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January 9, 2004

Volume 23, Number 19

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  • No Place Like Home

    The new Garden Terrace development takes a small but serious step toward housing Austin's homeless.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • The Judges Rule: Map May Not Be Wise, But It's Legal

    The federal judges rule in favor of the Texas congressional map -- even while admitting it may destroy the political hopes of minorities.

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Kucinich: Creating the Voice for Peace

    The Ohio congressman's all-star presidential campaign barnstorms through Austin.

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • A Different Shade of Green for Temple-Inland

    The firm -- and the mayor -- suggest economic growth merits waiving SOS.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Austin @ Large: Facts and Fantasies

    Think globally, vote locally.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Can Anybody Here Run This Country?

    As the campaign begins in earnest, the Democrats ponder self-destruction

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Hightower Report

    Grassroots change (literally) in Detroit; and America West finds another way to assault us with ads.

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

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  • Page Two

    On the right wing's ideological sleight-of-hand, unenlightened self-interest, and the humanitarian legacy of Cousin Eli

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Read all about the peacock-themed Christmas tree fit for a Style Avatar!

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    Who built the first plane? Was it the Wright brothers or some folks right here in Texas?

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Pricey prisons, precious pearly whites, and promoterless pugilists.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • The Common Law

    Aren't there laws that protect debts from overzealous debt collectors?

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • To Your Health

    I am in early menopause and was recently was diagnosed as hyperthyroid. I would rather not have surgery or radioactive iodine treatment. Are there other options?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    Want to help plan HIV Services?

    BY KURT BECKER

  • Letters at 3AM

    Although it may sound like hooey in the retelling, this is the story of the author's discovery of his soul's expression.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • 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

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