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August 1, 2003

Volume 22, Number 48

 
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  • Calling Mom

    An essay on the author's mother and her generation of African-American women

    BY LUCIUS LOMAX

  • Tweaking the ARA Plan

    Seven years after its creation, the Austin Revitalization Authority hopes new revisions to its urban renewal plan can push Eastside redevelopment forward.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • 'Spy Kids,' Small Planes, and Surly Senators Star in Mueller Sequel

    The State Aircraft Pooling Board's long goodbye creates turbulence at Mueller for the city -- and Robert Rodriguez.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Public Funds Part of PromiseLand's Plan for Praise

    The conservative Christian church seeks a federal loan for an amphitheatre at its 51st St. campus

    BY LAURI APPLE

  • After 40 Years of Hard Labor, Joe Gunn Steps Down

    The longtime AFL-CIO leader ends a chapter of Texas labor history

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Sheriff Shooting: A Very Different Story With the Same Ending

    The shooting last week of Lennon Johnson by a Travis Co. deputy itself raises questions about the APD shooting last month.

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Naked City

    Headlines

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Capitol Chronicle

    Threatened with arrest, the Senate Democrats fly to New Mexico.

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Austin @ Large: Austin at Large

    Another Austin boom is pointless unless it improves the quality of life.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • On the Lege

    The Senate stands at ease, and the House steamrolls easily.

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Hightower Lowdown

    Nike can't tell a lie; and useless crap we don't need.

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

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  • Telling His Own Story Fearlessly

    With his theatrical memoir "I'm Not Lying," Jaston Williams proves there is more to the man than Tuna.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Piece of Work: Crab Trap

    On a visit to the inaugural exhibition for UT's newly renovated Harry Ransom Center, writer Madeline Irvine finds herself seduced into the silent undersea world of Karen Glaser's photograph Crab Trap.

    BY MADELINE IRVINE

  • Articulations

    After three years of leading the drive to build the Long Center for the Performing Arts, David Fleming has resigned as the center's President and CEO.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

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  • Page Two

    The Republican right's hypocritical rhetoric machine has become so dazzling and effective it can only be viewed as (highly successful) conceptual art.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • To Your Health

    I am ready to stop smoking and plan to use nicotine gum to help. Is nicotine gum safe?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    Free HIV/STD Testing at Pease Park, Aug. 8

    BY SANDY BARTLETT AND LOIS VANLANINGHAM

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