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  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    In Austin, a Lawsuit Over "The Future of Bingo"

    ‚ÄčCourthouse News has the suit filed in Austin federal court: More than a dozen veterans and fraternal organizations, including VFW Texas and Dallas-based Amvets Dept. of Texas, Inc., are suing the Texas Lottery Commission and its commissioners over "the future of bingo." Which is to say: Each of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Believe It or Not, There Is One Upside to Hutchison's Trinity Toll Road Exemptions

    ‚ÄčThe irony here is that true historic preservation activists in Dallas are going to welcome this latest bit of Trinity River toll road news. I began hearing from them long before the Corps went public with its efforts to get some kind of protective historic designation for the Trinity project in D ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009
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    March 5, 2008
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    December 3, 2007
  • Music

    October 6, 2005

    All's Fair

    Neither carnies, corn dogs nor karaoke can keep a good band down at the State Fair

  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    Turner's Twilite

    An Austin funk-punk pioneer is remembered by the '80s Dallas music scene he blew away

  • Music

    September 20, 2001

    Band Aid

    Ronald Reagan was president, Michael Jackson and Phil Collins ruled the charts, and a bunch of little rock bands were changing lives

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    The Phantom Menace

    In 1946, a serial killer haunted sleepy Texarkana, stalking his victims under the cover of night. Investigators wonder if he died decades later in a Dallas rest home--or simply disappeared.

  • Music

    June 29, 2000

    Out There

    The best of Bloodshot Records

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    Good time Charlie

    The don of Dallas criminal lawyers, Charles Tessmer reshaped justice through decades of hard-fought cases and hard drink

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    Vanity of the Bonfire

    When tradition and death collide in Aggieland, tradition triumphs

  • News

    July 11, 1996

    Accidental Deaths

    Wars between the electronics giants are killing Dallas' independent music stores

  • News

    January 26, 1995

    Death Row Granny

    Bettie Beets killed two husbands. Now she's likely to become the first woman the state of Texas has ever executed