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Bring Back Licks A Dumb Idea For Schools

Jeff Prince
Kids today aren’t being beaten enough, says a substitute teacher wanting to reinstate corporal punishment in the Dallas school district. His web site “Bring Back Licks” shows support from teachers and parents. Based on my...


Bad Trips On K2 Prompt 911 Calls

Jeff Prince
Man-made marijuana known as K2, cleverly marketed as “incense,” led to a bad trip for several Denton teenagers. One young woman reported having seizures and blacking out. (In the photo, that’s K2 Summit on the left, K...



UFO Spotted Over Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
A YouTube video posted on Monday by “theyreouthere” shows a blinking UFO moving over Fort Worth, then suddenly taking off in a different direction. Hey, at least he used his blinker (baddum bump). Not coincidentally, this g...


Look Down: See Your Feet?

Jeff Prince
Hey lard ass! Yes, I’m talking to you. At least, the chances are very, very good that I’m talking to you if you live in Texas — we’re a bunch of roly-polies around here. This Men’s Health study lists the 10 Fattes...



Council Rejects Citizens in Favor of Pawnshops

betty.brink
            A contentious Fort Worth city council meeting ended late Tuesday night with the council voting 7-2 to overturn a 2006 ordinance designed to keep pawnshops, most of which have payday lending operations wit...


Lynn Redgrave: Class Act

Jimmy Fowler
The untimely death of Lynn Redgrave reminded me how cool she was when I got to interview her a dozen years ago. During the session, I struggled with whether I should ask her a rather personal question. Redgrave came through Nor...



The Star-Telegram Follows Up on Harth-Bedoya

Kristian Lin
I don’t subscribe to the Star-Telegram, so I didn’t see their Sunday feature story on Miguel Harth-Bedoya and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra until yesterday morning. Of course, it came out four days after my story on...


More FWWeekly Music Awards In Studio

Anthony Mariani
Here’s some more video clippage from this past weekend at Eagle Audio Recording, where about a dozen Fort Worth artists recorded material for our upcoming 13th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards charity compilation CD,...



Phillies Fan Better Off Tazed Than Mad-Dogged

Jeff Prince
That teenager who got tazed by a Philadelphia cop for running on the field at a Phillies baseball game isn’t getting much sympathy. Most online comments I’ve read are along the lines of “the attention-craving ...


“Raid” Doc Seeks Donations

Jimmy Fowler
Award-winning Dallas filmmaker Robert L. Camina, whose short films have played in festivals around the country, is currently working on his first feature-length documentary Raid of the Rainbow Lounge about last summer’s notor...