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Rawlings Eyes ‘Accomplishing LGBT Objectives Long-term’

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says he isn’t surprised that gay-rights activists are upset with him for declining to sign a pledge supporting same-sex marriage. But he hopes Saturday’s closed-door meeting with about two dozen LGBT leaders will lead to more understanding, at least. Asked before a North Texas Commission luncheon today whether he expected such […]

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A List of Potential Books By People From Dallas That I Made Up As I Typed It, Presented For No Particular Reason

No More Handouts!: A “True Conservative” On What’s Right With America, What’s Wrong With Washington, and Other Things He Thought Would Help Him Get Elected To The U.S. Senate, by Tom Leppert My Favorite Key is “Return”: The Best of Steve Blow, by Steve Blow Wildcatter: My Life In And Out Of Football As Well […]

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Inspired by the Dallas Opera, Texas Motor Speedway Bringing NASCAR to Park Cities

Vowing not to be outdone by the Dallas Opera‘s move to screen The Magic Flute at Cowboys Stadium, Texas Motor Speedway says it’s decided to run its April 13-14 NASCAR Sprint Cup race through the streets of the Park Cities. The unusual plan was announced this morning by TMS CEO Eddie Gossage and the mayors […]

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Plano’s J.C. Penney Gets a Makeover: New Logo, Ellen DeGeneres, and Apple-Style Genius Bars?

When Joseph Guinto wrote about Ron Johnson, the new CEO of Plano-based J.C. Penney, in the September issue of D CEO, he raised a number of questions about what the former Apple and Target executive could do for the department store. On Johnson’s branding expertise: If an executive from Apple is supposed to know anything, […]

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