Texas historical racing wins a key vote

Lawmakers might avoid taking a stand on gambling question.

Glen Garden neighbors are angry at city

More than a month after the Fort Worth City Council approved a zoning change that will allow the historic Glen Garden Country Club to be converted into a whiskey distillery site, members of the surrounding community are still fuming.

Playgrounds that all kids can access

Even in the stifling summer heat, few activities can rid kids of those back-to-school blues like a trip to a neighborhood playground or public park.

Fort Worth police must find ways to close ranks

In the past two weeks, a series of events concerning the Fort Worth Police Department has revealed a divide within the ranks that deserves aggressive, yet sensitive attention.

Fort Worth takes important steps on housing

Two projects are aimed at adding affordable single-family homes

Fort Worth the center of football universe for a day

While the leaves have yet to turn, a new season is upon us.

Big plans in store for high-speed rail in Texas

Those who worry that the plan to build a high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas by 2021 is overly ambitious were probably having heart palpatations after the seven-member Commission for High-Speed Rail in Dallas/Fort Worth expanded its vision for bullet trains in Texas during a Wednesday meeting in Dallas.

Mike Norman

Stage is set for a fight on private school vouchers

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Lieutenant governor candidate Dan Patrick is a long-time proponent.

Cynthia Allen

Is social media enlarging or stifling democracy?

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New study suggests social media diminishes political participation.

Bob Ray Sanders

The border terrorists scare more hype than reality

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Politicians are using the theme to arouse voters in an election year.

Bud Kennedy

Davis still running, but scenery isn’t changing

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Barring a surprise, two political science scholars see a 10-point victory, or more, for Republican Greg Abbott.

Jim Witt

First experience with shotgun was a blast

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Helping raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters was the real aim.

Richard Greene

Most people yawn at global warming

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Political candidates don’t spend much time on environmental issues.

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