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1996 Stories by David Pasztor

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  • Observer honored

    published November 7, 1996

    The Dallas Observer was recognized as the best nondaily newspaper in a five-state region in this year's Dallas Press Club awards. Three Observer... More >>

  • What a mandate

    published October 31, 1996

    By an overwhelming margin, a strikingly insignificant fraction of Dallas residents believe city council member Donna Blumer should remain with us... More >>

  • Companies that whore

    published August 15, 1996

    How much is the good name of WFAA-TV Channel 8 worth? Apparently, not even six figures. The going price appears to be $30,000, or at least... More >>

  • Debbie has left the building

    published July 4, 1996

    A standoff that is bizarre even by newspaper-management standards has been playing out for the past month at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, leaving... More >>

  • No man is an island

    published June 27, 1996

    When he was running an insurance-fraud scheme out of his North Dallas office, Jeffrey H. Reynolds III would sometimes pass himself off as the... More >>

  • Hello, Dallas! DART Light Rail is here

    published June 20, 1996

    With a public-relations extravaganza fit for a Royal Divorce, DART inaugurated its zippy new $900 million train set last week, finally bringing... More >>

  • Wired and Woolly

    published May 30, 1996

    At 3 o'clock in the morning, Darryl Burrows is prowling a parking lot on the northern fringe of downtown. Night lights from the city's skyscrapers... More >>

  • Lean to the left, lean to the right

    published May 9, 1996

    The search for an editorial direction which will offend no one continues to elude the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Despite its best efforts, the... More >>

  • Scam Without A Country

    published May 2, 1996

    The shades are open and rooms empty at the house Jeffrey H. Reynolds III once rented on Blackberry Lane. The 32-year-old check-kiter and... More >>

  • Arlington Metro (Part II)

    published April 25, 1996

    Debbie M. Price COMMENTARY Send not to learn for whom the broom comes I meant to write this column last week, but... More >>

  • Arlington Morning News (Part I)

    published April 25, 1996

    WEDNESDAY Today's weather Measured civility, chance of scattered drivel Thursday Mostly fluffy, chance of ... More >>

  • Fouled nest

    published April 4, 1996

    For more than a year, chicken tycoon Bo Pilgrim has been casting about East Texas for a place to build his next processing plant. But the... More >>

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Victor

    published March 28, 1996

    Driving west on Highway 67, Victor Morales has the sun at his back and a St. Patrick's Day parade on the horizon. Early this Saturday... More >>

  • This Gross House

    published March 7, 1996

    Neighbors think the old man who lives at the corner of Cortez and Thornberry might be a little crazy. His house is falling down, its paint is... More >>

  • Bo? Hell no!

    published February 22, 1996

    The March night promised to be chilly. An unusually large crowd turned out for the Sulphur Springs City Council meeting, more than could fit... More >>

  • 'A little bit of revenge'

    published February 22, 1996

    The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, apparently responding to recent Dallas Observer stories about its newsroom turmoil, is forcing the syndicator of... More >>

  • Classless act

    published January 25, 1996

    A campaign targeting gay journalists launched last month by the Christian, conservative American Family Association has chalked up its first... More >>

  • Snoozepaper

    published January 4, 1996

    In mid-November, journalists and editors from across Texas gathered at a downtown Dallas hotel for the annual rite of self-congratulation known as... More >>

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