming freshman earns nearly $3 million in scholarships

Incoming freshman Brassant Richardson has made UNT her university of choice after receiving nearly $3 million worth of scholarship offers from multiple colleges. “I accredit most of my drive and hard work to my parents,” Richardson said. “They have taught me how to work hard and be driven because they

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