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Punk pasta bar MiXfiTs to take over J&J's lease, keep basement alive

The legendary Ol’ Dirty Basement at J&J’s Pizza has not seen its final days as a mecca for North Texas DIY. Read more

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Denton homicide victim was pregnant, records show

The murder charge for a Coppell man accused of killing a 19-year-old woman in April has been enhanced because the victim was pregnant, auth… Read more

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Tenant believes gunshot into his apartment was accidental, report says

A tenant at an unnamed apartment complex Wednesday told police he found a bullet wedged into the wall in his closet, according to a police … Read more

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Gas prices soar in Denton area as rest of state remains stable

Gas prices across the state were stable this week — with AAA on Thursday reporting no change in the statewide average gas price of $2.83 a … Read more

Denton County’s active case total exceeds 3,000

Denton County Public Health reported the county's total active coronavirus cases had exceeded 3,000 on Thursday afternoon, and DCPH confirm… Read more

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McKinney Street at Elm and Locust streets to become four-way stop temporarily

The traffic signals on McKinney Street and Elm and Locust streets will be replaced with stop signs to become a four-way stop until late Oct… Read more

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Kids set up for success

Two local congregations, GracePointe Church and Casa Adobes, gave away more than 700 backpacks stuffed with school supplies on Thursday at … Read more

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Sports

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Former UNT golfers Carlos Ortiz, Sebastian Munoz jump into contention in Olympics

North Texas graduates Carlos Ortiz and Sebastian Munoz jumped into contention for a medal in the first round of the Olympics golf tournamen… Read more

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Ryan's Michael Davis commits to Army days after his twin brother

When Ryan defensive tackle Mason Davis committed to Army on Tuesday, many Raider fans may have been wondering what the status was for his s… Read more

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Torrey named to watch list for Hornung Award that recognizes most versatile player in college football

North Texas running back DeAndre Torrey made quite the impression in his debut with the Mean Green back in 2018, when he returned a kickoff… Read more

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Denton-area volleyball teams to open practice next week with lofty expectations

Aubrey coach Whitney Stout knows just how important her team’s run to the region final last year was for the future of the program. Read more

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Mostly clear

Today

99° 77°

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the upper 70s.

Humidity:60%
Cloud Coverage:14%
Wind:S at 8 mph
Chance of Rain:12%
UV Index:11 Extreme
Sunrise:06:40:38 AM
Sunset:08:29:24 PM
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