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SAM

Way to Go, Michael Sam

Anthony Mariani
I played college ball. Small-time but still. Some of our coaches and several teammates had coached and played on the D-I level, and they said that we D-II student-athletes worked just as hard as they did in the big leagues. We ...


Eddie

Local Civil Rights Activist Eddie Griffin Featured at Sixth Floor Museum

Eric Griffey
Fort Worth civil rights activist and former Black Panther Eddie Griffin will be the featured speaker at The Sixth Floor Museum’s Living History program Saturday Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. The program features a series of speakers who w...



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Denise Lee Does Cabaret at Stage West

JIMMY FOWLER
Music fans in the 21st century have all but forgotten the art of cabaret singing. But that performance style –– in which a vocalist with minimal accompaniment interpets a collection of personally significant songs for a sma...


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2014 Peaceful Vocations Poetry Slam

JIMMY FOWLER
USA Today and other news outlets blared the Pew poll headlines just a few days ago: More than half of Americans think our military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan have been a failure. It’s not just those damn commie homo h...



Philip Seymour Hoffman

R.I.P., Philip Seymour Hoffman

Kristian Lin
Man, I hate heroin addiction so much right now. Imagine that sentence read in the magnificent, deep, rumbling voice of Philip Seymour Hoffman, and you’ll know how I felt when I heard of the actor’s death this past weekend f...


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Bruno Mars, Chili Peppers Save Super Bore

Jeff Prince
The first play from scrimmage, which resulted in a safety and a two point lead for the Seattle Seahawks, made it clear that the Denver Broncos were about to get their tails kicked. The first commercial break, something about Ja...



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2014 Stupor Bowl Ride

JIMMY FOWLER
One advantage of being a non-football fan on Super Bowl Sunday is: You have the roads and highways virtually all to yourself. Starting late in the morning, football fans plant themselves at their watching party of choice and do...


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Editor Responds To Steven Fromholz Fans Upset About Static

Gayle Reaves
As the editor of the Weekly, I’d like to thank everyone for expressing their thoughts on our recent Static post regarding Steven Fromholz’ recent death.  (Static is a joint effort of the editorial staff, but I am ultimatel...



Price

Mayor Price Plays Talk Show Host

Eric Griffey
In a series called “It’s Your Fort Worth,” Mayor Betsy Price talks to Southside Pirate Radio man John Rody and Keep Fort Worth Funky‘s James Zametz about what makes Fort Worth “Funkytown.” Sp...


VOLUNTEERS SUCH AS THESE FROM LAST YEAR GET IN SOME EXERCISE WHILE PERFORMING A COMMUNITY TASK AT THE SAME TIME.

Clean-Up On Aisle Nine At Tandy Hills

Jeff Prince
The Tandy Hills Natural Area would look a lot better if it were left natural many years ago. But nature was altered more than a century ago when ranchers and townfolk began fencing and developing the plains. Natural fires that ...