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The Rise and Fall of Virgin Hotel Developer Bill Hutchinson

The story is familiar: a wealthy man who uses his power and prestige to cover up sexual crimes. But some supports say Hutchinson has been unfairly targeted.
By Peter Simek
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Watch Dallas State Rep. Grill the Chair of Texas’ Public Utilities Commission

Legislation passed after the 2011 winter storm gave the PUC authority to regulate ERCOT. PUC chair admits they didn't bother.
By Peter Simek
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Collin County Delays Vote on Controversial Land Purchase for Highway 380 Expansion

Resistant sellers could force county to use eminent domain to seize property for highway project
By Peter Simek
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Complete Streets

Street Racing in Dallas Nearly Doubled During the Pandemic

Despite making more than 1,000 arrests, the Dallas Police Department struggles to fight back nationwide surge in dangerous driving incidents.
By Peter Simek
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On the Outer Fringe of DFW’s Sprawl, Neighbors Battle a Highway for Their Lives

The fight over the future of Highway 380 in McKinney is about so much more than the expansion of road.
By Peter Simek

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What a NIMBY Victory in Plano Means for the Future of Urban Planning in Texas

After a long legal battle, Plano will trash its forward-thinking Plano Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan. That's a loss for the entire North Texas region.
By Peter Simek
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Witch Joins Fight to Banish UNT Young Conservatives of Texas from Campus

This latest campus squabble is perfectly 2020
By Peter Simek
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Welcome to Dallas Uber, Now Clean Up Your Act

A damning new safety report shows there were 6,000 sexual assaults in Uber rides over a two year period. Who will ultimately ensure ride-shares are safe?
By Peter Simek
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Controversy

Ahead of Busy Holiday Travel Weekend, Union Plans Protest at DFW Airport

Complaining of unlivable wages, the workers who help serve in-flight meals will stage a rally at DFW terminal D today
By Peter Simek
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Arts & Entertainment

Dallas Opera Cancels Placido Domingo Gala Amidst Sexual Harassment Charges

The star tenor was set to sing at the annual spring event, but several women, including at TCU professor say the singer harassed them.
By Peter Simek