Denton fracking vote is a measure of anger over drilling company tactics

Fracking ban

Joyce Marshall / Star-Telegram

As an exercise in lawmaking, the vote underway in Denton on whether to ban hydraulic fracturing within the city limits has its flaws.

North Texas is now prepared for Ebola crisis

The two nurses who contracted Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan before his death at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital are no longer being treated at the North Texas facility.

Remember ID when voting this election

After almost two weeks of uncertainty regarding enforcement of Texas’ 2011 voter ID law, the U.S. Supreme Court has settled the matter: bring your ID — at least when voting in the upcoming election.

It’s time to vote

Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry reports that more than 14 million Texans, a record number, are registered to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Early voting begins today and continues through Oct. 31.

For governor, Abbott holds promise

It’s been 24 years since Texans last voted for their top state leader without one of the candidates having the tie of incumbency on the Governor’s Mansion.

Small Fort Worth elementary receives well-deserved big honor

Historic Nash Elementary continues to motivate its students to make academic strides.

Van de Putte would make a strong, reasoned lieutenant governor

San Antonio senator has background and ability to work across the aisle.

Mike Norman

Evidence against Texas voter ID law convincing

norman

Appeals court ignored reality, sending the case to the Supreme Court.

Cynthia Allen

Regarding abortion, Davis as ‘extreme’ as Abbott

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Almost three-quarters of Americans favor some restrictions on abortion.

Bob Ray Sanders

Time to put the brakes on building more toll roads

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Texas must find other ways to fund its highway system.

Bud Kennedy

A Cowtown sendoff for a cowboy artist-DJ—who helped launch Willie

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“Bo” Powell’s life story is almost beyond belief, but there are news clippings and witnesses to prove it.

Jim Witt

``Kill the Messenger’’ is the kind of movie that gives newspaper editors bad dreams

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‘Kill the Messenger’ turns 1996 stories into a thriller involving drugs, the CIA and investigative journalism.

Richard Greene

Didn’t see this coming from the liberal media

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They’re turning on Democrats they have historically supported and protected.

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