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Crikey, Mate!

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It’s been a tough year for Australian imports. Earlier this summer, witnesses claimed to have seen Olivia Newton John’s longtime lover in Mexico, which was strange since he had disappeared a year earlier on a fishin...


Hooray for Us, Dammit

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Did you see that report by Men’s Health magazine that made friendly ol’ Fort Worth look like some crazed city filled with kitty stranglers?



Blue-Sky Dreamin’

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Environmental activist Jarid Manos comes across as naïve at times, with pie-in-the-sky ideas about saving thousands of acres of Fort Worth prairie in an era when land is a commodity to be bought, sold, and developed for profit...


Shine On

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Fort Worth Weekly fans, break out the cheap beer and leftover pretzels. Officers, holster your Tasers. College administrators, clean up your act. Citizens – be very worried.



A Chink in Novation’s Armor

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In the can’t-buy-good-news department, Irving-based group purchasing organization Novation, still under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice (“Hijacking at the Hospital,” Nov. 23, 2005), was all rea...


Freeze in Forecast

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Tarrant County commissioners will see their worst fears realized this week. The county elections department has been poring over a controversial petition signed by 43,702 residents.



Stayin’ Alive in Linwood

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This country’s most famous “survivor” may be that big naked guy who won $1 million but forgot to pay taxes and is now (presumably) wearing stripes in an Oklahoma pokey. But Cowtown’s favorite survivors f...


One Tough Tax-Talker

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Austin has its one tough grandma, but Tarrant County’s got her beat – we have a self-proclaimed tough Irish grandpa who’s ready to kick some butt and who let everyone know it at this week’s meeting of co...



One Man’s Trash is a Fishy Condo

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Think of it as the poor man’s horror movie – “What Lies Beneath … the Interstate.” And it’s coming to a screen near you.


Wilkes-Barre the Door!

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Journalists at the The Times Leader in Wilkes-Barre breathed a misguided sigh of relief when Fort Worth’s Richard Connor and a group of investors recently bought the northern Pennsylvania newspaper.