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July 7, 2000

Volume 19, Number 45

news

  • War of Words

    Hays County planning battle turns into a war of words.

    BY ROB D'AMICO

  • Lethal Weapon

    FBI's use of tear gas questioned at Branch Davidian trial.

    BY ROBERT BRYCE

  • Impulse Buying

    City approves $15 million toward Convention Center Hotel, which the city will own in 30 years.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Naked City

    City auditor Helen Niesner resigns; Vignette Corp., is looking for offices downtown; Leslie Pool goes to work for U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, Paul Robbins mad at Austin Energy; Office of Neighborhood Services launches workshops; Austin ranks No. 6 for bicycle theft.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Council Watch

    Council approves spending $15 million on the Convention Center Hotel; City Manager Jesus Garza presents the Draft Policy Budget; and Roma Design Group announces its vision for the south shore of Town Lake.

    BY KEVIN FULLERTON

food

music

screens

  • Night Visions

    Director Alison Maclean and author Denis Johnson on Jesus' Son, a soulful, darkly comic take on life and death as a junkie

    BY SARAH HEPOLA

  • Short Cuts

    Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • TV Eye

    Resurrection Blvd. may not be the perfect show about the Latino experience, but it's a step in the right direction; also, Sex and the City's third season disappoints.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Screens Reviews

  • Film Reviews

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    Welcome to summer in the new Austin.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Mueller re-development is a rip-off and "affordable housing" is a sham.
  • Public Notice

    "Public Notice" gets devout all over the sisters. Check it out: Two nun-related items in one week!

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • Letters at 3AM

    Robert Bly's translations of 20th-century poets enrich our language.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    Spending summer with Joan

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    How sweet is your soda, sugar?

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Coach's Corner

    The Cubs killed the fan in the Coach.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • Day Trips

    A small Texas town tries to determine its destiny.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • About AIDS

    Earth to denialists: the facts are out there.

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • The Luv Doc: Girl Farts

    She farts a lot

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

sports

  • Crossing Swords

    This is the second time that the National Fencing Tournament has slashed it's way through Austin. Wayne Alan Brenner is en garde.

    BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER