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Making sense of sorrow and joy

How do we make sense of competing moments of emotional highs and lows: the fatal shooting of 10 at a school in Santa Fe, TX; the wedding of a British prince to an American commoner; the election of an Episcopal clergy to bishop. The Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer says you view all of the events through a prism of love.

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Safer streets will mean more bikers

People are increasingly interested in using bicycles for transportation, but the cities in many streets weren't designed for two-wheelers and they pose a danger for cyclists. Redesigning urban arteries may be essential to promote safe biking as a valid mode of urban transportation.

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New program will keep doctors from leaving North Texas

Medical City Healthcare and the University of North Texas Health Science Center announced a partnership that will create 500 new residency positions for doctors. Research shows doctors usually stay in communities where they have completed their residencies, so this new partnership should lead to more doctors in the growing DFW area.

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Millennials not brainwashed on climate change

The student writer takes exception to Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian's comment that millennials care about climate change because they've been brainwashed by liberals. Chris Casey presents information suggesting that his generation - whether Democrat or Republican- care about solving climate change because they see it affecting their futures.


Texas courts step up on mental health

The Supreme Court of Texas and the Court of Criminal Appeals, for the first time, have joined together to focus the attention of the highest judicial officials in the state on mental health. The new Judicial Commission on Mental Health will develop understanding among the judiciary, policies, and standards for including mental health considerations in matters of criminal justice.

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Mail carriers picking up more than letters Saturday

Saturday, May 12, letter carriers across the country will pick up non-perishable foods left by mailboxes. All donations will go to local food pantries and food banks, including the Tarrant Area Food Bank. Food banks need the supplies as they prepare for a summer with children out of school and a growing number of hungry people.

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Will space be the next "big battleground"?

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross wants the United States to dominate space. He sees a need to dominate space exploration for security reasons and because its a new business frontier for efforts that include the mining of precious metals.

Colonial: Justin Rose explains mindset with four-shot lead

PGA Tour star Justin Rose has a four-shot lead going into the final round of the Fort Worth Invitational at Colonial. The former U.S. Open winner explains his mindset going into it with Brooks Koepka and Emiliano Grillo chasing him.
Drew Davison