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Freeze in Forecast

Tarrant County commissioners will see their worst fears realized this week. The county elections department has been poring over a controversial petition signed by...

Torture of the Powerless

“People on death row have better medical treatment than these women. After all, they want to keep the death row inmates alive and...

Parks in Peril

Think of Texas' current debate over park funding - or lack thereof - as a tale of feast and famine. With the stuffing and...

Back from the Celluloid Grave

The Fort Worth Film Festival began with such promise. The first movie it screened, on Oct. 23, 1998, was Rushmore, a Texas-made film that...

A Whiff of Payback

Friends and enemies continually circle the political planet of Tom Wilder, a Republican mainstay who recently won his fourth term as Tarrant County district...

Stayin’ Alive in Linwood

This country's most famous "survivor" may be that big naked guy who won $1 million but forgot to pay taxes and is now (presumably)...

Bet Against This Campaign

David Carruthers is not a drug dealer or terrorist or counterfeiter, but he sat in the federal jail in Fort Worth last week nonetheless....

Call Sign: Havoc

The Marines call it Route Michigan, a two-lane blacktop highway that’s the most direct route between Fallujah and a major U.S. airbase. For Lima...

One Tough Tax-Talker

Austin has its one tough grandma, but Tarrant County's got her beat - we have a self-proclaimed tough Irish grandpa who's ready to kick...

Family Values

When Dallas Mayor Laura Miller announced July 6 that she wasn't running for re-election, headlines in The Dallas Morning News hyped the news that...