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- More Bucks for Bidness, Less for Kids
State Sen. Wendy Davis fought long and hard earlier this year to find a way to keep the state from cutting $5 billion in education spending. One of her proposals was to keep private corporations — particularly energy companies — from getting billions in tax breaks.
- Rainbos Over Nelson
Fort Worth filmmaker Cameron Bruce Nelson, 29, didn’t always want to be a writer-director. In fact, he only got into filmmaking after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a double major (history and cultural anthropology). Nelson, who divided his childhood and teenage years between Austin and Dallas, also traveled a bit in Europe and South America after graduation and then returned to the States to live on an organic farm in Virginia near the Blue Ridge Mountains.
- Kennard the Troubadour
Who’d a thunk a 60-year-old acoustic bluesman with a basset-hound face, myriad health problems, and a growling, raspy voice would emerge as the most intriguing and watchable character on the new docu-reality TV series Troubadour, TX?
- Speech: Hateful or Free?
“Lots of us are waiting for the day when all this homo bullshit is reversed and assholes like you are either back in the closet or hanging on lamp posts.”
- Texas NAACP convenes 3-day meeting in downtown Fort Worth
This year's theme is "Affirming America’s Promise."
- 1-man crime wave wanted in string of North Texas robberies
Police in Fort Worth believe the suspect may be responsible for robbing as many as 15 stores in Fort Worth.
- Longtime Perry ally resigns as Transportation Commission chairwoman
Longtime Rick Perry ally Deirdre Delisi, also a campaign executive, has held the chairmanship since 2008.
- Hundreds protest against ‘corporate greed’ in ‘Occupy Dallas’ march
The demonstrators joined protests that have sprung up across the country since starting last month on Wall Street in New York.
- New Bastrop Road Fire 75 Percent Contained
The new wildfire in Bastrop County is now 75 percent contained, the Texas Forest Service said.
Photo Credit: AP
- Christmas in Cowtown
Christmas Market runs through Saturday evening at Will Rogers Memorial Center.
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- Protesters ‘Occupy’ Dallas Federal Reserve
The Occupy Wall Street movement has spread all the way to Dallas.
Photo Credit: AP
- School Sends School Supplies To Help Bastrop Students
It was the most destructive wildfire in Texas history. A raging fire destroyed more than 1,500 homes near Bastrop. While recovery will take months, some North Texas students stepped up to lend their support.
- Big 12 Bans High School Highlights From LHN
The Longhorn Network will not show high school game highlights under an agreement approved by leaders of the Big 12, including Texas.
- Beltre Helps Rangers Get Over Losing Lee
Adrian Beltre most likely wouldn’t be with the Texas Rangers had Cliff Lee agreed to a big contract and stayed last winter.
- Fort Worth Police Looking For Brazen Home Invader
The unknown intruder ransacked the woman’s apartment in a matter of minutes and when she didn’t find anything of value stole the rings right off the 83 year old woman’s hands.
- Inside Sales / Freight Brokerage
Company: Amino TransportJob Title: Inside Sales / Freight BrokerageStatus: Full-timeCity: Hurst, TXSubmit resumes: fax to 682-463-0152Additional contact information: 817 440-2495About this job: inside sales, guaranteed base income + unlimited commission earnings, must have previous sales experience, preference given to those with freight experience.More information: see www.aminotransport.com
- Gymnastics Instructor
Job Title: Gymnastics InstructorCompany: Sunbelt GymnasticsStatus: Full or Part TimeCity: ColleyvilleContact: Ron BartusiakPhone: (817) 788-9040Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.orgAbout this job: State of the Art Gymnastics Facility seeks qualified gymnastics instructor. Full or Part time available. Great pay with potential health insurance benefits.
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