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The PopCulture Shack reveals sources here for local scandal, political back-stabbing, investigative reporting, independent journalism, and area arts events. Find out the dirt on Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and the City Council. Plus, if you're into activism, you can check out sites that'll give you a chance to get into some rabble-rousing.
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Female reporter
Becky Oliver - When this KDFW-TV investigative reporter starts coming your way, you can run, but you can't hide. Whether she's exposing government corruption, businesses that cheat customers, or scandals around Dallas, her patented "Gotcha-journalism" method is sure to bring wrongdoers to their knees as she goes in for the kill.
Man with bag of money
Dallas Arena.Com - Uncovers Welfare for Big Business in the Dallas Arena project, the Trinity River mess, the Olympic debacle, and more problems down at City Hall.
Pork in the budget
Dallas Observer - Local free newspaper that deals with city politics, stories the Dallas Morning News refuses to cover (or wants to cover up!), plus local bands, the arts, humor, and more. There's also an extensive personal ads section. Available free at most area bookstores.
Blue sky
Downwinders At Risk - Tired of dirty air and all those "Ozone Alert" days that never seem to go away? Check out this site to find out ways to prod public officials into making the state cleaner.
Fat cat
FWWeekly - Fort Worth version of the Dallas Observer, covering city scandals and politics, area music, restaurants, arts, film, and the best places to spend your free time in Fort Worth and surrounding areas. Free at local bookstores.
Texas outline
Texas Observer - Wanna know about scandals and politics in the Lone Star State? This monthly magazine covers it all from a liberal perspective (and that's what matters, right? <g>)
Apartments
Texas Tenant Advisor - Can't get the slumlord to turn on the air conditioning in the heat of summer, or is your next door neighbor so noisy you want to tan his hide? This site tells you about your rights as a tenant and what you can do to protect those rights. Read up!