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Government plans to ban flavors used in e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government will act to ban thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, responding to a...

Council Update: Fort Worth continues push to be healthier city

UPDATE ON HEALTHY FOOD POLICY The mission to become a healthier city continues, as noted in Tuesday's work session of the Fort Worth City Council...

Medical City Plano employee shares her 9/11 story for the first time

Linda Randazzo, 9/11 survivor and Medical City Plano employee is sharing her powerful story for the first time publicly in recognition of the 18th...

OxyContin maker reaches tentative opioid-crisis settlement

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nearly half the states and some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma...

Texas told cities they couldn’t fund abortion providers. So Austin is funding abortion access instead.

On Tuesday night, the Austin City Council approved $150,000 for organizations that help women afford incidental costs like transportation, lodging and childcare when they seek an abortion.

T. Boone Pickens, famed Texas oilman, dies at 91

The energy pioneer and philanthropist died of natural causes at his home in Dallas surrounded by friends and family, a spokesman said Wednesday

Council Report: Economic opportunities with two chambers

At Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council received a report on 2018-19 economic opportunities and successes from the Fort Worth Metropolitan Black...

Shootings raise level of alarm at small businesses

NEW YORK (AP) — At a four-hour meeting last month, Michelle Abdow's staffers got to experience some of the sights, sounds and even smells...

Made in Ft. Worth: Megan Thorne Fine Jewels

When it comes to distinctive fine jewelry in Fort Worth that can’t be found anywhere else in the country, Megan Thorne Fine Jewels is at the top of my list.  Megan is part of a new wave of modern jewelry designers who create pieces that are ethically sourced and simultaneously stunning. ... The post Made in Ft. Worth: Megan Thorne Fine Jewels appeared first on Tanglewood Moms.

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Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is going on a hiring spree. The online shopping giant is holding job fairs across the country next week, aiming...

Ken Paxton is leading a probe against Google with almost every other attorney general in the U.S.

The investigation will look into whether Google is monopolizing the online advertising market.

Elliott invests $3.2B in AT&T, seeks changes

NEW YORK (AP) — Activist hedge fund manager Elliott Management is making a new $3.2 billion investment in AT&T and calling for changes at...

False claims blur line between mass shootings, 2020 politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minutes after media outlets identified the gunman who killed seven people in West Texas, a Twitter account that appears to have...

Richard Connor: Panther Island project underwater, sinking in red ink

The first rule of budgeting, in business and in the typical American household, is that the budget’s plan for spending money must be matched...

In Market: Fort Worth takes to the airwaves

North Texas will dot TV screens starting Sept. 9 when two new syndicated shows debut – Tamron Hall, who grew up in Fort Worth,...

In Market: Fort Worth’s Mighty Orphans will reign supreme again

Fort Worth has been in the Hollywood spotlight of late with the Robert Redford film The Old Man and the Gun filming here, along...

TxDOT says White Settlement bridge to be complete in 2020, but some are skeptical

A top official with the Texas Department of Transportation reported on Wednesday construction of the White Settlement Road bridge that has plagued business owners...

Harrison Keller will be Texas’ next higher education commissioner

Keller, who succeeds Raymund Paredes, will begin Oct. 1.

TCU fraternity donates to Movember, organization focused on men’s health

TCU fraternity has stepped up its effort to shed light on men's mental health issues. The fraternity men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) at TCU...

UTA adds to photonics research group

UTA ADDS TO RESEARCH GROUP The University of Texas at Arlington has added expertise to its strong research group in photonics through the addition of...

Fort Worth student swims through difficulties to college team

Some might say Brayden Reeves, who has a high level of autism, is a special needs student. Maybe it is the world that needs...

How to watch the third 2020 Democratic debate in Houston, Texas

ABC News and Univision will be broadcasting the debate with Beto O’Rourke, Julián Castro and eight other qualifying presidential candidates Thursday.

10 Democrats vying for the White House take the stage in Texas. Here’s what to watch for.

The lineup and setting of Thursday’s debate couldn’t be more symbolic of the case Democrats will make as they argue for how they can flip Texas — which President Donald Trump won by 9 percentage points in 2016 — next year.

Spooky Spectacular coming to Fort Worth

Things are going to get spooky in Cowtown. The Spooky Spectacle will make its debut at the Will Rogers Memorial Center Sept. 14-15. The event,...

“Making a Public Spectacle: Fort Worth’s Reenergized Public Art Program” With Moderator Jerome Weeks

On Friday, September 27, Art&Seek's State of the Arts presents "Making a Public Spectacle: Fort Worth's Reenergized Public Art Program," with a reception to...

Mauch on Sport: Is hockey coming to Fort Worth, Stars' Montgomery hints it might

We may be on the eve of football season, but another season is just around the corner where the hits are just as hard. The...

Mauch on Sport: A new season, new hope

There's something special about the start of every football season. Each team and their faithful have the highest hopes, and no bubble has yet...

Cowboys' Elliott ready for more after lighter work vs Giants

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott is used to twice the load he carried in the opener for the Dallas Cowboys after the star...

Council Report: Ice, ice baby for new Dickies Arena

ZAMBONI FOR DICKIES There will be ice at the new Dickies Arena, well, sometimes. The Fort Worth City Council, at its Tuesday meeting, approved an agreement...