Of course there are better ways of spending that much money than on a place for talented and athletically fit young millionaires to play games in front of crowds who pay high prices to benefit vastly wealthier team owners and the conglomerate of wealthy people known as Major League Baseball.
Arlington has been the home of the Rangers since 1971, and Friday’s announcement of plans for a new, retractable-roof, air-conditioned stadium makes it clear that if Arlington has anything to say about it, the team will never leave.
Younger, wealthier and more highly educated people are flocking to downtown Fort Worth, according to Downtown Fort Worth Inc.’s 2105 “State of Downtown” report. That should make all those downtown businesses happy.
The Conviction Integrity Unit reviews cases, similar to what the Innocence Project does, and makes sure the best procedures are in place for prosecutors. The unit wants to make sure the right person is convicted of the crime and that it is done in the most ethical manner.
At a time when public universities across the state are being called on the carpet by legislative leaders, ordered to control costs and told they might lose the ability to raise tuition rates when needed, the University of North Texas contemplating an expensive sponsorship deal with the Dallas Cowboys is attention-getting, to say the least.
Gary Gates, 56, a rancher and real estate executive from Rosenberg, near Houston, favors changing the name of the Railroad Commission to the Texas Energy Resources Commission, a significant step toward transparency and being honest with Texans.
At Arlington Martin, the offseason is all about reloading instead of rebuilding, but the Warriors have work to do to this year to get the skill positions, especially quarterback, squared away. DFWVarsity caught up with coach Bob Wager, QB candidate Juma Otoviano and returning all-state honorable mention kicker Patrick Grady during the Warrior Rose Bowl Spring Game. Video by Matthew Martinez.
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TCU's Schlossnagle: 'The game begins and ends with starting pitching'
Actor Bill Murray conquers DEAN & DELUCA Pro Am at Colonial
Actor Bill Murray flirts with Colonial member Carol Parker