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Jeff West Is Celebrated With Laughter and Tears

His friends and family members gave Dallas leader Jeff West a loving sendoff Friday with laughs, toasts, songs and tears. They did it at the South Side Music Hall, one after another taking the microphone to recall the Matthews Southwest vice president as a positive, funny renaissance man who played leading roles in everything from […]

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Why Is a Wild Trinity River Alligator Worth $5,300 (Or Even $5,220.50) to Texas Parks and Wildlife?

The short answer is that the 11-foot alligator that lived in the Trinity River near the Fort Worth Nature Center and was killed by a couple of rogue disc jockeys earlier this month is worth $5,300 because the state’s game wardens say so. I wanted to know how they arrive at that figure, so I […]

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Only Days Left to Vote in the Best of Big D Readers’ Choice: Services Poll 2012

We’ve almost done it. We’ve almost completed the final of our five rounds in this year’s Best of Big D Readers’ Choice polling. But it’s not over yet. The best services in Dallas need your support through Sunday. You can vote once a day on your desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. After the last vote […]

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