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Shane Strawbridge as Bertha Bumiller and Eric Dobbins as Didi Snavely. Photo by Eric Younkin

Turn Your Cell Phones Off at Theatre Arlington

Eric Griffey
At last night’s performance of A Tuna Christmas at Theatre Arlington, one audience member ignored the customary “turn off your phone and pagers” announcement that preceded the show. During an early scene betwe...


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Fort Worth’s J.T. Hodges Goes Hollywood

Jeff Prince
Add thespian to J.T. Hodges’ list of talents. The Fort Worth musician will be featured in the world premier of Finding Christmas, a Hallmark Channel original movie at 8 p.m. on Sunday. The movie is part of the network’s “...



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Texas Rangers Draft Russell Wilson

Kristian Lin
Major League Baseball’s Rule 5 draft usually goes off without any news, but this year the Rangers made waves by drafting Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Apparently the NFL star was a second baseman in high sc...


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“Urgent” Meeting Tonight on Texas “Merry Christmas” Law

JIMMY FOWLER
In case you want to meet the co-author of Texas’s much-snickered-about “Merry Christmas” law, state rep Pat Fallon will be at an “urgent” community meeting 6pm tonight (Dec 12) in Frisco’s Collin County Community C...



COUNTY JUDGE GLEN WHITLEY CONGRATULATES ED BASS AND SUNDANCE SQUARE PRESIDENT AND CEO JOHNNY CAMPBELL FOR WINNING THE VANDERGRIFF AWARD. (photos by Jeff Prince)

Judge Glen Whitley, Chamber of Commerce Do Cheerleading

Jeff Prince
Elected officials and high-powered business people mingled over steak, green beans, and chocolate mousse, congratulated each other on past successes, and peered ahead to the future at yesterday’s 3rd Annual State of the C...


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Jubilee’s Holiday Bake Sale Rescheduled

JIMMY FOWLER
Mother Nature –– in collaboration with Jack Frost and, possibly, Climate Change Multinational, Inc. –– can down our power lines, fell our tree branches, and turn our roadways into Galleria-quality ice rinks. But dammit,...



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Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Chicago Bears, Mike Ditka

Jeff Prince
In today’s column I will attempt to avoid using cliches or pat phrases. There was no snow at last night’s Cowboys-Bears game on Monday Night Football, but you could tell it was colder than a well digger’s…ic...


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Mayors Push For Parks Funding

Eric Griffey
Tomorrow, seven mayors from around the country, including Fort Worth mayor Betsy Price, will launch a bi-partisan effort to push for more funding of green spaces in urban areas. The Mayors for Parks coalition will also urge fed...



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Is USA in World Cup’s Group of Death?

Kristian Lin
Everybody seems to think so. The draw happened in Bahia, Brazil this morning, and the Ping-Pong balls did not fall kindly for USA, as we drew Germany, Portugal, and Ghana in Group G. The American sports media has come to the co...


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Violent Mom Attack the Stuff of Middle School Legend

JIMMY FOWLER
Local TV newscasts really ought to use more eyewitness testimony from 11-year-olds in their stories, especially if those sixth graders are as deadpan funny as Austin Muller. He’s the Little Elm Middle School student who watch...