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August 19, 2005

Volume 24, Number 51

cover: "Making Biscuit"
 
news
  • Sheehan's Field of Dreams

    Hundreds gather at Camp Casey to mourn the dead and fight like hell for the living

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • The Day the Music Died

    Austin Music Network's on-air life winds down, as another network AMPs up

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • Sticker Shock

    New registration stickers cause more problems than they fix

    BY R.U. STEINBERG

  • Snipped Funds Mean Unsnipped Animals

    Money from 'Animal Friendly' license plates goes unawarded

    BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

    BY LEE NICHOLS AND CHERYL SMITH

  • Point Austin: Samsung's Domain

    The city eagerly raises the corporate incentive flag, and we're all expected to salute

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • On the Lege: Two Sessions, Two Failures

    Lawmakers still can't salvage school finance

    BY AMY SMITH

  • The Hightower Report

    Public utility watchdogs keep close eye on corporate executives' parties; become a head honcho and get rewarded for not producing

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food
music
screens
arts & culture
  • The Utter Daveness of Dave!

    A farewell tribute to artist and co-founder of the Fresh Up Club Dave Bryant

    BY RACHEL KOPER

  • Brawl in the Family

    It's Round 10 of the Rude Mechanicals' annual fundraiser, and the Black Eye Ball promises to pack enough punch to send a herd of Santa Gertrudis to Slumberland

    BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

  • Payne Pleasures 2005

    Drama with a Gothic flair scored high in the nominations for the 2005 B. Iden Payne Awards, as announced by Austin Circle of Theatres on August 15

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Muralmania Month

    August has seen at least three murals added to the city's burgeoning collection: at Mathews Elementary, St. David's Hospital, and a new Starbucks

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns
  • Page Two: Page Break

    "Page Two" is taking a break
  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Letters at 3AM

    The sapping of America's economic and technological dominance is a boon for the world. Many are gaining from the decline of a few.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    It's a veritable monkey jungle this week: first Stephen goes ape, and then finds himself on South Beach ... sort of. Ahh ahh ee ee!

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • About AIDS

    One of the "holy grails" of HIV treatment was about to become a reality until a surprise announcement last week from Gilead Sciences that things were not going smoothly

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • To Your Health

    Does the mercury content in fish make it unsafe to consume while pregnant?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Recreational waivers and releases

    BY LUKE ELLIS AND NICOLE CLARK

  • Day Trips

    For love of the hummingbird

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Saturn's moon Titan has square craters that appear to be lined up along north-south, east-west lines

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Feedback

    Letters to the editor, published daily
sports
  • Soccer Watch

    It's open season for the Lady Longhorns

    BY NICK BARBARO

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