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Bad Puppy

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Those folks at Chesapeake Energy are so thoughty. Realizing that kids dragged to public hearings about the Barnett Shale could get bored and fussy, the drilling company has come up with its latest public service – a color...


Hustling THCK

ERIC GRIFFEY
The shores of Lake Arlington aren’t all that picturesque, especially on the Fort Worth side, where the rocky shoreline borders a massive parking lot and the summer sun reflects off both, making people feel like they’...



Shell Game

Betty Brink
Tarrant County College board vice president Bobby McGee came forward Monday to support fellow trustee Joe Hudson’s complaints about the irregularities surrounding a June 25 meeting at which the board gave Chancellor Leona...


Outsource of Trouble

Tracy Everbach
Good journalism requires accurate know-ledge of local people, places, and practices. A no-brainer, right? Apparently not.



You Need Us (Sob)

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Put down the video game for a minute and take that thing out of your ear. Do you reaaallly want to know why you should read a newspaper, why you should spend your nickels and dimes (via our advertisers) to support us and our po...


Rocks for the Goliath Road

Peter Gorman
BARTLETT – Sitting in Lois and Jerry’s Restaurant, surrounded by a blue-jean and overalls lunch crowd, Mae Smith and Ralph Snyder don’t look like giant-killers. In fact, the small-town mayor (5′ 2″...



Sins of the World

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An institution as large and as complex as the Catholic Church presents an enormous target for its critics, especially since its stands often go against many modern values. E.R. Bills lobbed plenty of ammo at the church in his r...


Sins of the World

JOHN ARAUJO
An institution as large and as complex as the Catholic Church presents an enormous target for its critics, especially since its stands often go against many modern values.



Taxpayer — Prime Cut

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Gee, where to start? The Tarrant County College questions are piling up like food on a three-meat barbecue plate. 


Saving Katia

Jeff Prince
Adopting orphans from foreign countries comes with risk, but Kathie Seidel was willing to roll the dice. She was hurting. She wanted to be a mother again. For more than 20 years she had showered love on her only child, Brian, a...