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March 2, 2001

Volume 20, Number 27

features

  • Dot-bombers

    Despite the clouds of layoffs, a virtual silver lining shines for some caught in Austin's online bust.

    BY CAROL BRORSEN

  • Broke.com

    How writer Spike Gillespie learned to stop worrying and love Austin's tech bust.

    BY SPIKE GILLESPIE

news

  • Throw the Switch

    City Planners Consider Options on the Seaholm Power Plant

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Technical Difficulties

    Older professionals face a hard choice: leave Austin or go tech?

    BY KEVIN FULLERTON

  • E-tail This!

    La Frontera is proof that e-commerce has not destroyed traditional retail commerce.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Naked City

    Austin public interest group figures out why a company making a profit on Medicaid got a sweetheart contract from the state.

    BY LOUIS DUBOSE

  • The Hightower Lowdown

    Treasury Sec. Paul O'Neill pitches Bush tax breaks, Newt Gingrich is a business consultant, Congressional fundraising among freshman is out of control

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    There are 40 blocks closed in downtown Austin due to various construction and cable-laying projects. When the Empire State Building was built in New York City, the city closed no blocks. Also, news on the upcoming SXSW festival and the Texas Film Hall of Fame.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Public Notice

    This week, "Public Notice" travels far and wide across gender limits and the Kalahari to bring you're the best in Austin community events.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • Letters at 3AM

    The experience of jazz is the experience of beauty

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    This week, After a Fashion goes south -- South Congress, that is, to visit with old friends and discover new faces.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • About AIDS

    Texas Lege Should Follow a Rational Approach on Drugs
  • To Your Health

    Heart disease is common among women in my family and I am looking for ways to beat the odds. What works?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • Coach's Corner

    Mark Cuban may get heat for his unconventional style, but there's no doubt he's done wonders for the recently-moribund Dallas Mavericks.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • 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