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John Ware

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    October 16, 2008

    DISD Parents Unite and Take Back Your Schools From the Money Guys.

    Despite the $84 million shortfall and the axing of 550 teachers, it's business as usual at DISD headquarters

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2008

    Kicking a Dead Horse: Just Why's the City Council Trying to Save Reunion Arena, Anyway?

    Hey, take a close look at the ridiculous grand-standing going on over Reunion Arena, and then ask yourself the key question about our city council: Would I buy a used car from these guys? Led by Ron Natinsky, who's calling for a special meeting next week, and Dwaine Caraway, the majority on the cou ... More >>

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    February 21, 2008

    Sinking Ship? What Sinking Ship?

    Dallas Area Rapid Transit Daniel Perez At a time when the Dallas Area Rapid Transit board is already upside down and up for grabs, another Dallas member of the DART board departs. Attorney Daniel Perez has informed the city council that health concerns (a heart attack last October) are making it di ... More >>

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    February 1, 2008

    Where, Oh, Ware is Mayor Tom's Good Sense?

    Lots of sturm und drang around the Dallas Area Rapid Transit board. Reliable sources say Mayor Tom Leppert is continuing to call other city council members, reading them his little list of votes on the council in favor of appointing former city manager John Ware to replace disgraced and deposed form ... More >>

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    January 31, 2008

    Meet the New DART Board Chair

    Randall D. Chrisman, DART's new board chair Dallas Area Rapid Transit has just named its new board chairman -- and, nope, it ain't John Ware after all, Jim. Rather, it's Carrollton's Randall Chrisman, president of a commercial real estate company on Josey Lane. Among the more interesting items on th ... More >>

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    January 30, 2008

    Be Ware: Mayor Tom Leppert's Trying to Get the Former City Manager on DART's Big Board

    Former Dallas City Manager John Ware -- now, apparently, the mayor's pick to replace DART board chair Lynn Flint Shaw Dallas Area Rapid Transit board chairman Lynn Flint Shaw’s resignation today is the first public eruption of a whole hell of a lot of fire and brimstone going on beneath the surfac ... More >>

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    November 8, 2007

    Sorry, Rest of Dallas, Your Name is Not on the Guest List

    Mazel tov, Harry Hunsicker, you're one of the 6,400 most powerful people in Dallas! Finishing up some work tonight, and I just checked The Dallas Morning News' site for any late-breaking. Came across tomorrow's no-doubt front-page Dallas Morning News piece about UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dal ... More >>

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    October 23, 2003

    Sticker Shock

    Our bill finally comes in for the Kirk/Ware era

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    May 30, 2002

    Helter Shelter

    The city's animal control efforts are running wild, but that's not the critters' fault. It's a people problem. The question now is, will Dallas residents pay to fix it?

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    June 15, 2000

    Wolf? What wolf?

    A humongous lawsuit knocks on the door at City Hall, and we're gonna end up paying--one way or the other

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    November 11, 1999

    Ethical dilemma

    It was reformers vs. the business-as-usual crowd on Dallas' ethics task force. Somehow the reformers won. Sort of.

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    September 2, 1999

    Busted

    Even in these boom times, Dallas is broke, thanks to a city council that has been giving away the store

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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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    July 30, 1998
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    July 23, 1998

    Raw deal

    If John Ware, Ray Hunt, and Bill Clements have their way, Dallas taxpayers may foot the bill for turning 2,200 acres of Kaufman County lakefront property into a golf course

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    June 25, 1998
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    June 11, 1998
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    March 12, 1998

    City Hall's Slam-Dunk Gang

    Quick--someone take a pulse. The Dallas City Council hasn't peeped in months. And John Ware and Ron Kirk are looking awfully well-fed.

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    December 25, 1997
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    December 25, 1997

    Parting shots

    As Laura Miller rides off to tilt at political windmills, we recall some of her choicest words

  • News

    December 18, 1997

    Mr. Mayor, Meet Your Nightmare

    Frustrated, fed up, and ready to fight, Laura Miller trades muckraking for a run at City Hall

  • News

    December 11, 1997

    Don't fence him in

    City Manager John Ware's neighbors want him to take a break from arena shilling and fix his fence

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    December 4, 1997
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    November 20, 1997

    Flying blind

    With the mayor and city manager leading the charge, the city council moves full speed on an arena deal that doesn't even exist yet

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    November 6, 1997

    Priced to sell out

    City Manager John Ware ramrods a patched-together arena deal

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    April 3, 1997

    Tension Fund

    Concerns about the soundness of the city's retirement fund are buried in a political mud fight

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    September 12, 1996
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    September 12, 1996

    Artful dodger

    Ray Nasher wants to give the city his sculptures, but first there's a small zoning matter

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    June 13, 1996

    Power Houses

    A celebrity home tour of Dallas' rich, famous--and all too often tasteless--movers and fakers

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    April 4, 1996

    Quarterback sneak

    How Ron Kirk secretly pulled the strings in city's Big 12 deal

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    January 11, 1996

    Private dealing

    How Ron Kirk killed the public arena briefing

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    November 2, 1995

    Demolition Man

    How lone crusader Joe Burkleo keeps the city's wrecking ball swinging

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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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    August 10, 1995

    Blood sport

    There are two to blame for the Kirk-Fielding feud

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    July 13, 1995

    Lies on Tape

    Secret city documents expose arena-study coverup at City Hall.

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    July 13, 1995

    Behind closed doors

    What the council says in secret.

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    June 22, 1995

    Wide open town

    Unlike Big D, Houston thrives on open government

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    June 15, 1995

    None of your business?

    Closed council sessions scorn open-meetings law

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    May 4, 1995
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    April 6, 1995

    Who ya gonna call?

    City Hall's top brass use taxpayer-provided mobile phones to call sweethearts, power brokers, and Pizza Hut.

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    March 9, 1995

    Desperate dealing

    City scrambles to finance arena privately--and steal racetrack back from Fort Worth

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    March 2, 1995
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    February 23, 1995

    Arena stonewalling

    Amid lies, John Ware's moment of truth is here

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    February 16, 1995

    Another view

    What City Hall isn't willing to hear about the new arena

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    January 12, 1995
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    January 5, 1995

    The Arena Papers

    Inside the secret City Hall files: A tale of dupes and deception

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    December 8, 1994
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    December 1, 1994

    Who's the boss?

    Council needs to take charge in arena debate

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    November 24, 1994

    The scapegoat

    A mid-level staffer bears the brunt of a sleazy City Hall coverup

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    November 3, 1994

    Whose city is it, anyway?

    Arena documents, discussions remain hidden from the public

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