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Letter to the Editor: All for campus carry

Most arguments against legalizing campus carry in Texas  hinge on the belief that college campuses are unique environments requiring unique rules. Opponents explain why a trained, licensed, carefully screened adult (age 21 or above) who regularly and without incident carries a concealed handgun at a municipal library, a private health

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Lt. Gov. Patrick not focused on representation

The Editorial Board The Texas Legislature has become too partisan this session, with lawmakers achieving political gains instead of much-needed reform. The editorial board denounces the actions of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who has made moves to exclude citizen concern, instead fixating on Republican Party gain. We’ll start with Patrick.

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Letter to the editor: pedestrian safety

One pedestrian death in Denton is too many. The tragic news of the recent death of a TWU student on Bell Avenue just south of TWU serves to highlight the need to do what we can as a city to make our streets safe for all transportation options, especially those

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    Denton needs a larger, stronger concert venue

Denton needs a larger, stronger concert venue

The Editorial Board Denton city planners should develop the city in such a way that a larger music venue can be built. Lil’ D is branding itself as a Texas attraction. To accommodate that image, steps should be made to attract more widely known performers by creating a larger arena,

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We condemn the execution of Kenji Goto

The Editorial Board The North Texas Daily was sad to learn of the beheading of Japanese freelance journalist Kenji Goto by Islamic State terrorists, and rebuke Islamic State extremists for their actions in targeting journalists and other innocent lives. The video, titled “A Message to the Government of Japan,” followed

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    Seahawks should win Super Bowl over Patriots

Seahawks should win Super Bowl over Patriots

Akshay Mirchandani / Sports Editor In a way, Super Bowl Sunday is one of the saddest days of the year. It’s the day of the last football game of the season, and by the end of it we’re all depressed that we have to go to work or school the

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Letter to the editor: more funds for education

As a former public school teacher, I understand very well that Texas cannot continue to flourish and grow without a first-rate system for educating the next generation of Texans. This starts with good parenting, continues through our public school system and applies all the way through our community colleges and

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    Reject Rep. King’s House Bill 539

Reject Rep. King’s House Bill 539

The Editorial Board Denton’s ban on hydraulic fracturing faces opposition from state agencies and politicians. Texas lawmakers should not allow House Bill 539 to take effect, because the language of the bill is ambiguous, and leads to an unpredictable matter. The bill would legally force any municipality to pay for

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    Boston Bomber deserves capital punishment

Boston Bomber deserves capital punishment

The Editorial Board Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be found guilty of all his crimes associated with the terror attacks at the Boston Marathon. If he is not sentenced to death, the high-profile trial will be a loss for the American people. The trial already is swirling in the media, forcing victims

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Analysis: State of the Union 2015

Dalton LaFerney / Views & Digital Editor President Obama delivered his next-to-last State of the Union Address Tuesday night in front of a joint session of Congress, the Supreme Court, generals and millions at home. Obama, in the final two years of his presidency, came on strong with his bold

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