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    Autism center hosts 5th annual conference

Autism center hosts 5th annual conference

Tyler Owens / Senior Staff Writer Parents, students, speakers and professionals in the field of autism research will gather in the Business Leadership Building for the Fifth Annual Adventures in Autism Research and Intervention Conference at 9 a.m. on July 27. The conference will feature nationally known keynote speakers and more

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    Keep Denton Beautiful cleans up Fry Street

Keep Denton Beautiful cleans up Fry Street

Words and Photos by Renee Hansen / Senior Staff Writer Several trash receptacles decorate the corners and sidewalks along Fry Street, many of them sporting a poster that warns: “Don’t be a litter monster.” The only thing that outnumbers these trash outlets are the cigarette butts that spot the pavement

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    New abortion law affects denton

New abortion law affects denton

Audra Stamp / Staff Writer Governor Rick Perry signed bills outlining new abortion restrictions last Thursday, and causing many clinics to close their doors while leaving only a handful to perform the procedure. Denton County currently has no abortion clinics, but the new law will shut down, either temporarily or

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    Brief: Car wreck snaps gas pipe

Brief: Car wreck snaps gas pipe

Nadia Hill/Managing Editor At about 5 p.m. today, a two-car collision on Industrial Street caused a gas line to burst, shut down four streets and forced surrounding residents to evacuate their homes. No one was injured in the accident. An officer at the scene said a Ford Taurus was traveling

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    New research tool uncovers blight in Dallas

New research tool uncovers blight in Dallas

Renee Hansen / Senior Staff Writer In a joint effort between Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity and a team of UNT researchers, the city of Dallas has made a great step forward in the fight against blight and a giant leap towards revitalization of the area. The nonprofit organization wanted

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    Brief: Texas passes restrictive abortion bill

Brief: Texas passes restrictive abortion bill

TS Johnson / Web Editor After numerous protests, filibusters and pleas by citizens coming from every corner of Texas, the omnibus abortion bill, better known as HB 2, was passed on the evening of July 12.   With more than 2,000 protesters chanting outside the capitol building, the bill passed

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    Heat study taking place in P.E.B.

Heat study taking place in P.E.B.

JP Lugo / Staff Writer Inside the Physical Education Building many health and fitness studies take place including a body temperature analysis involving clothing to help cool the body while working outdoors in the heat. Dr. Brian McFarlin, a kinesiology professor and primary investigator of the study, is using data

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    UPDATED: Student found dead in General Academic Building

UPDATED: Student found dead in General Academic Building

Nadia Hill/Managing Editor Updated July 9, 5:09 p.m.      Services for Huey will take place at the Deberry funeral home’s chapel at 2025 W. University Blvd on Wednesday at 10 a.m. He will be buried at Roselawn Cemetery afterward. Updated July 8, 5:10 p.m.   Under hanging bicycles, with greasy hands

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    UNT adds streaming entertainment for resident students

UNT adds streaming entertainment for resident students

Jennifer Meza / Contributer Residence Life Cinema is a new service at UNT that provides movies, old and new for free, to students logged into Apogee, UNT’s housing web provider. Many of the website’s promoters often refer to this new housing amenity as a “Netflix for college students” living in residential

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    Second special session cut short

Second special session cut short

Joshua Knopp / Staff Writer The Texas House and Senate met briefly yesterday to kick off Gov. Rick Perry’s second special session to address abortion, highway funding and juvenile justice laws. Both houses decided to send House Bill 2, the abortion bill, to committee for discussion and then recess until

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