Dan Morales

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    May 12, 2010

    Craig Watkins Doesn't Want Anyone to Know Where He's Been, And He's Asking the Attorney General to Make Sure He Doesn't Have to Tell

    Sam MertenCraig Watkins‚ÄčIn an attempt to keep Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins's schedule private, his office has asked for an opinion from the Texas attorney general regarding a public records request for Watkins's calendar dating to his first day in office. In a May 6 letter to Atto ... More >>

  • News

    August 24, 2006

    High on the Hog

    In Texas, shoot as many feral pigs as you like. Just don't let your dog bite them.

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    November 17, 2005

    Pot-bellied Cowboy

    Finally catching up with the late, great Nate

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    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?

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    October 11, 2001

    Deadbeating the System

    Eight years ago, Kim Sullivan turned to the state for help collecting overdue child support. She's still waiting.

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    May 20, 1999

    Ring Ma Bell

    When heavyweight Southwestern Bell gets into a brawl with AT&T at the Legislature, consumers--that's you--are the ones who get beat up

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    May 20, 1999
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    April 29, 1999

    Bully Pulpit

    Pushy, driven, and fearless, Texas Secretary of State Elton Bomer is Bush's big man on the border. But is he tough enough to cut through the red tape snarling efforts to help the poor people living in the colonias?

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    April 22, 1999

    Pay up?

    Dan Morales' pal faces questions over his demand for millions in tobacco-suit fees

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    December 17, 1998
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    November 5, 1998

    Home unsweet home

    Disgruntled homeowners take to the Web to battle a giant homebuilder over complaints of shoddy workmanship

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    September 17, 1998

    Smoke-filled room

    When Dan Morales brokered Texas' $17.3 billion tobacco settlement, he blew away Governor Bush. He also made sure his friends got a few puffs.

  • News

    July 23, 1998

    Getting dumped

    Despite shoddy science, bad economics, and catastrophic health risks, a West Texas border community may become the nation's nuclear dumping ground

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    July 9, 1998


    While Erica Sheppard sits on death row, penniless and convicted of a gruesome murder, her cadre of elite Dallas lawyers tries to prove that the justice system has gone fatally awry

  • Calendar

    February 26, 1998
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    November 6, 1997

    Second Coming

    A jet-settin', Scotch-sippin' Robert Tilton washes up in South Florida--and he still wants your money

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    October 30, 1997

    Who ya gonna call?

    Lawyer Kenneth Mayfield racks up a winning record in the courts he helps oversee as a county commissioner

  • Dining

    September 4, 1997

    Real cuisine--or gator bait?

    Blue Conch brings Florida fare to Dallas

  • News

    July 24, 1997

    Publicity Paul

    U.S. Attorney Paul Coggins loves feeding his name to the papers. But what's he done that's news?

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    July 3, 1997
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    May 29, 1997
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    May 8, 1997

    We are the R.O.T.

    The Enloes are Republic of Texas stalwarts, but they don't go for hostage-taking. They prefer using bogus money orders to battle "the eight banking families that control the world."

  • News

    January 16, 1997

    Aggies lose again

    AG's office makes the last call of the season

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    October 31, 1996

    The eyes of Texas

    An Aggie wonders whether we all should get to see the Longhorn playbook

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    March 28, 1996

    The Unbearable Lightness of Victor

    He's a nice guy. He drives a pickup truck. But Victor Morales doesn't belong in the U.S. Senate.

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    December 28, 1995
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    December 21, 1995
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    October 19, 1995

    Stolen thunder

    Morales anoints himself hero

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    June 15, 1995
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    February 16, 1995

    Pickup Games

    How a giant lawsuit against General Motors could leave lawyers with millions - and Texas truck owners breathing fumes

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    November 24, 1994