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Maurine Dickey Writes to AG to Review County Redistricting

Just a few minutes ago, I got a passel of documents from Dallas County Commissioner Maurine Dickey, who has already expressed her extreme displeasure regarding the redistricting maps the commissioner’s court voted on a few weeks ago. Seems Dickey will now seek a review of the map by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and the […]

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Tom Hicks Is Not Dead Yet

A financially minded FrontBurnervian points us to the news that Tom Hicks’ Hicks Equity Partners is about to close a $558 million deal to sell its Latrobe Specialty Metals to Carpenter Technology Corp. If you plow through some SEC stuff, it appears that Hicks turned a $21 million investment into about $165 million over four […]

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Leading Off (6/21/11)

Parkland Looks Scared. A team of federal inspectors will soon descend on Parkland to conduct a very thorough review of the hospital’s operations. The Morning News got its hands on an internal memo (sub. req.) that reveals how the hospital is preparing. “Never leave the surveyor alone,” the memo said. “Do not linger or stray […]

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