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TCU WR Brandon Carter faces drug possession count - FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- TCU wide receiver Brandon Carter has been charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Fort Worth Officials Present Ideas to Create a Walkable Community - Prudential Texas Properties reports that Fort Worth is making strides toward becoming a more pedestrian- and bike-friendly community, promoting a healthy lifestyle and a welcoming community environment. (PRWeb April 23, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Fortworthbikefriendlycity/2014/prweb11779825.htm - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Spirit Airlines Announces New Service to Kansas City; Ultra-Low Fare Nonstop Service to Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth ... - MIRAMAR, Fla. -- Spirit Airlines announced that Kansas City will be the 56th city added to its route network, offering daily nonstop ultra-low fare service to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD), ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Fitch Rates Dallas-Fort Worth Airport Revenue Improvement Bonds Series 2014B 'A'; Outlook Stable - Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A' rating to approximately $180 million joint revenue improvement bonds, series 2014B, issued by the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas for Dallas - Fort Worth International Airport . - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

TCU receiver Carter faces drug possession count - FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - TCU wide receiver Brandon Carter has been charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop in Fort Worth. 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. ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

We’re Not Joking: Fort Worth Is The Country's Least Funny City - This is no joke: Fort Worth is the least funny city in the country. Yes, scholars have been researching the topic and have even produced a book showcasing their work: The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny by Peter McGraw and Joel Warner. They surveyed the 50 biggest cities in the country. They say they discovered that humor has a “local flavor” - what’s funny in Dallas ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

'Free' art donation a pricey proposition for Fort Worth - FORT WORTH — The City of Fort Worth has 81 public pieces of art; half of them are outdoor sculptures. The "Tabachin Ribbon," created by Mexican artist Yvonne Domenge and once displayed in Chicago's Millennium Park, is one of them. "This is really unusual for us," said Martha Peters, Vice President of Public Art for the Fort Worth Arts Council. Unusual not because of its unique design or canary ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Fort Worth Pays Up For Demolishing Wrong Home - The City of Fort Worth has reached a settlement with the homeowner whose property was mistakenly demolished in July 2013. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Fort Worth Police Travel With Mayor To Australia On Taxpayer Tab - Fort Worth taxpayers paid more than $10,000 so that two city police officers, both unarmed, could travel seven days with Mayor Betsy Price to Australia, the CBS 11 I-Team has learned. - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

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Study: Coffee not the drink of choice in Cowtown - Fort Worth Star Telegram - Fresh off a survey that named Fort Worth as the most country city in America, another national study suggests that Cowtown is not as jacked up on java as others. In its May issue, Men's Health magazine ranks 100 of the nation's largest cities on being ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Family seeks answers in death of pedestrian in Fort Worth - Fort Worth Star Telegram - FORT WORTH — Vicky Hernandez didn't have many answers Tuesday as she made funeral arrangements for her 22-year-old son. Stephen Hernandez was on Texas 360 near Trinity Boulevard in far east Fort Worth just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday when a sport ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Jury chairman's departure marks end of era at the Cliburn - Fort Worth Star Telegram - FORT WORTH — Next April in Fort Worth, an unprecedented number of Cliburn Piano Competition winners, seven gold medalists in all, will perform in the same tribute concert at Bass Hall. “I'm definitely coming to that,” said Jon Nakamatsu, the 1997 winner. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Overturned cattle truck causes delays in Fort Worth - WFAA - FORT WORTH -- A cattle truck overturned near downtown Fort Worth Wednesday morning, killing at least a dozen animals inside and causing major traffic delays. Police say the driver of the truck was going around the curve of the U.S. 287 to Interstate 35 ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Fort Worth school board again adjourns without vote on Dansby - Fort Worth Star Telegram - FORT WORTH — After more than two months considering the annual evaluation of Superintendent Walter Dansby, the Fort Worth school board adjourned again Tuesday night without voting on whether to give him a bonus and a contract extension. Dansby's ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Regent gives $1 million to Texas A&M School of Law - Fort Worth Star Telegram - FORT WORTH — Tony Buzbee wants to see the Texas A&M University School of Law become a top Texas law school in the next five years — so he wrote a $1 million check to the school this week and is urging other Aggies to do the same. Because the ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Fort Worth council delays vote on public art piece - Fort Worth Star Telegram - chirst@star-telegram.com. FORT WORTH — The cost of moving a donated piece of art from Chicago to the front of the Municipal Court building in downtown Fort Worth has more than doubled, causing the City Council to delay authorizing the project Tuesday. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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