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Jonesin’ for Ad Money

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The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame in the Stockyards recently announced its batch of new inductees for 2009 (the ceremony will be held Jan. 15). Two of the six inductees are known more for acting than cowboying. Tommy Lee Jones and ...


Prophet of Boom (and Bust)

KENDALL ANDERSON
The worst economic cycle in more than half a century has everyone from struggling homeowners to former Federal Reserve chairmen shaking their heads in disbelief. Jobs are disappearing, retail sales are in the toilet, bankruptci...



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...


Big Bang Theory

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A hundred years ago, it wasn’t unusual for cowboys, boozers, and gamblers to yank pistols out of their holsters and start blasting away in the Stockyards. Gunpowder and bullets were part of that rowdy district’s her...



Boughs of Poly

DAN MCGRAW
My aunt and uncle had an artificial Christmas tree back in the 1960s, and I always liked going over to their house to check it out. It was one of those aluminum ones, with little silver fronds and a spotlight in front that chan...


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...



Big Bang Theory

fwuser
A hundred years ago, it wasn’t unusual for cowboys, boozers, and gamblers to yank pistols out of their holsters and start blasting away in the Stockyards. Gunpowder and bullets were part of that rowdy district’s her...


Boughs of Poly

DAN MCGRAW
How beautiful are the branches of the Christmas tree debate. By DAN MCGRAW My aunt and uncle had an artificial Christmas tree back in the 1960s, and I always liked going over to their house to check it out. It was one of those ...



Prophet of Boom (and Bust)

KENDALL ANDERSON
Now will they listen to Ravi Batra? By KENDALL ANDERSON PHOTOS BY VISHAL MALHOTRA The worst economic cycle in more than half a century has everyone from struggling homeowners to former Federal Reserve chairmen shaking their hea...


Adieu, Andrew

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Fort Worth has never lacked for interesting characters, and few were more memorable than Andrew Hill, who died last week at the age of 31 from complications during routine surgery. Hill was a writer and documentary filmmaker bu...