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FWISD A-OK In Complaint

Jeff Prince
Intrepid reporter Betty Brink just wired in this report from somewhere in the Himalayas (actually, from Everman): The Fort Worth Independent School District has dodged another discrimination bullet.  The district found out yes...


Miller to Jones: “Not Impressed”

Jimmy Fowler
Memories aren’t the only things that light the corners of my mind – Jerry Jones’s hurt feelings do, too. When he told a questioner at an SMU event yesterday that Dallas, rather than Arlington, might’ve had Cowboys Stadi...



Sarah Palin A Grand Speaker?

Jeff Prince
The mouse that roared “you betcha!” is coming to Dallas, and people are clamoring to pay $1,000 each to listen to Sarah Palin spew catchphrases about patriotism, conservatism, God — and how much President Obama sucks....


Mother Nature An Expensive Date

Jeff Prince
A fifth day of paralyzed airports in Europe prompted the director of an airport operators association to compare the economic fallout to that of 9/11. Airports over there are losing an estimated $200 million a day because of th...



Virtual Ambulance Chasing Easy As Pie

Jeff Prince
In today’s Anderson Law Firm blog post, Fort Worth-Dallas personal injury attorney Mark Anderson reiterates a news report about a motorcycle accident on Stemmons Freeway that killed a local man. Then he offers condolences...


Throw Support At Glee Hopefuls

Jeff Prince
Glee is the hot new show on TV, and a bunch of hopefuls who are wanting to get their fresh faces and phat pipes on the show will be performing at Grapevine Mills on Saturday. A panel of judges will be listening to 100 preselect...



April 15: Tax Man Cometh

Jeff Prince
In honor of April 15, the deadline to ask for an extension to further delay doing your taxes:


Victory for Kathleen Hicks

betty.brink
Chalk up a victory for the neighborhoods and Kathleen Hicks, city council representative from District 8 — and a resounding defeat for the rest of the council. Rita Vinson, representative of the Brentwood-Oak Hills Neighborho...



Dale Hansen Rants About Jerry Jones Video

Jeff Prince
Sportscaster Dale Hansen showed two things last night on the 10 o’clock news – he’s got balls the size of Dallas, and he’s becoming a dinosaur. He slammed his bosses on air for showing a video of Dallas Cowboys Owner Je...


Samuel Barber: Music, Moody Food

Kristian Lin
UTA Wind Symphony is performing Samuel Barber’s Commando March on Thursday as part of an all-American composers program for Tax Day. Interestingly enough, they’re not playing it to honor the 100th anniversary of Barber’s ...