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Bridge collapse on I-35 north of Austin

SALADO, Texas (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to a reported bridge collapse along an interstate in Central Texas.

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Amazon begins Prime Now program in Dallas area

If you just have to have it now, as in one hour, you can, at least in the Dallas area, as Amazon.com Inc. announced Thursday it will offer Prime Now.

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Westchester Plaza manager says "business as usual" for now

The future of a redevelopment plan for the 50-year-old Westchester Plaza on Fort Worth's Near Southside is unclear.

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Texas jobless rate falls as employers add workers

Texas unemployment fell to 4.3 percent during February for the sixth straight month of declines, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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Monty Bennett: Businessman, water district activist

Monty Bennett’s name will not appear on the ballot for the Tarrant Regional Water District board of directors yet he remains a powerful backstage player whose influence could shape the direction of the district’s business for years to come.

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Letters to the Editor

Don Woodard pens a paean to Ruta Lee

It was many and many a year ago in a city at the West Fork-Clear Fork confluence of the Trinity that an actress there lived whom you may know by the name of Ruta Lee

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Tired of being tired? Help banish Daylight Saving Time

At last! The Texas State Legislature is considering a bill (HB150) to end Daylight Saving Time in Texas.

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Rx for turmoil

When something you're doing is giving you a headache, stop doing it!

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It ain’t over till it’s over!

'It ain't over till it's over,' as Yogi Berra said and Don Woodard's Country Club Friends discussion group has survived the wrecking ball at Fort Worth's Colonial Country Club.

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Don Woodard: A fond farewell to a Tuesday tradition

In mulling over the possibility that the ten year old organization known as Country Club Friends might be displaced by the impending extensive reconstruction at Colonial Country Club, the memorable tribute to the Constitution by Senator Daniel Webster came welling up in my mind.

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Arena good, boondoggle bad; why no vote on river plan?

O what a contrast there is, my countrymen, between the Trinity River Boondoggle and the proposed multipurpose arena at Will Rogers Center.

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'Cowards' barely describes slithering cemetery vandals

The cowards who vandalized historic Merriman Cemetery gave the city of Ranger a black eye and betrayed its tradition of respect for those who rest there.

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Don’t mess with Ripley Arnold; keep the Trinity’s historic confluence

When Major Ripley Arnold stood on the bluff with his dragoons gazing down at the confluence of two rivers on June 6, 1849, he must have exclaimed: "O what a beautiful sight! Picture perfect! Superb! This is where I will build Fort Worth."

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Alter the river? Bridges to nowhere? Who will pay?

I am deeply concerned about the Trinity River Vision project, how much will it cost the Fort Worth taxpayers, and who are the individuals that will make out like bandits if this project continues.

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Letter to the Editor: May auld congressmen be forgot ....

Grandparents: a Christmas gift suggestion for your grandchildren. Like most other gifts given your grandchildren, it’s something you’ve never experienced.

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