J.C. Derrick

J.C. is WORLD’s deputy chief content officer and WORLD Radio’s managing editor based in Dallas. Follow J.C. on Twitter @jcderrick1.

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Heart and hustle

Sports | Former rookie sensation David Murphy earns a starting spot in the first-place Texas Rangers lineup
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 8/10/12, 04:38 pm

ARLINGTON, Texas-Texas Rangers outfielder David Murphy is having a good August-finally. Murphy, an outspoken Christian, was named his team's Heart and Hustle honoree, and then celebrated this week by becoming a full-time starter for the first-place Rangers.

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Debating debt

Politics | Groups representing the right and the left want to make the growing national debt a major campaign issue
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 8/09/12, 03:34 pm

WASHINGTON-A $25 million ad campaign launched this week joins a growing chorus of voices calling for increased attention to the national debt in the presidential campaign.

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What one person can do

Lifestyle | A difficult but conscientious business decision pays off in Texas
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 7/27/12, 05:19 am

FORT WORTH, Texas-In business for 33 years, Tim Pulliam Concrete is a trusted name in concrete in North Texas. When customers step inside the front door of his Fort Worth building, they're greeted by a black-and-white portrait of Pulliam's grandfather Theo standing next to his concrete equipment. One trade, three generations.

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