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A Ken Paxton lawsuit is why Texans can’t access some face filters on Facebook and Instagram right now

Some Instagram face filters won’t be available in Texas for now. Meta, the parent conglomerate of Instagram and Facebook, quietly disabled augmented reality filters on its platforms across the state Wednesday. The move comes two months after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued the California-based company, saying some of the company’s practices and features violated Texans’ privacy. The lawsuit is...

‘My body, my choice’ – Protestors gather in Denton square for reproductive rights

It was a Saturday afternoon of handmade signs and shouting as protestors gathered on the Denton square’s courthouse lawn to denounce or defend the possible overturning of Roe v. Wade. While the protest was only announced a few days earlier, it was sparked by leaked documents published by POLITICO that showed an initial majority draft from the U.S. Supreme Court...

Denton Council Election Results

On Saturday, voters across Denton went to the polls in order to elect city council members as well as approve or reject two property tax amendments that will be added to our Texas Constitution. The voters approved two propositions intended to lower property taxes for homeowners by decisive margins - one aimed at older and disabled Texans, the other a...

Denton County could be Texas’ 5th community to end veteran homelessness

An ongoing partnership between Denton County and United Way of Denton County continues to work towards ending veteran homelessness, with some organizers believing Denton could be the next Texas community to achieve the goal. Texas has four communities that managed to end veteran homelessness: Abilene, Austin, Houston and San Antonio. Houston was the second city in the nation to accomplish...
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UNT spring commencement ceremonies set for May 13-15

DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas will celebrate graduates in 12 ceremonies next week. During Spring 2022 commencement ceremonies May 13-15 (Friday-Sunday), more than 5,600 students are expected to receive bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees from UNT. Among those receiving degrees will be the first graduates in UNT at Frisco’s Bachelor of Science in Project Design and Analysis, which debuted...

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Public Hearing: RM Squared Denton Tract.; Z21-0017b

The City of Denton City Council will hold a...

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