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It’s a New Day …

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Is there anything worse than someone coming in on the tail end of a conversation, then trying to add their two cents as if they’d been there all along? That’s a party foul, right? Earlier this week, the Fort Worth Star-Tele...


Vidhya Nagarajan

Back to Court

A failed settlement of Joe Palazzolo’s lawsuit may shine more light on school district problems.
Eric Griffey | Photos By Lee Chastain
A look of excited relief washed over Joe Palazzolo’s face as he stood in the hallway of the Wise County courthouse. His attorney had just informed him that Fort Worth school district lawyers had tentatively agreed to a settle...



Letters

Dear Editor

JOHN Q. READER
To the editor: What an honor it has been to read the late Betty Brink’s award-winning stories in Fort Worth Weekly for the past dozen years. She was one of America’s most intrepid journalists, a wonderful person who cared a...


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Betty Brink On Immortality

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Weekly writer Betty Brink‘s obituary included an excerpted paragraph from an article she’d written about seeing the birth of her first grandchild. The passage was beautiful and reminded people, including ...



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Brink Blossoms

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Longtime Fort Worth Weekly writer Betty Brink’s name and spirit will live on in an urban garden — and in apple pies and plum jam as well. The Fort Worth branch of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference will plant frui...


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Final Farewell

Fort Worth Weekly
The recent memorial service for longtime Fort Worth Weekly writer Betty Brink was impassioned, irreverent, and entertaining, just like the woman herself. Family members recounted stories, recited a poem Brink had written, and r...



Cover by Jacob Thomas

Betty Brink

Fighting for justice to the end.
JEFF PRINCE AND GAYLE REAVES; PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE BRINK FAMILY
You couldn’t call Betty Brink the face of Fort Worth Weekly because reporters seldom get their mugs in the paper. Most readers had no idea that the byline attached to her hard-hitting investigative stories belonged to a short...


BETTY AND HER HUSBAND, CHARLIE, IN A PHOTO THAT SHE USED FOR HER FACEBOOK PROFILE PIC.

So Long, Betty Brink, And Rest In Peace

Jeff Prince
The writer who personified Fort Worth Weekly‘s willingness to afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted died last night at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. Betty Lee Bauer Brink was 80. She was born and rai...



Bob Libal, shown at a protest over conditions at a federal immigrant detainee center: GEO’s poor record “makes me wonder how they will operate a state mental institution.” Courtesy Bob Libal

Self-Inflicted Wounds

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Some people (and companies) just keep shooting themselves in the foot. On Sept. 19, the Weekly reported on the potential takeover of a Kerrville state mental hospital by GEO Care, a subsidiary of GEO Group, the private prison o...