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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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    Denton County votes to return to paper ballots

Denton County votes to return to paper ballots

The Denton County Commissioners Court agreed on an update to the voting system, approving new paper ballot machines for the county on June 20. Commissioner Andy Eads made a motion to approve Verity, a new paper ballot system. The chair of the Commissioners Court, Denton County Judge Mary Horn, seconded

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    Campus ministry giving free groceries to UNT students July 28

Campus ministry giving free groceries to UNT students July 28

UNT, Texas Women’s University and North Central Texas College students can grab free groceries at the Denton Wesley building on July 28 from 1 to 3 pm. Anyone taking classes can participate after presenting their student ID. The Denton Wesley Foundation is a United Methodist campus ministry located between Kerr

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    Paul Voertman’s impact on Denton and UNT goes beyond a bookstore

Paul Voertman’s impact on Denton and UNT goes beyond a bookstore

Paul Voertman, the former owner of the Voertmans bookstore, died Wednesday, June 21. He was 88. A patron of Denton, Voertman (pronounced “Vertman”) not only left his mark on Denton’s business world, but was also known for his contributions in several areas, including the arts and UNT. “He was an

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    The second largest mansion in Texas is up for grabs

The second largest mansion in Texas is up for grabs

The second largest estate in Texas, the Champ d’Or, went up for auction June 28. Located in the city of Hickory Creek in Denton County, the estate’s sale is being conducted by Concierge Auctions, a New York City-based real estate auction firm. The estate was built in 2002 by Alan

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    UNT study finds cognitive therapy helps soldiers with insomnia

UNT study finds cognitive therapy helps soldiers with insomnia

Cognitive behavioral therapy is shown to be an effective treatment for U.S. service members, a UNT study conducted by psychology professor Daniel Taylor shows. The results were published in the Sleep Research Society journal, SLEEP, on June 1. “[There’s] a lot of active duty folks suffering with insomnia and all

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    Texas’ cuts to air quality planning risk increasing pollution in Denton

Texas’ cuts to air quality planning risk increasing pollution in Denton

About $6 million in funding was cut for air quality planning after Gov. Greg Abbott signed off on Texas’ two-year budget in mid-June. Denton County has an ozone ranking of F from the American Lung Association, and has consistently ranked among the worst in Texas in terms of air pollution.

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    Flower Mound’s Will Fisher preparing to challenge for seat in U.S. House

Flower Mound’s Will Fisher preparing to challenge for seat in U.S. House

Matt Harvey | Staff Writer Will Fisher, a Democrat from Flower Mound, is challenging Republican incumbent Michael C. Burgess for Texas’ 26th congressional district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Originally from Oregon, Fisher is an attorney for Commercial Metals and has never held elected office. “Like many Americans,

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    Study by UNT professor focusing on effects of workplace bullying

Study by UNT professor focusing on effects of workplace bullying

A UNT adjunct professor’s research on how workplace bullying impacts bystanders was completed this May. The research was part of Michele Medina’s doctoral dissertation for the department of management. Medina found that individuals who witnessed a bullying incident believed they would be treated unfairly by coworkers. Medina defined bullying as

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