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...

  • 18 years ago

    Thank God Ross Perot Jr. thinks we're all idiots. And don't think he doesn't. How else to explain last week's lunatic Times Square proposal--his most recent, most flatulent offer to privately develop the area around the publicly financed sports ar...

  • 18 years ago

    Dallas city councilman John Loza has been an elected official for only six months, but you'd never know it. Because when he opens his mouth--which he does frequently and with no small degree of self-importance--there is no doubt in his voice, no h...

  • 18 years ago

    It had been an embarrassing week of missed deadlines: no master agreement, no arena site, no substantive communication from the teams. City Manager John Ware had spent all day last Wednesday pacing the council chambers, nervously popping nuts into...

  • 18 years ago

    There it lay, staring up at me from my front lawn, as appealing as a dead possum. It was the Saturday front page of The Dallas Morning News--on this day, a truly nauseating sight. It featured a gigantic color photo of Mayor Ron Kirk, Dallas Maveri...

  • 19 years ago

    Looking back, that briefcase episode should have been the first sign of trouble. It was October 1995, and I was slated to return to my job at the Dallas Observer after a 10-week maternity leave. I wasn't anywhere near ready. As only the Secret Soc...

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