2nd Thought

Cancer in the Country

Kendall McCook
Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant rests on a concrete-dome-penetrated hilltop a few miles above Glen Rose, which was described in a Fort Worth Weekly article as a “bustling little town with all the amenities.”


Cancer in the Country

Kendall McCook
There was a time before nukes and progress covered up the pretty places in North Texas. By KENDALL MCCOOK Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant rests on a concrete-dome-penetrated hilltop a few miles above Glen Rose, which was desc...



Two Budget Roads

DAN MCGRAW
Which Fort Worth do you live in? A city in an economic boom with tons of money flying around or a city with economic problems so vast that city services have to be cut?


Two Budget Roads

DAN MCGRAW
Will we have a Cowtown for all, or one that leaves poor folks in the ditch? By DAN MCGRAW Which Fort Worth do you live in? A city in an economic boom with tons of money flying around or a city with economic problems so vast tha...



The Price of Cake

GRAYSON HARPER
There’s something a bit sad and desperate about this gas drilling business. With utility bills mounting, the economy shuddering, and college costs rising so high that it seems only rich families can afford them, little wo...


The Price of Cake

Grayson Harper
The only good urban gas well is one that doesn’t get drilled. By GRAYSON HARPER There’s something a bit sad and desperate about this gas drilling business. With utility bills mounting, the economy shuddering, and co...



The Binge Conundrum

DAN MCGRAW
When I started college, I was 17 – had to wait three months before I could drink in bars near our campus in Chicago. Not to say we didn’t drink before we were legal, but we did change our habits once we hit the magi...


The Binge Conundrum

DAN MCGRAW
When I started college, I was 17 – had to wait three months before I could drink in bars near our campus in Chicago. Not to say we didn’t drink before we were legal, but we did change our habits once we hit the magi...



The Binge Conundrum

DAN MCGRAW
Even college presidents say a lower drinking age could reduce student alcohol problems. By DAN MCGRAW When I started college, I was 17 – had to wait three months before I could drink in bars near our campus in Chicago. No...


Not Impressed

E.R. BILLS
Flipping through the channels on cable the other night, I stumbled across a comedian named Doug Stanhope, who was wrapping up a show in New York. He concluded by razzing Yankee fans for their misguided adoration, pointing out t...