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    Parking meters removed from Fry Street

Parking meters removed from Fry Street

The parking meters on both Fry and Hickory Street have been removed, in favor of free parking, limited to two hours. The time limit will still be enforced by UNT Transportation Services, but students and shoppers are no longer required to carry quarters and dimes in order to park. Mark

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    Michael Burgess talks energy in summit at UNT’s Discovery Park

Michael Burgess talks energy in summit at UNT’s Discovery Park

Michael Burgess, Texas’ 26th congressional district representative, sponsored the annual Energy Summit and Fair last Saturday at UNT’s Discovery Park. The summit highlighted ways North Texas can become more energy efficient and reduce energy costs. The first summit was in 2005 and has been an annual event ever since. The event

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    Gas leak closes University Drive and forces four businesses to evacuate

Gas leak closes University Drive and forces four businesses to evacuate

A gas leak Thursday morning caused by construction forced both East and West University Drive to close while making four businesses evacuate, according to Denton Fire Department spokesman Kenneth Hedges. “Our department received a phone call around 9:10 a.m. for a natural gas leak,” Hedges said. Hedges said there were

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    Transportation Day looks to inform students on parking to avoid citations

Transportation Day looks to inform students on parking to avoid citations

The UNT transportation services is organizing a new event to inform first time students about parking regulations and resources. The event, named Transportation Day, will take place from 5-7 pm on August 27 outside of Victory Hall. Christopher L. Phelps, the UNT transit operations director, said they want to inform students,

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    Former UNT custodian connected with sexual assaults around campus was promoted three times

Former UNT custodian connected with sexual assaults around campus was promoted three times

A former UNT custodian connected with a string of sexual assaults off campus was promoted three times during the seven years he worked for the university, according to employment records obtained by the North Texas Daily. Earl Leroy Thompson Jr., 32,  was arrested June 2 and is currently in the

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    Missing man swept away by flood waters near Rayzor Ranch found dead

Missing man swept away by flood waters near Rayzor Ranch found dead

UPDATE  July 10, 1:30 PM: Around midnight Sunday evening, Denton County Fire Department assistant fire chief Kenneth Hedges confirmed the body of a missing man swept away by flood waters had been found with the help of the Lewisville dive team. “The body was turned over to the Denton Police

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    How construction is impacting Denton businesses and residents

How construction is impacting Denton businesses and residents

Construction projects in Denton have been an ongoing process for years, and some are concerned it’s beginning to hurt businesses, students and residents. Various parts of University Drive have been under construction for a few years now and in some areas is narrowed down to two lanes. The 35Express Project

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    Denton receives $1.5 million award for bicycle and pedestrian projects

Denton receives $1.5 million award for bicycle and pedestrian projects

The City of Denton was awarded funds in mid-June from TxDOT through the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) for three pedestrian and bicycle projects, which will begin construction next summer. The award will pay for $1.5 million of the projects’ cost, or 80 percent. The projects’ total cost

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    Denton ISD substitute teacher arrested for improper relationship with a student

Denton ISD substitute teacher arrested for improper relationship with a student

The Denton Police Department arrested a substitute teacher at Ryan High School for having an improper relationship with a student Thursday. Spencer Colt Newton, a 26-year-old Lewisville resident, confessed to having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. The affidavit specified the relationship consisted of sexual intercourse and oral sex

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    Phil Williams resigns as head of Denton Municipal Electric

Phil Williams resigns as head of Denton Municipal Electric

Phil Williams resigned Friday as the general manager of Denton Municipal Electric. Williams served as the general manager of DME for approximately 9 years. “I think that in his mind, it was the best thing to help DME move forward,” said Bryan Langley, Denton’s deputy city manager regarding Williams resignation.

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