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Catch-up on this week’s top stories

Watch this week’s Coffee Break webcast for an easy way to catch up on all you missed.

The Panther Island Ice skating rink, located at Coyote Drive-in, officially opened to the public on Friday. Kids from Hubbard Heights Elementary got the first shot at the ice with an early field trip Thursday. Watch them take to the ice for the first time and get more information on the new ice rink.

The 55-foot tree in the middle of Sundance Square Plaza will be lit Saturday. Find out when in’s list of the best things happening in DFW this weekend.

With the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination this week, the Star-Telegram has produced an interactive experience that allows readers a full look at Fort Worth’s role during his visit. You’ll also find stellar 360-degree panoramas, interactive parade routes and video interviews with people like CBS anchor Bob Schieffer and actor Bill Paxton.

Off-duty Fort Worth police officers participated in a federal highway safety survey last week that led to complaints from motorists who believed they were being compelled to pull over to give breath samples, saliva swabs or blood draws. The police chief apologized and further questions submitted by the Star-Telegram are being reviewed.

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