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The Top 5 Touring Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) 97.1 The Eagle’s big show Sunday at Gexa Energy Pavilion (1818 1st St., Dallas, 214-421-1111) features a mess of touring metal acts, including Five Finger Death Punch, Steel Panther, Theory of a Deadman, Hellyeah (from Da...


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Smart Potatoes To Smarter Kids

Jeff Prince
Don’t underestimate the power of a potato — especially one harvested as part of the “Smart Potatoes” school program. Students at George Clarke Elementary School will be digging up spuds beginning at 8:30 a.m. Friday...



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The Amon Carter Screens “Vertigo”

JIMMY FOWLER
It was never a secret that Alfred Hitchcock had a less than healthy fixation on many of the young, blond, beautiful actresses that he cast as his female leads. Nevertheless, Hitchcock’s reputation as a film professional has b...


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Dez Bryant Goes From Zero To Hero

Jeff Prince
Two years ago, Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was looking like a bust after being selected in the first round of the 2010 draft. He couldn’t run a pattern, meaning his quarterback would throw the ball to the wrong spot, mos...



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Shocking Omission From U.S. World Cup Roster

Kristian Lin
Remember when I did all those World Cup ladders for the U.S. soccer team as it went through qualifying? You can take those posts, douse them in kerosene, and burn them all in a 55-gallon drum, because today coach Jürgen Klinsm...


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The Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) The Moz is in town. ’Nuff said. Among underground pop-rock legends, ones who never really cracked the mainstream, Morrissey has to be right up there with the greats (Lou Reed, Paul Westerberg, Alex Chilton). Are there sin...



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Texas Wages All-Out War On Zebra Mussels

Jeff Prince
State officials are telling boaters to start draining their vessels before and after every outing. Texas is trying to prevent the Invasion of the Zebra Mussel. Those little shelled devils are like junior X-Men, tough to beat. B...


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#FWMF Day 2 in Photos

ANTHONY MARIANI
Brian Hutson was on the scene again for the second and final day of the Fort Worth Music Festival, catching performances by Jimmy Eat World, The Airborne Toxic Event, Jackopierce, Aaron Behrens & The Midnight Stroll, Dale E...



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Fort Worth Army Vet To Get Keys To New Home

Jeff Prince
U.S. Army veteran Christopher Livesay will receive the keys to a mortgage-free house tomorrow in Fort Worth to honor his service overseas. His brother, Jerry Livesay, received a house of his own in Killeen last week. The homes ...


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#FWMF Day 1 in Photos

ANTHONY MARIANI
Thanks to Brian Hutson for these pics of some of last night’s performers, including Lucinda Williams, Billy F. Gibbons, Justin Townes Earle, Quaker City Night Hawks, Uncle Lucius, and Ray Wylie Hubbard.