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May 26, 2006

Volume 25, Number 39

news

  • Shall We Bike?

    Local bike advocates pedal optimistically uphill

    BY DANIEL MOTTOLA

  • Place 6

    Lawyer promises promotion of affordable housing

    BY KIMBERLY REEVES

  • APD's Stan Knee Goes East – Way East

    After nine years, APD Chief Stan Knee steps down and moves – to Afghanistan

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • APD Chief Says Farewell

    Afghanistan-bound Stan Knee given an Austin send-off

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It

    Travis Co. commissioners agree that county's tax collection system isn't broken, vote to do another exhaustive study of it anyway

    BY AMY SMITH

  • SPURring Students Toward College

    Pilot program brings students from high schools with low college-attendance rates into UT writing classes

    BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
  • Point Austin: Blues for Clifford

    Men are remembered not for what they had, but for what they gave

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Beside the Point

    Austin Energy – at least they're not FEMA; and, coming up this week: more bond slicing and dicing

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • The Hightower Report

    Health Care Morality; and Keeping Watch on You

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

  • Good Humor Man

    Former 'Seinfeld' writer Pat Hazell is funny, upbeat, generous, and, oh, yeah, he lives here now

    BY BARRY PINEO

  • 'Minus Tide'

    Austin playwright Kimberly Burke explains how her yearlong residency in Minneapolis helped shape her new play, 'Minus Tide'

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Golden Hornet Project

    Since Mozart isn't writing any new chamber music, the Golden Hornet Project is picking up the slack with concerts of new works for small ensembles by local composers

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Soul to Sole Festival

    Hoofers from around the country are tapping their way to Austin for the sixth annual Soul to Sole Festival, featuring tap master Arthur Duncan as one of the 2006 Festival Legends

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two: Praise and Lamentation

    Saying goodbye and a final thank you to Clifford Antone

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Letters @ 3AM

    The federal government benefits from undocumented workers, therefore something is owed those workers in return: justice

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    Stephen gets all judgmental and then recants. As usual. Who are his targets this week?

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    Outside of antidepressants, what are the best ways to treat postpartum depression

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Annulment because the marriage was a "mistake"?

    BY BRANDY WINGATE

  • Day Trips

    The sleepy Texas town of McMahan is for sale and $215,000 gets you the whole kit and caboodle

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    The ever-dapper Teddy Roosevelt, the "no-mow" movement, and more

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Oops!

    Our latest batch
  • 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

    The U.S. men lose 1-0 to Morroco, Man U loses their doctor, and more

    BY NICK BARBARO