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British, Canadian and American pilots who lost their lives training in Fort Worth for military service in World War I, were honored in ceremonies at the Fort Worth Royal Flying Corps Cemetery in Greenwood Memorial Park, on Memorial Day.

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I became active in politics in the late 1950s, got elected to Congress in 1964, and have remained engaged in one way or another every year since then. I’ve had a ringside seat for 60 years. So I suppose I should not be surprised that I’m often asked how American politics has changed.

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Free trade is clearly beneficial. Basic economic theory and centuries of evidence support this fact. The notable declines in trade driven by tariffs are harmful to the United States and China.

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The Schieffer boys, Bob and Tom, both wrote their names in the Fort Worth Exchange Club’s Book of Golden Deeds when the club honored them May 15. The recognition is among the most prestigious in our city and they added their names to a long list of our best citizens who have excelled in Fort…

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Last week, I interviewed Bob Schieffer who, along with his brother Tom, received this year’s Golden Deeds Award from Fort Worth’s Exchange Club.

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Bob Schieffer and Tom Schieffer are getting some well-deserved honors this week, both receiving the Golden Deeds Award from the Exchange Club of Fort Worth. We’ll have more on both of these gentlemen in next week’s issue. Both have contributed significantly to Fort Worth with stellar careers…

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I don’t get to spend enough time at home. Just ask my dog and cat who can’t seem to spend enough time with me when I get home from work. My dog, Rocky, is constantly by my side, at least until I start cooking dinner. Then he disappears until he hears some telltale sound – the plates rattling…

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The 911 Porsche was cherry red with a spoiler on the back – a whale tail, they called it – and sure enough I had been driving an Oldsmobile 98 before I decided to attempt coolness with a Porsche. I resided in Pennsylvania in those days but a friend from Texas occasionally visited to work at …

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I still remember a piece of advice I got not long after entering Congress. It came from a prominent journalist as we were talking about the bewildering array of issues Congress faced. Every day, he told me, I should ask myself a simple question: “What’s the most important thing to be doing today?”

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On Tuesday, March 26, I got to see plenty of examples of unconscious bias. In one meeting a man sat around impatiently while women cleaned up around him. There was the woman who didn’t invite some people to another meeting because she made judgments that they wouldn’t come because of persona…

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As various House committees gear up for a season of investigations and hearings on President Donald Trump and his administration, a lot of people are worried that progress on the nation’s challenges will grind to a halt. I would argue just the opposite: The new emphasis on oversight means th…

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Despite the millions of federal and Fort Worth taxpayer dollars that have gone into the Trinity River Vision boondoggle, last May the public – frightened by water board incumbents’ dire warnings of hundred year floods – was gulled into voting for a $250 million bond issue with a promise of n…

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The Green Book is all the rage. Most recently a movie centered around the book won an Oscar as Best Picture. Not bad for a guidebook written to help African-American travelers navigate their way safely around the then-segregated U.S. in the mid-20th century.

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IE’s philosophy reframes problems as possibilities. The question is not how to solve specific problems externally foisted upon universities; instead, the question is how faculty, students, and administrators can own their destinies, viewing crises as opportunities to think boldly and imagina…

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