Fort Worth bond proposals for parks and libraries deserve voter approval

Two propositions provide for needed improvements in key service areas.

Texas candidates for governor differ on texting and driving ban

As governor, Attorney General Greg Abbott would not deviate from his predecessor when it comes to opposing a statewide ban on texting while driving.

Wichita Falls project to reuse waste water should proceed quickly

A two-year drought that has reduced lake levels to 26 percent of capacity has forced Wichita Falls to seek drastic measures to provide its 104,000 residents with water.

Fort Worth proposes transportation fixes

City leaders knew from the beginning that roads would need a lot of attention in new bond plan.

Tarrant residents still have plenty of time to protest property valuations

Tarrant County property owners, take note.

Caution: More traffic changes ahead for the city

Albert Einstein supposedly said that the measure of one’s intelligence is in his or her ability to change.

End-of-course exams will test Texas students and its educational system

The good news is: 76 percent of the 309,000 Texas public school students in the class of 2015 who have taken all or most of the five end-of-course (EOC) exams required to graduate have passed those assessments.

Mike Norman

Calculators for math tests a problem for schools

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The state is looking for trouble with an unfunded mandate.

Cynthia Allen

Knowledge, religion and the hard work of faith

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Faith is like any discipline worth pursuing: It requires work.

Bob Ray Sanders

Former Supreme Court justice has some great ideas for changing the Constitution

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John Paul Stevens’ ideas include abolishing the death penalty.

Bud Kennedy

Easter of tears: 80 years ago, 2 law officers met death at hands of Bonnie and Clyde

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The Depression-era outlaws killed two Fort Worth-based state patrol officers who had surprised them.

Jim Witt

Star-Telegram’s results in statewide journalism contest show the talent level in our newsroom

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About one-quarter of our staff is honored in competition against the biggest and best newspapers in Texas.

Richard Greene

Push for excellence in Arlington schools

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Our future is on the shoulders of students who need our support.

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