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Barton’s Bad Year

Fort Worth's suburban cities seem to have a real penchant for wacky political melodrama — dirty movie wars in Kennedale, endless infighting in White...

Son of Garp

On Oct. 4, 1992, an 18-year-old dental assistant named Marion Ploch was driving to work near the German city of Erlangen. She lost control...

Dump the Dumping

It's tough being an environmentalist in Texas - not as bad as being a snowball in hell, but perhaps akin to rolling a very...

Rendering Unto Jerry

Recently, a crowd of hardhat-clad dignitaries gathered in Arlington to watch the largest, heaviest girder being placed in the roof of the latest, greatest...

A Credit, Lovely as a Tree

One of the best things about living in Texas is that it is seldom boring for long. Boorish, frequently. Boring? How can it be,...

A Bird’s Nest Just Above the Ground

Sitting on the tiled floor of a former gas station on Montgomery Street on Fort Worth's near West Side, Jake James is poring through...

Paper Promises

While the Barnett Shale may be one of the largest natural gas plays in the United States, causing a frenzy among drillers and making...

Protesting Too Much

Fort Worth Star Telegram business writer Mitchell Schnurman called it "petty politics" and suggested maybe someone forgot to kiss a certain person's ring. He was...

Outlawing Crack

Cities around the country are trying to make it a crime to wear pants in the popular hip-hop style, and Dallas is the latest...

Saved by the Boo

A young girl, driven to the evils of tobacco and alcohol by her mother's refusal to take her to church, drops her cigarette in...