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Nice Words

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The Press Club of Dallas resurrected its Katies journalism competition this year, and the honors were handed out at a ceremony at Dallas’ Sixth Floor Museum on Saturday night. And that was … nice. Nice that the pres...


Muzzled

DAN MCGRAW
An Eastside activist wants to know why Hicks supporters were able to remove her from a town-hall meeting. By DAN MCGRAW Suzette Watkins had plenty of reasons for attending the Nov. 8 town-hall meeting held in her part of East F...



Surviving Their Raising

E. R. BILLS
A few weeks back, a 7th-grader who hangs around the neighborhood told my kids that Barack Obama was a stupid Muslim terrorist and that if that “nigger” got elected he and his family were moving to Canada.


Still Smoldering

DAN MCGRAW
In a presidential election year, especially one where the top of the ticket drew as much attention as this one, local races often fly under the radar. But in Tarrant County, you’d have had to be living under a rock in the...



Hot Water, Again

Static
When Fox 4-TV investigative reporter Becky Oliver took on the Tarrant Regional Water District this week, Static seemed to hear an echo. Oliver looked at expense reports from the water district’s employees and found they e...


Surviving Their Raising

E.R. BILLS
Could we make this the last generation of racists? By E.R. BILLS A few weeks back, a 7th-grader who hangs around the neighborhood told my kids that Barack Obama was a stupid Muslim terrorist and that if that “nigger”...



Hot Water, Again

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When Fox 4-TV investigative reporter Becky Oliver took on the Tarrant Regional Water District this week, Static seemed to hear an echo. Oliver looked at expense reports from the water district’s employees and found they e...


Bearish in Cowtown

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Don’t seek to know for whom the recession bites. It’s growling at thee. By Fort Worth Weekly staff A lot of local business news stories in recent months have emphasized the North Texas silver lining to the national ...



Going Postal (Not)

DAN MCGRAW
Most of us don’t use the snail mail from the U. S. Postal Service as much as we used to. Bills can be paid online, e-mail keeps us in touch with one another, and except for sending out Christmas cards, not many of us mail...


The Order of the Red Suspender

Static
“Politically Incorrect – And Damn Proud of It,” reads a sign hanging in Chuck Silcox’s business office on Camp Bowie Boulevard. Static, who is frequently incorrect politically, not to mention socially an...