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Buy Me Some Peanuts and Two Six-Packs

Six old friends decided to get together last week and attend a Texas Rangers game. They'd all grown up in Arlington in the 1970s...

The Price of Cake

The only good urban gas well is one that doesn't get drilled. By GRAYSON HARPER There's something a bit sad and desperate about this gas drilling...

Devolution in Education

The fight is on over teaching "intelligent design" in Texas schools. By Laurie Barker James Regularly updating the subject matter taught in public schools would seem...

Subsidizing Child Care

Burnam wants some TIF money for downtown worker bees and their kids. By DAN MCGRAW                       Two months ago, Downtown Fort Worth Inc., the nonprofit that works...

To the Quick

In about six weeks, The Dallas Morning News is expected to announce that its free weekday paper, Quick, will change formats and switch to...

The Binge Conundrum

When I started college, I was 17 - had to wait three months before I could drink in bars near our campus in Chicago....

The Binge Conundrum

When I started college, I was 17 - had to wait three months before I could drink in bars near our campus in Chicago....

Canary in the Coal Mine Gas Field

Richard Wilkinson spent his early years wildcatting all over Texas in search of oil.  During a stint in the Army in the '50s, he...

Parking Perils

A disagreement between a valet attendant and Fort Worth police has escalated to feud status, prompting a flurry of citations, an arrest, accusations of...

The Binge Conundrum

Even college presidents say a lower drinking age could reduce student alcohol problems. By DAN MCGRAW When I started college, I was 17 - had to...