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Hunka Burning Love

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If you’re hankering for kangaroo nachos, elk loin, and white truffle macaroni –– and who isn’t? –– you’re out of luck. Lonesome Dove Western Bistro caught fire this week and will be out of operation for a while, a...


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Little Ball of …

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Last week, members of the Tanglewood Neighborhood Association turned the Tanglewood Elementary School auditorium into an interrogation room for Fort Worth School District Superintendent Walter Dansby. After the emergency meetin...



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Finally Some, Um, News

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Static is on record as saying that bullying is bad. Very, very bad. Except when it’s not. Regular readers know Static isn’t above slapping around the Fort Worth Star-Telegram when the city’s only major daily forgets it’...


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Texas Lil: Back Again

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The life of Lynda Farr Arnold — “Texas Lil” — plays like a Western soap opera set in Fort Worth. Fort Worth Weekly profiled her (“Still Wranglin’,” Jan. 19, 2005) after Texas Lil’s Dude Ranch went up in flames i...



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Damming Up Public Records

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The Tarrant Regional Water District’s newest board member is learning what Fort Worth Weekly and many others have learned over the years: Getting information from this secretive bunch isn’t easy. Mary Kelleher was sworn in ...


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Public Served

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Tip of Static’s Stetson (OK, make that a gimme cap) to the Weekly’s Peter Gorman for taking top honors in the Association of Alternative Newsmedia’s AltWeekly awards over the weekend, in a particularly prestigious categor...



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Out With A Lout

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The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is the biggest backscratcher and apologist in town when it comes to the Tarrant Regional Water District, the governmental agency that works under a veil, discourages the release of public informatio...


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Political Theater

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Newly minted political celebrity Wendy Davis made the rounds of several Sunday morning talk shows last weekend to discuss her now-legendary 11-hour filibuster of an omnibus abortion restrictions bill in the state legislature. F...



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Lots of Small Talk

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Fort Worth Weekly goes to print on Tuesday nights, so at press time Static didn’t know whether State Sen. Wendy Davis’ filibuster would be successful or not. If all went according to plan, the Fort Worth Democrat didn’t s...


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A Win with Asterisks

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In state district court last week, an attorney for the Fort Worth school district called former assistant principal Joe Palazzolo a liar, a bully, and a racist. On Monday night, the school board voted 7-0 to ratify a settlement...