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Texas has old, new candidates to offer as presidential hopefuls

The Republican Party has long been riven between its establishment and conservative wings, a split that plays out every four years in the race for the White House.

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Two from Fort Worth appointed by Gov. Abbott to university boards

Steve Hicks, a University of Texas System regent who has been a vocal opponent of regents who have criticized the system’s flagship campus in Austin, was reappointed to the board by Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday. 

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Fort Worth draws closer to deal with Lancaster developer

City staff are planning to introduce the developer Feb. 3 at a meeting of the City Council's Housing and Economic Development Committee.

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Compass BBVA names Happel CEO for Fort Worth

BBVA Compass has appointed Brian Happel, most recently the Fort Worth city president, its chief executive officer of Fort Worth.

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Two Fort Worth Baylor medical properties acquired

Baylor Surgical Hospital of Fort Worth and Baylor Surgical Hospital Integrated Medical Facility are among three facilities acquired by Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT II Inc.

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Sally Jenkins

Jenkins: Bryant's jaw-dropping catch overruled by obscure parsing of rule

Usually, an NFL game is a pretty straightforward story, told with force and simplicity and ending in some kind of truth in the shape of a final score. But Dez Bryant, Peyton Manning and Bill Belichick didn't deliver

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Jenkins: Yes, RGIII was better but he still has a long way to go

Maybe Robert Griffin III finally has figured out how much coaching he needs to play in the NFL. Maybe he's realized how much interdependence with others it takes to look like a star in this league.

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Jenkins: Who can fix college sports problems? Not the guys who caused ‘em!

It's an adage that you can't help people who won't help themselves, and NCAA administrators fall into the category of staggering drunks who won't let go of the bottle.

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Jenkins: The NCAA has outlived its usefulness; let’s bury it

The need to dissolve the NCAA and put its Indianapolis headquarters into foreclosure has been fully demonstrated in the past weeks.

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Jenkins: RG III needs to learn that he has a lot to learn

A rookie quarterback outplayed Robert Griffin III. That is an inescapable fact, and Washington must confront it if its loss to the Minnesota Vikings isn't going to be fatal for its season.

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Jenkins: Concussions are the black lung of the NFL

Since the NFL insists on behaving like the coal industry circa 1969, the only solution to its problems is for Congress to step in and regulate the business of these 32 billionaire plunderers.

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Jenkins: Others may doubt him but Eli Manning never wavers

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Eli Manning is still hanging around with that downbeat attitude, the slope shouldered, shambling body language that makes his critics question him, but which has given him such mental durability in the NFL. Does anything ever seem to bother him? Anything? Ever?

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Jenkins: Are Redskins, Robert Griffin III kidding themselves?

Self-esteem is great; self-deception is not. The Washington Redskins don't seem to know the difference.

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Jenkins: NFL commissioner’s actions in Rice case too little and way too late

That NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is unduly vain and self-serving, with his eye on some further prize, has always been obvious. That he obfuscates and evades on tough issues unless they are convenient for him, that his convictions are highly selective and so is his enforcement, has never been more apparent.

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Sally Jenkins: Davis out of Little League World Series, women out of sports spotlight

Mo'ne Davis is out of the Little League World Series, leaving behind a perishing impression of a pitching arm like a lariat, and those alert tourmaline eyes. For all of the American male self-congratulation for treating Davis as an "athlete" instead of a girl, the fact is that Davis' ability to command sports media attention post-puberty is highly in doubt and subject to their apathy.

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