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Peter Gorman

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Second Chance

Kenneth Evans doesn’t talk with a lot of people. That’s not surprising, given that he recently was released from home confinement after a 24-year...

Hemp Comes to Texas

Well, we’re finally there. Hemp, marijuana’s male counterpart, which does not make you high, was legalized nationally earlier this year. The passage of the...

The Poor People Store

It isn’t Prada or Brooks Brothers, but booth No. 501 — The Poor People Store — over at Doc’s Records and Vintage on Carroll...

Gender Fluidity

Devon Wright is my friend. More than that, he’s like my third son. He’s 28 now, but I met him eight years ago when...

Hopeless to Hopeful

Jason Hernandez knows what it’s like to feel hopeless. A drug dealer starting at age 15 from McKinney, he was rounded up with several...

Red (and Green) Flags

Well, it’s getting chilly out there some nights, and I still don’t own a pair of jeans or any long pants. Still don’t have...

Family Court Feud

A bitter squabble between a family court judge and an associate judge over a candidate for a family court judgeship has wound up in...

Warm Up to Some Pumpkin Soup

When we Gormans were kids, Mom used to grow pumpkins, rhubarb, and other things we thought were fairly disgusting – until the rhubarb pie...

Tent City

The beautiful white tents gleaming in the West Texas sun are the temporary homes of undocumented kids between the ages of 12 and 17...

House of Cards

Fort Worth has a “thriving” poker community — both in bars on Texas Hold ’em nights and underground — and Texas Card House, a...