Subject:

Don Venable

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    August 16, 2001

    Divided She Stands

    Is controversial DISD trustee Lois Parrott a champion of the little guy, or the bitter core of the board's infamous civil wars?

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    June 14, 2001

    Buzz

    DISD wins its case defending Edison Schools. Now the district wants payback. Lots of it.

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    May 17, 2001

    Buzz

    Flip a coin

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    February 1, 2001

    You Say Commie, I Say Nazi

    Dallas judges really go for that government authority thing

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    July 27, 2000

    Buzz

    Very personal injury; Parrot squawk

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    May 11, 2000

    Buzz

    Mr. Conflict; Not easy getting green

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    February 3, 2000

    Buzz

    Breaching the stonewall; Venable rides again

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    December 30, 1999

    The legal commode

    Dallas school board follows ancient legal principle of

    nolo brainero

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    June 17, 1999

    No respect

    DISD trustee Se-Gwen Tyler explains why she cast her controversial vote for an Anglo board president

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    April 1, 1999
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    February 11, 1999

    Raising a stink

    Does open government mean it's really open to everyone, even people like Phil Thomas?

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    January 21, 1999

    Gone at last

    Don Venable slams the door behind him on his way out of the DISD boardroom

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    January 21, 1999
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    January 14, 1999

    Now you see him

    Don Venable rises from his sickbed to save the day -- or something -- at DISD

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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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    November 26, 1998
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    October 29, 1998
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    July 30, 1998

    The "Doctor" Is In

    School board candidate Richard Evans has a checkered past, a mail-order degree, and a confrontational manner. But many city leaders think he's the best man for the job.

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    July 16, 1998
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    May 21, 1998
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    May 14, 1998
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    April 30, 1998

    Life in the slow lane

    The Information Age meets the technological Stone Age at Dallas schools

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    April 2, 1998
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    March 19, 1998

    Rambo Justice

    Are bad-boy lawyers Bill Brewer and John Bickel building a bridge to Dallas' minority communities, or trying to sell them one?

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    March 19, 1998
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    March 12, 1998

    Bored to cheers

    DISD board president Hollis Brashear is not an exciting guy. That's why I like him.

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    March 5, 1998
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    February 19, 1998

    Fee(ding) frenzy

    DISD taxpayers pay rising legal bills as trustees dither over hiring a full-time lawyer

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    February 5, 1998
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    December 11, 1997

    The Right Honorable Don Venable

    As the new trustee takes his seat on the school board, he comes out slashing

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    November 27, 1997

    Bad boys

    The voters could care less. But someone's gotta win the runoff for the last lowly DISD board seat

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    October 2, 1997
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    September 25, 1997

    City of ignorance

    Don't expect racial tensions to cool in DISD as long as emotion trumps the truth

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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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    June 26, 1997

    End run

    Did DISD attorney Dennis Eichelbaum try to cut a personal deal at taxpayer expense?

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    June 12, 1997
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    May 15, 1997

    Follow the Money

    Don't let accusations of overtime fraud by low-level employees distract you. The real money disappears from the Dallas Independent School District through sleazy contracts awarded by top administrators.

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    March 6, 1997

    Chaos theory

    A politically dysfunctional DISD board heads into a May election that's looking so scary, few voters or contributors want to go near it

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    January 23, 1997

    'It's all a matter of power.'

    When Sandy Kress was school board president, he and Dan Peavy held private discussions on how to limit the influence of black school board members. Their conversations were captured on the Peavy Tapes, which Kress has fought hard to keep secret. Now, U.S.

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    September 14, 1995

    Attack of the Killer Gadflies (Part I)

    You don't take Rick Finlan and Don Venable seriously? That could be a mistake you live to regret.

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    August 17, 1995

    Arena games

    City Hall finds $35 million--and toys with turning Reunion into a reflecting pool

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    June 15, 1995

    None of your business?

    Closed council sessions scorn open-meetings law

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