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MIXED MARTIAL ARTS CHAMPION ANDERSON SILVA (right) MIGHT BE COMING TO IRVING ... ER ... DALLAS ... ER ... ARLINGTON. (photo by Shawn M. Smith)

Huge UFC Fight Might Be Coming To Dallas (aka Arlington)

Jeff Prince
Anderson Silva is a beast. No, he’s the beast. The UFC middleweight champion is a combination of Bruce Lee, Sugar Ray Leonard, and Spider-Man. Watching him measure up opponents for a round or two before delivering a light...


Judge Allows Trans-Canada to Take Crawford Land for Keystone Pipeline

Peter Gorman
An August 22 ruling by a county judge that will allow the Canadian TransCanada corporation to seize land by eminent domain for the controversial Keystone Pipeline sparked immediate outrage among a small group of environmentalis...



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“Horseplay” at the Harbor? Details, Please.

Jimmy Fowler
Some local news tidbits raise more questions than they answer, especially when they end with a curt statement like: “We will have no further comment.” That can roughly be translated as: “Yes, there are more embarrassing d...


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“Ghostbreakers” Set to Debut

Jimmy Fowler
After a series of stops and starts while trying to find a broadcast venue, the paranormal reality show satire Ghostbreakers has finally found a home on the upstart cable/internet channel Youtoo TV. Created by North Texas filmma...



James P. Bell’s “Biloxi Blues”

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Grapevine Convention Center
GALLERY
Movies have always been besotted with the romance of trains, and photographer James P. Bell pays tribute to this tradition by taking pictures of trains depicted in famous films. His exhibit opens this weekend at Grapevine Conve...


Everman teachers say religion is a tool of harassment at their high school.

God and the Principal

Everman teachers say religion is a tool of harassment at their high school.
ANDREW McLEMORE
Everman High School teachers are divided over what happened in an April faculty meeting with Principal Nita Page. No one disputes that the principal, as usual, invoked her Christian faith. The question is: Did she use it to int...



Chuck E. Cheese, Before and After

Jimmy Fowler
File this under “It’s about time”: The North Texas-based company that owns the Chuck E. Cheese children’s pizza franchise has given its giant rat mascot a radical image makeover. No longer does he resemble your fat, t-s...


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Not Everyone Has Fireworks Fubar

Jeff Prince
San Diego planned a huge fireworks show last night but a computer glitch accidentally set off all the fireworks at once — five minutes before the show was even set to begin. Reminds me of my last date. Around these parts,...



Best drummer Matt Mabe throws up the horns as Nick Choate catches a ride with Michael “Big Mike” Richardson, whose Box of Rock won best cover/tribute band. Vishal Malhotra

2012 Panthys

Quaker City Night Hawks, Holy Moly come up big in our 15th Annual Music Awards.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Quaker City Night Hawks rule the roost. In our 15th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards, celebrated on Sunday at Piper Hall in the West 7th Street corridor, the gritty rock quartet won all four categories in which it was nomi...


Spain

Viva La Furia Roja!

Kristian Lin
So here are my thoughts as Euro 2012 ends with Spain victorious once more: Spain are superhuman Everyone is calling this Spain team the greatest national soccer team in history. We won’t get a definitive answer until someone ...