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    Dirty dozen

    In this week's fun guide: Fort Worth Opera fest, Record Store Day, and Easter fun, including a pooch parade in Dallas. Plus: Let's talk margaritas!

  • Old 97's

    The North Texas-bred rockers are older, wiser, and louder than ever as they mark 20 years with a raw new record. Plus: Five key 97's songs.

  • Main St. fest pics

    Before it was rained out on Sunday, it was smooth sailing for the fest Thursday through Saturday. Plus: Mavericks concert review

  • Lone Star Park fans

    Fans of horse racing, and of country singer Gary Allan turned out Saturday in Grand Prairie for the track's spring opening weekend.

New ramp changes precede Chisholm Trail opening 4:23 PM

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Chisholm Trail Parkway is scheduled to open in a little more than three weeks, but motorists are already seeing changes in west Fort Worth.

A year later, the healing continues in West

Much has changed in the year since the West fertilizer plant exploded, killing 15 and scarring the town.

In Fort Worth, celebrating 70 ‘dog years’ of fun 11:24 AM

The party includes wiener dog races and an owner look-alike contest.

Mavericks lose in overtime, drop to eighth seed

Dallas falls 106-105 to the Grizzlies, will open the playoffs against top-seeded Spurs.

Face of Jesus makes a big appearance in Grapevine 5:59 PM

Fellowship Church pays homage to Jesus with 17,000-square-foot chalk drawing.

Trinity Boulevard will reopen sooner than later 4:27 PM

A portion of the popular east-west roadway washed out on March 16, creating a headache for commuters.

Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87 5:30 PM

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.

Mac Engel
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Tarrant County runners have unfinished business at Boston Marathon

Jennifer McAllister and Toni DeSantis Biggerstaff return to run one year later feeling safer and more resolved than ever.

 
Cynthia M. Allen
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Knowledge, religion and the hard work of faith

Faith is like any discipline worth pursuing: It requires work.

 
Gil LeBreton
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LeBreton: Rangers’ hitting not an omen — yet

Ron Washington can afford to be patient, for now.

 
Bud Kennedy
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Former opponent Madrigal to help with Davis’ South Texas troubles

If the Fort Worth Democrat can’t win 60 percent or more of Hispanic voters, she can’t win.

 
Jim Witt
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Star-Telegram’s results in statewide journalism contest show the talent level in our newsroom

About one-quarter of our staff is honored in competition against the biggest and best newspapers in Texas.

 
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Fort Woof

Fort Woof

Fort Worth's dog park marks a decade in operation.

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Mariners Rangers 4.16.14

Rangers win 3-2 on Leonys Martin walk-off

Chalk Jesus in Grapevine

Chalk Jesus in Grapevine

Fellowship Church creates drawing in parking lot

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