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    After being ravaged by fire, Downtown Mini Mall set for demolition

After being ravaged by fire, Downtown Mini Mall set for demolition

The Denton Downtown Mini Mall will be demolished after the city approved a demolition permit for contractor Tactical Demolition, according to city spokeswoman Jessica Rogers. Demolition could occur as early as Tuesday. Rogers said staff discussed different options with Leo Will, the property owner, including trying to save the building

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    Confederate Monument Committee to recommend keeping statue on Denton Square

Confederate Monument Committee to recommend keeping statue on Denton Square

The Confederate Monument Committee decided Thursday to recommend the Denton County Commissioners Court keep a Confederate statue as is on the Denton Square and add context to its purpose. The recommendation will go to the commissioners court on Tuesday. The final vote was 12-3 in favor of keeping the statue.

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    UNT’s College of Education online graduate program is ranked No. 4 in the nation

UNT’s College of Education online graduate program is ranked No. 4 in the nation

The U.S. News & World Report recently ranked UNT’s College of Education online graduate program No. 4 out of 275 programs in the nation. The online program currently has around 400 students enrolled and offers face-to-face, blended and entirely online courses in the education field, a spokesperson said. Last year the

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    Denton County under mandatory burn ban

Denton County under mandatory burn ban

Denton County is now under a mandatory burn ban, which went into effect at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, due to severe drought conditions and the potential threat of more wildfires. Denton County, which has already had several grass fires this January, is also under a fire watch for Wednesday due to

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    Dallas for HQ2: How would UNT fare with Amazon headquarters in North Texas?

Dallas for HQ2: How would UNT fare with Amazon headquarters in North Texas?

The Dallas area made it to Amazon’s shortlist of 20 possible locations for their second headquarters, released on Jan. 18. Denton is among the sites the Dallas Regional Chamber pitched to the company last year.  “Denton actually participated in the Dallas Fort Worth regional response for the headquarters location, so

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    Following Jagoe closure, Denton’s DIY music community takes a step back, plans to stop sexual misconduct

Following Jagoe closure, Denton’s DIY music community takes a step back, plans to stop sexual misconduct

Denton’s house show venues are taking a short break from hosting DIY music events as they form new ways to lessen sexual misconduct at venues, organizers said. The hiatus came about following local favorite Jagoe House closing in early January due to allegations of sexual assault on the premises. “Keeping

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    Democrats for state representative discuss sanctuary cities, marijuana and abortion

Democrats for state representative discuss sanctuary cities, marijuana and abortion

The Democratic candidates for the District 64 congressional seat, Andrew Morris and Mat Pruneda, debated sanctuary cities, marijuana and abortion among other topics Thursday night. The debate, which took place in the UNT Lyceum, was moderated by Rantt Media’s Matthew Reyna and hosted by UNT’s College Democrats. The candidates are competing

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    Man drives truck into Recycled Books storefront

Man drives truck into Recycled Books storefront

A driver crashed his truck into the front of Recycled Books Thursday afternoon on the Denton Square. William Wilson drove his white Ford F-150 pickup truck into Recycled Books at around 3:15 p.m., Recycled Books employees Miles Foster, 28, and Jason Uecker, 37, said. Wilson was not seriously injured and left

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    Music doctoral student awarded prestigious fellowship to study mariachi in Mexico

Music doctoral student awarded prestigious fellowship to study mariachi in Mexico

College of Music doctoral student José R. Torres-Ramos has received the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship to study mariachi in Mexico for a year. He is the first UNT Ph.D. student in ethnomusicology to earn this fellowship. Torres-Ramos, a 48-year-old San Antonio native, began playing mariachi in high school. He

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    Unrealized potential: UNT students could have massive influence in local elections

Unrealized potential: UNT students could have massive influence in local elections

Voter turnout is relatively low in local elections across the United States, especially among 18- to 29-year-olds. Denton is no exception. UNT’s student population could heavily influence Denton politics, UNT of Political Science Chairman Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha said. Lack of information decreases turnout Only 4.41 percent of registered voters in Denton

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