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A secret history of the Riverwalk bike ban 11

E-mails reveal how the threat of a cyclist revolt convinced the city to end the de facto prohibition.

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  • Come for the comfortable chairs, stay for the people-watching.
  • Most judges slip away from the Criminal Courts building by early afternoon. William Cousins, the "Prince of Darkness," rarely goes home before twilight. Some say he tries too hard. Some say he just tries harder.
  • When Floyd Durr pled guilty in April to the sexual assault and murder of 11-year-old Ryan Harris, the book finally seemed closed on one of the most notorious criminal cases here in decades. But much remains uncertain. Including who killed Ryan.

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