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Live! Who Cares?

Car crashes, murders, and fires are local tv reporters' bread and butter on Saturday nights. But on April Fools Day - no joke -...

Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Oil Hogs

Willie Nelson, friend of the farmer, pothead, and gay cowboy, has proved yet again he's the coolest guy ever. On April 1, he and...

A Letter on School Funding

Dear Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst: Gov. Rick Perry has called the Texas Legislature into special session to begin April 17. And after months of saying...

A New Landmark, Please

Dear XTO Energy, Hi. You don't know me, but I live in downtown Fort Worth. I'm familiar with you, not through any vast knowledge of...

He Fought the Law, and the Law Waffled

Remember Trevor Goodchild, the young Austin musician who was tasered repeatedly last February for the heinous crime of telling a cop he didn't think...

Hear No Evil, See No Money

"It wasn't our fault," the beleaguered president and vice president of the General Employees City of Fort Worth whined, as they tried to explain...

Tea Time

A couple of hundred years ago, a bunch of colonists - including some of my ancestors - fought a revolution to win freedom from,...

A Day Without Becky …

Readers rely on Static for their weekly "snark fix," and don't worry, blood flies before this column ends. But first let's talk about Sunshine...

Hey, Homies Front Me Some Ear

I am a white guy - milky white. When I was growing up just outside Fort Worth, there were only four or five African-American...

Pretty Soon It Adds Up

The $200 million Museum Place development has passed the first test for public funding. The North Central Texas Council of Governments last week recommended...