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A University of Texas basketball team is making waves nationally — and it's not the one based in Austin. 

North Texas Has Its Own WNBA Team: Dallas Wings

Nov 2, 2015
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Arlington’s latest pro sports team will be called the Dallas Wings. Team President David Swatzell made the announcement Monday at UT-Arlington.

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If you’re trying to combine education with entertainment this holiday season you’re not alone. The aisles of kids toys are packed with high-tech gadgets promise to challenge the mind. So which ones are good?

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When your neighbor buys a new car, your brother closes on a five-bedroom house and your boss brags about his trip to the Greek islands, it’s hard not to compare your life to theirs.

As part of our series One Crisis Away, which spotlights North Texans on the economic edge, here's a look at our compulsion to keep up.

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The human genome has been in the spotlight for nearly a decade now, but some researchers say we can learn a lot about ourselves from sequencing the genomes of other animals — like snakes. A team of scientists led by a researcher at the University of Texas at Arlington sequenced the full genome of a Burmese python for the first time, and discovered just how extreme the reptile is.

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Within weeks some 1500 high school sophomores in the Arlington school district will receive letters telling them their admission to the University of Texas in Arlington is guaranteed, even though they have two more years of high school to complete.

Update, 10:35 a.m.: UT Arlington police say the threat has now passed and the campus has reopened. Students and employees have been told to resume their normal schedules. Original post: Early this morning, police received word that a man with a gun was headed to the University of Texas at Arlington. All students already on campus are asked to stay indoors while police investigate. All summer classes and activities have been cancelled.

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has named the current provost at the University of Alabama in Huntsville as the only finalist to succeed retiring President James Spaniolo.

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Professors at the University of Texas at Arlington played a significant role in answering a decades old question, with major scientific implications.