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Former Patriots Players Speaking at Risk Conference Air Feelings on Kneeling
Watching NFL players kneel during the National Anthem didn’t sit well with a pair of former New England Patriots players, who aired their feelings about players protesting during the opening of football games during a risk management conference on Wednesday. …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 11:18 PM
New York Marine & General Insured Las Vegas Festival Targeted by Shooter
A Live National Entertainment Inc. Las Vegas country musical festival that was targeted Oct. 1 in the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history was insured by New York Marine & General Insurance Co., according to a permit document filed …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 7:46 PM
Year After Texas Balloon Crash, NTSB Wants Medical Certification Exemption Tossed
The National Transportation Safety Board has called on the Federal Aviation Administration to remove its medical certification exemption for commercial balloon operators, saying it contributed to a July 30, 2016, balloon crash in Texas that killed 15 passengers and the …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 4:26 PM
Arkansas Gov. Opposed to Tapping General Revenue for Road Improvements
Arkansas’ governor says he’ll “vigorously oppose” any highway funding ballot initiative that calls for tapping into general revenue for road needs. Gov. Asa Hutchinson told reporters he opposes any attempt to divert tax revenue from new and used car sales, …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 4:17 PM
Records Show Unprecedented Increase in Firearm Thefts in Kansas City
Police records show there has been an unprecedented spike in gun thefts in Kansas City, Missouri. The number of annual firearms thefts sharply increased between 2015 and 2016, according to police data obtained by the Kansas City Star. Police received …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 4:14 PM
Alerts System for Tech-Connected Cars Planned for Ohio Turnpike
Officials are planning a new system of travel alert information for part of the Ohio Turnpike near Cleveland with an eye toward a day when autonomous vehicles might regularly cruise the roadway. The Turnpike Commission will use roadside sensors and …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 4:11 PM
Ex-Mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma: Insurer’s $4M Payout for Lost Ring not Enough
The former mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma, is suing an insurance company and broker because she says the $4 million she received for a lost blue diamond ring isn’t enough. The Tulsa World reports that Kathy Taylor’s federal lawsuit filed in …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 4:06 PM
Mass. SJC Reverses Lower Court’s Decision in Legal Malpractice Suit
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has reversed a Superior Court decision in favor of a law firm in a legal malpractice suit. The plaintiff, Kiribati Seafood Company LLC, brought the legal malpractice claim against its former law firm, Dechert LLP, …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 3:18 PM
EPA Appears to Ease Nuke Radiation Safeguards for First Responders
In the event of a dirty bomb or a nuclear meltdown, emergency responders can safely tolerate radiation levels equivalent to thousands of chest X-rays, the Environmental Protection Agency said in new guidelines that ease off on established safety levels. The …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 2:31 PM
Progressive’s Flo Turned Into Chatbot
Convinced that Americans are dying to speak with its human TV spokes-icon Flo, Progressive Insurance is bringing a Flo Chatbot experience to Facebook Messenger. This tool, enhanced by artificial intelligence and quoting technology, is now available for all Messenger users …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 2:10 PM

Fort Worth News | Fort Worth

Artist for Obama’s official portrait drew big crowds in Fort Worth
Artist Kehinde Wiley, who has twice exhibited at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, is accustomed to setting ordinary people in powerful positions in his paintings. Now he’ll be … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 4:32 PM
It’s prime time for high school marching bands in Texas
Eleven area high school marching bands played their hearts out Tuesday, as the annual competition season gets underway. This year, marching bands from 1A, 2A, 3A and 5A high schools … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2017 12:23 PM
Razing the roof: Street mix-up leads to new roof for wrong house
It’s enough to make you want to hit the roof. Corie Hatter returned home Tuesday to find the house she rents in south Fort Worth looked different. It soon dawned … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 4:58 PM
DFW makes its pitch for Amazon HQ2. See what cities are in play
Leaders across North Texas said Wednesday that a proposal to lure Seattle-based Amazon to the Dallas-Fort Worth region was ready to go and would be submitted well ahead of Thursday’s … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 4:03 PM
Fort Worth man forced 13-year-old into sex trafficking, federal agents say
A Fort Worth man suspected of sexually assaulting and forcing a teenage runaway from Houston into prostitution has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of sex trafficking. Marquist “Keezie” Fulcher, … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 12:30 PM
What’s next for #MeToo? Local advocates predict action
Me too. You’ve seen those two words posted by women you know in Fort Worth and beyond — maybe your sister, wife, daughter or good friend — on Facebook, Twitter … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 6:00 AM
Teen admits shooting up house but says he didn’t mean to kill mom of five
A drive-by shooting that claimed the life of a Fort Worth mother of five last month was spurred by an earlier shooting involving the woman’s boyfriend, court documents reveal. But … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 12:05 AM
‘Have you seen the 10th floor?’ Why our public hospital needs money, and now
County leaders balked at the price tag last year and refused to consider borrowing $800 million for public hospitals. Now, their own handpicked citizens committee says the county healthcare system … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2017 8:01 PM
Fort Worth, the only city in Tarrant County that’s not smoke-free, soon will be
Smoking in bars, bingo parlors and private clubs in Fort Worth will soon end. The City Council directed city attorneys on Tuesday to draft an ordinance that clamps down on … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2017 6:16 PM
Statewide sex-trafficking ring operating in Fort Worth shut down with eight arrests
Some of the girls were recruited on Facebook and Instagram. The seven girls and women ranged in age from 16 to 36. Their pimps charged $100 for a half-hour of … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2017 2:36 PM

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