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1998 Stories by Rose Farley

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  • Voted out

    published November 26, 1998

    When former Dallas city election manager Jeff Watson announced 14 months ago he had accepted a job as elections administrator for Denton County,... More >>

  • It's your store (like it or not)

    published November 19, 1998

    As Albertson's readies for the biggest zoning battle Dallas has seen in 20 years--a fight prompted by the grocery giant's plan to build a mammoth,... More >>

  • Tawana meet the new Al Sharpton?

    published September 3, 1998

    The Rev. Al Sharpton wants the citizens of Dallas to know, for the record, that he is not the disruptive sort, and he certainly isn't coming here... More >>

  • Bugged By the Millennium

    published August 27, 1998

    Surely, the 22 people gathered in the back of the Denny's restaurant at LBJ Freeway and Midway Road on this Friday afternoon are kooks. They are... More >>

  • The "Doctor" Is In

    published July 30, 1998

    There's a chance that Richard Evans' tardiness on this Thursday evening is a faux pas, an innocent error made while the Dallas school board... More >>

  • Whine capital of Texas

    published July 16, 1998

    In the end, history will judge the events that took place on Main Street, in the heart of Grapevine, on September 14. Maybe this time history will... More >>

  • Benched

    published June 11, 1998

    For most people charged with a petty misdemeanor such as speeding, showing up at the drab courtrooms of Dallas Municipal Court is an annoying... More >>

  • Party like it's 1999

    published June 4, 1998

    It is 5:15 p.m. on May 7 in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety-eight.XOrdinarily, it would be quitting time for the hardworking... More >>

  • Mulchnacht

    published May 14, 1998

    The spectacle that took place two weeks ago at the home of Charlotte Parkhurst, a.k.a. the Mulch Lady, was awe-inspiring. An army of city... More >>

  • Robbing 'em blind

    published May 7, 1998

    As he speaks, it is easy to forget that Carnell Johnson is sitting inside the north tower of the Lew Sterrett jail, caught safely in the hands of... More >>

  • Straighten up and fly right

    published April 16, 1998

    Leaders of the nation's most influential conservative religious groups didn't kick up much dust when they arrived in Fort Worth late last month... More >>

  • Help wanted

    published March 26, 1998

    If there's one lesson Alice Britt says she learned during her short tenure as the head of the city's oldest job training and placement agency,... More >>

  • Bull--it's what's for dinner

    published February 12, 1998

    It was time for the clock on Amarillo's 15 minutes of fame to start ticking. A herd of reporters had gathered at Amarillo International Airport... More >>

  • Bottom of the ninth

    published February 12, 1998

    Critics of the Texas Industries cement plant in Midlothian have obtained company documents that appear to bolster their contention that TXI... More >>

  • Funny girl

    published January 22, 1998

    On this cold January morning, patches of steam rise from the ground that separates the homes of Charlotte Parkhurst and Mike Rhoads, two Pleasant... More >>

  • Surfing for convicts

    published January 1, 1998

    Unless you were a law enforcement official, it used to be next to impossible to find out if a person was convicted of a crime in Texas, but a new... More >>

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