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Fort Worth bishop leads faithful in Good Friday ritual

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Stations of the Cross were set up on Lancaster Avenue in downtown Fort Worth.

Why not Johnny Manziel to the Cowboys?

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

If the A&M quarterback starts to slide, Jerry Jones’ eyes will widen on draft day.

Cheers & Jeers

Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Jeers: To an agriculture chemical company for spraying a weedkiller on genetically modified crops, thus killing thousands of acres of native milkweed — the only plant on which migrating Monarch butterflies will lay their eggs. Cheers to those buying GMO-free foods and planting milkweed in an attempt to prevent the extinction of this magnificent creature.

Centuries-old European tradition stays alive in Grapevine wine blessing

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

The Rev. Ken Robinson, a Catholic priest who used to lead a Grapevine church, performed the ritual.

Arlington children’s theater presses on despite building fires

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Creative Arts Theatre & School has a big gala planned for its 35th anniversary April 26.

Elon Musk, the man behind Tesla Motors, sets sights on Mars

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

The South African native, who has achieved success with Tesla Motors and SolarCity, wants to establish a settlement on Mars through his SpaceX company.

Churches pull out the stops to draw people on Easter

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

But pastors are quick to point out that Easter is about the resurrection of Jesus, which is the foundation of the Christian faith.

Savvy Consumer: How to check out pest control companies

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

The Texas Department of Agriculture and Greater Tarrant County Pest Control Association offer useful information on their websites.

Bluebonnets taking their time in North Texas this year

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Around Ennis, home to the official state bluebonnet trail, locals say the best is yet to come.

Natural gas production contributing to higher ozone levels, UNT study finds

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

The study used 17 years’ worth of data to compare ozone formation in the Barnett Shale to areas on the eastern side of the Metroplex without gas production.

State ethics unit found nothing to pursue in complaint against Davis

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

The Public Integrity Unit in the Travis County district attorney’s office looked into a political opponent’s complaint about state Sen. Wendy Davis’ legal work for the North Texas Tollway Authority.

Wise County rancher protests position of Oncor power line on his property

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Ruling would help define how much “wiggle room” companies have to deviate from agreed-upon plans.

American must pay benefits of union-represented retirees, judge says

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

American Airlines wanted to make all retirees pay the full premiums for their health and life insurance benefits. The bankruptcy judge says the carrier may do that only for non-union workers.

Woman’s skeletal remains in pickup pulled from Lake Granbury

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Low lake levels revealed a sunken pickup, which contained what are believed to be the skeletal remains of Helen Holladay, a 45-year-old woman who vanished in 1979.

In Mansfield, son of late theater owner helps keep his father’s passion alive

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Before he died suddenly in December, David Meadows would talk about the Farr Best Theater to anybody who would listen.

CHiPs star Erik Estrada screens film in Haltom City

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Erik Estrada will meet with folks after he shows his latest faith-based flick.

Did you witness a collision on U.S. 287 in Midlothian Thursday?

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Police would like to talk to people who saw a collision about 2 p.m. in the 4000 block of U.S. 287 in Midlothian.

2 dead in rollover collision on east Fort Worth freeway

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

The driver and a passenger in a car that crossed a median on East Loop 820 were killed when the car hit two pickups.

Fort Worth sued to stop home demolitions

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

A New Home 4 U says it thought it had permits to rebuild the homes.

Barnett Shale rig count slides to its lowest in at least 12 years

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Drilling in the Barnett Shale slowed to the lowest level since at least 2002, dropping to 18 this week, down from 23 a week earlier, according to RigData.

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