Kenny Troutt

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    August 15, 2011

    Now That Tim Pawlenty's Out of the Race, Everyone Wants to Date Ray Washburne

    ​In mid-May, Ray Washburne explained his attraction to former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty thusly: "He's got a great story to tell." This was in a Wall Street Journal piece about how Pawlenty was attracting big-money men such as Washburne -- co-founder of Mi Cocina, owner of the Highland Park Villa ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010

    Welcome to the Forbes 400, Darwin Deason!

    Kelcy Warren, proof that a UT-Arlington graduate can make the Forbes 400​I've been told: Everybody loves lists, especially this one -- Forbes' annual countdown of the richie-richiest 'Merkins, which contains more than its share of locals, as usual. Tops, through, is a Fort Worth resident who I'm p ... More >>

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    May 2, 2008
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    March 6, 2008
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    March 7, 2007

    Dismember the Titans

    Sports Illustrated's Rick Reilly goes Troutt fishing in this week's issue. Last summer came word that local billionaire Kenny Troutt was spending a small chunk of his estimable fortune to bankroll two youth AAU basketball teams, both called the Texas Titans. (One's made up of third-graders; the othe ... More >>

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    August 15, 2006

    Kids Play. Parents Compete.

    On Sunday, The Dallas Morning News ran a story about Kenny Troutt, the local billionaire who flies his son's basketball team to tournaments on a private jet normally used by the San Antonio Spurs. He has also hired three full-time coaches, two skill instructors, a general manager, a traveling secret ... More >>

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    August 23, 2001

    Desert Blooms

    Jetports and elite resorts may do what border bandits and blistering heat couldn't: rob Big Bend of its rugged beauty

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    July 12, 2001

    The Little-People Tax

    Dallas tax appraisers can't keep up with Ross Perot. But if you're Average Joe, they've got your number.