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Local Government

Updated: Mattie Parker wins Fort Worth mayor race; Peoples concedes (w/video)

What does this win for Mattie Parker mean? Reporters Jacob Sanchez and Jessica Priest have the story. Final Election results 10 p.m.: Arlington results: Roxanne Martinez claims Fort Worth ISD seat. Fort Worth City Council results. Willims, Firestone, Nettles and Beck apparent winners in runoff. 9:40 p.m.: Deborah Peoples concedes. Mattie Parker talks victory. 8:35 […]

Arlington mayoral race renews conversation about term limits

A voter-mandated legal restriction placed on Arlington’s mayoral seat three years ago comes into play Saturday when a new mayor gets elected.  Mayor Jeff Williams could not seek re-election to add to his six years in the office because of term limits, which he publicly opposed. “It’s certain if (Williams) would have run again, he […]

Education

Arts & Culture

Little cards bring big cash for expanding industry

Sports fans of a certain age might have fond memories of opening up a cheap pack of cards hoping to find an image of their favorite player.  Now, that humble hobby has evolved into a part-gambling, part-investment-based business that can fetch up to $3.1 million for a single card. That shift has put money in […]

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Our first two months at the Fort Worth Report have been a blur of activity. One event I attended stands out because of all the remarkable people involved: the Reader’s Choice […]

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Fort Worth: Did you know?

Originally built as a cattle barn in the early 1900s, Billy Bob’s Texas promotes itself as “The World’s Largest Honkey Tonk.” Source

Approximately 60 percent of the paper money in the United States is printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Fort Worth. Source

Singer-songwriter John Denver graduated from Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth. Source

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