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Keeping A Low Profile Not Always Easy For Irish Travellers

Jeff Prince
The Irish Travellers have forayed back into the news as they inevitably do. This time members of the Gypsy group have been connected to murder and insurance fraud, as reported by Deanna Boyd and Melody McDonald in the Fort Wort...


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America For Sale

Jeff Prince
If you have deep enough pockets, you can make the world flat again. Gas drillers shelled out bucks years ago to get the Fort Worth Zoo to say nice things about them. Before long, a diorama exhibit declared that the fossil fuel ...



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Dale Hansen’s Beef With Greg Hardy, Cowboys Goes Too Far

Jeff Prince
A coworker has a bumper sticker that says, “I Stand Against Genocide.” So heroic! Every now and then, Channel 8/WFAA sportscaster Dale Hansen puffs out his chest, points his baby blues straight into the camera, and delivers...


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Want To Be A Character In A Book?

Jeff Prince
A Fort Worth woman’s idea for crowdfunding a new book earned it a Kickstarter Staff Pick designation. Alison McQueen, 23, is writing Insider’s Game in a genre known as New Adult fiction that bridges the gap between ...



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Riverside, Oakhurst Scenic To Get Some Cleanup Love

Jeff Prince
Remember when Oncor went into the beautiful woods on Oakhurst Scenic Drive and butchered them with chainsaws? Sure you do: I wrote about it a few weeks ago (“Too Much Power,” Feb. 11, 2015). I assume most of you fra...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
            1.) The biggest deal in town this weekend, especially for lovers of local music and indie-rock, is 35 Denton. The lineup is stout, loaded with some of the best bands in North Texas and ...



A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM (photo courtesy Wikipedia)

Early Fracktivists To Gather For Group Photo

Jeff Prince
“A Great Day in Harlem” is the photo at left that portrays 57 notable jazz musicians gathered in New York City in 1958. The picture is inspiring Fort Worth activist Don Young to attempt his own photo shoot. The foun...


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Adopt A Storm Drain, Protect A River

Jeff Prince
Tired of seeing trash floating in the Trinity River? You can help diminish some of that litter by signing up for the Adopt-A-Drain program. Here’s more info provided by the Tarrant Regional Water District, which initiated...



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George W. Bush To Give Graduation Speech At SMU; Bushisms Await

Jeff Prince
Southern Methodist University has asked the 43rd president of the United States to give the commencement address this year. Were they unaware that our 43rd president was George W. Bush? They could have looked that up on Wikiped...


Former Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead announces his retirement last year at Fort Worth City Hall (photo by Jeff Prince).

Former Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead Now Shilling For Taser

Jeff Prince
Associated Press reporter Ryan J. Foley connected some interesting dots through the use of public records, and shows how Taser, the company that makes stun guns and body cameras, works with police chiefs to help get cities to a...