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Change in tax bill would let many cities and counties raise property tax levies...

May 2, 2019 After revisions made in the Texas House, more than a thousand smaller taxing units may not have to abide by a key provision in the Legislature’s priority property tax reform bill that...

After high school shooting, Texas campuses could soon have more armed marshals

April 8, 2019 In the first legislative session after a deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School that left 10 dead and 13 others wounded, the Texas Senate on Monday advanced a bill that would...

Fort Worth ISD extends Scribner's contract, provides bonus

At a Special Board meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, the Fort Worth ISD Board of Education extended the contract of Superintendent Kent P. Scribner. This amounts to the superintendent now having a contract...

Student tackled campus gunman, slain while saving lives

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina college student tackled a gunman who opened fire in his classroom, saving others' lives but losing his own in the process, police said Wednesday. Riley Howell, 21, was...

Loughlin, Giannulli plead not guilty in college scam

BOSTON (AP) — Actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are pleading not guilty to charges they took part in the sweeping college admissions bribery scam, according to court documents filed...

‘Courage’ special brings Houston-author Brené Brown to Netflix

NASHVIILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brené Brown's books on shame, vulnerability and courage have given her A-list fans like Oprah and Melinda Gates and made her a go-to leadership consultant for both Pixar and the...

O.K. Carter: Déjà vu for new Downtown Arlington president

Downtown Arlington Management Corp. 500 E. Front St. Suite 140 Arlington 76011 817-303-2800 maggie@downtownarlington.org https://downtownarlington.org/ It’ll be déjà vu for newly appointed Downtown Arlington Management President Maggie Campbell, but with a twist: All of us have at some time said the...

For school shooting survivors, trauma has no time limit

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rozenblat can still hear the cries of a wounded boy calling for help as she hid from the gunfire that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School...

Higher Education, Higher Purpose

Like many of the college-bound students she sees daily, Kim Pondrom is in the midst of a transition. As Co-Director of College Counseling for Trinity Valley School, Pondrom monitors her seniors’ mostly-completed college applications...

UNT Health Science Center appoints new Pharmacy dean

UNT Health Science Center has appointed a new dean to the UNT System College of Pharmacy. Suresh Madhavan will take on his new role in Fort Worth after 31 years of working as an educator...