Laura Miller

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  • 18 years ago | Longform

    I am walking down a Dallas street on a beautiful December day, and I am confused. For more than a week now, my mayor, Ron Kirk, has been telling me--and everybody else who pays taxes in the city of Dallas--not to worry. Not to fret. Not to pay any...

  • 19 years ago | Longform

    On a chilly morning in early November, on his 133rd day under federal indictment, Paul Fielding was waiting impatiently at Dallas Love Field's Gate 12. It was 9 a.m., and he was dressed in a pair of tan corduroy pants, a perfectly pressed flannel ...

  • 19 years ago | Longform

    Gee, could it have been...the lesbian sex show? Or was it all those previous sex parties? The cocaine-laced marijuana these folks liked to smoke? Or the strip search of Rachelle Smith--the one where Michael Irvin ordered someone to explore her ori...

  • 19 years ago | Longform

    As much as state District Judge Manny Alvarez loved the press coverage he got from presiding over the year's hottest celeb trial, he didn't much like press people. Apparently, if the camera isn't trained on the judge's indisputably cute face, the ...

  • 19 years ago | Longform

    Sitting in my car, staring at the modest, one-story house, I figured I was in the wrong place. According to Dallas County tax records, this was supposed to be cosmetics queen Mary Kay Ash's house. But there was nothing pink--or queenlike--about it...

  • 19 years ago | Longform

    It had been clear for a month that Al Lipscomb--"Big Daddy," as his grandchildren like to call him--was in deep financial trouble. But on this Friday afternoon in mid-May, Lipscomb seemed full of good cheer, doing what he does best--pressing flesh...