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Peter Gorman

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Time for a Change

Politics is a dirty business, so why would a happily married mother of two and an award-winning science teacher who describes her life as...

Fast Track to Nowhere

Despite his legal status as a U.S. citizen, a local restaurant owner whose parents are from El Salvador did not want his last name...

Toss ’Em If You Got ’Em

There will be happy people and unhappy people beginning March 12, 2018, when Stage Two of Fort Worth’s nonsmoking ordinance goes into effect. Passed...

More Presents

For as long as I can remember, which is more than 60 years, I’ve been both excited and disappointed when Christmas rolls around. As...

Identifying Desert Bones

Near the border in Arizona, a corpse will start to mummify in less than 24 hours. “They don’t bloat. They don’t putrefy. They just desiccate...

Bones in the Desert

In the desert between Nogales and Tucson, Ariz., the remains of three to five people are being found every week. “And that’s too damned many,”...

Time to Talk Gun Violence

I got the news in the middle of the night, after waking up from a fitful sleep to sit at my computer for a...

Back Into the Shadows

  You probably have never heard of Jean Carlos Jiménez-Joseph, a 27-year-old Panamanian who killed himself on May 15. He hanged himself while in solitary confinement...

Fort Worth’s Dakota Pipeline

Eastsiders and West Arlingtonians are gearing up for their own version of the Dakota Access Pipeline fight. Blue Stone Natural Resources, the ninth-largest natural gas...

Saving Water, a Drop at a Time

North Texas has suffered its share of draught in recent years, and municipal water utilities in the region have been desperately trying to bring...