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April 2, 2004

Volume 23, Number 31

news

  • Betty Baker Rules

    Love her or fear her, Austin's land-use queen rules the city her own way

    BY AMY SMITH

  • UT Lawyers Take On the Death Penalty in D.C.

    A team of UT-based attorneys takes the Tennard case to the U.S. Supreme Court

    BY RITA RADOSTITZ

  • APD Mistake Leaves Austin Woman Shaken

    Real estate broker's confrontation destroys her faith in Austin and the police

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • One More Time for Lugo, Canchola

    Constable candidates expect a close contest in the April 13 run-off

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Remembering Ortralla

    Students and faculty at Reagan High School hold a memorial in honor of slain classmate Ortralla Mosley
  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Austin @ Large: The Big-Box Big Deal

    Little things mean a lot, but design standards aren't simply superficial

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Kill the Messenger!

    In the Tomstown counterattack, the GOP spin doctors are pointing the finger in every direction

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Hightower Report

    Next on the regime-change list: Venezuela; and, Mendocino County rejects Frankenfoods

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

  • Giving Voice

    Students and colleagues sing in tribute to the late Martha Deatherage

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Pop Goes the Art!

    Thirty years after the 1960s, Pop Art superstar Peter Max is still making art and still pushing the brand, coming to Austin on a national tour of his paintings and prints

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Bass Delay Gives Groups Room to Play

    UT delays Bass Concert Hall renovations for local art schools

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    UT delays the closing of Bass Concert Hall for a year, Conspirare wants to sing an ode by a young Austin poet, and Zach decides whether it wants to go out with Sally Bowles or Roxie Hart

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    Spurned by cool former friends and driven to distraction by Ralph Nader and the 9/11 hearings, Louis Black busts all Erma Bombeck in the SXSW aftermath

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Oops!

    Our report of the death of Urbanscape appears to have been exaggerated
  • Letters at 3AM

    It's time to put our money and our mouths where they're needed in order to defeat George Bush in 2004

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • Day Trips

    Hangin' with the 'gators in Brazos Bend State Park

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • After a Fashion

    Stephen gets all gushy when he poshes it up in Houston – sort of like The Simple Life, but backward.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • The Common Law

    I have a new car, and it keeps breaking down all the time. I've heard about the Texas Lemon Law, but how do I know if the law can help me?

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • To Your Health

    The possible link between antibiotics and breast cancer

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    What's the latest scoop in HIV/AIDS research? To find out what went on at February's 11th annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Diseases, come have dinner with Dr. Bob Wallace, as he gives a Retrovirus Conference update on Thursday evening, April 8.

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • The Luv Doc: Prissy Asses

    The Luvdoc tries to empathize

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    The Austin Posse arrives; friendly days in Europe

    BY NICK BARBARO