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A Viral Video, a White Fort Worth Cop, a Black Mother,...

On our drive to preschool this morning, my son, seated behind me on the passenger side, asked me how we get in touch with...

Harry Houdini Coming to Fort Worth

Every year on the anniversary of Harry Houdini’s 1926 death, Halloween, magic enthusiasts from all over the world gather in a predetermined city to...

What Should Texas’ State Bird Be?

Yesterday I was directed to Nicholas Lund's post on a birding blog about how to improve each state's choice of state birds. I can't...

Online Fundraiser for 1919 in Effect

In response to several complaints to the Fort Worth Fire Department last week, 1919 Hemphill launched a fundraising campaign for remodeling, to ensure that...

Star-Telegram Lays Off Watchdog Columnist Dave Lieber

Another round of layoffs at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram included this surprising pink slip -- consumer watchdog columnist Dave Lieber is leaving the daily...

About Dem Cowboys …

Here’s a fun little parlor trick. Tap open your phone and cruise to an established NFL news site. SB Nation perhaps. Or maybe The...

“Texas Women” on CMT

Last night was the premiere of CMT’s Texas Women, a reality show filmed around Fort Worth about four young, attractive women who drink and...

Chuck E. Cheese, Before and After

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...

Titanic Artifact Exhibit Opens Saturday

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit debuts Saturday at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and Blotch got a sneak peek today. The admission is...

The Waco Horror at 100

One hundred years ago this week, Jesse Washington, an 18-year-old African-American man, was burned at the stake in Waco. On May 8, 1916, a 53-year-old...