Editorials

Editorials

Peace agreement offers hope for Colombia

The recent peace agreement announced between the FARC — Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia — and the Colombian government to end hostilities represents a monumental triumph for the people of this South American country.

Editorials

Blame for earthquakes is enough to go around

Most of the wells drilled in the North Texas Barnett Shale sent their millions of gallons of fracking fluids and produced water to disposal wells once they were done. If disposal wells are blamed for earthquakes, drilling is an accomplice.

Editorials

TEX Rail still 2 years out, but it is rolling

Kickoff ceremonies for construction of the 27-mile TEX Rail commuter service were held Wednesday, as leaders from Fort Worth, Grapevine and North Richland Hills rode the route on a train pulled by a 1953 vintage diesel engine. Service starts in 2018.

Editorials

TCC’s nursing program taking great strides

Tarrant County College — a two-year, tax-supported community college with the lower costs and convenient location that goes with it — is more than holding its own among much larger schools in preparing students for in-demand nursing jobs.

Editorials

Jail system needs perception upgrade

A recent study conducted by Tarleton State University showed that much needs to be done to correct the problems plaguing the Tarrant County jails, but the biggest hurdle is to not only understand the needs of the inmates, but also build a community that can see past the stigma.

Editorials

Slow pace not likely to change JPS bond needs

After an $809 million bond proposal for the JPS Health Network stumbled last year, Tarrant County commissioners will name a “blue-ribbon committee” and hire two consultants for advice about JPS facilities. But no matter what else that process shows, the big JPS Hospital on South Main Street needs work.

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Dallas Skyline at Arlington Martin

Martin dominates Skyline in Week 1.
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Dallas Skyline at Arlington Martin 2:53

Dallas Skyline at Arlington Martin

Jeff Banister says Martin Perez couldn't execute Friday 2:42

Jeff Banister says Martin Perez couldn't execute Friday

Carlos Beltran on Corey Kluber and snapping out of career-worst slump 1:10

Carlos Beltran on Corey Kluber and snapping out of career-worst slump

Rangers Martin Perez took the loss Friday night against Indians 1:07

Rangers Martin Perez took the loss Friday night against Indians