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Posted By Anonymous on 2013 May 2 - 9:18am

Imagine a restaurant where every individual in the community could enjoy a fresh meal, regardless of the amount of change in his or her pocket. Thanks to the creative minds at Taste Project, a local, non-profit organization fighting food insecurity, this idea will become a reality in the not-so-...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Apr 25 - 10:52am

This year’s Best Of party benefits Score a Goal in the Classroom, a local organization that works to motivate students to raise their grades and improve attendance in school. by Celestina Blok For Ernie Horn, what started as a volunteer gig to help out a friend 15 years ago turned into a...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Apr 18 - 4:25pm

April is recognized as National Autism Awareness Month. About one in 88 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder, according to estimates from CDC's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network. The Autism Treatment Center (ATC) recently expanded to Fort Worth...

Posted By james.verheyen on 2013 Apr 17 - 10:51am

Lena Pope Home understands the importance of starting early when it comes to quality education. Watch the full episode here: http://fwtx.com/videos/fort-worth-texas-giving-back-episode-1

Posted By james.verheyen on 2013 Apr 12 - 9:07am

The Child Study Center provides diagnosis and treatment services to children who have, or are at risk for, developmental disabilities. Catch the full episode here:  http://fwtx.com/videos/fort-worth-texas-giving-back-episode-1

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Feb 26 - 4:54pm

In Fort Worth, police officer candidates must pass a physical ability assessment in two minutes and 34 seconds or less. This assessment is pass/fail and is comprised of six components that include sprinting, climbing, restraining, rescuing and, ultimately, firing a weapon. The latest class of 16...

Posted By Alison Rich on 2013 Feb 26 - 11:51am

I’ve heard anecdotally that people with light-colored eyes are more sensitive to the sun, and I think my slightly fanatical use of sunglasses confirms this notion. So when, this weekend, my shades unceremoniously fell from my head and kissed the concrete with an unceremonious (and...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Feb 1 - 1:08pm

Women leaving prison face a difficult journey trying to reintegrate into society. Many fail, but a local charity is ready to help.

When Sandra Stanley, founder of Opening Doors for Women in Need, showed up at the Junior League Fort Worth office last November, she was expecting to talk about the organization’s request for $10,000. She left with a $75,000 commitment from the League to build a second transitional home that...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jan 31 - 2:35pm

With the frequency of advertisements displaying skinny models working out and ways in which to lose weight, fit and skinny seem to be interchangeable terms. However, by taking a closer look at the two ideas of “being fit” and “being skinny,” they differ greatly. Dr. Anne...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jan 23 - 4:38pm

Fort Worth Teacher Charged With Indecency With a Child

by FWTX Editorial Staff (Caution: This story contains graphic sexual content.) Chad Hawkins turned himself into authorities yesterday, weeks after our January story, Is Your Child Safe?, hit newsstands. A warrant had been issued for his arrest citing indecency and fondling of one of his female...

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