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North Texas City That Banned Fracking Pushes Back In Court

The city of Denton has pushed back against lawsuits filed by oil interests and the Texas General Land Office against the fracking ban its voters approved last month.

12/01/2014

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Pull-In Parking To Be A Thing Of The Past In Parts Of Denton

A major parking change is coming to part of downtown Denton. Soon drivers will have just one choice on how to park — backwards.

CBSDFW.COM–11/19/2014

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Fracking Ban Vote Looms Over Denton Election

Tensions are mounting as big oil and gas companies and anti-fracking activists try to sway voters ahead of a Tuesday referendum that would make Denton the first Texas city to ban the drilling practice.

10/31/2014

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Emotions Running High Over Denton Fracking Ban Vote

Bobby Jones and his family have owned 82 acres in Denton for decades. Now, he worries if voters approve a ban on fracking in the city, the mineral rights they lease will dry up.

CBS 11–10/29/2014

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Hundreds Expected At Meeting To Decide Fracking In Denton

The City of Denton will draw statewide attention Tuesday as it considers a petition to become the first city in Texas to ban fracking. If approved, the ban could have a ripple effect not only in the state but across the nation.

CBSDFW.COM–07/14/2014

Icicles across the street from the Denton County Courthouse. (credit: Andrea Lucia)

North Texas Snow Fun For Some, Hard Work For Others

As icicles formed over Denton County, people donned their thick winter jackets for a stroll through the snow. The snow and ice though has some people working harder.

CBS 11–02/06/2014

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Full-Scale Disaster Exercise In North Texas City

Today residents in Denton are probably hearing the words, “This is a test. This is only a test.” The City of Denton is conducting a full-scale emergency drill.

CBSDFW.COM–05/03/2013

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City Of Denton Bumps Mosquito Plan Up To Risk Level 5

Of all the North Texas counties Denton was the first to report a human case of the West Nile virus. Now officials in the City of Denton are kicking up the war on mosquitoes.

06/26/2012