Editorial: The T gets back on track with rail service to DFW Airport

Agreements with three other railroads have stalled the line to DFW for some time.

City’s pay study is worth the money

It might seem odd, and maybe a conflict of priorities, that the city is dishing out $300,000 for a study of how much municipal employees should be getting paid.

RU a zoo or speedway fan? Buy a PL8

Two Fort Worth attractions are among the slow sellers at risk of being dropped by the MyPlates.com state license plate promotion.

Fort Worth school district backs young men of color

Nationwide achievement gap requires special attention.

Arts commission has big plan for major new work

For the past several years, Fort Worth has made substantial additions to its public art collection and, thanks to a decision by the City Council in 2001, there will be a lot more to come.

Don’t delay vaccinating children for measles

Tarrant County residents got a sobering reminder of how important it is to vaccinate children when public health officials this week confirmed the first case of measles in the county since 2013.

Don’t leave D.C. without border plan

More than two weeks after President Barack Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion to address the “urgent humanitarian situation” on the Texas-Mexico border, House Republicans have put forth their own set of proposed solutions to a flood of illegal immigrants.

Mike Norman

Perry and Granger have different target audiences for their immigration plans

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The hot-button issue presents different challenges to the Texas political figures.

Cynthia Allen

It’s a complicated situation on the Texas border

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Like emotions surrounding the crisis, solutions will be complex.

Bob Ray Sanders

Wendy Davis surely will fail without help from Obama

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The tactic of avoiding the president is misguided.

Bud Kennedy

1969: The moon landing, UFOs—and the Lake Worth Monster

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Fort Worth’s infamous “Goat-Man” remains a durable legend. But was it inspired by a Star-Telegram column?

Jim Witt

Tesla is just short of a flying car

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Driving the electric supercar must be a lot like flying an F-35, but without the noise.

Richard Greene

Dallas-Fort Worth air quality is improving

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It’s complicated, but there’s no question our air is improving.

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