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  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    University of Dallas Celebrates Last-Minute Reprieve From Giving Employees Birth Control

    While its students enjoyed the waning days of 2013 as a reprieve from schoolwork, the University of Dallas was eyeing the new year with trepidation. On January 1, Obamacare's contraception mandate was set to kick in, meaning the school would have to start offering free contraception under its insura ... More >>

  • News

    June 14, 2012

    The North Dallas Plot to Take Over DISD

    Rich, white, North Dallas businessmen are plotting to take over Dallas' schools. Maybe this time it'll work.

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    A Breath of Fresh Air: Plano East Senior Named One of America's Great Young Inventors

    Param Jaggi​Spend this morning learning how to convert carbon dioxide into oxygen -- by filtering it through algae, duh. Thanks, Param Jaggi! No, seriously. Thanks. The Plano East Senior High School senior's a genius. Says so right here, in the latest issue of Popular Science, in which he was name ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Yes, Your Honoraria: Former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk Has a Small Tax Matter to Tend To

    Flickr photo: Obama__Dallas (Adam Jefferson)A Friend of Unfair Park sends along this just-posted piece from Politico detailing Ron Kirk's taxing issue before the Senate Finance Committee, which just today announced it was pushing back his confirmation hearing as U.S. trade ambassador till next Monda ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 24, 2008


    T-3 doubles your pleasure with House and Garden's interlocking production; not a lot of funny things happened at WaterTower's Forum

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    April 14, 2008
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    February 1, 2007

    Hard Rock Still Rockin'. For Now.

    Consider this yet another of Dallas' worst-kept secrets: The CVS pharmacy chain is going to buy up and tear down the Hard Rock Cafe on McKinney Avenue. At least, that's the rumor "swirling" among the restaurant's staff, says John Gogarty, the New Jersey-based publicist for the restaurant-hotel-casin ... More >>

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Jesus in a Mullet

    Del Hendrixson's uncertain journey from convict to Dallas gang guru

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    August 18, 2005
  • Culture

    August 11, 2005

    Dead Baby Jokes

    With Ted Tally's Little Footsteps, Rover Dramawerks falls flat on its farce

  • News

    July 28, 2005

    Gypsy Blood

    David Cunniff Lives in Pain. Skinhead Jesse Chaddock lives in a Texas Prison. Who got the raw deal?

  • News

    March 7, 2002

    Selling Ron

    A pro-business black Democrat who appeals to white voters, Ron Kirk is the sport utility vehicle of Senate candidates. But will voters buy him?

  • News

    April 23, 1998

    Getting Madden

    A McKinney family sues Fox for sacking a young quarterback's dream

  • News

    June 12, 1997

    Ill Wind Blowing

    Texas Industries wants permission to burn 270,000 tons of hazardous waste each year at a concrete plant 30 miles from Dallas. That would make it the nation's largest incinerator of toxic waste. Despite stunning ignorance about what this will do to your he

  • News

    April 3, 1997