Jay Gormley

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    January 7, 2010

    Homeless Czar Urges City Plan Commission to Increase Permanent Supportive Housing, Addresses Rumors of Possible Mayoral Run

    Sam MertenMike Rawlings​Mike Rawlings and Mike Faenza of the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance briefed the City Plan Commission this morning regarding the city's goal of diverting those living in homeless shelters into 700 new units of permanent supportive housing. Their appearance was timely af ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009

    American Idyll: In Southern Dallas, a Small Battle Between Peace and Progress

    KTVT's Jay Gormley with Jim Dodd, out on Ray Road​The item on today's City Plan Commission agenda reads as dry as stale Melba toast: "An application to create 7 lots from 259.199 acres located in several tracts of land in City Blocks 8298, 8299, 8300, 8303, 8304 and 8305, on Telephone Road, east o ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009

    Loose Ends: Layoffs at City Hall, Another Win for History and Blockbuster's Still Bleeding

    ​A few afternoon follow-ups to some morning items, plus a note from City Hall, where pink slips are going out in advance of tomorrow's scheduled layoffs. (Dallas City Manager Mary Suhm says she's laying off 840, with the hopes of hiring back 500.) Rudy has word about some losses at the Meyerson Sy ... More >>

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    July 21, 2008

    The Alleged Events Leading Up to Russ Martin's Arrest Friday Morning

    As Richie's out of town, here's the latest on the Russ Martin arrest. The Dallas Morning News' Web site, in a story about a protective order issued against the Live 105.3 FM show host, offers only the Southlake Police Department's media advisory, which doesn't go into any detail at all. Meanwhile, J ... More >>

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    June 3, 2008

    He Could Have Just Said, "Look, Jesus Wants Me to Have an Airplane, K?"

    KTVT-Channel 11 John Copeland, CEO of Copeland Ministries Way back in November, Sen. Charles Grassley -- Iowa Republican and the party's top man on the Senate Finance Committee -- told six televangelists to turn over their financials, lest they suffer the wrath of Congress, which wants to make sure ... More >>

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    May 23, 2008

    So, How Illuminating Was Last Night's White Rock Lake Light Chat?

    A Chicago "traditional lighting" manufacturer offers one perspective on the proposed lights around White Rock Lake. Last night's meeting concerning the installation of lights around White Rock Lake got “heated,” says KTVT-Channel 11’s Jay Gormley. (Didn't really look it on WFAA-Channel 8, but, ... More >>

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    February 1, 2008

    Or: Toga, Toga and Toga

    Last night on KTVT-Channel 11, Jay Gormley broke the news that SMU's drug-and-drink task force, formed last in the wake of three students' deaths, has finally come up with its recommendations for dealing with abuse issues on campus. Turns out, the task force that the Daily Campus' editorial board co ... More >>

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    November 29, 2007

    $30,000 Millionaires: Douchebags in the Mist

    Venturing into the Dallas jungle in search of the elusive $30,000 millionaire: Is he myth or fact?

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    October 10, 2007
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    August 24, 2007

    Borders is Just Loving This

    If you see "Big" Bucks Burnett coming, this is the book he's after. Do not cross him, bookseller. So, now Barnes & Noble feels just awful about chucking all them books behind the Preston Royal Shopping Center location. "They were clearly wrong," Barnes & Noble regional director, Stephanie Horblit, t ... More >>

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    March 8, 2007

    Cool Cotton

    If anything, now is the time to embrace the Cotton Bowl

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    February 1, 2007

    Plugging Myself. Right in the Head.

    If you wanna see me looking like an aging alternarock bum (yeah, great day to wear the Flaming Lips T-shirt and gray hoodie) whilst going on a lengthy, had-to-be-crazy-ass-sounding harangue about the state of Deep Ellum, by all means tune into KTVT-Channel 11 tonight at 10. Jay Gormley just left aft ... More >>

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    September 13, 2006

    AFI Can't Believe It's Not Deep Ellum

    Deep Ellum Film Festival founder Michael Cain, with Jane Seymour, is merging his baby with the American Film Institute. It's a big deal--and a bad deal, say some folks who probably wish they'd thought of it first. For months now, it's been the worst-kept secret in the Dallas film community: The Deep ... More >>

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    February 12, 1998

    Bull--it's what's for dinner

    The cows aren't the only ones pumping out manure in windy Amarillo, where Oprah is giving the cattlemen a lesson in steer wrestling