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  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Brion Randall Won't Be Stealing Locals' Hard-Earned Millions For the Next 15 Years

    Brion Randall​Based upon the handful of comments that just popped up on this 4-month-old Unfair Park item, some of his victims already know and have been celebrating the news: Brion Randall -- the Plano man who, from 2004 through '09, screwed some 30 folks out of around $6 million -- is going to f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Plano Man to Plead Guilty to Bilking Local Investors Out of More Than $6 Million

    ​So says a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office that just landed in the in-box. His name is Brion Gary Randall, and according to the feds, on May 18 the 48-year-old will plead guilty in Dallas federal court to running a handful of scams between 2004 and last July that were eventually unea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Feds Offer to Help Grow Small Businesses in Dallas's Inner-City

    Good news this afternoon for small businesses in the inner-city: The U.S. Small Business Administration has placed Dallas on its burgeoning list of cities tapped to participate in its Emerging 200 initiative, which IDs companies "that show a high potential for growth" and shows 'em how to, ya know, ... More >>

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    August 30, 2008
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    June 29, 2007
  • News

    July 24, 2003

    She's Gotta Serve It

    Dallas dining is largely controlled by men. Seven women are trying to change that.

  • News

    February 22, 2001


    Paging Mr. Gerry Mander:

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Pumped Out

    Major gas companies are driving away independent station operators, all in the name of greed

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Burnt offering

    When major-league Dallas soccer wanted to come to Hickory Creek, the folks there just weren't buying

  • Dining

    July 15, 1999

    Food to go

    A Dallas chef beats it out of town ahead of bill collectors

  • News

    December 31, 1998

    The man who would be judge

    U.S. Attorney Paul Coggins is no longer seeking a federal bench, but his days of public service are far from over

  • News

    November 19, 1998

    It's your store (like it or not)

    Albertson's wants to build in East Dallas, and it's not about to let future customers get in the way

  • News

    November 5, 1998

    Don Quixote of the drive-in

    Against long odds, Rich Peterson attempts to save a piece of Dallas' past

  • News

    March 26, 1998

    Will the clothes make the man?

    Dallas' Todd Oldham wants to take his colorful fashions from sassy to classy--and reap big-time profits. But MTV's fashion designer won't have it easy in his quest to transcend trend.

  • News

    May 29, 1997

    A Dream Deferred

    Former Black Panther Fahim Minkah seeks redemption for a drug-infested neighborhood, but the Southern Dallas Development Corporation turns its back

  • News

    December 5, 1996

    The Hare, The Tortoise

    Channel 5's Marty Griggin and Channel 8's Robert Riggs race for ratings as their stations struggle for dominance of local television news

  • News

    August 29, 1996

    No Dough

    Richard and LaJeanne Williams had big dreams for their bakery--until a bank figured their plan was just pie in the sky