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2001 ISSUES

April 6, 2001

Volume 20, Number 32

news

  • Redistricting 2001

    The new census numbers are out, and here's what to look for in the Lege's plans for redistricting.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Union's Due

    Labor lawyer David Van Os stands accused by former employees of blocking their attempts to organize

    BY KEVIN FULLERTON

  • Naked City

    Local news this week in Austin.

    BY ERICA C. BARNETT

  • The Hightower Lowdown

    The Bush budget and children's welfare, Pete Domenici and nuclear power & Jonah Goldberg on the joys of sweatshops

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

  • Capitol Chronicle

    The grandfathered pollution exemption celebrates its 30th birthday, and the Lege takes another look at cleaning up the air

    BY MICHAEL KING

food

music

screens

the arts

  • Search Through the Skies

    The new musical Jouét represents a journey not only for the title character, a pop star in search of a home, but one for Austin composer Allen Robertson and for the city's Zachary Scott Theatre Center, which is producing its first original musical.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    The "first lady of Austin theatre" -- actress and educator Nan Cameron Elkins, whose credits included more than 300 Austin theatre productions and teaching speech and stage skills to thousands of Central Texas students -- has taken her final bow.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    Robert Rodriguez, Chris Ware, Ben Sargent -- what do these men have in common? They all worked as cartoonists for The Daily Texan.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Policing the media, mediating the police.
  • 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

    Our Style Avatar goes to Hollywood (well, via his TV set!) and reports, Oscar style!

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    More nuggets from information's mother lode.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    Houston's bibliophiliac dream: The Detering Book Gallery.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • To Your Health

    I feel very blessed to come from a family that lives long and generally healthy lives. I am 40 and still feel good, but my doctor recommended I take an aspirin tablet every day to prevent heart problems. What are the pros and cons?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    Drug-resitant HIV

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Coach's Corner

    Opening day for major league baseball. A fresh start for last year's losers. Enjoy it while you can -- by June, the big-market teams will be back in control.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • The Luv Doc: A Terror

    America has got to stop treating parenthood as some inalienable right, like assault weapon ownership or hydraulic fracturing

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

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