McFarland was a tough fighter and man of a integrity

Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

Although a native of Oskaloosa, Iowa, attorney M. Robert “Bob” McFarland spent 65 years as a resident of Arlington, becoming one of the city’s staunchest defenders and a fierce fighter for his alma mater, the University of Texas at Arlington (known then as Arlington State College).

Editorial: High property values cause for optimism

Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

However, cities and schools should still approach their budgets cautiously.

New UT chancellor will bring strong leadership ability to the job

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

With all the in-fighting that has surrounded the top leadership in the University of Texas System the past few years, it seems appropriate that regents has selected a military man to be the next chancellor of the 15-campus institution.

Congress tied in knots over border plans

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

“The influx of unaccompanied alien children across the southwest border of the United States,” said a memorandum issued by President Barack Obama on June 2, “has resulted in an urgent humanitarian situation requiring a unified and coordinated Federal response.”

Ill-advised student work program took advantage of youths and district

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Scores of parents and students protested at the Fort Worth school administration building Tuesday over what has turned out to be a major misrepresentation by the protest organizer that took advantage of students and the district.

UTA, its alumni hit a rough patch

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

University of Texas at Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari, like other university presidents before him, is pushing hard to build and maintain strong relationships with the school’s alumni.

Bill to reform VA likely to pass this week

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

The word compromise is seldom linked positively with the word Congress these days.

Doctor, hit by disease, steers focus to others

Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

It is humbling what Dr. Kent Brantly has done.

Editorial: The T gets back on track with rail service to DFW Airport

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014

Agreements with three other railroads have stalled the line to DFW for some time.

City’s pay study is worth the money

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014

It might seem odd, and maybe a conflict of priorities, that the city is dishing out $300,000 for a study of how much municipal employees should be getting paid.