The outcome of the federal investigation into Garland ISD's H1-B program, which recruited dozens of bilingual teachers from foreign countries and is now sending many of them back, is uncertain. But if past federal H1-B cases involving school districts are any indication, it could cost the district. ... More >>
With the mammoth six-year, $108 million deal he signed last week, Tony Romo became the most richly rewarded player in Cowboys history. That put him fifth on the list of current NFL players, ahead of Eli Manning and Tom Brady but well behind Ravens QB Joe Flacco's $20.1 million per year. Those numbe ... More >>
The remaking of SMU basketball with the game's most persistent coach.
Jorge Levy and his two sons own Desperados on Greenville and in Garland. The senior Levy, originally from Mexico, is also involved in The Dallas Margarita Society, Savor Mexico and the Greenville Area Business Association. Most importantly, he's the guy that emailed Mark Cuban about saving the Saint ... More >>
Wait a minute, wait a minute, wait a minute. A huge idea turned up at City Hall yesterday. Huge. This is like a Blue whale beaching itself on the banks of the Trinity River. I'm afraid City Hall is going to send a crew out there and chop it into cat-food. We need to stop and take a big look at this ... More >>
Chesapeake Energy and Rolling Stone writer Jeff Goodell are battling over his March feature. The abridged version of the lengthy piece, unpacked further by Brantley, goes like this: Drilling appears to be a Ponzi scheme with Chesapeake's founder, Aubrey McClendon, as its leader. Neither McClendon no ... More >>
Mark Graham Ralph Isenberg's security team is totally DTF.So Ralph Isenberg threatened to fuck me in my ass the other day. Well, that's not the first thing he did. Before that, he shook my hand and told me his name was Ralph Isenberg. And before that, I drove approximately nine minutes to hi ... More >>
It looks like Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, long a puppet of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, finally has hit the Price wall. Jenkins has stopped action on the appointment of Price protégé Aaron McCarthy, aka Aaron Michaels, to the county's "homeland security advisory committee," w ... More >>
Simple Mediterranean-inspired plates designed for Park Cities palates.
In the final analysis the Cowboys kept nine rookies, four undrafted free agents, two kickers and zero fullbacks. If you saw that coming, raise your Labor Day hand. Didn't think so. We did foresee the departures of Igor Olshansky, Akwasi Owusu-Ansah and Montrae Holland, so not everythi ... More >>
City of Arlington staffers are looking forward to feasting on coconut shrimp and grilled mahi mahi if the Rangers stay ahead of the Tampa Bay Rays. Mayor Robert Cluck this week made his second-ever edible sports wager, offering the mayors of Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg a dinner from ... More >>
Although investigators aren't linking him to the series of white powder mailings throughout North Texas, Michael Wayne Patterson was arrested Thursday by federal law enforcement officers and was detained today pending an August 30 detention hearing, according to U.S. Attorney James T. Jacks. ... More >>
Apparently, some of this Top Chef season's chefs have enough time on their hands they can give motivational talks. At least that's what super-confident Angelo likes to do with young Tamesha. Less-bitchy Kelly called him a Tony Robbins impersonator. I call him creepy.And while the beginning of the ... More >>
He spent a lot of time in and around the pizza joints of New York--minus four years spent at a Pennsylvania college and a bit living in D.C.So it's no wonder Green longed for a taste of the familiar after moving to Dallas. He sold medical supplies and software for 17 years and then took the plunge. ... More >>
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