Big decision ahead on TCU overlay

By the conclusion of the TCU-area mediation group’s fifth meeting on Wednesday, it was clear that a rental registration agreement for investment properties in a proposed zoning overlay would not be the muscular enforcement tool many residents had envisioned.

Beware of mission creep on the border

Perry, Dewhurst and Straus extend DPS, guard surge

Texas board must reach agreement on textbooks by Friday

Board indulged criticisms, failed to give early textbook approval

ERCOT wants ‘safety valve’ in EPA plan

Top Texas officials have already decried the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan rules aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, so it’s no surprise that the state’s main power grid operator has chimed in.

Hickman was a Cowtown icon

The Fort Worth Stockyards — the iconic, much-beloved area of the city nestled on 125 acres north of downtown — has been an economic engine and a tourist magnet for years.

Congress is short on time to act on taxes

Members of the current lame-duck Congress should deal with the issue of so-called “tax extenders” — around 55 specific tax breaks that expired at the end of 2013.

Take time in choosing performing arts school’s location

Fort Worth is building a new school, and the question is where to build it.

Mike Norman

Texas short on docs and short on residency slots

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New medical schools will churn out grads, but we’re losing them.

Cynthia Allen

How to tackle healthcare in the new Congress

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Republicans have an opportunity to tackle healthcare policy.

Bob Ray Sanders

Execution of mentally ill man next month must be stopped

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Gov. Perry should grant clemency to Scott Louis Panetti, who has been hospitalized at least 15 times at various institutions, including Brooke Army Medical Center and the Waco Veterans Hospital.

Bud Kennedy

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

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

Jim Witt

I’ve always tried to do it like my journalism hero, editor Ben Bradlee of The Washington Post

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He faced down the president of the United States during Watergate and showed me how to stand up for reporters the right way.

Richard Greene

Meeting needs the government doesn’t reach

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Sacrificial giving is something people of faith know about.

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