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AICPA presents awards to outstanding CPAs in government
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The American Institute of CPAs  (AICPA) is pleased to announce that Wendy M. Payne, CPA, of Washington, D.C., is the Institute’s recipient of the Outstanding CPA in Government Career Contribution Award honoring her lifelong contribution to the profession.

The Outstanding CPA in Government Career Contribution Award recognizes significant contributions to the efficiency, effectiveness or innovative service delivery of the CPA’s respective local, state or federal employer organization over the length of a career.   The AICPA also announced that Leah L. Nikaidoh, CPA, of...

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Today in music history
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A look at events from past August 11ths

In 1943, Jim Kale, the original bass guitarist with "The Guess Who," was born. He was also a member of "The Guess Who's" forerunner, "Chad Allan and the Expressions," a group formed in Winnipeg in the early 1960s. "The Guess Who" moniker was designed to promote the "Expressions"' 1965 single "Shakin' All Over," and after the international success of the record, the name stuck. "The Guess Who," under the leadership of guitarist Randy Bachman and vocalist Burton Cummings, became Canada's leading rock band of the late '60s and early '70s with such million-selling hits as "These Eyes," "...

New exhibition coming to UNT on the Square
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Susan Cheal, a professor of drawing and painting, will have an exhibit influenced by her travels to India in a new art exhibit.

This spring, Cheal was an artist in residence at the Sanskriti Foundation in New Delhi, and created works influenced by India’s deep history of trade routes and textiles.

There are six large paintings and several drawings in the exhibit.

The exhibit begins Monday, Aug. 31, and will be on display until Tuesday, Sept. 22. There will be an opening reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St.

Big and bright: Sky Theater puts solar system in lights
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Get a guided trip through the solar system at the University of North Texas Sky Theater this weekend. The on-campus planetarium is showing Solar System Tours for its August Children’s Matinee, each Saturday at noon.

For just a few bucks and a cool afternoon in the university’s domed theater, kids can tour the solar system, stopping at each planet — and a few other wonders, too — and get a close look at Earth’s nearest neighbors.

The Sky Theater is also screening Wonders of the Universe — a look deep into space, courtesy of the famous Hubble Telescope — at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. each Saturday.

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Digital database breathes new life into newspaper archives
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The newspaper morgue is dead at the Cleveland Advocate but it will be given new life in 6-8 months. The archives have been loaned to the University of North Texas in Denton to be digitized and converted into an online database.

Once complete, anyone wishing to search for content from the Cleveland Advocate will be able to do so through UNT’s Portal to Texas History website. The digitization of these archives, as well as limited editions of the Eastex Advocate, Dayton News, Illustrated Paperboy and Cleveland Journal, is being funded through a grant from the Tocker Foundation.

The $13,000 grant was obtained by Austin...

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