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A political science graduate from the University of North Texas, Robert Earley was only 23 when he was elected to the Texas House of Representatives, where he served for 10 years. Before joining JPS Health Network in 2005 as a senior vice president focused on community and government affairs…

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“I ask how and why this decision was reached,” Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said in the Senate recently. He was calling for an investigation into President Trump’s decision to pull U.S. forces out of Syria. “Are we so weak and so inept diplomatically that Turkey forced the hand of the United States…

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One thing I miss about my father, Billy Francis, 1922-2018, are his stories about serving overseas in World War II. They weren’t the glory or gory tales of the battlefield. My father was an airplane mechanic, specifically brakes, and he was far more necessary back at the air base than with a…

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Fort Worth made national headlines Oct. 20 when The New York Times published a story about race relations in the city headlined “Fort Worth Police Have More Violence to Answer For, Residents Say.” The backdrop was the Oct. 12 death of Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman shot in her…

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Almost 40 percent of families with children in Tarrant County are struggling to meet basic needs of food, hygiene, electricity and clothing, according to the United Way of Tarrant County’s recent Community Assessment. Seventeen percent of those families are living at or below the poverty lev…

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It’s been a long road for Anna Vasquez and Amanda Knox, both wrongfully convicted of crimes they didn’t commit. And, in some ways, the road goes on and on, despite their exonerations. The court of social media is never out of session or really that much concerned with facts.

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It’s catch up time, which means I check out your response to some columns or bits of news.

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If I told you I lived in an area of Fort Worth named after an English potter, where would you expect that to be?

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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 take schools that have already made remarkable academic turnarounds to unprece…

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LONDON, England – I had barely hung my Stetson in London before Texas began calling. Not through the mooing of cattle, the jingle-jangle of spurs on the Tube or the dreaded work email, but the familiar name of Renzo Piano, the self-same architect of the Kimbell Art Museum’s latest building.

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Every year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revises its employment estimates based on surveys, which is the source of the widely reported monthly job gain and loss statistics, to sync it to a more comprehensive dataset.

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Editor’s note: With echoes of this year’s 9/11 remembrances still lingering across the U.S., we offer this encore presentation of an In Market column originally published in September 2014.

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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 – or preferably exceeded – by anticipated income. Things don’t always go according to the plan, of course, but balancing spending with revenue is the t…

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

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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 than any city in the South. Thousands of new citizens and scores of new industries are bei…

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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 of the planet we have a responsibility to protect it and to pass it on in good shape to…

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