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2006 ISSUES

June 30, 2006

Volume 25, Number 44

news

  • CSI: Travis County

    Why Is the Medical Examiner's Office so screwed up?

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • AISD Budget

    District may have resources to reverse cuts if it can muster the courage to raise taxes

    BY MICHAEL MAY

  • Katrina's Aftermath

    As the end of the primary federal housing program keeping roofs over the heads of area hurricane evacuees gets closer, local homeless advocates and social service providers try to prevent evacuees from falling through affordable housing cracks

    BY CHERYL SMITH

  • Will the Nuke Mushroom?

    The long-reviled South Texas (Nuclear) Project might actually expand.

    BY DANIEL MOTTOLA

  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
  • Point Austin: Blue Spectre

    The 'Statesman' discovers a sinister plot to take control of city government. The culprits? Those union goons, of course

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Beside the Point

    Jennifer Kim fights a lonely battle to get the new Green Water Treatment Plant built

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • The Hightower Report

    Ad Creep Advances; and Congress Does It Again

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

  • Are You Experienced?

    In a new ad campaign, the Blanton redefines 'art,' raising questions about what it means

    BY NIKKI MOORE

  • Fat Pig

    To present an in-your-face play about weight as your first show requires real intestinal fortitude, so consider the Vestige Group, making its debut with Neil LaBute's 'Fat Pig,' a gutsy bunch

    BY BARRY PINEO

  • The Music Man

    TexARTS' highly anticipated version of 'The Music Man' brought Meredith Willson's classic musical to life with charm and verve and a fullness of character that's eluded many a production fully tricked out in period costumes and sets

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Austin Chamber Music Festival

    As the Austin Chamber Music Festival marks its 10th summer of celebrating the intimate joys of chamber music, it will be the last for Felicity Coltman as Austin Chamber Music Center director

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    The debate over illegal immigration is nearly perfect for Bush's core voters

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    With a successful 30th high school reunion under his tunic, Stephen proves that you can go home again

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    Hypokalemia and regulating potassium levels

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Annulment – as if the marriage never happened?

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • Day Trips

    Aloe King: Soothing the Lower Rio Grande Valley for four decades

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Deadly doctors and dentists' drills

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Oops!

    Our latest batch
  • The Luv Doc: Your Public Scent

    The Luv Doc finally recommends moderation

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    WC quarterfinals preview, and more

    BY NICK BARBARO