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Posted By Jessica Llanes on 2015 Jun 17 - 11:28am

New research shows that sitting for extended periods of time can be more dangerous to your health than smoking. Our experts weigh in on what you can do to offset the risks of a sedentary job.

Are you logging long office hours in front of a computer? You aren’t alone. The average person spends 64 hours a week sitting, and the effects can be deadly. “Sitting doesn’t affect us right away—just like smoking the first cigarette won’t kill you,” explains Dr...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jun 17 - 10:23am

| by Scott Nishimura |

Katie and Sadie don’t necessarily look like prayer warriors – they’re dogs – but the last thing they did before leaving Mollie Herring’s hospital room at Plaza Medical Center recently was bow their heads during a prayer. Katie and Sadie visit hospitals, the homeless,...

Posted By Courtney Dabney on 2015 May 27 - 3:18pm

Residents in-the-know around Colleyville and Southlake flock to Trio New American Cuisine. When in search of casual lunches, elegant dinners or impeccable catering, they are happy to have fine dining right in their own backyard.

A trio of lamb steaks sit atop an incredibly  tasty rice pilaf. | photography by Alex Lepe | Trio offers one-stop shopping to meet all its clientele’s cafe, bakery and catering needs. Executive Chef and Owner Jason...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 May 27 - 2:35pm

Jim Wright was the standard-bearer of the ‘Greatest Generation’. So few remain with us today, but their legacy shapes our today, our every day. –Pete Geren, former representative of the 12th Congressional District, former U.S. Army Secretary, now president and CEO of the Sid W....

Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 May 27 - 1:37pm

Black Dog Charity was founded to support a friend facing a terrible disease and to raise money for leukemia research.

From left: Jason Baganz, Ben Wallace and David Dike, Ashley’s father, at the 2015 Black Dog Shootout. Courtesy Black Dog Charity The twin sons of Jason and Ashley Baganz, Blake (left) and Tagg, play with the 2015 Black...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 May 27 - 1:28pm

Girls cannot dream what they cannot imagine. Girls Incorporated of Tarrant County helps them understand their possibilities.

If in the future there is a female president of the United States from Tarrant County, she might have been set on that path by Girls Inc. “Our mission,” says CEO Jennifer Limas, “is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold.” Last year, the organization served 11,...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 Apr 23 - 10:22am

At times you need a big brother or a big sister to help you through the trials of life.

Being a child can be lonely in the best of circumstances, but much more so if you are without strong role models in your life to help you over the normal — and sometimes the abnormal — issues of growing up. Children with one or sometimes both parents in prison, or in single parent homes...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Mar 23 - 4:05pm

Fort Worth was selected as one of the six pilot sites for the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice,  a program designed to help fight crime and enhance trust between law enforcement and the community. Attorney General Eric Holder announced the selected cities in March...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2015 Mar 20 - 12:12pm

The historical journey of Magnolia Avenue from the 1920s to the thriving community of today.

| by Jocelyn Tatum | photography by Alex Lepe | The neighborhood isn’t as affluent as other parts of town, but it has a thriving self-sustaining, middle-class charm. From the 600-block looking west, the street is lined with cars, booming drug stores, a dance club on the left, a Safeway...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 Feb 25 - 4:03pm

Drowning is often silent and can cause death in just a few minutes. A Fort Worth organization is teaching eternal vigilance around the water.

Drowning prevention classes at the Eastside YMCA pool draw kids and their parents. Courtesy Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition The Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition got its start from newspaper articles in July 2012 when Pam Cannell...

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