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Coyotes Speed Past Wranglers to Victory
DAILY Sports  June 26, 2008, by Christopher Bond
"...I decided to watch the Wranglers vs. Central Valley Coyotes game, which was in Fresno, Calif., at Third Base, a bar in Austin, because there are typically Wranglers fans in abundance..."

Urban Coyotes: Meet the neighbors
Keeping coyotes at bay without messing with the ecosystem
News Story  May 2, 2008, by Melissa Gaskill
"...At a recent meeting of the Allandale Neigh­borhood Association to discuss the presence of coyotes, a frisson of fear ran through the room when someone asked what would happen if one showed up at a school. Naturally, residents are concerned about children's safety..."

Be Afraid, Coyotes – Be Very Afraid
Travis County tackles coyotes in northwest Austin
News Story  November 12, 2004, by Rachel Proctor May
"...But while killing is the main component of the plan – the biologist will place leg traps on public land, and euthanize trapped coyotes – officials insist it isn't the goal. "We have no hope or goal to eradicate the coyote population," said Travis Co..."

Council: Save the Coyotes!
A morning on wild, wild life, an afternoon on workers’ rights
DAILY News  October 10, 2016, by Michael King
"...The morning debate concerned what seemed to be a minor, $10,000 proposed contract between the Animal Services Department and the Texas Wildlife Services for potential assistance in controlling coyotes, an occasional nuisance in northwestern suburbs. Department heads normally have full discretion for contracts $50,000 or less, so it was a puzzle that this one even landed on Council’s agenda..."

Coyotes Are Here to Stay
Postmarks  November 18, 2004
"...Dear Editor, While I applaud Travis County for recognizing that the coyote "problem" is best solved by behavior modification for coyotes and humans, their proposed plan falls short of their stated objective. Contrary to the opinion of the Travis County extension director, leghold traps do little or nothing to reinstill fear of humans in a local coyote population..."

Council: Coyotes, Garages, and Manure
Old zoning cases never die; they just reincarnate as amendments
News Story  October 6, 2016, by Michael King


News Roundup: Immigration, Coyotes, and Convictions
Cruz continues to cavil, Council protects coyotes, and more
DAILY News  November 24, 2014, by the News Staff


Barnyard: The Original Party Animals
Yet another computer-animated film about talking animals offers a fine message for the kids, but little originality.
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Film Review  August 4, 2006, by Brian Clark
"...Content to surf on hills and throw barn parties, Otis shrugs off his destiny along with his father's patient lectures about responsibility. But rebellious children take heed: Otis' father dies at the hands of murderous coyotes soon after his son ignores the elder cow's wisdom and goes off to party..."

Varsity Blues
MTV, which has almost entirely eliminated the M(usic) from its TV of late, has been slow to get into the film arena (Beavis and Butt-head Do America and Joe's Apartment...
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Film Review  January 15, 1999, by Marc Savlov
"...It's also a lot of fun in that MTV way that made The Real World -- an ongoing soap opera about a revolving quintet of strangers -- such a long-running hit. Van Der Beek of Dawson's Creek, now with added musculature and raven locks, plays John Moxon, a second-string quarterback for the high school football team, the West Canaan Coyotes..."

Trade
This drama about international sex trafficking is tremendously sincere but also brutal.
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Film Review  September 28, 2007, by Marrit Ingman
"...Meanwhile, screenwriter Jose Rivera (The Motorcycle Diaries) shapes an intrigue thriller with a buddy element from Peter Landesman’s hotly contested slavery exposé, “The Girls Next Door,” published in 2004 in The New York Times Magazine. Thirteen-year-old Adriana (Gaitan) gets grabbed off her new pink bicycle by thugs and enters “the tunnel,” a network of pimps, border coyotes, dirty cops, and Russian gangsters that leads to the very heart of America – tidy suburban homes where Internet pedophiles discreetly exchange thousands of dollars for boys and girls..."

