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Education PAC, Dallas Kids First, Announces Endorsement, Gives Scorecards

Last week, I introduced you to Dallas Kids First, one of the newest PACs in Dallas. The group has announced whom it’s endorsing for the DISD board of trustees race. They’ve also released the most information I’ve seen on the candidates for the race. Their endorsements are: District 1, no one; District 3, Dan Micchice; […]

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Is It Remarkable That a Mother Who Slashed Her Baby’s Throat Has an SMU Degree?

I was struck by the oddness of the headlines on today’s WFAA and Dallas Morning News updates on the story about the Dallas woman who yesterday allegedly slashed the throat of her 1-year-old daughter: DMN: Mother arrested after attack on 1-year-old is SMU grad diagnosed with schizophrenia WFAA: Mom accused of slashing baby’s throat is highly […]

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Craig James On Why People Don’t Like Him

In addition to an interesting oral history of Outlaw County, the April issue of Texas Monthly features a short front-of-the-book interview with the always lovable very popular handsome Craig James. The embattled Senatorial candidate discusses the reasons he’s running for office, how he started fighting “evil,” and why he wet the bed until he was […]

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Leading Off (3/26/12)

Did Dallas ISD Cheat on Standardized Tests? Report Suggests It’s Possible. An investigation of 70,000 public school district test results by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution doesn’t prove that Dallas ISD, as well as 196 of the nation’s largest 3,125 school districts, have cheated on tests. But the results’ patterns were similar to those that indicated cheating […]

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Scott Griggs, Friend of Jason Roberts’, Endorses Domingo Garcia, Opponent of Jason Roberts’

Dan Koller, over at Oak Cliff People, has some news about Scott Griggs’ endorsement for the 33rd Congressional District seat. Griggs is a member of Bike Friendly Oak Cliff and one of the owners of Oddfellows. Jason Roberts is a member of Bike Friendly Oak Cliff and one of the owners of Oddfellows. Griggs announced his […]

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