McFarland was a tough fighter and man of a integrity

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).

No better spot to kick off college football

In households across the state, the countdown to that first kick-off is well underway.

Editorial: High property values cause for optimism

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

New UT chancellor will bring strong leadership ability to the job

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

“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

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

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.

Mike Norman

Mike Norman: Theodore Roosevelt’s frustration with Congress seems familiar

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‘Fools’ on one side wanted too much, on the other side too little.

Cynthia Allen

Why consensus matters in making social policy

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Partisan laws forced through Congress aren’t built for the long term.

Bob Ray Sanders

New federal sentencing guidelines will be retroactive

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The process to free prisoners should be much quicker.

Bud Kennedy

Not happy that Fort Worth is the ‘least funny’ city and Texas’ ‘least happy’

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Fort Worth-Arlington ranked last in Texas and in the middle nationally in a survey of personal satisfaction.

Jim Witt

Tesla is just short of a flying car

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

Richard Greene

Dallas-Fort Worth air quality is improving

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It’s complicated, but there’s no question our air is improving.

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