Two years before Kennedy was shot, extremism was already burning in Dallas. Then the Morning News fanned the flames.
Since it went up in late June, the giant Playboy logo alongside U.S. Highway 90 has stopped passersby and sparked debate in Marfa, the West Texas tourist town known for its modernist flair. Now it has to come down, the state says. The Texas Department of Transportation has ordered Playboy to remo ... More >>
Back in 2004, just after Superintendent Mike Moses leaped from DISD with his golden parachute, Lorenzo Garcia, the district's chief of instructional services, was a hair's breadth away from becoming interim superintendent. Maybe not a hair's breadth, since the board of trustees voted down his nomina ... More >>
Am I crazy, or does Bruce look a little like Carter Albrecht here?Last week, a gem of a book arrived in the office--well, a gem for any Bruce fans in the building, which, I'm pretty sure is everyone? In my clouded perspective, at least, yeah.Anyway, here's why it's interesting: The Light In Darkn ... More >>
Bruce Sherbet, Dallas County's elections administrator, will leave his office this evening at about 5, 5:30, like any other day. He will grab dinner, do some reading and try to fall asleep by 11 p.m. But he fears he won't be so fortunate. Already, he has "night-before jitters," as he considers all t ... More >>
A dozen men were tortured, killed and buried in a small house in Juarez. Three years later, the U.S. government is still trying to cover up what happened.
The El Paso Times has been running a series of stories investigating the "living conditions and health care of people with mental illness in Texas, including the El Paso area." Today comes the paper's third part in the series, which deals with the rapid increase in the number of group homes for the ... More >>
Maybe that's not exactly true, but the El Paso Times is reporting this morning that Dallas Independent School District's chief teacher recruiter, Hector Flore, has been in the West Texas town...well, recruiting teachers, what else? Says in the piece that some 125 El Paso teachers have been hired by ... More >>