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  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    A Reminder That Your Primary Source for Texas Primary News Is Still Dallas Attorney Michael Li

    ​In recent weeks the back-and-forth over Texas's redistricting and the will-it-won't-it primary date has turned into a blur of legal briefs and oral arguments; seems that May 29 is the primary date now, so long, Super Tuesday. All of which you'd know if you follow Michael Li: The former Baker Bott ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Why Downtown Dallas Inc.'s Fine With Ad Agency Moving Its Digs to Victory Park

    ​I called John Crawford, president of Downtown Dallas Inc., on Monday morning, about something -- can't remember, not important. But in between my leaving a message and his calling back, I received a press release: TM Advertising, which moved from Irving into the Comerica Bank Tower at 1717 Main S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Don and Sheila Hill, the Unfair Park Interview

    Photos and cutlines by Danny FulgencioAn inclination for religious references did not save Don Hill from lawful judgment.A little more than 24 hours after a jury found Don and Sheila Hill guilty on a total of 12 counts in the City Hall corruption case, the two sat down with me for a lengthy intervie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Jim's Play-By-Play From the Inside Baseball Coming From City Hall Corruption Trial

    New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection/Library of CongressAt this point, Schutze is like the Mel Allen of the City Hall federal corruption trial.​Today at the Dallas City Hall federal corruption trial at the Earle Cabell, defendant John Lewis, who has pleaded guilty and is testifying for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2008

    You Can Have the Shirt Off His Back, But Not Without a Lawsuit First

    In October, Waxahachie High School sophomore Paul "Pete" Palmer was given the heave-ho from his classes because he was acting up. By which we mean the troublemaker was wearing a T-shirt that read, very simply, "John Edwards 08." The outrage! Anarchy, anarchy, anarchy! District administrators said, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2007

    Belo Corp. Now a Split Personality

    Well, you can't say you didn't see it coming. Exactly four months after Citigroup analyst Eileen Furukawa upgraded Belo Corp.'s stock from "hold" to "buy" based on the value of company's TV properties alone, The Dallas Morning News and WFAA-TV's parent company announced, yup, it's separating its new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2007

    One Local Attorney Says You Might Not Wanna Hack Your iPhone Just Yet

    So, here's the Web site containing all the info you'll need to hack your iPhone. Only, not so fast, says one local attorney interviewed today by Computerworld, which is trying to figure out whether the modifications violate the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act. "It's an extremely grey [area], b ... More >>

  • News

    August 29, 2002

    Bench Warmers

    In many contested judicial races, the Republicans are grabbing all the incumbencies they can