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2002 ISSUES

July 5, 2002

Volume 21, Number 44

features

news

  • Beaten by Wackenhut

    A former Travis County inmate alleges that Wackenhut Corporation bears responsibility for his prison beating.

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Stratus Sparks Citizen Uprising

    Hundreds of citizens turn out to denounce the proposed Stratus deal.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Preserving Planet Texas

    Outdoor-loving Texans can thank the federal government for requiring the state to firm up its state parks planning over the next decade.

    BY DAN OKO

  • APD Case Moves Forward

    A judge rules in favor of an attorney who claims that APD engages in selective prosecution of officers. Attorney Steve Edwards now must collect evidence -- and his number one goal is to get Chief Stan Knee to testify.

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Unconsuming

    The Whirl-Mart concept comes to Austin

    BY LAURI APPLE

  • Naked City

    BY LAURI APPLE

  • Austin @ Large: Austin at Large

    Sending Out an SOS: Can the Fractured Austin Polis Find a Common Future?

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Capitol Chronicle

    The Supreme Court, by supporting vouchers, removes another brick from the church-state wall.

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Hightower Report

    Bush wants to spend your taxes on missile defense, but won't tell you if it works; and, WWJD -- What Would Jim Do?

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

  • Invasion of the Kiddie-Lit Plays

    Characters from children's literature storm Austin-area stages in July.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    The former bakery turned arts center on Tillery gets another tenant, Austin Musical Theatre gets an executive director, and Zachary Scott Theatre Center alums get plum acting gigs on opposite coasts.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    We change printers, resize the paper, and go to press a day early, all in the same week. At some point this must have seemed like a good plan.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • After a Fashion

    The Style Avatar's Botox experiments -- and their eyebrow-raising results!

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    I have decided to start taking a multivitamin/mineral of some sort, but I don't want to waste money taking more than I need. How would I know if I am getting enough, but not too much, of a nutrient?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Coach's Corner

    Coach ventures forth to a pre-dawn World Cup-watching party.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • The Luv Doc: Come On, Big Boy

    Sometimes it's hard to know when a woman is just begging for it

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

  • Book Reviews

    In Stephen Dixon's latest and other recent books of interest, looking for answers could mean looking for trouble. Our Books writers explain why.
  • In Person

    Though the crowd at New York literary lion Darin Strauss' June 27 appearance at BookPeople was thin, he still read and signed The Real McCoy, while telling Mike Shea all about the life of a "hugely talented" young writer.