Dave Mann

Dave Mann
Dave Mann has been with the Observer since 2003. Before that, he worked as a reporter in Fort Worth and Washington, D.C. He was born and raised in Philadelphia. He thinks border collies are the world’s greatest dogs, and believes in the nourishing powers of pickup basketball.

The More Things Change…

by | Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 2:21 pm CST
Criminal Justice

Ed Graf Trial Ends in Guilty Plea

The jury has begun deliberating the fate of Ed Graf, a Waco man being re-tried on controversial arson charges. Graf has spent 25 years in prison. Read More

Multimedia, Slideshows, State of Texas

State of Texas: Women in the Workforce

New data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that women's income on average in Texas declined in 2012 compared to their male colleagues. Read More

Blogs, The Contrarian

Welcome, Chris Hooks

The 2014 election is shaping up as one to remember in Texas, even by our high standards. Kinky Friedman is back on the ballot—oh, how we missed him—Ted Nugent is serving as treasurer for agriculture commissioner hopeful Sid Miller, and … Read More