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September 22, 2000

Volume 20, Number 4

features

news

  • Justice Delayed?

    A federal judge's decision on Medicaid angers GOP legislators

    BY LOUIS DUBOSE

  • Managing the Media

    As the Bush presidential campaign unravels after Labor Day, a press offices tries to keep the candidate on message and out of trouble.

    BY ROBERT BRYCE

  • Naked City

    Greens set up Austin headquarters, Kay Bailey Hutchison supports Bush campaign | Harry Middleton retires as director of LBJ library.

    BY LOUIS DUBOSE

  • The Hightower Report

    Bill's Booming Economy; Spinning Michael Milken

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

  • Nouvelle Cafe

    Chronicle Cuisines writer Rebecca Chastenet de Géry finds something unexpected in Granite Cafe's latest incarnation.
  • Food-o-File

    By now, everyone in Central Texas must know about last week's devastating fire at Lone Star Bakery, but Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood recently found some surprising news.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Sandwiches, Wraps, Burritos

    Feeling too greased out for burgers and fries? This week's "Second Helpings" steers you in the right direction.
  • Food Reviews

music

screens

the arts

  • Tru Artistry

    With Jay Presson Allen's Tru, performer Jaston Williams takes a vacation from the little town of Tuna, Texas, with which he is so closely identified, to portray celebrated writer Truman Capote, and in the process reminds us what an actor of range and skill he is.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • On the Bus

    In the process of writing her new play con flama, Austin poet / writer Sharon Bridgforth discovered that the piece was not complete without her own voice in it. In the process of observing con flama's development, writer Belinda Acosta discovered something about her own voice, too.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Articulations

    The winners of the 26th annual B. Iden Payne awards for local theatre..

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    I find myself watching the goings-on Down Under with an almost complete lack of cynicism.

    BY NICK BARBARO

  • Postmarks

    The Starbucks Showdown continues; and readers voice their opinions on last week's Best of Austin issue.
  • Public Notice

    Public Notice asks not what it can do for its community but what *you* can. This week features the third of a three-part list of Austin area Volunteer Opportunities.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • After a Fashion

    An open letter to Sandra Bullock, and a Bad Customer Service (BCS) Report redux.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    You know what the whirling means, but what about the Dervish?

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Coach's Corner

    Coach takes on sports talk radio.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • Day Trips

    Latana Ridge Lodge, an hour's drive north of DFW, sits at the collision point of northern grasslands, eastern forests, and western prairies.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • About AIDS

    AIDS research yields side effects that benefit HIV-negative people, too.

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • The Luv Doc: In Through the Out Hole

    Like singing and dancing, everyone is a self-appointed expert when it comes to anal sex

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books