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Today in History: In 1993, Ginsburg sworn in

Today in HistoryBy The Associated Press undefinedToday in HistoryToday is Monday, Aug. 10, the 223rd day of 2020. There are 143 days...

Isis Theatre: Restoring a crown jewel of the Northside

It’s been a long and dusty trail but Jeffrey Smith can see the end.

Liberty U’s Falwell takes leave after social media uproar

BY SARAH RANKIN Associated PressRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jerry Falwell Jr. took an indefinite leave of absence Friday as the leader of...

Today in History: The Purple Heart

Today in HistoryBy The Associated Press undefinedToday in HistoryToday is Friday, Aug. 7, the 220th day of 2020. There are 146 days...

What to know: the Great Escape and something crunchy

I escaped. Finally. I burst out of my house, mask in hand. No, I wasn’t out to commit some...

Longtime religious leader dies

Longtime religious leader diesThe Rt. Rev. Sam B. Hulsey – Feb. 14, 1932-Aug. 6, 2020 The Rt. Rev. Sam...

What to know: A forgotten Fort Worth hero and the World’s Largest Resta-Tonk?

Those darn rabbit holes I thought I had gone down that 1936 Olympics rabbit hole as far as I...

Survivors mark 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic attack

By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated PressHIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The dwindling witnesses to the world's first atomic bombing marked its 75th anniversary Thursday,...

Fort Worth rings bells in recognition of peace for all

Churches, organizations and citizens of Fort Worth, the United States, and Japan will ring bells to recognize 75 years of peaceful relationships...

What to know: Fort Worth entrepreneur ready for his close-up

Hitler and the women of the 1936 Olympics I’ve got to give props to KTCK Ticket host Dan McDowell...

USS Fort Worth Support Committee gets new executive director

Hanna Bell is the new executive director of the USS Fort Worth Support Committee, returning to her hometown...

Latest News

How it happened: Inside Biden’s search for a running mate

By JULIE PACE, DAVID EGGERT and KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Gretchen Whitmer wanted out.The Michigan governor had caught the interest...

What to Know: Budget time, COVID housing and ‘If I Had a Hammer’

Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in...

Fort Worth Council approves contract for COVID housing

The Fort Worth City Council approved a $9.3 million proposal to turn unused hotel space into permanent supportive housing for people impacted...

Court upholds murder sentence of ex-cop who shot Black teen

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas appeals court has upheld the murder conviction and 15-year sentence of a white ex-police officer who fatally...