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Coaster suit has park, manufacturer pointing fingers

ARLINGTON, Texas, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Court papers filed by Six Flags over Texas blamed the German manufacturer of a roller coaster from which a grandmother suffered a fatal fall.

Woman accused of stalking Texas evangelist T.D. Jakes

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- A judge in Fort Worth, Texas, extended a temporary restraining order against a woman allegedly stalking television evangelist T.D. Jakes.

Judge rejects murder suspect's plea deal, arranges trial

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- A Forth Worth, Texas, judge rejected a plea agreement in the case of a woman, charged in connection with her husband's death, after her claims of innocence.

Texas hospital removes pregnant woman from life support

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- A Fort Worth, Texas, hospital removed Marlise Munoz -- a pregnant woman who is brain dead -- from life support Sunday, a family attorney said.

Fort Worth hospital mulls order to remove woman from life support

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Officials at a Texas hospital were in talks Saturday on how to respond to a court order to remove a pregnant woman from life support, a spokeswoman said.

Lawyers say fetus carried by brain-dead mom 'distinctly abnormal'

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- The fetus of a pregnant Texas woman who has been on life support for two months is "distinctly abnormal," attorneys for her family say.

Teen gets 26 years for hammer slaying

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A Texas teen will serve 26 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to beating a friend to death with a hammer and robbing him, prosecutors said.

Couple wed during Cowboy Church service at Fort Worth Stock Show

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- An Iowa couple tied the knot in a Western-themed wedding during Cowboy Church services at the Fort Worth Stock Show in Texas.

Girl, 4, calls for help when mom passes out

SPRINGTOWN, Texas, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- A Texas toddler used her mother's cellphone to call for help after the woman passed out while driving on a rural road due to alleged drug use, police said.

Brain-dead pregnant woman's family sue to remove her from life support

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The family of a pregnant woman being kept alive against the family's wishes filed a lawsuit in a Texas civil court to remove the woman from life support.

Stunt BMX rider takes on 24-foot-tall arches of Fort Worth bridge

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A professional BMX stunt rider shocked witnesses by riding his bicycle over the 24-foot-tall arches of a Texas bridge.

Texas judge combines 5 of 6 lawsuits against Ethan Couch

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Five of the six lawsuits against Texas teen Ethan Couch, who caused a car crash that killed four people and left 12 others injured, have been combined into one.

Texas to hire seismologist to study if quakes, energy production tied

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The Texas Railroad Commission said it will hire a seismologist to explore whether earthquakes and energy production are linked.

Sixth lawsuit filed in Texas car crash that killed four

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Parents of a teen injured in a traffic accident in June that killed four people in Burleson, Texas, are suing the driver and his parents, court records said.

Bidding on controversial endangered rhino hunt set for January

DALLAS, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- A grumpy black rhino in Namibia is going to die, whether or not a hunter is able to win the chance to do the job, says the head of a club offering the chance.
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The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is a major U.S. daily newspaper serving Fort Worth and the western half of the North Texas area known as the Metroplex. Its area of domination is checked by its main rival, The Dallas Morning News, which is published from the eastern half of the Metroplex. It is owned by The McClatchy Company.

In May 1905, Amon G. Carter accepted a job as an advertising space salesman in Fort Worth. A few months later, he agreed to help finance and run a new newspaper in town. The Fort Worth Star printed its first newspaper on February 1, 1906, with Carter as the advertising manager.

The Star lost money, and was in danger of going bankrupt when Carter had an audacious idea: raise additional money and purchase his newspaper's main competition, the Fort Worth Telegram. In November 1908, the Star purchased the Telegram for $100,000, and the two newspapers combined on January 1, 1909 into the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

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