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2006 ISSUES

November 17, 2006

Volume 26, Number 11

news

  • When the Bough Breaks

    In 1993, the Hyde Park Baptist Child Development Center hired a teacher who proved to be a little 'rough' with the children. Now the church is being sued for ignoring alleged child abuse.

    BY EMILY PYLE

  • Election 2006: All Their Base Are Belong to Us

    Crunching the numbers on the November 2006 election

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Church Plan Unneighborly?

    Redeemer Presbyterian Church's impending move from Concordia University's campus to East Austin has mix of homeowners and urban planners in Rosewood and Upper Boggy Creek area upset

    BY KIMBERLY REEVES

  • Oaxaca Unrest Continues

    More of the dirty same in the southern Mexican state, where striking teachers, indigenous groups, students, and leftists have been trying to oust Gov. Ulises Ruiz from power for about the past six months

    BY CHERYL SMITH

  • WilCo 'Snit' Writ Large

    Fight over whether county commissioners violated the law when they slashed Precinct 1 Constable Gary Griffin's budget moves to 3rd Court of Appeals

    BY PATRICIA J. RULAND

  • Naked City

  • Point Austin: Counting the Dead

    Whatever their number, the Iraqi casualties lie at our feet

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Beside The Point

    A light council agenda for this week, focusing on Downtown and salamanders

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • Reefer Madness

    The election roundup

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • The Hightower Report

    The War Tally; and State Secrets

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

columns

  • After a Fashion

    "Christian" Stephen gets thrown into the Austin Music "den" of Stitch(ing) "lions" and emerges beatified

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    The real Flags of Our Fathers rests in Harlingen

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • To Your Health

    Resveratrol, found in red wine, has many beneficial effects on a person's health

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Selling My Home - Disclose Death by Natural Causes?

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Idi Amin's musical aspirations and the death of cursive

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • The Luv Doc: Whoopsy!

    You’re not the nearly flawless person you believe other people think you are

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    A huge week for Texas soccer!

    BY NICK BARBARO