We know that a Wendy Davis-governed Texas would probably be more into preserving natural resources than a Texas ruled by Greg Abbott, who has sued the EPA a modest 17 times. But in a state famous for its lax environmental regulations, how much tougher would Davis be? Local environmental issues, pa ... More >>
Via Change.orgEsther GaratieA Dallas VA Medical Center nurse is on leave and her bosses are in full-blown groveling mode after a gay combat vet, in search of help for her deepening depression, said she was urged to come out of the darkness and to stop living in terrible lesbian sin. "I was ... More >>
This week the Paper Version of Unfair Park's cover is a profile of Al Armendariz, who took a leave from his gig as a Southern Methodist University engineering professor to run the Environmental Protection Agency's regional office in Dallas, stepping right into a simmering fight between the agenc ... More >>
After the jump, in its entirety, is a release we just received that offers sketchy details involving 19 people -- most of them locals -- who were indicted by a federal grand jury this week for their involvement in what the U.S. Attorney's Office calls a "massive cybercrime conspiracy." We will fo ... More >>
Al ArmendarizAl Armendariz, a research associate professor in SMU's Department of Environmental and Civil Engineering, was on National Public Radio earlier this week discussing health issues suffered by folks living near the Barnett Shale; said Armendariz of airborne toxins discovered by res ... More >>
Alexa SchirtzingerThis morning, in the reflection of Dallas's Fountain Place building, a small group of environmental activists gathered as previously announced to oppose the nomination of former Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission head John Hall as the new regional director of the Enviro ... More >>
You may wanna spend a few minutes this morning boning up on the Rail North Texas plan, which calls for 215 miles of new commuter rail track that would connect much of North Texas -- from McKinney to Midlothian, Cleburne to Carrollton, Burleson to beyond. Only, who'll pay for it? Because it ain't che ... More >>
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The Texas Troubadour's Fatal Rendezvous and other amazing stories from the police department's cold case squad
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Dallas has run out of recycling excuses
Idaho's potato king accuses a dead Dallas oilman and his sons of a multimillion-dollar scam