America's for-profit colleges offer education only a con man (or a congressman) could love.
Barbarians in the Ivory Tower
Back in February, it was semi-big news when a group called One Million Moms called for a boycott of Dallas-based J.C. Penney. The reason was the company's new spokeswoman, Ellen DeGeneres, who you will be shocked to learn is gay, and thus obviously unfit to sell pleated Dockers and window treatments ... More >>
Via.No doubt you're aware by now that beloved Houston-based Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods is due to take over the old Toys "R" Us at Walnut Hill and Central Expressway; originally due to debut 'round Thanksgivingish, Spec's tells Unfair Park this morning that there's now "no specific da ... More >>
Photos by Anna MerlanMayor Rawlings, Chief Brown and the council at this morning's presser to announce "attack" on buyers, sellers of stolen goodsThis holiday season, City Hall, the Dallas Police Department and the Dallas County District Attorney's Office would like to remind you not to buy y ... More >>
Late this afternoon, former animal shelter manager Tyrone McGill took the stand to testify in his defense at his felony animal cruelty trial, which began yesterday. While the prosecution attempted to paint a picture of McGill as an indifferent, unreachable bureaucrat who willfully allowed a c ... More >>
Dallas chef Tiffany Derry this week dove into the maelstrom surrounding financial assistance at for-profit colleges, arguing in an essay for The Hill that the government is threatening the culinary arts by withholding loans from students enrolled in career schools. The Department of Educatio ... More >>
At half price, carne asada never tasted so good.So you've probably spent your whole paycheck on gifts for the kids and now you're looking for ways to save some cash. Rather than going on the McDonald's dollar menu diet, check out our list of the best Tuesday food specials. 5. It's not ... More >>
Say what you will about Jason Kidd being no Devin Harris, but the point guard's no Grinch either: Last week his foundation took 40 kids from the Dallas Children's Advocacy Center on a shopping spree at a local Toys "R" Us. Each child received a $300 gift card -- a most generous gift, most definitely ... More >>
So, the Environmental Protection Agency has approved the Dallas/Fort Worth region's plan to reduce air pollution from ozone, making us the first in the nation to win the EPA's nod for a "state implementation plan." That's nice an all, but don't jump up and shout, "Woo-hoo, We're No. 1!" just yet.Oh, ... More >>
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Twilight Princess is the best Zelda ever.
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McCormick & Schmick's has great shucks, no jive
Eddie Murphy plays Daddy, once more, and it becomes him
Radio Disney feeds the new pop underground with music for tweens
Tim Burton monkeys around with an icon, but is it evolution?
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Bumper-car warriors take to the courts in WhirlyBall, a new sport blending hockey, polo, and lots of beer
Dragonball Z is the Cartoon Network's top-rated show, thanks to a Fort Worth-based company that's unleashing a controversial American version of this Japanese hit
A guide to music on the Web that the RIAA isn't worried about
Don't believe the hype -- oh, like it even matters
Why no one is winning the battle of the baby superstores
No matter what you think, your car is not fully loaded
The industry aims for the heart of Christmas-- with a shotgun
City Hall's top brass use taxpayer-provided mobile phones to call sweethearts, power brokers, and Pizza Hut.