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Friday, June 5, 2020

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 with several other projects. But few of the films have been...

Commentary: Initiative paying off for kids in foster care

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When 5-month-old twins Chloe and Catie, along with their big brother Cole, were removed from their home and placed in foster care, there was little chance that they would return home to their mother,...

Don Woodard: Ah, historic Baltimore – a mess or a songwriter’s paradise?

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After hearing President Trump bad-mouthing Elijah Cummings as a racist and calling the congressman’s district a “rodent infested mess where no human being would want to live,” I was prompted to check out Baltimore...

In Market: Lessons on tennis and life from ‘King Tut’

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Bernard “Tut” Bartzen, longtime TCU tennis coach, died on July 10, 2019 at 91. Bartzen was a renowned tennis player, the tennis pro at Colonial Country Club and tennis coach at Texas Christian University. “It’s...

Richard Connor: Fort Worth’s ‘velvet hammer’ goes to Washington, nails down $250M

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We may have to start referring to Mayor Betsy Price as the “velvet hammer.” Quietly as a stealth weapon she moseyed on down to Washington, with her big Fort Worth smile and distinctive Texas twang...

Richard Connor: Pathos, drama, history – here’s a book you have to read

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Kay and Ben Fortson, true Texans, did not look a gift horse in the mouth. They saddled it up and rode it to glory, turning it into a museum Secretariat. They had a companion, Velma...

In Market: Fort Worth: Prosperity and Opportunity, past and future

Fort Worth is prospering beyond any city of her class in America. She is crowded to the gates with newcomers. Her bank resources are multiplying. Realty values have soared. She is building more rapidly...

Richard Connor: Coming, going, in between – football can be painful

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On Saturday night, Aug. 24, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck walked onto the field for a preseason game amid the roaring cheers of adoring fans. He was their hero. After the game he walked off...

Lee Hamilton: The world is a community; we need to be good neighbors

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I’ve been struck recently by news coverage of humans’ degradation of the planet. Two opposing themes keep appearing. One is the sense that, as individuals, there’s little we can do. The other: As citizens...

FWISD Leadership Academies in a class by themselves with Texas Wesleyan partnership

Students at five Fort Worth ISD campuses are back in the classroom, part of a groundbreaking effort in PK-8 education – a first-of-its-kind partnership between a school district and a university, which promises to...