Retooled bond plan deserves Birdville votes

Birdville Early Prop 102

Khampha Bouaphanh / Star-Telegram

The numbers from last year’s bond election make it look like almost 90 percent of the people in the Birdville school district don’t care about their schools, their homes or their property values.

This week is big for Texas politics

If you haven’t been paying attention to Texas politics all summer, now is a good time to start.

Fort Worth continues to make aviation history with deployment of F-22 Raptor over Syria

Fort Worth has been making aviation history since 1911.

UNT facing a very costly transformation

A report issued by the State Auditor’s Office Thursday, confirmed what University of North Texas officials acknowledged earlier this year: that since at least the year 2000, the school has has been getting millions of dollars in state funds that it should never have received.

FW City Council and Arts Commission now on the same page

Great cities have great art, including great public art.

Teamwork needed to fund transportation for area’s most needy

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T), under pressure to expand ridership and provide more rail service, is making a move that is likely to upset many riders and some agencies that serve them.

State sales tax deduction set to expire soon

It should surprise no one that Congress has left Washington, D.C. for another two-month recess with work left undone.

Mike Norman

Texas lawmakers will have to tackle electronic privacy issues

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Committee hears complaints about restrictions on law enforcement.

Cynthia Allen

New pro-choice message disempowers women

allen

Making abortion ‘normal’ does not give women more control.

Bob Ray Sanders

Texans should celebrate Hispanic culture

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The shift in demographics and new influences are frightening for many.

Bud Kennedy

Lived here 25 years? Sorry, but we’re not sure you can vote

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Confusion ensues when a letter asks a Parker County resident to verify her address.

Jim Witt

Bud Kennedy is a great example of ‘new school’ journalism at the Star-Telegram

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He’s been at the paper for more than 30 years, but social media has made him one of our most-read writers.

Richard Greene

NFL: Concluding everything, and yet nothing

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Indignation over violence by pro-athletes is short-lived.

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