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2002 Stories by Charles Siderius

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  • Cash for Trash

    published November 21, 2002

    A crisp and dusty breeze sweeps off McCommas Bluff and into Dallas' new "Citizen's Convenience and Recycling Center" where about two dozen city... More >>

  • Race With a Killer

    published October 17, 2002

    Connie Jimmerson remembers that her daughter Tashica was a bit more attached to home than usual on that Friday seven years ago. She remembers it... More >>

  • The Bad Tenant

    published September 19, 2002

    Inside offices at the 60-year-old Dallas Naval Air Station, insulation and tiles dangle from holes in the ceilings of buildings ruined from years... More >>

  • Bag o' Bones

    published September 19, 2002

    One August morning last year, a woman heading out to fish along the banks of the Trinity River stumbled upon a partially buried human skull.... More >>

  • Case Closed

    published June 27, 2002

    More than half a century has passed since Harrison Ocie Jones was seized in the night from his sharecropper's cabin in North Texas and beaten to... More >>

  • Trashy Questions

    published June 20, 2002

    Lois Finkelman had questions about Dallas' residential recycling program before last month. Now, both the city councilwoman and the city's auditor... More >>

  • Go Speed Racers

    published June 13, 2002

    It's late on a Wednesday night in a warehouse district west of Dallas. Dozens of teen-agers face each other across a wide road. Between them,... More >>

  • Right and Wronged

    published May 23, 2002

    It won't help Steven Spiritas resurrect his once-thriving ground-beef company, but it seems his costly court battle with the U.S. Department of... More >>

  • Garbage In, Garbage Out

    published May 16, 2002

    On January 4 at Community Waste Disposal's recycling center off Northwest Highway, driver Israel Esparza pulled his truck onto the scales, fresh... More >>

  • Catch Those Tigers

    published February 28, 2002

    Charlotte Scott remembers being in the kitchen preparing for a barbecue when her husband's stepfather, Kerry Quinney, walked in and scooped up her... More >>

  • Fixing the Fixers

    published February 21, 2002

    Political insiders always suspected that ballots mailed to certain parts of Southern Dallas were for sale. They knew the blind, the elderly and... More >>

  • Dead Wrong

    published February 7, 2002

    At first, "The Freedman's Memorial" 10-page workbook and teacher's supplement looks harmless enough. A kid is depicted on the cover with his hand... More >>

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