Overlay uncovers complex issues

By late Wednesday evening, agreement on the contentious issues surrounding “stealth dorms” and the proposed TCU-area zoning overlay seemed possible, if not likely.

Arlington’s central library is soon to go

Not that Arlington’s downtown George W. Hawkes Central Library isn’t still special after 40 years, but next month the city is planning to celebrate its farewell.

Grapevine’s new symbol pays tribute to the town’s imagination

The families arriving on the Grapevine Prairie in the mid-1840s certainly saw enough of a future in the North Texas territory to make them want to stay.

Perry demonstrates true, compassionate leadership in Ebola case

In stark contrast to the actions and statements of some East Coast governors in responding to healthcare workers returning from Ebola-stricken countries, Gov. Rick Perry acted compassionately and rationally on news of a nurse coming home to Austin from Sierra Leone.

TIF renews investment in downtown

Fort Worth residents and visitors who rely on free downtown parking to launch their night and weekend activities can rest assured that it’s not going away any time soon.

Arlington bond package addresses needs and quality of life issues

As Arlington voters decide the fate of four propositions in a $236 million bond package, they should spurn advice from outsiders to “just say no” to any and all projects that add debt.

Birdville, Keller school district bond plans should be approved

Early voting has been heavy in the Birdville and Keller school district bond elections.

Mike Norman

FWISD must show competence on bond projects

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Voters will forgive cost-cutting before they’ll forget flip-flopping.

Cynthia Allen

The negative about ‘affirmative consent’ laws

Reforming campus culture requires more than draconian laws.

Bob Ray Sanders

Obama is fighting contagious diseases of Ebola and fear

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President’s critics are those who blame him for all the world’s problems.

Bud Kennedy

Neo-Nazis vs. the Klan? It must be East Texas

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White supremacist groups will stage dueling rallies Saturday.

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

How far right will the midterm elections take us?

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President Obama’s approval-rating nosedive hurt his party’s chances this year.

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