Should it be called the Metroplex?

While growing up in Austin, Texas and having family and friends in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, I often heard the word “Metroplex” thrown around as a defining term for the northern region of Texas that consists of Dallas, Fort Worth and Arlington. It seemed to be the norm for what Texans called the area, but it appears some are not fond of the term.

Tim Rogers, a contributor for Texas Monthly,…

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Denton Arts & Jazz Festival 2014

#Denton Arts & Jazz Festival 2014

Starting this Friday, April 25, all things art and jazz will converge in Denton, Texas for the 34th annual Denton Arts & Jazz Festival. The festival will take place all throughout historical Quakertown Park with over 2,000 professional and amateur performers on six stages. Those six stages will showcase the best jazz, pop, rhythm and blues and full orchestra the region has to offer. In addition…

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UNT researchers say North Texas fracking is contributor to smog problem

#UNT researchers say North Texas fracking is contributor to smog problem.

Hydraulic fracturing around the Barnett Shale is not only affecting smog problems in North Texas, but will continue to worsen each passing year, says researchers at the University of North Texas.

The oil and gas wells in the Barnett Shale are spread across over 5,000 square miles in 24 North Texas counties.

University of North Texas professor Dr. Kuruvilla John said Thursday, April 17, that the…

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Baseball program put on hold

#UNT Baseball program put on hold for now.

It appears that the University of North Texas’ financial situation may put the future baseball program on hold until 2016. This Thursday, April 17, 2014 the university released documents showing that it potentially overstated its financial position by around $23 million thanks to misreporting.

An article released by Brett Vito of the Denton Record Chronicleconfirms that UNT athletic director Rick…

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