Steve Wolens

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    October 22, 2014

    The Battle for Preston Hollow's Soul

    Luke Crosland stands at the window of his seventh-floor office and looks out across Preston Center. In the foreground, a tangle of luxury SUVs battle for access to a shabby, two-story parking garage that seems to deteriorate before his eyes. The garage is ringed by a jumble of aging retail strips th ... More >>

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    January 11, 2012

    Buy Up All the Dublin Dr Pepper You Can, Because As of Today It No Longer Exists

    ​If you have but a single can or bottle marked "Dublin Dr Pepper," don't open it. It's a collector's item as of this very moment. That's because as of 5 p.m. today there is no more Dublin Dr Pepper: From here on out, per a settlement agreement just announced in the case filed by Plano-based Dr Pep ... More >>

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    March 25, 2011

    David Kunkle Says He's Not Hiding Laura Miller's Support Because He Doesn't Have It Yet

    Patrick MichelsFormer Mayor Laura Miller praises then-Police Chief David Kunkle in November 2009 after he announced he was calling it quits​She spoke at former Dallas Police Chief David Kunkle's retirement press conference. She appointed Mike Rawlings to be the city's homeless czar. She was ma ... More >>

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    May 11, 2007

    Tomorrow's Forecast: Gloomy, with a Slight Chance of Disaster and Late-Evening Sunshine

    I have nothing but ambiguity, confusion and darkness to offer you, Friends of Unfair Park, on the eve of tomorrow’s mayoral election. There are no certainties, only wild cards. Here are just a few:

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    May 8, 2006

    Mayor Tries to Shoot Down DMN Story

    Mayor Laura is pretty pissed off at The Dallas Morning News and reporter Dave Levinthal over his story Saturday about Mayor Miller, her husband and some stock they owned briefly in AMR Corp., parent of American Airlines. She says she gave Levinthal information showing she didn't vote on any American ... More >>

  • News

    January 13, 2005

    Bubble Brains

    Think a strong mayor is a good idea? See who agrees with you.

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    October 23, 2003
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    May 22, 2003


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

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    March 27, 2003


    Laura, Mary says you're a phony! Now now, girls.

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    January 17, 2002

    Woman in Gray

    Laura Miller's white hat has a few stains

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    January 10, 2002

    A Hole in Every Pot

    A city gone shabby yearns for a mayor to put things right

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    April 6, 2000

    Clearing the air

    The motive behind a series of Bush attack ads may have been business, not politics

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    February 3, 2000

    The king of Cockrell Hill

    Dallas Constable Aurelio Castillo claims the criminal charges against him are a political conspiracy. His opponents say he's just a doofus.

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    February 4, 1999

    On holy ground

    The fight over St. Ann's snares the city, Hispanics, and the Catholic diocese in a battle that tests Dallas' commitment to preserving its past

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    December 17, 1998

    Down-home Drudge

    Harvey Kronberg, the Avis of Austin political reporters, tries harder with Web gossip

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    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

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    February 1, 1996

    Politics makes strange enemies

    Why Domingo Garcia is running against the father of his godson