Leading Off (8/11/09)

1.In Dallas City Council news, while the current members are mostly accepting of the proposed cuts in services to address the city’s $190 million budget deficit, former Mayor Pro Tem Don Hill was allegedly very accepting of kickbacks from minority contractors who got jobs based on the pressuring of developers.

2. Virgin America, the low-cost airline, is considering opening routes to Dallas and Austin. You may begin your “I’m flying Virgin” jokes in three, two, …

3. Frisco will fight its school district rating of “recognized,” because it thinks it deserves “exemplary.” This is because they deserve it. Even if they didn’t quite make it. Because it’s not fair. I mean, it’s Frisco.

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