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On the rise: Kolache bakery stirs up Fort Worth breakfast scene

Investment bankers Wade Chappell and Greg Saltsman didn’t know anything about baking or how to make kolaches when they started their own kolache delivery business in Fort Worth. The two friends just loved eating the Czech pastries but couldn’t find a product they liked locally.

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Fort Worth's new thoroughfare plan aims for more variety in street design

Fort Worth is launching a review of its master thoroughfare plan aimed at accommodating continued suburban growth and central city redevelopment with a greater variety of streets and more efficient traffic flow.

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Holt Hickman, businessman who helped preserve Stockyards, dies at 82

Longtime Fort Worth businessman, philanthropist and preservationist Holt Hickman died Nov. 15, 2014, at the age of 82.

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Fort Worth denies three building permits amid TCU overlay debate

City Council members will consider appeals on the three single-family permits Tuesday.

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Taking a RIDE: Fort Worth-based network saddles up for broadcast

As a media executive and owner of television studios, Michael Fletcher has been pitched some ideas before. Like the one from a local preacher who wanted to bust prostitutes and drug dealers – on air – and urge them to come to God.

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Letters to the Editor

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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SOS to USA? History shows we'll respond

When the Philippines on July 4, 1946, aided and encouraged by General Douglas MacArthur, achieved independence, it was a day of great celebration.

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Too many rules, too little discussion

I am a small business person and, like most other small business owners, my anxiety soars at the thought of dealing with government regulations. I understand the need for some regulation, just as I understand the need for stop signs.

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A pacific discovery, a Pacific Theater, a pure wonder

As I sat in my garden on September 25 by the dawn’s early light, it came to me that it was exactly 500 years ago that Vasco Nunez de Balboa on September 25, 1513, climbed to the top of Panama’s Darien Heights and gazed out in unbelieving wonderment on a great ocean.

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Finding Kipling on the road to Damascus

President Obama’s surprise eleventh-hour announcement that he would seek congressional approval “ere yet” starting down the road to Damascus in Syria shows he has decided to go by the rule book.

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Letters to the Editor: Defender fires back

Water board defender fires back at Picht

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