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- Improvised Silence, FTW
Last year around this time, Fort Worth’s experimental-improv Hentai Improvising Orchestra had decided to forgo public performances entirely. The quartet’s challenging nonlinear sonic art doesn’t necessarily jibe with traditional venues, full of drinkers, smokers, and chatty Cathys.
- City Grants a Reprieve
Last month, Fort Worth Weekly told readers about Sharon Baker’s battle to repair her crumbling Eastside home (“Seeking Shelter,” Dec. 21, 2011). In 1964, she saw her mother and father shot to death there. Since then she’s had what some people might characterize as an unhealthy fixation on the house, where she still lives as a disabled recluse.
- Cody Jinks Hits 30
The lanky stoner-looking dude at the bar at the White Elephant Saloon in the Stockyards might seem a little out of place amid all the Rockies and Stetsons, and you might wonder if the regulars figure he got lost on his way to a heavy metal show.
- More Woes at Dunbar?
The mother of one Dunbar athlete who was pinched on the nipples repeatedly by then-principal Doug Williams says that, although the incidents happened three months ago, no one with the Fort Worth school district has ever told her what actually happened to her son.
- Redistricting fight may delay political conventions in Fort Worth, Houston
More than 5,000 room nights are under contract for the GOP gathering scheduled for June in Fort Worth.
- Water pollution suit against Range Resources is rejected
A district judge has ruled that a Parker County couple lack legal jurisdiction to sue Fort Worth-based company in a high-profile case involving methane contamination of their water well.
- New rule would minimize family separation during pursuit of green card
Some Republicans have criticized the proposal, suggesting that the president is courting Hispanic votes in an election year. U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, called the idea "backdoor amnesty."
- Ex-chief of Naval Air Station Fort Worth is on a new mission
After 31 years in the Navy, the last three as commander of Naval Air Station Fort Worth, T.D. Smyers retired from the military and began looking for somewhere to continue serving the public.
- Ranchers Split on Embracing Ear Tags
A new federal proposal moves toward ear-tagging cattle to better track diseases and outbreaks, but some still favor branding.
- Deputy Rescues Women From Sinking Car
Dash video from Rockwall County shows sheriff deputy rescuing two women from car as it sinks into lake.
- Raw Video: Rockwall County Dashcam of Lake Rescue
The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Department released dash camera from a cruiser of a deputy who rescued two women from a submerged car in Lake Ray Hubbard on January 28, 2012.
- Arlington Officers Honor Family at Hockey Game
Arlington honors family of fallen officer and provides special moment for son battling fatal disorder.
- Dirk Nowitzki Returns To Mavs Lineup After 4-Game Hiatus
Dirk Nowitzki is back in the Dallas Mavericks lineup.
- Mavs’ Kidd Out At Least A Week With Calf Strain
Mavericks guard Jason Kidd will be out at least a week because of a right calf strain.
- Mild End to a (Mostly) Mild Month
Another wonderful day in this mild January. Highs reached to around 60° despite the sub-freezing start this morning (DFW low this morning: 30°). Very low humidity and sunshine teamed with a southwest wind to provide [...]
- Ark. Family Sues Driver, Company Over Teen’s Death
The family of a Fouke, Ark., teenager who died after being hit by a tractor-trailer has sued the driver of the truck and his employer.
- 3 Democrats Vying For US Senate Nomination
Democrats have three top candidates to choose from in the primary race for the U.S. Senate, but their ultimate choice will probably say more about the party’s future in Texas than who goes to Washington next year.
- Thousands Visit First Day Of Annual Dallas Bridal Show
Thousands of future brides visited the first day of the annual Dallas Bridal Show Saturday at Dallas Market Hall to try and find that perfect dress –– albeit, the most affordable perfect dress.