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CDC pleads with Americans to not travel for Thanksgiving

NEW YORK (AP) — With the coronavirus surging out of control, the nation’s top public health agency pleaded with Americans on Thursday not to...

Top 100: Family Business of the Year: Ian MacLean

Highland Landscaping LLC 820 A Enterprise Place Southlake 76092 www.highlandlandscapingllc.com Ian MacLean never intended to own a landscaping business. Count him as likely one of the few landscape...

Top 100 Next Generation Award: Ben Rosenthal

Ben Rosenthal, Co-President/CEO of Standard Meat Company Standard Meat Co. 455 Sansom Blvd. Saginaw 76179 817-916-1319 www.standardmeat.com The Rosenthal family is legendary in Fort Worth for its long history in...

New golf entertainment venue tees up in North Fort Worth

After waggling through the uncertain year, a new golf-themed entertainment complex will finally open in North Fort Worth early next year. BigShots Golf held its...

Q&A: Eva Green on playing an astronaut in ‘Proxima’

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film WriterMovies about astronauts and space are so often also about estranged fathers and sons. So it's a welcome respite...

Cherokee Nation to buy ranch where Will Rogers was born

OOLAGAH, Okla. (AP) — The Cherokee Nation has agreed to buy the ranch where Will Rogers was born from the Oklahoma Historical Society.The Cherokee...

Outtakes: Stevie Nicks on Petty, Prince, Beyoncé and Harry

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Stevie Nicks — who is releasing a new song Friday and a concert film later...

Kids are probably more strategic about swapping Halloween candy and other stuff than you might think

Margaret Echelbarger, University of Chicago The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Children seem to understand that others will give...

3 things I learned from teaching students about horror pioneer George Romero’s movies during these scary times

Carl Kurlander, University of Pittsburgh I’m no fan of horror movies. At least I wasn’t until I moved from Hollywood back to my hometown of...

U2 releases 20th anniversary edition of ‘All That You Can’t Leave Behind’

The 20th Anniversary multi-format anniversary edition reissue of U2's hit album All That You Can't Leave Behind - featuring a brand new 12-track remaster of the record...

Robert Francis: Our local World Series

It will be remembered as the pandemic World Series of 2020. Played in a “neutral” ballpark, Arlington’s barely-used, brand spanking new Globe Life Field....

Robert Francis: From politics to chicken to pickles

Don’t know about you, but you would think with all our technological savvy, the ubiquitous “they” could figure out a way for people who...

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COVID hospitalizations shut down bars in Texas county

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated PressHOUSTON (AP) — A Central Texas county has closed its bars after area hospitalizations for COVID-19 exceeded a state...

Alto partners with Toys for Tots as ‘On Demand’ Santa returns

Alto announces partnership With Toys For Tots, return of on-demand Santa Alto, a Dallas-based rideshare and delivery company, has announced it will partner with national...

A&M System Regents OK Tarleton Analytical Policing Institute

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has approved creation of Tarleton State University’s Institute for Predictive and Analytical Policing Sciences, a part...

NFR to feature 14 competitors with Tarleton connections

The 2020 edition of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association National Finals Rodeo has a distinct Tarleton State University flair, the university said in a...