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2004 ISSUES

January 30, 2004

Volume 23, Number 22

news

  • The Death of Ben Brownlee

    A Rockdale teenager's suicide raises questions about official protections for gay and transgendered kids

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • No Growth at the Growth Fund

    Despite charging millions of dollars in management fees, the Texas Growth Fund has returned zero to the state

    BY LUCIUS LOMAX

  • Temple-Inland Reads the Writing on the Wall

    The Fortune 500 firm abandons its SOS-busting, job-boosting plans

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Hispanic Chamber Honors Eastside Pioneer

    Mission Funeral Home's Lois Villaseñor earns honors from biz group

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Wheat, Chaff Intact in Sheriff's Race

    The seven candidates to replace Margo Frasier show few differences at forum

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Naked City

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • The Democrats, Scrambled

    Climb on the roller coaster, the ride has just begun

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Austin @ Large: A Bad Precedent

    The courthouse deal is another chapter in Austin's same old sad Downtown saga

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • The Hightower Report

    Exploring Mars trumps health care; and Bush's tax cuts have spurred spending … by the rich people who got one

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

  • Are We on the Edge?

    Getting the answers to timely and timeless questions at the 2004 FronteraFest Long Fringe

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Behind America's Funnyman

    For rare comedian Neil Hamburger, it's all about the laughs – and keeping the bug spray close

    BY STEVE BIRMINGHAM

  • Articulations

    Choreographer Allison Orr pops up on the National Geographic Channel, and Ballet East and UT professor Bion Tsang are honored

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    The anti-safe-and-legal abortion movement is about control, not life

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Our Style Avatar arches his well-coifed eyebrow at local eyebrows, wonders why Britney can get drunk and married and he can't, and solicits … errrrrrr … polls local teens

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    The Alamo address, an angry Anglo, and anal a-bombs

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • To Your Health

    I need some ammunition to convince my husband to stop smoking. Recently he has been talking about quitting, but hasn't yet. Also, in case he continues to smoke, are there nutrients that are protective?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    Law closing in on serostim abuse

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • The Common Law

    Personal Finances – Should I consider personal bankruptcy?

    BY MARVIN SPROUSE

  • Daytrips

    The lasting legacy of Sam Rayburn

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • 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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