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1998 Stories by Muriel L. Sims

Archives: 1998 | 1997
  • Welcome to the neighborhood

    published July 16, 1998

    The woman in manager Reginald Giles' office at Frankford Townhomes was looking for a nice apartment to rent in North Dallas--clean, safe, and... More >>

  • Deathtrap

    published July 9, 1998

    Erica Sheppard had decided she wanted to die. For three years, she had been on death row, convicted of the murder of Marilyn Sage Meagher, a... More >>

  • Air Joyner

    published April 30, 1998

    Behind a glass wall in the high-tech North Dallas offices of ABC Radio Networks is what pretends to be a live broadcast featuring a large cast of... More >>

  • Getting justice

    published April 2, 1998

    What began as an old-fashioned family feud in JP court culminated last week in U.S. District Court when jurors found that controversial Oak Cliff... More >>

  • The Goatslayers

    published March 26, 1998

    Head south out of Dallas, drive about an hour down I-35, and take a right once you get to Hillsboro. About 14 miles out of town on the pristine... More >>

  • Union busting

    published March 19, 1998

    When tenant organizer Dina Levy ventured out to Regis Square Apartments to inform residents that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban... More >>

  • Choosing sides

    published March 5, 1998

    The case of Texas vs. Joel Pruitt was depressingly typical among those in Judge Marshall Gandy's court. In the latest of a string of violent... More >>

  • Gimme Shelter

    published January 29, 1998

    The courtyard at the new Treymore Apartments in East Dallas was filled with high-profile types--visiting dignitaries, elected officials, land... More >>

Archives: 1998 | 1997