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February 2, 2007

Volume 26, Number 22

cover: "Pirate Utopia"
 
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  • Molly Ivins 1944-2007

    Syndicated Austin political columnist and Texas icon Molly Ivins passed away on January 31. Leave your remembrances of Ivins here.

    BY KEVIN BRASS AND LEE NICHOLS

  • Playing Whack-a-Deer at Pace Bend Park

    Ex-ranger blasts Travis County culling hunts

    BY DANIEL MOTTOLA

  • Developing Stories

    Five current projects work for Austin-centric synergy

    BY KATHERINE GREGOR

  • Immigrant Detention Blues

    Unknown number of immigrants languish in private detention center in Taylor; a small but growing group is working to make their situation public knowledge

    BY DIANA WELCH

  • Pitonyak Trial: From Court TV to You

    Jury finds former UT student Colton Pitonyak guilty of "knowingly and intentionally" murdering Jennifer Cave, gives him 55 years

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Hope on Minimum-Wage Horizon

    Serious state and federal efforts under way to pass legislation that would raise minimum wage, stuck more than nine years at a pathetic $5.15 an hour

    BY CHERYL SMITH

  • Naked City

  • On the Lege

    Rose, Dukes rewarded for standing with Craddick

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Point Austin: Flying Air Kim

    The council member, the memos, and the disappearing aide

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Beside the Point

    Council votes to double time limit on sewer repairs

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • The Hightower Report

    Poor John Roberts; and A Mountaintop Revelation

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

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  • Page Two: The Stravinsky Theory

    The healing power of prescience, set on "repeat"

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Letters @ 3AM

    The widespread and richly deserved condemnation of President Bush's new Iraq "plan" has been high on rhetoric and low on specificity

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    Your Style Avatar gets all Sunset Boulevard at the David Lynch premiere

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    The Way Out Wineries tour leads visitors on a Mardi Gras parade to eight of the best Texas wines that they have never heard of

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    The English dictionary spreads the Word

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • The Common Law

    Do I need a passport to travel to Mexico?

    BY LUKE ELLIS

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  • Soccer Watch

    U.S. Women win the Four Nations Cup in China, and more

    BY NICK BARBARO

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