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October 20, 2006

Volume 26, Number 7

 
news
  • Save as We Pave?

    The latest trend in environmentally sensitive planning tiptoes into Travis County

    BY KATHERINE GREGOR

  • ELECTION

  • KXAN News Director Quits

    Two weeks after proclaiming the KXAN news department was “headed in the right direction,” news director “Wild Bill” Seitzler resigns after 10 months on the job

    BY KEVIN BRASS

  • Developing Stories

    A developer offers to extend the Town Lake trail in exchange for a variance to build closer to Town Lake. Is it worth it?

    BY KATHERINE GREGOR

  • Minimum Wage Murmurs

    Hundreds of economists sign on to "manifesto" urging Congress and state policymakers to raise the minimum wage, an act of defiance that is apparently generating some disconcerted murmurs
  • On House-Arrest Soirees and Fabulous Thighs: Martha Speaks!

    An underwhelming Martha Stewart was a keynote speaker at the sold-out, fem-lite Texas Conference for Women last Thursday at the Austin Convention Center

    BY KATHERINE GREGOR

  • ELECTION

  • Naked City

    Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
  • ELECTION

  • Beside the Point

    City Hall's Colossal Cyber Scandal

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • The Hightower Report

    Cleaning Up Congressional Corruption; and The Blockhead in Charge of Whistle-blower Protection

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food
music
screens
arts & culture
columns
  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Stephen weighs in on the Belmont and what Dubya might be reading these days...

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    What is the best kind of air purifier to use in my home to help reduce allergens?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Can I smoke in bars? – The latest on Austin's smoking ban

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • Day Trips

    The Atkinson Candy Company of Lufkin still makes its delicious Chick-O-Sticks and Peanut Butter Bars the same way Grandpa did back in 1932

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    The origins of the Purple One and Clark Kent's raison d'être

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • 'Best of Austin' Oops!

    Our latest batch
  • Feedback

    Letters to the editor, published daily
sports
  • Soccer Watch

    Catch the Lady Longhorns while you still have a chance, and more

    BY NICK BARBARO

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