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UT-Arlington Study Links Fracking To Groundwater Contamination

Jeff Prince
Yesterday’s News Roundup told you about the puckering sound coming from Fort Worth’s Range Resources, a gas drilling company facing an $8.9 million fine from Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection. (The...


JEFF ROSS INTERVIEWING ONE OF THE LESS DANGEROUS LOOKING CONVICTS (courtesy Comedy Central).

Best Jokes On Jeff Ross’s Comedy Roast At Texas Jail

Jeff Prince
Comic Jeff Ross brandished his razor wit at a Texas jail and sliced and diced men and women inmates with his biting brand of insult comedy. And we the viewers are the better for it. Ross is typically funny on TV specials, and h...



TIM LOVE AND HIS AWARD-WINNING CREATION.

News Roundup: June 15, 2015

Jeff Prince
We’re No. 62! We’re No. 62! The headline sounds snarky. But, really, being No. 62 is pretty impressive considering it’s a list of the 101 best hamburgers in America. The Love Shack “Dirty Love” burger beat out every o...


TELEGRAPH CANYON LOGO (courtesy Telegraph Canyon)

News Roundup: June 12, 2015

Jeff Prince
Toll Increase Coming A friend uses Chisholm Trail Parkway because he saves $10 in gas on his commute, which covers the cost of the toll. Most local drivers, though, seem to avoid toll roads unless it saves them a whole lot of t...



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Mammal Virus: Call the Audio Ambulance Tonight

ANTHONY MARIANI
Instead of at the Ozzie Rabbit, The Mammal Virus will be at The Grotto tonight (Thursday), headlining a stellar-ass 817 bill: prog-rockers Chingalotus, hard-poppers Mean Motor Scooter (whose new single, “Rhythm of Love,” is...


DOROTHY LUCK IN HER SOCIALITE DAYS IN FORT WORTH (photo courtesy of Luck)

Al Jazeera Profiles Guardianship, Fort Worth’s Dorothy Luck

Jeff Prince
A probate court judge determines someone is too mentally impaired to handle their own affairs. The judge then appoints caseworkers, attorneys, and bankers to take control. Those people, in turn, help the judges keep their posit...



ADRIENNE BANKERT (courtesy of Bankert)

Former KTVT/Channel 11 Anchor Adrienne Bankert Gets New Gig

Jeff Prince
Adrienne Bankert loves her some Fort Worth. But she’s flown the coop, landing on the Left Coast with a new job that she starts this week at KABC/Channel 7 in Los Angeles. She’ll be a reporter, anchor, and “a little bi...


A PRE-GLASSES RICK PERRY, BACK WHEN HE WAS MORE INTERESTED IN LOOKING PRETTY THAN SMART (photo courtesy wikipedia)

News Roundup: June 8, 2015

Jeff Prince
They Won’t Let Me Slide! All those people paying all that money to drive to downtown Fort Worth, scramble for a parking spot, and stand in line on a hot muggy day for hours, only to be told that the 2,000-foot mega slide was ...



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Bad Blonde: Super Unknown

ANTHONY MARIANI
Rarely does a young band drop onto the scene fully formed. Burning Hotels, Lifters/The Orbans, The Unlikely Candidates. And maybe a couple more. Now there’s Bad Blonde. Purveying a kind of high-octane grunge, all buzzsaw barr...


(Photo courtesy of Docob5 at Wikipedia.

News Roundup: June 5, 2015

Jeff Prince
Morning Flight To Work Remember when Evel Knievel tried to jump across Snake River Canyon? That almost happened to local motorists after a bridge buckled on westbound 183 near D/FW International Airport. Work crews are on the s...