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UNT One O'Clock Lab Band plans fall concerts with guests
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The University of North Texas One O'clock Lab Band will share the stage with two guests in concerts this fall. 

The U.S. Navy Band Commodores, an 18-piece big band, will perform a free concert at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the University Union Syndicate, 1155 Union Circle. The One O'clock Lab Band will open for the Commodores, which includes six alumni of the UNT College of Music.  The lab band's pre-concert rehearsal will be open to the public, along with an earlier Commodores concert at 2 p.m., in Kenton Hall at 415 Ave. C. 

Four-time Grammy-winning jazz bassist...

UNT designers to create costumes from thrift store finds
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University of North Texas students will whip up Halloween costumes for an exhibit that will benefit a local nonprofit. 

UNT design students will make costumes using materials from the Denton County Friends of the Family Thrift Store. They will exhibit the costumes at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26 at the thrift store, 1614 W. University Dr. 

The student designers will use at least three different items purchased from the Denton County Friends of the Family thrift store. Those purchases benefit Friends of the Family, a local nonprofit that assists individuals and families who are domestic and...

What should Amazon buy next? UNT professor responds
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It's possible to guess without a Wall Street salary and bonus. I wrote about how Apple had missed out on all the cool kid headphones back in December 2013, and five months later it purchased rapper Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics for $3 billion. Much speculation lately has been on the pharmacy business and that maybe Amazon will look there to put its re-...

UNT looks to capitalize on buzz surrounding UTSA showdown
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Wren Baker has only been the athletic director at North Texas for a little more than a year, but he's been around college athletics long enough to identify the feeling heading into the Mean Green's game against Texas-San Antonio on Saturday.

"If you do this long enough, you get the vibe when a game is different," Baker said. "This game has a different feel."

That's because it's one of the biggest regular-season games UNT has played in years. The Mean Green (3-2) are 2-0 in Conference USA play and alone in first place in the league's West Division heading into a showdown with the Roadrunners, one of their biggest...

UNT reaching out to community to offer free help to local business owners
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The University of North Texas Department of Management is hoping a new initiative can better foster partnerships with local businesses.

Through its Family Business Initiative, the school’s business program will offer free services to help Denton-area businesses expand and, in turn, give UNT students hands-on learning opportunities. 

The upcoming Family Business Breakfast Oct. 27 will serve as a networking event bringing together local business owners and UNT faculty and MBA students, according to the university.

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