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October 22, 1999

Volume 19, Number 8

 
features
  • Whenever We're Opened

    Mortician-for-a-night, Wayne Alan Brenner ponders life as he faces death.

    BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

  • The Code We Share

    How a nice Jewish boy like Lorne Opler found G_d at a Christian seminary.

    BY LORNE OPLER

news
  • House of Cards

    Critics say the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs awards low-income housing tax-credits to undeserving developers.

    BY KEVIN FULLERTON

  • How Austin Fared

    Despite Austin's reputation as the most expensive rental market in Texas, the state Department of Housing and Community Affairs has approved only one low-income housing tax credit project for Austin this year.

    BY KEVIN FULLERTON

  • In Housing We Trust

    The city of Austin devotes $1 million for housing as part of city's social equity initiative

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Money to Burn

    John Cornyn tries to keep tobacco case lawyers from reaping all of the financial benefits.

    BY ROBERT BRYCE

  • Seeing the Light

    Capital Metro unveils plans for light rail, a bus-rapid-transit system, and HOV lanes for Austin.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Naked City

    South Austin Democrats give Mayor Kirk Watson the Yeller Dawg award of the year, Geoff Rips goes to work for AISD, City Council will have new meeting places next year.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Council Watch

    City Council considers status of various development-related lawsuits in executive sessions.

    BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

food
music
screens
arts & culture
columns
  • Page Two

    Peckinpah rides again at the Alamo Drafthouse.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Who has the ego problem?
  • Public Notice

    Club Skirt, autumn leaves, and the flu are all back!

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    HAL, Hendrix, Seven of Nine

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • After a Fashion

    When did the concept of breaking in jeans become obsolete?

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    Museum-hopping in Houston.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Coach's Corner

    Everybody hates a winner.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • About AIDS

    Keep walking - we're not there yet: The 12th annual AIDS Walk Austin is this Sunday.

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

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    Letters to the editor, published daily
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