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1999 Stories by Rose Farley

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  • Defensive driving

    published December 9, 1999

    Arlington taxi driver Eric Owusu always said he felt safe driving his cab, provided he steered clear of Dallas and Fort Worth, two cities the... More >>

  • In search of the Tubervilles

    published December 9, 1999

    On November 29, Linda Dennis sent Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk a letter containing what may well be the last and weirdest claim made against the city... More >>

  • Stop the madness

    published November 11, 1999

    In the second homework-related arrest in as many weeks, a Denton County juvenile court judge jailed a Ponder student for suspicion of making a... More >>

  • Quick Fix

    published October 28, 1999

    If there is still such a thing as a war on drugs in Texas, then one of its last skirmishes is unfolding in the trenches at New Place, a drug... More >>

  • Strikes and spares

    published August 12, 1999

    The news that Mayor Ron Kirk ignored Councilwoman Laura Miller when he doled out committee leadership assignments last month was hardly a... More >>

  • Caged and confused

    published August 5, 1999

    In the destitute world of animal rescue work in Dallas, the SPCA of Texas' plan to build the Russell H. Perry Animal Care & Education Campus truly... More >>

  • Disturbing personality

    published June 17, 1999

    Linda Earnhart is still disturbed by what she saw the Thursday morning before Memorial Day, when her concepts of safe neighborhoods and the... More >>

  • One of their own

    published May 20, 1999

    Earlier this month, alarm bells sounded within the small, increasingly skittish world of Texas historic preservationists when they learned that... More >>

  • Fowled Out

    published May 13, 1999

    If Oak Cliff were its own state, the rooster might be its state bird. That, or the finger, extended with pride and pointed north across the... More >>

  • Road rage

    published April 15, 1999

    "What in the hell?" asks Dallas City Councilman Al Lipscomb, who has just been put on hold by a goosey receptionist inside the city manager's... More >>

  • Whipping boy

    published April 8, 1999

    A lineup of heavy hitters was on hand for the Dallas Breakfast Group's March 9 candidates forum at the Crescent Hotel. Real estate mogul Vance... More >>

  • Sonny boy so true

    published March 4, 1999

    To county clerks around Texas who are tracking legislation in Austin, the show is turning into a sort of campy horror flick. Call it Courthouse... More >>

  • Raising a stink

    published February 11, 1999

    Phil Thomas is undeniably obnoxious and, to be blunt, weird. He speaks--loudly--of being a "commando" for truth, democracy, and open government.... More >>

  • On holy ground

    published February 4, 1999

    Dallas Plan Commissioner Rick Leggio doesn't have any doubts about the purpose of a letter he received last month from a member of the Roman... More >>

  • The facilitator

    published January 21, 1999

    Christy Morrow is hard at work on this Tuesday evening inside the Munger Place United Methodist Church, where more than 100 people have gathered... More >>

  • Courthouse bully

    published January 14, 1999

    Jim Carrao stares through the windows of a ninth-story conference room into a thicket of fog that has swallowed the city's skyline and blotted out... More >>

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