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Filthy Lucre

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The case of Adrain Bonner gets curiouser and curiouser. In the last week, the cost of the embattled former Dunbar High School band director’s fight to get his job back (“Looking for an Encore,” Dec.28, 2005) h...


The Emperor’s New Jumpsuit

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Tarrant County officials have one less excuse to hide behind this week.



They Know Nah-tink

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Natural gas is a hot topic these days. Just ask the folks in Palo Pinto County, where fires burned for days after a drilling operation prompted a Dec. 16 underground explosion. The resulting crater gave some lucky rancher the l...


Perk-olatin’ Problems

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The only thing that comes to mind is, “What were they thinking?”



Can Citizens Say No?

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To borrow a phrase from Clayton Williams, Fort Worth residents apparently are expected to lie back and enjoy the latest attack by city hall.


Take That!

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The hottest new toy this holiday season is a punching bag – named Wal-Mart.



Bush-Whacked

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No wonder George W. Bush loves McLennan County, where his ranch – dubbed the Western White House – is located, near Crawford. Who wouldn’t like a county that passes special laws to keep him from getting, like,...


Judging Becky

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Just when you think the gall of city politicians has reached its zenith, Fort Worth City Council member Becky Haskin pushes it further.



Old Dream, New Pockets

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Several times in recent years, Fort Worth Weekly has written about investors and their big dreams to buy and renovate the fabled New Isis Theater on North Main Street in the Stockyards. The once-majestic theater retains its coo...


The Big 5-0!

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Alternative weeklies, once known as “underground papers,” came of age during the Vietnam War after mainstream media were slow to raise questions about that ugly conflict.