John Peter Smith Hospital in the central public hospital for Tarrant County.
John Peter Smith Hospital in the central public hospital for Tarrant County. Joyce Marshall jlmarshall@star-telegram.com
John Peter Smith Hospital in the central public hospital for Tarrant County. Joyce Marshall jlmarshall@star-telegram.com

‘Have you seen the 10th floor?’ Why our public hospital needs money, and now

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Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

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