| Oct 20, 2009
Paul Lafrance has heard the rumors of a Wal-Mart and other businesses in a redevelopment coming along East Riverside near his Doc's Auto Insurance before.
He waited years for the redevelopment to come.
"I've been counting down the days," he said.
| Nov 4, 2009
A 30-acre piece of land near Grapevine Mills Mall is the third and latest spot the Grapevine City Council has approved allowing Chesapeake Energy to put gas wells on. The possibility of drilling across the street doesn't bother resident Robby Huddleston...
| Jul 7, 2009
Nearly 500 dogs were seized from a Bowie kennel this morning and taken to a temporary shelter in Fort Worth, authorities said.
The dogs -- 496 in all -- were seized by the Montague County Sheriff's Department and the Humane Society early Tuesday...
| May 9, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Lawsuits brought by government and private parties to address damage done to the environment became a necessary fact of life in this country long ago. In a perfect world, perhaps nobody would pollute — or at least those who did would immediately and...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:34 AM
Between the buttes and rolling terrain of the Gypsum Hills in south-central Kansas, a massive drilling rig grinds deep into the earth, seeking to reach the oil-rich Mississippian Lime formation buried some 5,000 feet deep. Just beyond the rig, Robert...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:14 AM
It's difficult to build an NBA arena that stands out from the pack.
In sharp contrast to the sport of baseball — which enables architects to create quirky outfield dimensions and venues that sometimes employ retractable roofs — basketball...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 7:15 AM
Anyone who drives on I-35W knows the gridlock is, virtually, constant. TxDOT is getting ready to expand, but some in Fort Worth say the plan comes too close to home.
"It's peaceful and it's just home," said Lazell Banowsky, who lives in Fort Worth's...
| Dec 12, 2011
As oil companies consider drilling new wells in the area, some Kansans are learning about a contorvertial production technique called hydraulic fracturing or “fracking”. The process involves fracturing rocks to create passageways for oil and...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 10:07 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — The way the Orlando Magic offense performed Christmas night, you would have thought the team has an entirely new cast, not just a couple of additions here and there.
Two frustrating scoring draughts — each lasting about a...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 9:35 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — David Stern sounds unconcerned about the apparent trend of superstars leaving small- or mid-market cities for the bright lights of larger markets.
Asked how he wants to see Dwight Howard's situation play out and whether he's...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:35 AM
The Yorktown Power Station and Chesapeake Energy Center, the two largest coal-fired power plants in Hampton Roads, burn on average 6,700 tons of coal every day.
The plants, which date to the 1950s, create enough electricity for 260,000 households. Yet...