Falling on Deaf Ears

Texas Beer Wars

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Gavel Guardians

Residents and activists are looking on with keen interest as lawmakers in Austin are discussing new bills that could give probate judges even more...

Gas Industry Holds on Tight

Nobody’s really happy. Not the residents of Mansfield who wanted major changes to the city’s gas- drilling ordinance. And not the industry, whose leaders decided...

Smokes, Beer, and Biblical Debate

It’s not a Bible study group. It’s not a church. The Bible and Beer Consortium gets together once or twice a month to discuss...

Scared-O’ Cats?

Bedford city officials are really worried about feral cats. They’re apparently so concerned about the development of feral cat populations that not only have they...

Piling on Trouble

The meeting last week was intended to introduce Hispanic leaders to local families who’ve lost loved ones in police shootings. Everyone would discuss ideas...
Steve Flowers

Muddy Puddle

In the little southeast Tarrant County town of Dalworthington Gardens, it’s dangerous to take too much for granted. Like whether officials know that a...
E.R. Bills

Hiding History

When Fort Worth writer E.R. Bills began researching a century-old massacre of African-Americans in East Texas a few years back, he found a community...
Ginger Bason

Too Much Power?

Oncor, the electric company whose repeated decimations of trees are legendary, has outdone itself this time. The company recently wiped out hundreds of oak...
Tony Krause

Watchdogging Civil Rights

Tony Krause figures there is a hole in the net of legal services in North Texas. That’s where he sees his group helping. Krause is...
ACE Cash Express

Imprisoned by Payday

The right to not be imprisoned for debt has been guaranteed to Texans since the adoption in 1836 of the Republic of Texas Constitution....