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Democracy in Crisis

Sidewalk Saga

Smoke-Free Fort Worth

Blotch Jumbo

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Riding the Bench

Justice of the Peace Jacquelyn Wright is like the bad gift that keeps being re-gifted – a stale fruitcake in the local judicial system, re-elected...

Cigars and Stuff

I’ve never been much of a cigarette smoker, but I will completely forget about everything I was supposed to accomplish on my day off...

Confessions of a Scofflaw

Barreling through red lights can be dangerous. No rational person would say otherwise. But red light cameras take enforcement too far. My 11-year-old Ford...

Vote, You Lazy Bastards

In a 2016 study on municipal voting, researchers at Portland State University analyzed the most recent mayoral elections in the country’s 50 biggest cities....

Psyched Out

Lance Sanders was surprised and appalled when he found himself on the psychiatric evaluation floor of Dallas County jail in 2014. He shared a...

DPS Not Speeding

The next time a trooper pulls us over and asks for public information, like, say, oh, a driver’s license, we’re going to tell him,...

Hot Blue Mess

Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald had been on the job just 14 months before facing his first big controversy. The video-recorded actions of...

Water Wooing

Arlington officials have been wooing a Fortune 500 company so hard that some townsfolk are feeling like the nerdy best friend. Longtime local homebuilder...

Race Baiting

Restaurant owner Juan Solis is so pleased thus far with the brisk business at his new Good Food Co. restaurant that he’s been doing...

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...