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2003 ISSUES

December 19, 2003

Volume 23, Number 16

news

  • Mutual Interests

    Military might makes investments right for teachers and state employees in Texas.

    BY LUCIUS LOMAX

  • Rights and Consequences

    The Redistricting trial pits "partisan gerrymandering" against the Voting Rights Act.

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • For Lowe's, A Win's a Win

    Lowe's and the city cut a deal over the aquifer.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • APA, Futrell Turn Up the Heat

    The city manager and police union continue slinging barbs over the withholding of the King investigation results.

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • How Much Is the Sun Worth?

    Austin Energy tries to place a value on solar power.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Austin @ Large: The Writing on the Wall

    If neighborhoods don't embrace Smart Growth, the city as a whole will get stuck with stupid growth.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Human Rights Are Indivisible

    International Human Rights Day activities in Austin strung together workers' rights, social services, and Texas' awful death penalty.

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Hightower Report

    Cable television promised savings with deregulation … and we're still waiting; and, the "synfuels" loophole has just become a bad joke.

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    The very nature of the police's job should earn more consistent praise, but at the same time it demands monitoring.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Stephen gets on all fours for the holidays. You heard it here first.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    Enjoy some Golden Gal Pralines with Capt. Day Trips.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Broccoli is to cats as feet are not to Toto.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • The Common Law

    I used cash to buy electronics equipment from the Austin store of a nationwide electronics company. I want to get my money back but am not sure what my options are.

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • To Your Health

    Are there natural remedies for pinworms?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    Holidays and nights: Beware Viagra and Tina

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • 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

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    Soccer news from around the world

    BY NICK BARBARO