Arts commission has big plan for major new work

FW Public Art 106

Ron Jenkins / Star-Telegram

For the past several years, Fort Worth has made substantial additions to its public art collection and, thanks to a decision by the City Council in 2001, there will be a lot more to come.

Don’t delay vaccinating children for measles

Tarrant County residents got a sobering reminder of how important it is to vaccinate children when public health officials this week confirmed the first case of measles in the county since 2013.

Don’t leave D.C. without border plan

More than two weeks after President Barack Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion to address the “urgent humanitarian situation” on the Texas-Mexico border, House Republicans have put forth their own set of proposed solutions to a flood of illegal immigrants.

Tarrant Regional Water District should appoint two members to their current positions

Appointments could put disgruntled board member’s complaints to rest

Perry’s border move is just a single step

In what should come as a surprise to no one, Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he will send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border to bolster the response to the flood of Central American migrants into the U.S.

Big plans for arenas in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth City Council has put the city on a path to resolve long-standing problems with two crucial public sporting, entertainment and meeting venues.

Editorial: Troubled Prime Prep Academy to lose its charter

The students are the ones who suffer when schools fail.

Mike Norman

Perry and Granger have different target audiences for their immigration plans

norman

The hot-button issue presents different challenges to the Texas political figures.

Cynthia Allen

It’s a complicated situation on the Texas border

allen

Like emotions surrounding the crisis, solutions will be complex.

Bob Ray Sanders

War in the Middle East is a cause for mourning

sanders

Death of young men should have been a reason to search for peace, not wage war.

Bud Kennedy

Texas Baptist Men say they helped border kids out of love, not for politics

kennedy

The all-volunteer disaster response team is under attack by some Tea Party conservatives for bathing and feeding children.

Jim Witt

Tesla is just short of a flying car

witt

Driving the electric supercar must be a lot like flying an F-35, but without the noise.

Richard Greene

Political correctness run amok

greene

President’s critics on immigration risk being labeled as bigoted or racist.

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