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News Overheard - May 20, 2013

Overheard – May 20, 2013

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Alamo Drafthouse names new CEO as it prepares to re-open

Lights! Action! Executive Change! Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse Cinema announced April 30 that former Starbucks executive Shelli Taylor will assume...

Exxon’s oil slick

Exxon Mobil is slashing its capital spending budget for 2020 by 30% due to weak demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a market...

Folk music’s Mark Twain: 7 Essential tracks from John Prine,

NEW YORK (AP) — Some people, the songs just come out of them. For nearly half a century, they tumbled out of John Prine...

Tarrant County records another COVID-19 death

Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) on Wednesday, April 8 reported that a resident of Euless has died as the result of the COVID-19 virus....
Robert Francis
Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

The thoughts of 26 million Texans are with those suffering today, along with our prayers for a quick and full recovery for those still hospitalized, and for this community as a whole. – Gov. Rick Perry in a statement on the May 15 storms in North Texas that resulted in at least six deaths. If it doesn’t work, in three months, it can be re-evaluated. It can be restriped.

– Mayor Betsy Price, on plans to put a section of Forest Park Boulevard on a ‘road diet.’  

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