Story I get from normally plausible sources is that former Dallas City Manager John Ware, the mayor's candidate to replace deposed and disgraced former Dallas Area Rapid Transit board chair Lynn Flint Shaw, is now "off the table." A growing cadre on the council would like to reappoint Joyce Foreman -- the same Joyce Foreman who Mayor Tom Leppert and Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway got kicked off the board to make room for Shaw. But for Leppert, that's too much like admitting he was wrong. --Jim Schutze
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