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February 18, 2000

Volume 19, Number 25

features

news

  • House Hunting

    Underdog Stella Roland challenges incumbent Dawnna Dukes to represent East Austin in the Texas House of Representatives.

    BY ERICA C. BARNETT

  • Mighty Real

    Photo Essay: Austin's Underground Drag Scene

    BY JANA BIRCHUM

  • Two Roads to Justice

    Republican Shane Phelps takes another stab at Democrat Ronnie Earle's job for district attorney.

    BY ROBERT BRYCE

  • Naked City

    Danny Thomas gets the Austin Police Association PAC endorsement; city signs contract with CSC; Bill Gates appears via satellite at the Austin Convention Center; election workers needed for the March 14 primary

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Council Watch

    Details of the Bradley Settlement are finally made public and opened up to debate; Bill Spelman announces that he will not run for re-election to Place 5.

    BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

  • Media Clips

    Microradio wins FCC approval, but advocates of the low-wattage stations say the rules for winning a license will prohibit most stations and silence the microradio community's radical voice.

    BY LEE NICHOLS

food

music

screens

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    Welcome to SXSW season.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Readers take us (and each other) to task over mistaken identites and misguided ideas.
  • Public Notice

    This week, your pals at Public Notice hit the drag shows, the lanes, the halls, and the alleys, all while making room for next week's chocolate binge : all for a good cause, o'course.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • Letters at 3AM

    Death is not a separation, but a living presence.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    Local roboticist Brooks Coleman walks the line between art and fashion with his line of sheet metal lingere.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    Lung disease, french fries, and sticks of fire.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Coach's Corner

    It's Valentine's Day, and Mavericks fans are in love with Dennis Rodman. But it'll pass.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • Day Trips

    Take your chum to the Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • About AIDS

    AIDS is not just a big city disease.

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • The Luv Doc: Something Vaguely Comprehensible

    Sometimes what you believe to be your strength is actually a weakness

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

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