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A Glowing Gift from the NRC

Betty Brink
***ONLINE EXCLUSIVE*** For anyone interested in protesting (or supporting) the proposed addition of two new reactors at the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, the news is – time is already running out: A hearing has been ...


Tarrant Surprisal District

PABLO LASTRA
Property owner: In these days of volatile housing markets, do you yearn for your property to rise in value while you simultaneously keep the taxman at bay? If so, look no further than the example of Steve Murrin and 806 Irma St.



Tarrant Surprisal District

Pablo Lastra
Does the taxman tiptoeth around some properties? By PABLO LASTRA Property owner: In these days of volatile housing markets, do you yearn for your property to rise in value while you simultaneously keep the taxman at bay? If so,...


A New Drill

Peter Gorman
After months of meetings, citizen outrage, industry resistance, and relatively little official action, the next few months could bring about sizable changes in government regulation of the gas drilling boom that is profoundly a...



A New Drill

Peter Gorman
Rules for gas wells are changing, but the fight’s not over. By Peter Gorman After months of meetings, citizen outrage, industry resistance, and relatively little official action, the next few months could bring about siza...


Illegal to Erase

BETTY BRINK
Leonardo de la Garza has spent decades helping lead public colleges. Since 1997 he’s been chancellor of the Tarrant County College District. Prior to that, he was president of two colleges and vice-president at two more.&...



Illegal to Erase

BETTY BRINK
Official e-mails are public records – even at TCC. By BETTY BRINK Leonardo de la Garza has spent decades helping lead public colleges. Since 1997 he’s been chancellor of the Tarrant County College District. Prior to...


When Green’s Not Enough

Wendy Lyons Sunshine
The owners of the proposed Pin Oak Creek Power Plant might justifiably have expected support from environmentalists and local residents for the natural-gas-burning facility they hope to build in Navarro County southeast of Cors...



When Green’s Not Enough

Wendy Lyons Sunshine
A proposed Navarro County power plant draws opponents despite its clean qualities. By Wendy Lyons Sunshine The owners of the proposed Pin Oak Creek Power Plant might justifiably have expected support from environmentalists and ...


God’s Art

JEFF PRINCE
Painting steel beams is nothing new for Jeff Trice, a commercial painter who’s done plenty of industrial jobs over the years. But painting a unique steel artwork in the city’s highest-profile spot – the museum...