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2006 ISSUES

June 2, 2006

Volume 25, Number 40

features

news

  • Schroeder v. APD

    Latest police shooting case raises retro question: Why not Glasgow?

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Chartering Middle School

    Hoping to reach middle-schoolers who could go off track in a regular school setting, district moves forward with charter school plans

    BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

  • Media Watch

    GMs sent packing at KEYE and KXAN

    BY KEVIN BRASS

  • Maxey Goes Statewide?

    Is an openly gay Austin liberal the answer to rebuilding the state Democratic Party?

    BY AMY SMITH

  • The Hubris at Enron

    Rarely have convictions been more deserved than those of former executives Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling

    BY ROBERT BRYCE

  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
  • Point Austin: Hanging Up on AT&T

    My boss is suing the phone company – bully for him

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Beside the Point

    Council ponders where to set the property-tax rate, and which health care package should cover city employees and their partners

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • The Hightower Report

    A Little Something for the People; and Long-Distance Burger Orders

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

  • Showing the Way

    The 2006 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • ColdTowne

    In just months, New Orleans improv troupe ColdTowne has become deeply involved in Austin's comedy scene, and now it's close to getting its own venue

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Funniest People

    The merry month of May was a big month for Austin's mirthmasters, with three contests determining who among us can provoke the biggest laughs

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Bass Concert Hall

    The UT Board of Regents has upgraded the fire and safety upgrade of Bass Concert Hall to a $14.7 million renovation of the 3,000-seat hall

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Austin Playwrights

    Four Austin playwrights are getting the opportunity to develop and showcase new work in the Big Apple

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

books

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