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Roxan Staff

  • News

    June 12, 2003

    Mayor TV

    Great on the toob, but no machine

  • News

    May 22, 2003

    Doo-doo

    Mary Poss sure stepped in some, didn't she?

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Divided She Stands

    Is controversial DISD trustee Lois Parrott a champion of the little guy, or the bitter core of the board's infamous civil wars?

  • News

    May 24, 2001

    Separate and Unequal

    In a school district that still sees the city in terms of black and white, Hispanics say their children are robbed of a fair share

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Bare Knuckles and Bare Breasts

    Forget talk of a settlement. Bachman Lake homeowners vow to fight their war against bare nipples to the bitter end.

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Not So Special

    DISD's special education program is anything but, say parents and state officials, and it too often abandons the children who need attention most

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Buzz

    Head hunting

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    Hot and bothered

    The city's ordinance governing topless clubs is a joke. But Bachman Lake-area residents are determined to get rid of the clubs by any means necessary.

  • News

    January 27, 2000

    No class

    New York-based Edison Schools flunked out with trying to privatize Sherman's public schools. Why should things be any different in Dallas?

  • News

    June 17, 1999

    No respect

    DISD trustee Se-Gwen Tyler explains why she cast her controversial vote for an Anglo board president

  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Now you see him

    Don Venable rises from his sickbed to save the day -- or something -- at DISD

  • News

    November 12, 1998

    Trojan horse

    Dallas PTA leaders fear a Perot-funded district survey will be used to destroy public schools

  • News

    July 30, 1998

    The "Doctor" Is In

    School board candidate Richard Evans has a checkered past, a mail-order degree, and a confrontational manner. But many city leaders think he's the best man for the job.

  • News

    December 4, 1997

    Getting the lead out

    A troublesome painting contract raises a new worry at DISD--lead contamination

  • News

    November 27, 1997

    Bad boys

    The voters could care less. But someone's gotta win the runoff for the last lowly DISD board seat

  • News

    November 20, 1997

    One Fine Mess

    Elected by no one, John Scovell and a clique of Dallas business leaders brought you DISD's most infamous cast of characters: Yvonne Gonzalez, Dan Peavy, Bill Keever, and Sandy Kress. Thanks a lot.

  • News

    September 11, 1997

    See Yvonne. See Yvonne run. See Yvonne run from the truth.

    She's the toughest superintendent DISD has ever had. But Yvonne Gonzalez's administration has already developed a dangerous tendency for bulldozing the facts.

  • News

    August 14, 1997

    Mr. Nobody

    Bill Simpson is eager to dig up dirt on you. He'll even write down your license plate number if you visit a topless bar. But the self-appointed guardian of Dallas morals doesn't want you to know anything about him.

  • News

    May 15, 1997

    Follow the Money

    Don't let accusations of overtime fraud by low-level employees distract you. The real money disappears from the Dallas Independent School District through sleazy contracts awarded by top administrators.

  • News

    December 5, 1996

    Losing Faith

    Dallas Area Interfaith wants to give the city's poor and disenfranchised a voice in politics. But all critics see is another grab for power.

  • News

    October 19, 1995

    Sex and city hall

    How strip bars have their way with the Dallas city council

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