Bill Boyd

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    June 5, 2009

    Way Back in 1946, Bill Boyd and His Cowboy Ramblers Had Themselves a "Palace in Dallas"

    A recent late-spring clean-up resulted in the discovery of a stash of Dallas-related 78s I'd collected back when I was music editor, which was some time between the switchover from cylinder recordings to reel-to-reel. Most are the scratchy leftovers of forgotten footnotes; one or two sound like sand ... More >>

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    September 28, 2000

    The True Believer

    Say what you want about Marvin Olasky, the oddball UT professor and controversial architect of Bush's "compassionate conservatism." He practices what he preaches.

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    May 27, 1999

    Big-time payback

    After ignoring a 1979 ordinance guaranteeing pay parity among firefighters and police officers, Dallas may owe as much as $150 million

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    November 24, 1994

    Crime Pays

    How the Feds let S&L swindler Clifford Sinclair get away with millions