You don't get to be a billionaire -- or OK, now just a high multi-millionaire -- by letting people skate on debts. Our favorite local college football fan, YMCA patron and wind energy enthusiast is no exception. Last summer, T. Boone Pickens sued William Franke, founder of Swift Boat Veterans for T ... More >>
Rmember when DISD considered replacing its logo? It might come up again.‚ÄčEdwin Flores said it a couple of weeks back: The Dallas Independent School District has a communications problem. Which is one way of putting it -- the nice way of putting it. And so, following months' worth of dust-ups and s ... More >>
Photos by Sam MertenWe're guessing this was Rawlings's reaction when he received bills from his consultants.Former TracyLocke CEO Mike Rawlings easily outpaced the field of mayoral candidates by raising a whopping $1.03 million -- nearly three times the combined haul of Ron Natinksy and David ... More >>
Brandon ThibodeauxWhile the city council took a month off, concessionaire Gilbert Aranza hired one of the mayor's former consultants, who convinced him to pay an SMU associate professor to take a look-see at the controversial Love Field food and beverage contract.After the city council on Jun ... More >>
Last week, Dallas oilman T. Boone Pickens was in Washington, serving as chairman of a 40th anniversary shindig for The American Spectator. On November 6, Pickens apparently said he'd give $1 million to anyone who could disprove a single one of the allegations made by the Swift Boat Veterans for Trut ... More >>
Phil Romano, like several other prominent Dallasites, loves him some Giuliani -- which you can get on a sandwich at Eatzi's. Gary Griffith isn't the only local to throw his arms around Rudy Giuliani -- which he did again, by the way, in a campaign missive sent to would-be voters, in which Griffith o ... More >>
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