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2006 ISSUES

April 28, 2006

Volume 25, Number 35

features

news

  • Are the Waters Rising at Bouldin Creek?

    New FEMA floodplain maps raise neighborhood questions about proposed developments

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • Finley Murder Mystery Unravels

    After more than a month of searching for the aspiring singer / songwriter, sheriff's investigators charge victim's aunt and uncle with her murder

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Scotty Needs Our Help!

    Check it out! Austin High alum dispatches spazzy SOS (Save Our Scotty?) for GWB's former press sec!

    BY KEVIN BRASS

  • Ghost Taxpayers

    Despite what you may have heard from anti-immigration types about foreign freeloaders taking our jobs and our services without chipping into the national kitty, an increasing number of undocumented immigrants pay taxes.

    BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

  • Endorsements

  • Naked City

    Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
  • On The Lege

    Big Tobacco, poor smokers gain temporary reprieve, and other tax politics news

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Point Austin: Hot Topics

    The hot air season is upon us – and everybody's an energy source

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Beside the Point

    Green Water's move to Guerrero Park will officially die today.

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • The Hightower Report

    An Explosive New Politics; and Sports Brandalism

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

columns

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Letters at 3AM

    Three fronts of transformative change in U.S. society: the allowance of Christian proselytizing in the U.S. Air Force Academy, Halliburton's receipt of government contracts to build detention centers for Homeland Security, and the rise of the Latino electorate

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    Stephen trips the bright lights (big titties) fantastic!

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    Why are those sticky labels on fruits and veggies, and are they harmful if swallowed?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Common Questions About Deferred Adjudication

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • Day Trips

    The nine li'l cabins of the Blanco Settlement offer rocking chairs, Frisbee golf, and a Jacuzzi among other amenities for your vacationing pleasure

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Res Inexplicata Volans, chocolate milk

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • The Luv Doc: A Lot of Guy Friends

    This girl sounds like a keeper

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    Arsenal and Barcelona take Europe; and West Ham faces Mersey boys

    BY NICK BARBARO