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2005 ISSUES

April 22, 2005

Volume 24, Number 34

news

  • The Council We Deserve?

    In the races for City Council, it's a search for competence amidst the chaff

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Politics of Annexation

    Critics say ACC election unfair, but Austinites foot out-of-district bills

    BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

  • Will the Lege Shut Down Public Broadband?

    Lawmakers mull shrinking municipalities' broadband influence

    BY JEFF TONN

  • AMD and the Edwards Aquifer

    SOS says mitigation offers aren't enough

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Dorothy T. Goes Home

    Fiery, feisty queen of Austin civil rights activists is recognized, remembered

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Naked City

    Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond

    BY LEE NICHOLS

  • Never Enough Time for Ethics

    House GOP leadership seems determined to pretend bipartisan reform bill quietly disappearsName(s) of subject

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Point Austin: Ribbonless

    On or off the dais, looking for a little wisdom along Austin's color line

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Hightower Report

    Big Cendant is watching you; and honcho H. Lee Scott Jr.'s tantrum wins recognition

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    The debate over the smoking ban is about rights, and saying it isn't is just silly

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Stephen is just dripping in the finery of spring, y'all. The benefit season is afoot, and your Style Avatar has more than his big toe in it.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • About AIDS

    AIDS denialism rises again

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • To Your Health

    The pros and cons of caffeine

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Texas Board of Legal Specialization

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Scissors, elephants, truck noises, lawnmowers, frogs, and 1/100th of a second

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    Livestock brands tell many stories of an industry and of families in the language of the plains

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • The Luv Doc: Prissy Asses

    The Luv Doc tries to empathize

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    Liverpool languishes in England

    BY NICK BARBARO