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June 24, 2005

Volume 24, Number 43

news

  • Y Not?

    The battle over AMD's move to Lantana is a one-tract skirmish in a larger war over the uncertain future of Central Texas

    BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

  • Rocha Shooting: Plenty of Questions, Few Answers

    Angry public confronts city officials at community meeting with questions about the officer-involved shooting death of Daniel Rocha

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Battling for Music, History, and Learning

    Juneteenth Battle of the Bands competition harkens back to days when marching bands enjoyed a celebrated place in Austin's black community, and creates opportunity for greater future African-American involvement in school bands.

    BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

  • City in Court Against SoCo Cafe

    City files charges against South Congress Cafe owners for unpermitted construction of fence, deck, and outdoor bar

    BY DANIEL MOTTOLA

  • The Good and the Bad

    'Texas Monthly's biennial list of 'Best and Worst Legislators' is out

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Naked City

    BY CHERYL SMITH

  • Grandma vs. Cowboy

    Can Strayhorn lasso Perry? Maybe the Lege will tell.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Point Austin: Ringing in the New

    New City Council takes its place, and the fun just keeps on coming

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Hightower Report

    It's not easy being a CEO; and touch a football or feast on fried shrimp, and go to hell

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    An oceanside contemplation of the Declaration of Independence

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Letters at 3AM

    A visit to Deadwood: The legends show you where to go. Once you get there, you do your best to find out why you came.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    What a week! Stephen revels in the tacky, the tawdry, and the out-and-out terrible when it comes to fashion. Better luck next week, dear Avatar!

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • About AIDS

    Confidential or anonymous? Either way, the result will only be given in person, so no one can get your results except you.

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • To Your Health

    My doctor says my constipation results from 'weak peristalsis.' What is this, and what can make it better?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Boating while intoxicated

    BY NICOLE CLARK

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Nicolas Cage, albacore tuna, remote viewers, and the Shah of Iran

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Oops!

    Our latest batch
  • Day Trips

    The Beer Can House stands out in the quiet West Houston neighborhood like a belly dancer at a black-tie ball

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • The Luv Doc: Too Much Christmas

    Lasting oppression really only works if you have a really good PR campaign

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    Ajax to clean up American soccer; and a football coup in Senegal

    BY NICK BARBARO