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Fast Track to Nowhere

Marriage Equality Under Attack?

Deal of the Day

A Real Pearl

An Important Life in the Balance

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Wise (left): “I don’t want to move.” Jeff Prince

Smooth Shaves, Rough Times

Race Street Barber Shop is in a time warp. Three barber chairs circa 1938 provide comfortable seats for shaggy visitors needing a clip. The...
Kratky: “They know when they walk in the door that someone will be with them for 18 months.” Lee Chastain

In the Right Direction

Melvin Qualls’ story is unfortunately an all-too-common one. His mother overdosed on drugs when he was five, and his dad was a drug addict as...
Schaumburg: “There are very few places in Fort Worth where you can actually live on the water. It has to be high end to support the cost.” Jeff Prince

High-Rise = High Traffic?

The Near East Side’s Oakhurst neighborhood sprang up in the 1920s as an early Fort Worth suburb — I-35 hadn’t been built yet, and...
Gloria Steinem: “Reproductive freedom is at least as fundamental as freedom of speech.”

Gloria Steinem Comes to Fort Worth

Fort Worth Weekly got the opportunity on Thursday to talk with longtime feminist leader Gloria Steinem about gender issues, equality, and women’s healthcare in...
A grant will finance a study of whether payday loan burdens eat up money for healthcare. Sarah Angle

Financial/Health

Rachel was talking to her Sunday school class in Haltom City a few weeks before Christmas. Her voice broke, and she started crying. “We have...

Trap, No Shoot

Three weeks after a new “trap, neuter, return” city ordinance took effect on Jan. 1 in response to an out-of-control feral cat population in...
Power: “... one thing everyone agrees on is to not let the lights go out.” Courtesy Public Citizen

Short on Electricity

The old adage is that you should never watch laws or sausages getting made. But this spring the question may be who is watching...
Fletcher: “It seems to me they’ve bitten off more than they can chew.” Jeff Prince

Cats, Balls, and Clocks

Nine lives? The Fort Worth Cats must be on 11 or 12 by now, particularly after former owner Carl Bell ran out of money...
Ashford: “... Putting them behind closed doors would have been disastrous.” Jeff Prince

Trusting City Hall

When the Fort Worth City Council approved major changes in the city’s ethics ordinance recently, it put the city in a different camp than...
Bishop (center): “If you let me get in front of a jury, I think this pipeline would be stopped in its tracks.” Courtesy Tar Sands Blockade

Down But Not Out

The last of the Tar Sands Blockade tree-sitters voluntarily climbed down from their perches in Winnsboro just before Christmas, after maintaining their post in...