Travis Long / tlong@newsobserver.com

    Contract to Cheat

    Coming Thursday: U.S. employers treat many construction workers as independent contractors -- a tactic that costs taxpayers billions.

  • Scott Fischer

    TCU home opener pics

    The Horned Frogs started the season off right, serving up a win against Samford, making for one blissful crowd of purple people.

  • FSU vs. OSU fan pics

    AT&T Stadium was awash in garnet & gold, and black & orange on Saturday, as the Cowboys Classic helped kick off college football season.

  • The Ticket's Fight Night

    Fans of SportsRadio 1310 pulled some punches and mingled with their favorite Ticket personalities Thursday in Dallas during the annual event.

Workforce growing at GE’s Fort Worth locomotive plant 9:16 PM

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Max Faulkner / Star-Telegram

General Electric’s plant in far north Fort Worth recently added a second shift to meet the growing demand for new locomotives by railroads.

A Cleburne artist, an Alamo hero and Aggie football 9:04 PM

Gov. Rick Perry’s office contacted Cleburne sculptor Jeff Gottfried to commission a sculpture of Alamo hero James Bonham for a trophy that will go to the governor of Texas or South Carolina, depending on who wins the annual football game between A&M and South Carolina.

In a long line of Bushes, a grandson honors his heroic grandfather 4:36 PM

Fort Worth’s George P. Bush tells the story of his grandfather’s rescue in WWII: “If that rescue had not occurred, there would be a lot of Bushes that wouldn’t be part of our history.”

Ebola survivor: 'I felt like I was about to die' 8:55 PM

Dr. Kent Brantly, who survived after contracting Ebola while doing missionary work in Liberia, is "very close" to the doctor most recently diagnosed with the disease and has spent time in "tearful prayer" for him, according to an interview with NBC News aired Tuesday.

WFAA: Man accused in Kaufman killings had more targets

In court filings on Tuesday, prosecutors say Eric Williams, accused of capital murder in three Kaufman County slayings, wanted to kill two other officials.

Glencrest Civic League will continue to fight distillery

Members say they were disrespected by the City Council because they are a predominantly black community.

Coming Thursday: Tax cheats cost you billions

Across the country, roughly 10 million construction workers spend each day in a dangerous and fickle industry. They hang drywall, lay carpet, shingle roofs. Yet in the eyes of their bosses, they aren't employees due the benefits the government requires.

Jim Witt

First experience with shotgun was a blast

Helping raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters was the real aim.

Gil LeBreton Mac Engel

Did Winston have Jerry thinking of draft?

Is the Florida State quarterback enough to make Jerry Jones flush the season?

Dallas Cowboys Barnett Shale Your Commute PoliTex Sky Talk

Today's Circulars

GE Locomotive Plant

GE Locomotive Plant

Plant employees more than 500 people.

New college football rivalry trophy

New college football rivalry trophy

Winner of South Carolina - Texas A&M game gets statue of James Butler Bonham.

Big Tex Awards 2014

Big Tex Awards 2014

Fried Gulf Shrimp Boil earned Best Taste honors at State Fair Monday.

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