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Fitch Rates Tarrant Regional Water District, Texas' Water Revs 'AA'; Outlook Stable
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:57:00 -0800

Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA' rating to the following Tarrant Regional Water District, Texas revenue bonds:

Report: Open Carry Texas opposes suburban Dallas group's vigilante tactics
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:33:42 -0800

A group known for its controversial stance on gun owners' rights to carry weapons in public says it can't condone the in-your-face tactics of a suburban Dallas cop-watching group.

Top 10 wanted sex offender arrested in Mexico after 5 years on the run
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:21:06 -0800

Charles Leon Carr was arrested in Mexico. You can earn up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest of one of Texas' 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders. Text message "DPS plus your tip" to 274637 (CRIMES) or call 1-800-252-TIPS (8477) - 24 hours a day.

Texas Lawmakers Vote For 'Panic Button' After Harassment By Pro-Gun Group
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:58:31 -0800

Texas Lawmakers Vote For 'Panic Button' After Harassment By Pro-Gun Group Texas Lawmakers Vote For 'Panic Button' After Harassment By Pro-Gun Group Legal Local Politics Panic Button Has Been Optimized Some members of the pro-gun group Open Carry Tarrant County reportedly harassed Texas State Rep. Poncho Nevarez, a Democrat, in his office on Jan. 13 after he turned down the group's request to ...

Patient With Measles Might Have Exposed North Texans
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:00:20 -0800

The Tarrant County Public Health Department is working to find out how many people on an international flight into DFW Airport may have been in contact with a measles patient on the plane.

Texas mortuary where bodies piled up facing fresh criminal charges
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:29:41 -0800

By Marice Richter DALLAS (Reuters) - The operators of a Fort Worth mortuary facing corpse abuse charges after eight decaying bodies were found on its premises last year have been hit with new criminal charges, a prosecutor's office said on Tuesday. A Tarrant County grand jury has indicted Johnson Family Mortuary owners Dondre Johnson, 40, and Rachel Hardy, 35, for theft of $1,500 to $20,000 for ...

Fab Now Conference to Take Place in Downtown Fort Worth
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 08:56:00 -0800

Fort Worth, TEXAS, Jan. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fab Now Conference will be hosting it's free inaugural event January 16 & 17, 2015 at Tarrant County College, Trinity River Campus East. This conference is an educational meetup and expo for anyone who wants to know more about the Maker Movement or showcase their maker skills.The Maker Movement is a national trend and is considered ...

Ex-Mavs star Tarpley dead at 50
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 19:55:36 -0800

Former Dallas Mavericks star Roy Tarpley, a talented center whose NBA career was cut short by addiction, suspensions and legal troubles, has died aged 50. Online records for the medical examiner's office of Tarrant County, Texas, said Tarpley died in the intensive care unit at a local hospital, but no cause of death was given. Mavericks owner Mark Cuban confirmed Tarpley's death on Twitter ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates Local Heroes & National Mentoring Month
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:54:00 -0800

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters marks National Mentoring Month by celebrating "Bigs" of the Year.  This year, everyday folks became heroes to at-risk children, ...

Little & Associates Wealth Management Selected For "Top Tarrant County Wealth Management Companies"
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 11:25:00 -0800

COLLEYVILLE, Texas, Jan. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the September,2014 issue of Fort Worth Business Press published by Texas Community Newspaper. Little & Associates Wealth Management was selected for the following honor: "Top Tarrant County Wealth Management Companies"A spokesperson from Little & Associates Wealth Management commented on the ...