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MERLE HAGGARD (courtesy wikipedia)

To Answer Merle Haggard’s Question: No

Jeff Prince
Pretend you’re taking the SAT test, and here’s your first question: Americans are buying more new cars than ever and yet the average age of the typical car on the road today is reaching a high mark. How is that possible...


FORT WORTH CITY COUNCIL GAVE JIM AND GLORIA AUSTIN THE GREEN LIGHT TO TURN A CHURCH INTO AN EVENT CENTER IN HANDLEY.

Morning News Roundup, Jul 29

Jeff Prince
City Approves Rezoning Of Handley Church The Fort Worth City Council voted unanimously to approve a zoning change that would allow local realtor Jim Austin to transform a church into an event center that sells alcohol. Neighbor...



A ROUNDTURN WITH TWO HALF STITCHES.

Morning News Roundup, Jul 27

Jeff Prince
Jerry Jones’ Headquarters Halfway Done Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is building a $350 million headquarters in Frisco amid the heralded “$5 Billion Mile” of development along the Dallas North Tollway. Don’t be jealo...


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Olenjack’s Grille To Close Today?

Jeff Prince
An inside source says Olenjack’s Grille in Arlington will be closing. I called one of the investors to confirm the closing, but he said management was planning to meet with employees this afternoon. He didn’t want to di...



This guy better hope he doesn't run into Bohannon.

The Dadding Hack: Family Fun Ops

ANTHONY MARIANI
Kidstuff from your trusty Weekly editor and the author of a daddy blog that you should definitely (probably?) check out, The Dadding Hack. Up until a couple of weeks ago, I probably never would have even rolled my eyes at “Gr...


Anna Kendrick gets her big dance number in "The Last Five Years."

DVD Review: The Last Five Years

Kristian Lin
With Jason Robert Brown in town for the TCU Festival of American Song, I feel like now’s as good a time as any to review The Last Five Years, a movie based on Brown’s stage musical, even if the film has been out on disc for...



handout

Morning News Roundup, Jul 24

Jeff Prince
Medical Companies Want Tax Incentives Just because they ask, doesn’t mean we have to give. D/FW is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country, with low cost of living and no state income tax. If we’re so g...


Latifa Ring (courtesy FAcebook)

Guardianship Activist Latifa Ring Dead

Jeff Prince
Latifa Ring, a Houston woman who advocated for elderly citizens swept up in guardianship cases, has died after a lengthy illness. She was 59. “She had more love in one little finger than some people have in their whole bodies...



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Ground Zero 360 Showing For Free In Dallas

Jeff Prince
Calling it a stroke of luck would be crass, but it was, well, momentous that a film crew was in New York making a documentary about a firefighter on 9-11. They were filming on the streets when they heard a low-flying plane, loo...


ROSE BUSH INFECTED WITH ROSE ROSETTA DISEASE.

Morning News Roundup, July 21

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s War Of The Roses Roses represent love, but not when they’re all diseased and deformed looking. Rose rosetta disease is infecting thousands of rose bushes in North Texas, including at the Fort Worth Bota...