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  • News

    March 24, 2005

    A Place of Their Own

    Tom Dunning's homeless task force learns an old lesson: If at first you don't succeed, try again.

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Grave Matters

    The tombstones in Oakland Cemetery bear names that reflect Dallas' greatness and its shame, from former mayors to klansmen. But years of neglect have left it overgrown and forgotten.

  • News

    May 6, 1999
  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Conflict? What conflict?

    When D/FW Airport hired the partner of one of its board members, something didn't add up

  • Culture

    January 15, 1998

    Mavs held hostage

    Did Ross Perot Jr. strike out when Tom Hicks bought the Rangers?

  • News

    December 11, 1997

    That giant sucking sound

    No, not The Dallas Morning News' arena coverage--but tax dollars being siphoned away for millionaires' pet projects

  • News

    November 20, 1997

    Flying blind

    With the mayor and city manager leading the charge, the city council moves full speed on an arena deal that doesn't even exist yet

  • News

    November 13, 1997

    Nobody Noticed

    Marilu Dennis lived in Lakewood for 36 years. One hot July day, she died alone in her home. For 15 months, the grass grew. The mail piled up. The bills went unpaid. Nobody saw Marilu. Nobody noticed

  • News

    October 16, 1997

    Paving paradise

    Defenders of the simple life in east Plano fight an uphill battle against a developer's bulldozers

  • News

    August 7, 1997

    Four legs and a funeral

    This tale of a boy, his dog, and Mesquite Animal Control doesn't have a happy ending

  • News

    March 6, 1997

    Chaos theory

    A politically dysfunctional DISD board heads into a May election that's looking so scary, few voters or contributors want to go near it

  • News

    August 15, 1996

    Companies that whore

    Channel 8 sells its name to advertisers, including one of the state's biggest polluters

  • News

    November 10, 1994

    The Trashing of Ferris, Texas

    When a giant came to a tiny town, it soon became clear that almost everyone has a price.