Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981. Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

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Southern Baptist leader’s message: Listen to fears in Ferguson

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Countering law-and-order conservatives, the Rev. Russell Moore says race and equality should be a concern for all.

A new arts school for Fort Worth — but where?

| |Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Legal confusion delays the plan for a performing arts school in the Cultural District, but there are other ideas.

Innocence Project lawyer about to be a Tarrant prosecutor again, but smarter

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Defense attorney Larry Moore will rejoin the district attorney’s office he left in 1986, with a new mindset.

From 2005: Remembering Hope Lancarte

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

The Joe T. Garcia’s matriarch told her story in a 2005 column by Bud Kennedy.

New DA Wilson’s first hire knows about infighting

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Lawyer and former pro boxing official David Harris will lead the Tarrant County civil division.

Southlake lawmaker: ‘There is no race’ for Texas House speaker

| |Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Rep. Giovanni Capriglione angers one Tea Party by predicting Speaker Joe Straus will be re-elected, but his home Tea Party defends him.

No protesters in sight as much-criticized Trinity River photographer returns

| |Sunday, Nov. 09, 2014

In a lecture at the Amon Carter Museum, Terry Evans said her photos show how much we love the river.

Go — ‘Orchid’?! Go, White! Go, purplish-black. Fight, fight, fight!

| |Thursday, Nov. 06, 2014

TCU and Kansas State share a matching school color, and also a different sports uniform color.

After abortion filibuster, Democrats didn’t have a prayer

| |Tuesday, Nov. 04, 2014

Religious voters have always been among Greg Abbott’s supporters, and they helped him take the Governor’s Mansion.

Neo-Nazis vs. the Klan? It must be East Texas

| |Saturday, Nov. 01, 2014

White supremacist groups will stage dueling rallies Saturday.