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Ways to Save: Tax Day Freebies
Happy Tax Day! Whether you've filed, you're filing or filing an extension, a great list of freebies is all I need to celebrate. In my continued search to save you time and money, below you'll find every big tax day freebie in the country. The best grab …
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Doug Blagg's “Santa Monica 2”
Dennis and Daniel Blagg are well-known in the Fort Worth art scene, but you may not be aware that they have two other siblings in other parts of the country. At Artspace 111, you can see the works of Woodrow and Doug and marvel at the range that all of …
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Portland plans reservoir flush after teen cited
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Call it the Big Flush 2, and this time the sequel promises to be much bigger than the original. Portland officials said Wednesday they are flushing away millions of gallons of treated water for the second time in less than three …
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Ron Washington restates displeasure with new transfer rule
ARLINGTON — Ron Washington voiced his displeasure once again with the way MLB is now enforcing the transfer rule. In past years, if a fielder caught the ball on a force out and then dropped it while transferring it from his glove to throwing hand for …
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Athlos Academy plans charter school in far north Fort Worth
Athlos Academy, which is building a charter school on south Bowen Road in Arlington, is planning a location in north Fort Worth. The school, which offers kindergarten through eighth grade, will be called International Leadership of Texas, Powered by …
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Severe weather threat diminishing as tornado watch cancelled
Updated at 10:32 p.m.: The tornado watch has been cancelled for the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Updated at 10:04 p.m.: Although the severe weather threat has significantly diminished for the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the tornado warning will remain in effect …
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Fort Worth nightclub sued over rape allegations
A former waitress at a Fort Worth nightclub has sued the business,claiming that she was repeatedly raped at knife point by her supervisor. Staff writer Elizabeth Campbell reports that the woman alleges Cabaret North nightclub should have known that her …
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Residents Band Together To Fight Fort Worth Flooding

Residents Band Together To Fight Fort Worth Flooding
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – They have had to go swimming to save livestock, seen homes sit on islands, and watched roads turn into rivers. But CBS 11 News discovered residents on Fort Worth's east side are joining together to try to find a solution to …
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Fort Worth chapel is picture-perfect, even for warning poster
Photographer Wendy Pandolfo of Fort Worth said she took the photo six years ago before working a wedding and later sold it through Thinkstock, part of Washington-based Getty Images. “I didn't even remember it, and now they're putting it up in bus …
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Fort Worth delays vote on permanent water restrictions
FORT WORTH — By a 5-4 vote, the City Council on Tuesday night delayed deciding on a proposed ordinance that would make twice-a-week landscape watering restrictions permanent. Councilman W.B. “Zim” Zimmerman asked for the delay during a …
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Cheers & Jeers
Cheers: To James Butler, aka Wild Bill Hickok, for his true Western flair and Southern hospitality at Fort Worth Stockyards during my brother and sister-in-law's visit from Indiana. He not only shared his history with us, but he promoted several other …
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RadioShack sponsors co-working space at Fort Worth incubator IDEA Works
RadioShack has agreed to sponsor the co-working space at business incubator IDEA Works Fort Worth. The two-year agreement gives the Fort Worth-based electronics retailer naming rights of the co-working space. The space will be called RadioShack/Do.
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Fort Worth Opera announces 2015 festival lineup

Fort Worth Opera announces 2015 festival lineup
Two regional premieres, the return of an Italian favorite and debuts of new works by American composers will highlight the 2015 Fort Worth Opera Festival, set for April 24-May 10, 2015. Main stage productions for the 69th season include Verdi's La …
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Fort Worth man on trial in 2004 sexual assault
FORT WORTH — Something about her attacker “creeped me out,” a woman recalled Wednesday about a sexual assault 10 years ago. The woman, now 30, described the man as scruffy and dirty, and said the whites of his eyes were yellow. He accosted her …
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3 Fort Worth trustees demand tighter payroll controls
FORT WORTH — Three Fort Worth school trustees demanded tighter controls Tuesday night over district overtime and employee payroll practices after an internal audit found that some employees racked up thousands of dollars in overtime, including one …
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Fort Worth council wants to get a handle on gaming machines
Fort Worth has a problem with game rooms, some of which are operating as illegal gambling operations, but city officials don't know just how big the problem is or exactly what to do about it. City Councilman Danny Scarth wants to find some way for the …
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Prime Prep sues after being evicted from Fort Worth church building