Fear & Loathing
Travis County says goodbye to a coyote-killing machine
News Story  December 21, 2017, by Lindsay Stafford Mader
"...Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Ser­vices, which originated as the Bureau of Biological Survey in 1915 to kill predators for the livestock industry. Once wide-scale poisoning and trapping led to the collapse of wolf populations, the Bureau's focus turned to coyotes, with Texas congressman and ag industry champion James Paul Buchanan asking it to "wipe them out" in five years..."

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
Columns  November 26, 2004
"...Coyotes Are Here to Stay..."

Songs of Innocence and Experience
From poetry scrawled on walls to poetry inscribed on CD: the saga of the Gourds.
Music Story  September 22, 2000, by Christopher Hess
"...God, that sucked."Coyote, Coyote, Burning Bright Meanwhile, across the border in Shreveport, Louisiana, Russell had started the band that would lead him to Texas and to Smith. A new club called the Killer Poodle offered a stage for local bands who were following avenues outside of country or SRV, which is precisely where the Picket Line Coyotes were headed..."

The Natural
Music Story  July 29, 1999, by Christopher Hess
"...The club was the only place in the city that was hosting live music at the time, especially the kind that interested a growing alternative rock audience. Bernard's band, Iraz Baz, had a regular Monday night slot, and the Picket Line Coyotes, led by Kevin Russell, played every Tuesday night..."

To Kill a Mockingbird
Fate of contract with Texas Wildlife Services hangs in balance at Tuesday meeting
News Story  September 28, 2017, by Lindsay Stafford Mader
"...Some research shows, however, that lethal removal of predators actually can increase predation. In 2014, Wildlife Services killed hundreds of bobcats, wolves, cougars, more than a thousand foxes, and tens of thousands of coyotes – and it's known for being secretive with its processes and procedures...."

County Kills Coyote Contract
Will enter into new deal with City of Austin in January
News Story  December 7, 2017, by Lindsay Stafford Mader
"...TWS, whose employee did not work exclusively within the county, likewise provided education, and also killed beavers, ducks, foxes, and feral pigs, as well as coyotes seen as threatening to humans, pets, and livestock. Using looser behavior metrics than the city, TWS trapped, snared, poisoned, and shot an average of 57 coyotes in Travis County each year...."

County Punts Coyote Plan for 90 Days
City will take that time to present county with alternatives to Texas Wildlife Services
News Story  October 5, 2017, by Lindsay Stafford Mader
"...Travis County Commissioners had anticipated voting Tuesday on whether to renew an annual contract with the controversial Texas Wildlife Services for managing nuisance wildlife outside Austin's city limits, but instead opted for a temporary 90-day extension so that the city, which ended its agreement with TWS last year, can submit an alternative proposal for providing countywide services that address wild animals, particularly coyotes. Members of the Animal Advisory Commis­sion believe the city's program to be more humane, effective, and transparent than the methods employed by TWS, while the state branch of this federal agency touted its own accountability and success handling coyotes and other animals that may harm livestock, pets, and private businesses..."

Council: Dance the Last Dance ...
The last meeting before seven becomes 11
News Story  November 26, 2014, by Michael King
"...• Finally adopted a "coyote conflict management strategy," that would emphasize discouraging interactions between coyotes, people, and domestic animals and de-emphasize trapping and extermination. We're waiting to hear from the coyotes...."

The Bloodthirsty Killers of Circle C
Victims take flight! ... Officials shrug! ... Stealthy predators stalk the suburban streets!
News Story  December 9, 2005, by Rachel Proctor May
"...(He acknowledged that this is not official TP&W policy.) The Wildflower Center uses traps, and also benefits from the circle-of-life method of cat control. "We also have coyotes," said Venhaus..."

EPA Rejects Coyote Cyanide Ban
Feds reject effort to remove unsafe animal-control tool from use
News Story  November 29, 2018, by Lindsay Stafford Mader
"...The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has rejected a request to ban sodium cyanide, which the feds and some states use to kill animals like coyotes and foxes that are seen as threatening to livestock..."

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