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A History of Delay

No Concrete Answers

Shell Game

Unlocking History

Friese: “Most of the people I know who were homeless treated those bus passes as gold.”

No Pass/No Job

Metro

Metro
Malloy, in the jungle-like alley behind his house: “Is the city going to fine itself?” Jeff Prince

Out of Sight, Out of Gas

A green alley runs behind houses along West Magnolia and Harrison avenues in the historic Mistletoe Heights neighborhood, providing city and utility workers access...
Vera: “I live here by myself, and I’m handicapped, so I can’t get in there and make meals.” Jeff Prince

No Sequester on Hunger

Automatic federal funding cuts known as sequestrations are trickling down and coming dangerously close to the stomachs of poor, elderly, and disabled Tarrant County...
Chesser (rear) and Bentley couldn’t save the big elm tree, which is now a pile of sawdust. Jeff Prince

Nightmare on Elm’s Street

Nobody knows how old the American elm at the corner of Murphy Street and Cleckler Avenue was, but it was mammoth and regal. The...

Charity at the Edge

The phone rings, and Opal Lee knows what the call is about even before she answers. "That's somebody else calling for some food," she says,...

Prison Bound

Ryan Peucker is nobody’s idea of an angel. He started smoking pot as a young teenager living in Joshua and Cleburne, dipped into cocaine...

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...
Crain: “We found out a lot of things that were broken ... and figured out how to fix them.”

Rebooting the Fight

Cindy Crain is determined to learn the name of every homeless veteran in Fort Worth within the next 100 days. And the executive director...

A Diet of Hope

In many ways, Bennett Sanford is a typical 11-year-old boy. He enjoys swimming in his backyard pool, loves animals, and plays Minecraft on his...

MANO y MANO

In 2012, 15 percent of Hispanic male high school students –– that’s 889,000 boys –– dropped out, according to the U.S. Department of Education....

Home Rule Under Fire

If three bills making their way through the legislative process in Austin become law, home rule in Texas would effectively be gutted. Identical House and...