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Dallas' Victory Park Struggles to Deliver a Winnew

Nearly three years after its first shops opened, Dallas' Victory Park still hasn't found itself. Even before the economy went south, the district often turned into a ghost town when the arena was dark.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  02-02-2009  |  Housing & Development

Sharon Keller is Texas' Judge Dreadnew

When Sharon Keller turned off the clock on a Death Row inmate's last-gasp appeal, she became the most vilified judge in Texas.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  01-22-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Dallas' Political Designing Womannew

When Dallas' political elite need a win, Carol Reed cheers them on and calls the plays.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  12-17-2007  |  Politics

Don Hill Slides From Mayoral Candidate to Alleged Criminalnew

How did that happen?
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  10-29-2007  |  Politics

Getting Schooled on the Nasty Politics of Dirty Airnew

Clean air advocates in North Texas think they can win merely because they're on the side of the facts and the angels -- but they don't know how to fight the Austin way.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  09-10-2007  |  Environment

A Bust Goes Bustnew

A former Dallas Police officer says her partner had no right to search a car for drugs.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  08-06-2007  |  Crime & Justice

Witness for the Prosecutionnew

Did lack of manpower leave a felon on bail free to kill? Maybe. Sort of.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  07-23-2007  |  Crime & Justice

Talk Isn't Cheapnew

Ex-Constable Mike Dupree learns the value of keeping one's mouth shut.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  07-09-2007  |  Crime & Justice

God Told Larry Neal to Invent a Flying Motorcyclenew

And now he wants you to try it.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  07-09-2007  |  Transportation

Dallas' Choir Boy Mayornew

What Tom Leppert's campaign tells you about Tom Leppert.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  06-25-2007  |  Politics

Last Men Standing in Dallas Mayoral Racenew

Tom Leppert and Ed Oakley, who will face each other in a June 16 runoff, show that what you think about Dallas politics could be wrong.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  05-22-2007  |  Politics

What Exactly Did Mayoral Candidate Tom Leppert Move to Dallas?new

Leppert moved a company to Dallas, he says -- too bad he left the employees behind.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  05-08-2007  |  Politics

Don't You Wish Your Mayor Was Hot Like Menew

Dallas' mayoral wannabes are all nice guys -- where's the fun in that?
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  04-24-2007  |  Politics

Yet Another Deputy Alleges Misdeeds by Constable Mike Dupreenew

The Dallas County constable already accused of sexually harassing Hispanic men and deporting his Honduran lover in a jealous pique is now the subject of a sworn statement that says he conspired to frame his political rivals on false drug charges.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  04-16-2007  |  Crime & Justice

Royce West, Political Man of the Hournew

With Dallas Democrats' return from the dead, state Senator Royce West is poised for bigger things, like maybe paychecks.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  03-20-2007  |  Politics

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