Chris Luna

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    April 15, 2011

    Mike Rawlings Clobbers Ron Natinsky and David Kunkle in Mayoral Fund-Raising Effort

    Photos by Sam MertenWe're guessing this was Rawlings's reaction when he received bills from his consultants.​Former TracyLocke CEO Mike Rawlings easily outpaced the field of mayoral candidates by raising a whopping $1.03 million -- nearly three times the combined haul of Ron Natinksy and David ... More >>

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    March 3, 2011

    Endorsements Aplenty For Ron Natinsky, Including Mayor Dwaine Caraway, Who Says There's No Time to Learn About Anyone Else

    Photos by Sam MertenMayor Dwaine Caraway asked mayoral candidate Ron Natinksy to put an endorsement sticker on his blazer this afternoon.​Mayor Dwaine Caraway and 11 current and former council members endorsed council member Ron Natinksy for mayor this afternoon at City Hall Plaza. Caraway urg ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009
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    November 17, 2005

    Money for Nothing

    A fund aimed at boosting South Dallas is hammered by deadbeat borrowers and city hall neglect.

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    July 15, 2004


    Posh Trinity backers skate on 80 grand they owe to the city

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    January 16, 2003

    God Bless Dubya

    Plus: Laura-blanca, Color Coded

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    January 2, 2003

    The Year of Living Boringly

    Here's to all the stuff that could have happened at Dallas City Hall

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    September 20, 2001

    The Star Chamber

    Why is unsuccessful politico Brenda Reyes deciding who gets minority contracts? Because Adelfa Callejo says so.

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    November 11, 1999

    Ethical dilemma

    It was reformers vs. the business-as-usual crowd on Dallas' ethics task force. Somehow the reformers won. Sort of.

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    August 12, 1999

    Strikes and spares

    Will Donna Blumer and Laura Miller ever join the mayor's team? Only if they rent shoes.

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    January 7, 1999

    Look back in confusion

    Buzz remembers the year that might have been and proves that not only the winners write the history

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    December 24, 1998
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    December 17, 1998
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    June 11, 1998

    Bed head

    An unsung intellectual giant rules from the mattress in Wingspan's sparkling production

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    March 12, 1998

    City Hall's Slam-Dunk Gang

    Quick--someone take a pulse. The Dallas City Council hasn't peeped in months. And John Ware and Ron Kirk are looking awfully well-fed.

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    July 17, 1997

    Jurist imprudence

    The search for a new federal judge reaches the lowest common denominator

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    May 8, 1997
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    May 1, 1997

    The vote's in the bag

    Labor hall offers the homeless cash and sandwiches to be good citizens

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    April 24, 1997
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    April 17, 1997

    Signs of trouble

    Police calls, pepper spray, and a bad debt spice up the Brenda Reyes campaign

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    February 20, 1997

    Anything else?

    Council hopeful Brenda Reyes already leads the pack in controversy

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    February 13, 1997

    'I'm not that stupid'

    City council hopeful Brenda Reyes shows amazing inventiveness in meeting residency laws

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    January 23, 1997

    Mommie dearest

    Why I'm trading my typewriter for diapers and drool cloths

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    January 16, 1997

    Year of the weasel

    From Al Lipscomb to Paul Fielding, it was hard to find straight talk in '96

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    May 30, 1996

    'M' is for mad as hell

    Petty politics detour the M Streets traffic plan

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    May 23, 1996
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    May 16, 1996
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    April 25, 1996

    Dallas' lawyer joke

    A legal comedy of errors led to a $5 million tragedy for the city

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    April 18, 1996

    Luna landing

    Chris Luna's deceitful public-service career finally hits bottom

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    February 15, 1996
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    February 1, 1996

    Politics makes strange enemies

    Why Domingo Garcia is running against the father of his godson

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    January 11, 1996

    Private dealing

    How Ron Kirk killed the public arena briefing

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    December 21, 1995

    Bad planning

    Commission chairman's departure leaves panel in weaker hands

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    October 19, 1995

    Sex and city hall

    How strip bars have their way with the Dallas city council

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    June 15, 1995
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    June 15, 1995

    None of your business?

    Closed council sessions scorn open-meetings law

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    April 6, 1995

    Who ya gonna call?

    City Hall's top brass use taxpayer-provided mobile phones to call sweethearts, power brokers, and Pizza Hut.

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    March 2, 1995

    Blowup in City Hall

    Councilman Duncan summons city staff for personal errand

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    February 9, 1995

    Let them cast ballots

    Why can't citizens vote on new arena?

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    February 2, 1995

    How to renovate Reunion

    Architect details low-cost plan to save arena--and poll shows public wants it done

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    January 5, 1995

    The Arena Papers

    Inside the secret City Hall files: A tale of dupes and deception