Happy Halloween, ya freaks! Our favorite holiday is officially here, and boy are there a lot of different ways to celebrate this year. Throw on your costume tonight and catch a free copy of the latest Track Meet DJ Crew compilation, one of the best local rap bills of the year, or Swamp Dogg at the K ... More >>
Unlike most of the separatist groups that are currently en vogue, the folks behind the republic State of Texas do not call for secession. They don't need to, having already established a parallel state government on the theory that, in conjunction with their counterparts in the other 49 states, they ... More >>
A few weeks ago, one of the digital billboards on I-30 leading west into downtown flashed a message congratulating Sarah Colmark on a successful first year at WRR 101.1 FM, Dallas' classical music radtio station. Colmark was hired as general manager last January, nearly a full two years after the de ... More >>
It's been close to two years since Greg Davis, WRR's longtime general manager, left the city-owned classical-music radio station -- and, remember, he didn't quit, he retired. But tonight, buried in the stack of docs prepared for next week's council committee meetings, we find this bit of breaking ... More >>
Brian HarkinIn May, Vonciel Hill voted to keep concessions at Love Field in the hands of one company, whose CEO contributed to her campaign. Every so often I like to post the pack of memos Frank Librio sends to council and media at the end of every week; below are the ones that went out late Frid ... More >>
Greg DavisWord's been circulating throughout the local radio community today that Greg Davis, who has been general manager at WRR-FM (101.1) since 1993, has been fired. That's not true, according to WRR employees to whom I spoke today. Instead, they say, he is retiring effective May 6. He announc ... More >>
In April 2005, an audit off city-owned WRR-FM (101.1) revealed that the station had plenty of problems -- chief among them, employees were receiving way too much in commissions; the station wasn't very good at collecting late payments; and too much money had been doled out to former employees, who w ... More >>
WRR used to be play rock music. Now it plays classical music. So we're told. Good luck with all that. So for once the city council shows some sense. Ecstatic lovers of WRR-FM (101.1) started calling me yesterday afternoon the minute a council committee voted against a proposal to sell off the city-o ... More >>
So we're supposed to maim WRR in order to protect it?
Plus: Dialing for Dollars
Lisa Diaz had to save her "precious babies" from an evil world. She drowned them.
Wealthy Waco businessman Brian Pardo spends his time and money helping death-row inmates he believes are innocent. His efforts on behalf of Darlie Routier have raised suspicions about her husband--and about Pardo's motives.
The City of Dallas could make a fortune from WRR-FM. But powerful friends don't want anything to change at their little radio station.
A snitch fingers Colin Ridgway's widow in her husband's murder