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In Dallas, the ACLU Pushes Back Against “Extremists”

“You see,” somebody smiled, reaching for another hors d’oeuvre, “there are liberals in Texas!” The scene was the ultra-modern new home of Charles MarLett and James Vasilas in Northwest Dallas (white walls, linoleum-looking floors, cutting-edge art). That’s where about 50 people gathered late yesterday afternoon for a fund-raising party with Terri Burke, a former Dallas […]

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Sports Agent Trennis Jones Doesn’t Want to Let Down Mom in Words With Friends Tournament

(This is the second of four mini-profiles of the semifinalists of the D Magazine Words With Friends Tournament. Trennis Jones will face Rhett Miller in one of our two semifinals on June 9. Read to the jump to see this member of our Finally Four answer the same questions as our 10 Most Beautiful Women in Dallas nominees.) […]

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Rhett Miller of the Old 97s Dedicates Words With Friends Tournament Performance to His Grandma

(This is the first of four mini-profiles of the semifinalists of the D Magazine Words With Friends Tournament. Rhett Miller will face Trennis Jones in one of our two semifinals on June 9. Read to the jump to see this member of our Finally Four answer the same questions as our 10 Most Beautiful Women […]

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Leading Off (6/7/10)

1. One takeaway I had from the Dallas Morning News’ two part story (part 1 and part 2) on “black flight,” the steady decline in the number of African American students attending Dallas Independent School District schools: maybe the concept of geographically based public school is outdated. Is there an argument here for a re-segregation of public […]

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