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1997 Stories by Laura Miller

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  • Mr. Mayor, Meet Your Nightmare

    published December 18, 1997

    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... More >>

  • That giant sucking sound

    published December 11, 1997

    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... More >>

  • Get real

    published December 4, 1997

    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... More >>

  • Flying blind

    published November 20, 1997

    It had been an embarrassing week of missed deadlines: no master agreement, no arena site, no substantive communication from the teams. City... More >>

  • Priced to sell out

    published November 6, 1997

    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... More >>

  • Mommie dearest

    published January 23, 1997

    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... More >>

  • Year of the weasel

    published January 16, 1997

    If there's one theme that emerged from the cast of characters who graced this page last year, it was cluelessness. At least that seemed to... More >>

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