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SHARON WILSON AS DEPICTED ON THE COVER OF FORT WORTH WEEKLY IN 2009 (photo by jeff prince)

Another Azle Earthquake Meeting On Monday

Jeff Prince
If you attended last week’s town hall meeting in Azle and weren’t satisfied with the silent stares and lack of information coming from the seemingly useless panel of state regulators, you’ll soon have another ...


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Grading Jim Witt’s Response To Critic Of Star-Telegram

Jeff Prince
The national healthcare writer, journalist, and blogger who sliced, diced, and dissected a Fort Worth Star-Telegram story on Obamacare finally got a response from Executive Editor Jim Witt. We’ll grade his effort in a mom...



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Healthcare Writer Sneezes At Star-Telegram Obamacare Story

Jeff Prince
Maggie Mahar is something of a national expert when it comes to the healthcare industry. She’s written a book, news articles, and frequent blog posts on the subject. Before that she was a financial writer and a Yale Unive...


RAILROAD COMMISSIONER DAVID PORTER COULD LEARN A FEW THINGS ABOUT HOW TO HOST A TOWN HALL MEETING (photos by Jeff Prince).

Azle Crowd Rumbles About Drilling, Earthquakes

Jeff Prince
The clumsy manner in which Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter kicked off a town hall meeting last night in Azle created friction that quickly grew to frustration. The 1,000-capacity high school auditorium was near-filled ...



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Year of the Bible in Flower Mound? Not for the Zoros

JIMMY FOWLER
I’m always fascinated by the inability of people to do something simple but very important: Look at a situation through the eyes of other folks with different opinions and life experiences. Doing this obviously never occurred...


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Wendy Davis Named a 2013 “Gawker” Hero

JIMMY FOWLER
Well, this should confirm the worst fears of the rather large right-wing nutball bloc in Texas: Wendy Davis was named one of the Heroes of 2013 by Gawker, the liberal New York-based gossip and cultural/political commentary web...



RESIDENTS CONCERNED ABOUT EARTHQUAKES WILL MEET AT AZLE HIGH SCHOOL, HOME OF THE FIGHTING HORNETS, FOR A TALK WITH THE STATE'S TOP REGULATOR OF GAS DRILLING.

State Official To Address Azle Earthquakes On Thursday

Jeff Prince
About two dozen earthquakes have rattled the Azle area in recent weeks, and residents are strongly suspecting the natural gas drilling industry is to blame. The quakes have been occurring almost exclusively near drilling activi...


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2014 Men of Fairmount Calendar

JIMMY FOWLER
Looking for a last minute Fort Worth-centric gift? Do you dig tatted-up dudes with long beards who aren’t reality TV assholes? Ladies and gentlemen, feast your eyes on the 2014 Men of Fairmount Calendar, a twelve-month tour w...



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David Dewhurst Joins Ethan Couch Affluenza Conversation

Jeff Prince
That, ahem, symbol of ethical integrity Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has joined the public outcry against the criminal sentence given to Ethan Couch, the teenager who drove a pickup while intoxicated and caused an accident that kill...


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Krampusnacht in Cowtown

JIMMY FOWLER
Is your holiday season missing a certain spark? Maybe the magical sound of children’s terrified screams is what you need, a spice that only Krampus can provide this time of year. I’ve been campaigning for a while now to bri...