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DON'T LET THE SMILE FOOL YOU; KENT SCRIBNER SAYS HE'S SERIOUS ABOUT LEADING A FUNCTIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT.

Morning News Roundup, Aug 31

Jeff Prince
K-Scrib Vows To Marshal Fort Worth Schools Kent Scribner, or K-Scrib as no one calls him, is making it clear he’s the new sheriff in town. The Fort Worth Independent School District’s brand new superintendent has, i...


KIDS AND SOME PARENTS PLAYED INTERACTIVE VIDEO GAME EARLIER THIS WEEK AT A MOVIE THEATER IN PLANO (photo courtesy of Super League Gaming)

Morning News Roundup, Aug 26

Jeff Prince
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Not So Bad After All Fort Worth Weekly’s Static column on Aug. 19 reported findings from BetterDoctor.com, a consumer health site that crunches Medicare facts and figures to determine th...



THREE "WISE" MONKEYS SEE NO EVIL, HEAR NO EVIL, AND SPEAK NO EVIL (courtesy Wikipedia)

Judge Rules Against Chesapeake Energy In Royalty Case

Jeff Prince
The Star-Telegram’s Max Baker writes a revealing article about a district judge’s ruling that Chesapeake Energy improperly “deducted postproduction costs from royalty checks issued to Fort Worth investor Ed Ba...


NAOMI KING, SISTER-IN-LAW OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JRS, AND FELLOW CIVIL RIGHTS TRAVELER.

Morning News Roundup, Aug 24

Jeff Prince
Namoi King To Speak In Fort Worth Civil rights activist Naomi King will be speaking at the Sandra Bland Day Justice for Girls Because Black Women Matter Symposium on Wednesday. The native Alabama resident was married to A.D. Wi...



TEAM. What a great name!

The Dadding Hack: Fun Weekend Stuff for Families

ANTHONY MARIANI
Fun family stuff from your Weekly editor and the author of The Dadding Hack, a new blog that you should probably (maybe) be reading on a regular basis. Is Vampire Weekend still doing jungle-pop? Have they moved on? I’m just w...


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Morning News Roundup, Aug 21

Jeff Prince
Developers Back In Action The Big Recession hit seven years ago, and now developers are itching to turn dirt and spend money again. WFAA says Fort Worth has had its busiest year development wise since the bottom fell out in 200...



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Fort Worth Star-Telegram Owner Puts Stock In Stocks

Jeff Prince
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has laid off employees by the hundreds in recent years, decimating its newsroom and severely harming its product. The paper is owned by the McClatchy Co., which is struggling financially in this era...


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Morning News Roundup, Aug 17

Jeff Prince
Six People Shot At Joy Life Center Seems like only yesterday that neighbors in Handley were worried about a developer turning a church into an event center. The developer and Handley leaders pooh-poohed the worries, saying the ...



SEASON TWO OF TRUE DETECTIVE WAS A BLOODY MESS, BUT AT LEAST THE LOVELY RACHEL MCADAMS DIDN'T DIE. (photo courtesy of True Detective)

Morning News Roundup, Aug 14

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Firefighter Arrested In Sex Sting Burning fires of passion swept over a Fort Worth firefighter, who’s been arrested for an alleged involvement in using the internet to solicit teenage girls for sex. Eric Robert...


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Glam-Rock Royalty on Race Street

KEN SHIMAMOTO
As a co-founder of glam-rock pioneers the New York Dolls in the 1970s, Sylvain Sylvain helped make too-small girls’ clothing an acceptable part of male rockers’ wardrobes. The corkscrew-coiffed moppet played the natural foi...