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3 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Episcopal property dispute headed back to Tarrant County court

The ongoing property dispute between the two groups claiming to be the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth will apparently be reheard sooner than later.

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, US Supreme Court, US News

7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Tcu WR Brandon Carter Faces Drug Possession Count

TCU athletic officials on Wednesday did not immediately comment on the arrest of Carter, who has not taken part in spring practices for academic reasons.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Sports

12 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Head of Texas sex offender oversight agency quits

The volunteer chairman of a Texas agency that supervises hundreds of sex offenders deemed too dangerous to live in society has resigned.

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15 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Keller school board candidates differ on fiscal priorities

Candidates for two seats on the Keller school board all see fiscal challenges for the district but differ on what aspect should be the top priority.

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Related Topix: North Richland Hills, TX, Richland Hills, TX, Fort Worth, TX

19 hrs ago | CBS Local

Gun Carrying Group May Not Be Only Ones Affected By Arlington Bans

One story reported on CBSDFW.COM has a lot of people talking . It started with Tuesday night's vote on an ordinance by the Arlington City Council to ban guns and concealed weapons at public meetings.

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Related Topix: Arlington, TX

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Fort Worth City Council candidates address LGBT issues

Five of the six candidates running for a seat on the City Council agreed Wednesday night that there are issues facing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community that should be tackled by the council, such as anti-discrimination legislation.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Health Insurance, Health

Star-Telegram.com

New barbecue restaurant replaces another in Old Town

The barbecue restaurant will replace Up-N-Smoke, which closed at the end of January after owner Phil Dansby's retirement.

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Related Topix: Southlake, TX, Keller, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Fort Worth man arrested in fatal hit-and-run

More than 10 months after a 20-year-old waiter was struck by a pickup and killed on a north Fort Worth street by a driver who fled the scene, a Fort Worth man has been charged in the case.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Tcu WR Brandon Carter faces drug possession count

TCU athletic officials on Wednesday did not immediately comment on the arrest of Carter, who has not taken part in spring practices for academic reasons.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Law Firm Newswire

Sharp Turns On Highways May Increase Trucking Accidents Indicates Austin Injury Lawyer

"A recent accident at the Interstate 45 interchange with Loop 610 South was the scene of a fiery explosion that killed a trucker.

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Related Topix: Explosion

Star-Telegram.com

Cheers & Jeers

To the Fort Worth ISD and other school districts for working with Communities in Schools of Greater Tarrant County to improve graduation rates and the lives of our most neglected students.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Burleson, TX, Medicine, Nursing, Fort Worth, TX

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Fort Worth school board again adjourns without vote on Dansby

After more than two months considering the annual evaluation of school Superintendent Walter Dansby, the Fort Worth school board Tuesday night again adjourned without voting on whether to give Dansby a bonus and contract extension.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Education Etc.

WFAA-TV Dallas

Arlington Council tackles 'open carry' issues

Advocates for openly carrying firearms in Texas say Arlington is trying to keep them from exercising their First and Second Amendment rights.

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Related Topix: Arlington, TX

Dallas Morning News

Man pleads guilty, sentenced to life for stabbing disabled neighbor to death during robbery

A Grapevine man was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to stabbing and beating a handicapped man during a 2012 robbery.

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Star-Telegram.com

Grapevine man sentenced to life after pleading guilty to murder

FORT WORTH One of three men suspected of killing a wheelchair-bound man while trying to rob him pleaded guilty to capital murder on Tuesday and has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Star-Telegram.com

Family searching for answers in death of pedestrian in Fort Worth wreck

FORT WORTH Vicky Hernandez didn't have many answers on Tuesday as she made funeral arrangements for her 22-year-old son.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Motorist killed in Fort Worth wreck is identified

A motorist killed early Sunday in a traffic wreck near Texas 287 and Interstate 35W has been identified as 29-year-old Agron Pireci, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner's website.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS Local

Crews Busy Trying To Complete Chisholm Trail Parkway

The nearly 28 miles of highway will be open, but some of the main ramps won't open until September."

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Star-Telegram.com

Man charged in toddler's murder pleads down to 30-year sentence

A Fort Worth man who was initially charged with capital murder pleaded guilty on Monday to causing serious bodily injury to a child in exchange for a 30-year prison sentence.

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Star-Telegram.com

Police: Forest Hill mother fleeing with children husband fired gun

A Forest Hill mother was trying to flee with several children from her intoxicated husband early Sunday when he began shooting at her van, hitting their 10-year-old son in the hip, police said Monday.

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