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July 1, 2005

Volume 24, Number 44

news

  • Not So Red

    A "blue state" reporter journeys through the multi-colored regions of the Lone Star State

    BY ROSE AGUILAR

  • UT a Players-Hata?

    Burger joint on MLK threatened by university expansion plans

    BY DANIEL MOTTOLA

  • Study: Parking Lots Pollute

    Common pavement sealant could be damaging waterways

    BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

  • Take That!: Supremes Allow Takings for Development

    Effect on notable local cases still uncertain

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

    BY LEE NICHOLS

  • Dems Almost Steal School Finance Thunder

    Underdogs' ambitious education package carried the support of a dozen Republicans and every House Democrat

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Point Austin: A Life of Quality

    In the shadow of another tragedy, the city takes a step toward justice

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Hightower Report

    U.S. media establishment yawned at damming Downing Street Memo; and Merck launches advertising blitz to portray itself as 'huggable teddy bear of a corporation'

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

  • Keep Austin Chilled

    Where to go for sweet relief from the heat

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Food-o-file

    Rachael Ray is on her way; plus, a tasty local tag team

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

screens

  • Inside the Actor's Superego

    How Michael Baldwin got here (hint: It involves a showbiz upbringing, Oreo cookies, and shrieking armadas of flying, brain-sucking spheres)

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • In Space

    It won't torment you with joint horoscopes, Starbucks ads, or group bulletins full of memes, but Conspyr – Austin-based and mere months old – is a networking site

    BY MARRIT INGMAN

  • Film News

    Ron Perryman, an Austin film pioneer, died last Saturday
  • TV Eye

    Saving the Corporation for Public Broadcasting is going to require stepping outside the bleeding-heart comfort zone

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Screens Reviews

  • Film Reviews

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    Please, don't ask my son if we are related

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Ooooh, Oprah! Grrrrl, those sales clerks locked you out? And that model did what to Cameron? And Leo DiCap got hit where? What is this world coming to?

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • About AIDS

    We need your participation in a focus group, specifically to gather the insights of the Austin gay male community regarding issues about volunteerism.

    BY LEANNE KOLNICK

  • To Your Health

    Using DNA to provide customized vitamins based on genetic needs

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • Day Trips

    Good Records in Dallas is what happens when music lovers take over the record store

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • The Common Law

    Are the Texas Hold 'Em poker tournaments that I host in my home illegal?

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Tom Cruise hates e-mail

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Oops!

    Our latest batch
  • The Luv Doc: To Tell The Truth

    If your GF actually cared what you thought, she would have asked you before she bought that dress

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

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