Prime Prep sues after being evicted from Fort Worth church building
FORT WORTH — Four days after Prime Prep Academy was evicted from a church building in east Fort Worth, the school is suing its landlord and is seeking a temporary restraining order and a temporary injunction against Charity Church and its …
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Unusual Traffic For Postponed NASCAR Race
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – For only the third time in history, the Texas Motor Speedway is hosting NASCAR fans on a Monday. The Duck Commander 500 race was postponed on Sunday due to rainy weather. But the event is instead taking place …
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Fort Worth Zoo named one of the best in nation in survey
FORT WORTH Looks like Fort Worth families will have to contend with more crowds at the popular Fort Worth Zoo, for a good reason. The Fort Worth Zoo was named one of the top zoos and aquariums in the country in this year's FamilyFun magazine Travel …
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Fill Stomach, Not Cart
My favorite Thai place in the Fort, Thai Tina's (600 Commerce St.), lives inside the downtown Embassy Suites, and the Panang roasted duck ($ 16.95) is worth the trip to Fort Worth all by itself. The half duck is served with pineapple, green bell peppers …
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Arson fire disrupts service at Arlington Heights post office
FORT WORTH — A fire reported about noon Sunday at the Arlington Heights Post Office was deliberately set, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Postal Inspection Service said Tuesday. “The fire was started in a display for U.S. Postal Service supplies” in the …
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Cheers & Jeers
iJeers: To the Fort Worth ISD if the individuals who altered time cards are not terminated and prosecuted. Their actions were deliberate and done for the purpose of stealing from the taxpayers. These people are criminals. — Jamie L. Pirtle, Arlington …
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Gene Haas validated by Kurt Busch victory
Buy Now! dealsaver. FORT WORTH, Texas — Gene Haas believes his decision to hire Kurt Busch was validated by Busch's victory last Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. "I look like a genius this week, don't I?" Haas said Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway.
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Final Four Dribble rained out in Dallas
DALLAS — Wet pavement coupled with on-and-off dounpours is not exactly the kind of weather conducive to showcasing good dribbling skills. But its Angel Taylor's birthday, and rain or shine, she planned to play ball on Sunday. "I'm gonna run while I'm …
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From the Fort Worth Stockyards to Dealey Plaza, Final Four fans big business
DALLAS – The people wandering through the Sixth Floor Museum on the corner of Dealey Plaza on Saturday made it perfectly clear who was playing in the Final Four. One college student sported a bowtie with the familiar logo of Florida as he peered at the …
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Fans Owning The Show At Final Four
ARLINGTON, Texas (105.3 THE FAN) – While the hoop stars take center stage of the Final Four at AT&T Stadium, home of the Cowboys, the fans are owning the show easily. Decked out in masks, wigs and paint the UCONN student section is young and …
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Forest Hill man shot to death in ambush at Fort Worth intersection

Forest Hill man shot to death in ambush at Fort Worth intersection
FORT WORTH — A Forest Hill man died Sunday morning from a gunshot wound he received in an ambush at a Fort Worth intersection, police said. A woman was wounded in the same incident. The Tarrant County medical examiner's office identified the …
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Suspect arrested in east Fort Worth slaying
FORT WORTH — A 26-year-old Fort Worth man was arrested Wednesday on a murder warrant in the weekend shooting that killed a 24-year-old Forest Hill man and wounded a woman. Kenneth Ray Remble was in the Mansfield Jail on Thursday night with …
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High-speed rail option good for Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston
The mayors of Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston have thrown their support behind a privately operated high-speed rail system to connect the central business districts. Texas Central Railway would use the N700-I bullet train (pictured) that joins Japan cities.
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Texas governor candidates in classic clash over education
Democratic candidate Wendy Davis, pushing every way she can to set the agenda for the Nov. 4 election, set the stage by saying Texas must get more of its children under the protective tent of early childhood education. On Monday, Republican candidate …
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Vegas magician stagehands suing over wage dispute
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for magician David Copperfield and several current and former Las Vegas stagehands said Friday they're in talks to make lawsuits they've traded in a backstage dispute disappear. A Feb. 15 federal wage-abuse lawsuit filed by …
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Fort Worth's Not Sure Its Lawns Could Take Permanent Twice-a-Week Watering
Not in Fort Worth, where the City Council on Tuesday tabled a proposal to implement permanent twice-weekly watering restrictions, five of the body's nine members having "suddenly gone weak in the knees," in the words of the Star-Telegram's chiding …
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