Denton fracking vote is a measure of anger over drilling company tactics

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

As an exercise in lawmaking, the vote underway in Denton on whether to ban hydraulic fracturing within the city limits has its flaws.

North Texas is now prepared for Ebola crisis

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The two nurses who contracted Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan before his death at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital are no longer being treated at the North Texas facility.

Remember ID when voting this election

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

After almost two weeks of uncertainty regarding enforcement of Texas’ 2011 voter ID law, the U.S. Supreme Court has settled the matter: bring your ID — at least when voting in the upcoming election.

It’s time to vote

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry reports that more than 14 million Texans, a record number, are registered to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Early voting begins today and continues through Oct. 31.

For governor, Abbott holds promise

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

It’s been 24 years since Texans last voted for their top state leader without one of the candidates having the tie of incumbency on the Governor’s Mansion.

Small Fort Worth elementary receives well-deserved big honor

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Historic Nash Elementary continues to motivate its students to make academic strides.

Van de Putte would make a strong, reasoned lieutenant governor

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

San Antonio senator has background and ability to work across the aisle.

Ebola mistakes can test public confidence

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was a reassuring voice of confidence Sept. 30 after Thomas Eric Duncan was confirmed to have Ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

New rule for game rooms will make them more transparent

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

The Fort Worth City Council finally dropped the hammer on game rooms Tuesday night by approving rules that at least one owner said were designed “to eliminate, not regulate.”

Johnson, Nguyen deserve re-election as Tarrant County commissioners

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Democratic challengers don’t make the case for replacing incumbents.