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Locals honor, reaffirm MLK's dream of equality for all
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Denton paid tribute to the Rev.  Martin Luther King on Monday. Locals gathered at Fred Moore Park, the University of North Texas Union and the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center to honor the man they recalled as a pastor, a scholar and a community servant. 

The Rev. Henry Thomas, pastor of Hamilton Chapel Baptist Church in Frisco, gave a grateful account of King's religious work on a national holiday commemorating King's birthday.

"Dr. King lived and died so that black men and white men could walk together," Thomas said, after asking the white and Hispanic attendees to rise in the audience at the...

Denton's new Alamo Drafthouse will be very 'Denton-centric'
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Tue, Dec 19, 2017 - 12:04pm

The new Alamo Drafthouse movie theater that's coming to Denton won't look like just another theater in the company's chain.

"We definitely are working on some fun stuff to celebrate the city with the opening," says James Wallace, creative manager for Alamo Drafthouse DFW. "Maybe even a very Denton-centric lobby theme."

Denton will be the fifth location in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to score a Drafthouse theater. The Austin-based chain announced over the weekend that it plans to open the eight-screen theater and full-service bar and restaurant in the Rayzor Ranch development on the north side of Interstate 35 in June...

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University of North Texas student and journalism major Jackie Guerrero wrote a letter to Lady Gaga. At the pop star's concert last Friday night at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Guerrero managed to get that letter onto the stage, and Lady Gaga read it to the whole arena. Guerrero penned a heartfelt message about Gaga's music keeping her afloat during her high school years, when bullies made her life painful. 

After she finished, Gaga jumped from the stage and invited Guerrero to ask her a question. "You said you want to be a journalist and you want to interview me. You got a question, right?"...

5 cities that are great for women’s careers
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Mon, Nov 27, 2017 - 12:20pm

Although American women have done a great deal of work, through advocacy, lobbying, and sheer numbers in the workforce, to close the gender based pay gap, women still make around eighty cents to each dollar a man makes.

It’s worth noting that this figure is a representation of white women; women of color, men of color, and disabled people, all show an even starker gap in pay.

While policy and inherent bias must be combatted through the country, there are some cities where the gap is much less dramatic. The website Nerdwallet...

10 great day trips to small towns around Dallas
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Sun, Oct 22, 2017 - 11:23am

Denton

“Denton. Original. Independent.”

Year Founded: 1846 | 2016 Population: 133,808 | Drive Time: 45 Minutes | Best time to go: The Denton Arts & Jazz Festival celebrates the soul of the city with music, dance, drama, and the visual arts. The free event takes place next year April 27–29.

 

Court Appearance: Visit the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum inside the courthouse, which was built in 1896 and restored in 2004 using the original blueprints of architect W.C...