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2004 ISSUES

July 2, 2004

Volume 23, Number 44

news

  • The Showdown at Lick Creek

    As once clear water runs dark, a community defends its natural heart

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Charter School Earns an F

    The Texas Academy of Excellence fails accounting (and ethics)

    BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

  • Cut-Through City!

    North Loop neighbors cry for help with a traffic nightmare

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • The Talented Tenth

    Complaints arise over the Top 10% law – because it's working too well

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Austin @ Large: Free Money!

    The city is broke, so why are we giving candy to corporate strangers?

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • The Hightower Report

    Farmer David fights Monsanto Goliath; and it's not torture if Bush says it's not

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

  • Water Tables

    The 2004 lakeside dining guide

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings

    Ice cream, part II
  • Food-o-File

    Chili, chocolate, and peaches have V.B.W. in a summer swoon

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

screens

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    When Rush Limbaugh reinvented the blindly loyal conformist as a daring, oppressed, truth-seeking revolutionary, he also re-created the mainstream in his image

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Queer Eye for the Austin Guy

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Souls saved, bulletproof vests and suspension bridges made from goat's milk, and gluttonous lighting

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • To Your Health

    The benefits of MicroLactin in treating osteoarthritis

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Personal liability for nonprofit directors

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • Day Trips

    Fossil Rim Wildlife Center offers visitors a chance to see 1,000 exotic, threatened, and endangered animals in a free-range setting

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • About AIDS

    Congress should fully fund meds program

    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

  • News/Print

    Break that bulletin board over my head, please

    BY SHAWN BADGLEY

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    Four no more, Euro braces for the big show

    BY NICK BARBARO