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Texas' Own 'Roe v. Wade'

The Texas Supreme Court will decide whether medically necessary abortions for the poor will be state-funded.

Lauri Apple, Feature, Dec. 7, 2001

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Events

Feature, Nov. 9, 2001

Thinner Reads, Fewer Reporters

As the economy gets tight, newspapers around the state feel the pain.

Lee Nichols, Feature, Oct. 12, 2001

Flippin' the Birds

Closing parts of Balcones Canyon Preserve angers mountain bikers and doesn't do enough to save wildlife.

Dan Oko, Feature, Apr. 13, 2001

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Real legislative reform of the state's tax-credit allocation process is slowly moving toward the governor's desk.

Kevin Fullerton, Feature, Apr. 13, 2001

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For the first time, council members will have to say how much a proposal costs before they put it on the council agenda; and changes to the city's billboard ordinance draw debate, but the council postpones a decision.

Emily Pyle, Feature, Apr. 13, 2001

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Sugar Land Congressman Tom DeLay takes on the Democrats' redistricting plan.

Mike Clark-Madison, Feature, Apr. 13, 2001

Redistricting 2001

The new census numbers are out, and here's what to look for in the Lege's plans for redistricting.

Mike Clark-Madison, Feature, Apr. 6, 2001

TEXAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Mike Clark-Madison, Feature, Apr. 6, 2001

TEXAS SENATE

Mike Clark-Madison, Feature, Apr. 6, 2001

U.S. CONGRESS

Mike Clark-Madison, Feature, Apr. 6, 2001

Union's Due

Labor lawyer David Van Os stands accused by former employees of blocking their attempts to organize

Kevin Fullerton, Feature, Apr. 6, 2001

Will the Charges Stick?

The National Labor Relations Board issues a formal complaint against Van Os and Associates

Kevin Fullerton, Feature, Apr. 6, 2001

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Local news this week in Austin.

Erica C. Barnett, Feature, Apr. 6, 2001

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Intel Design Contest

Feature, Apr. 6, 2001

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APD officer Samuel Ramirez is convicted of official oppression for forcing a woman to have sex with him while on duty, but a witness's statement may force a mistrial.

Jordan Smith, Feature, Apr. 6, 2001

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Developer Gary Bradley pulls back on legislation that would create a special development district for his Spillar Ranch property southwest of Austin, but the development could move forward anyway.

Erica C. Barnett, Feature, Apr. 6, 2001

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Legislators introduce a bill to protect endangered Texas bats.

Dan Oko, Feature, Apr. 6, 2001

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The council takes up recommendations from the Urban Transportation Commission, and considers a larger resolution to revamp the city's system of boards and commissions altogether.

Emily Pyle, Feature, Apr. 6, 2001

The Hightower Lowdown

The Bush budget and children's welfare, Pete Domenici and nuclear power & Jonah Goldberg on the joys of sweatshops

Jim Hightower, Column, Apr. 6, 2001

Capitol Chronicle

The grandfathered pollution exemption celebrates its 30th birthday, and the Lege takes another look at cleaning up the air

Michael King, Column, Apr. 6, 2001

The People vs. Mike Sheffield

The new APD oversight agreement is a first for Austin -- but will it do what it's supposed to do?

Mike Clark-Madison, Feature, Mar. 30, 2001

Oversight 101

An Introduction to Austin's new police oversight process

Mike Clark-Madison, Feature, Mar. 30, 2001

Sheffield, the APA, and the Cop Wars

A Brief History of the APA

Mike Clark-Madison, Feature, Mar. 30, 2001

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Harold Simmons' political contributions could get him a West Texas Waste Dump & Austin environmentalists rally around the documentary film Green.

Louis Dubose, Feature, Mar. 30, 2001

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Local news this week in Austin.

Erica C. Barnett, Feature, Mar. 30, 2001

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Handicapping the (future) race for mayor

Feature, Mar. 30, 2001

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Handicapping the (future) race for mayor.Rep. Jim Dunnam introduces a bill that would place new restrictions on charter schools and limit the creation of new charters; charter school advocates protest, saying they're being punished for the misdeeds of a few.

Kevin Fullerton, Feature, Mar. 30, 2001

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The Inside Deal

Erica C. Barnett, Feature, Mar. 30, 2001

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Intel Design Contest

Feature, Mar. 30, 2001

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The city council proposes a number of changes to several city departments, including DRID, PECSD, and the Planning Commission.

Emily Pyle, Feature, Mar. 30, 2001

The Hightower Lowdown

Star Wars boondoggle, MBNA's bankruptcy fraud, and the CIA's cooked books

Jim Hightower, Column, Mar. 30, 2001

Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words?

An Anti-abortion Exhibit Produces Protests and a Free Speech Controversy at UT

Michael King, Feature, Mar. 23, 2001

'A Treasured Value'

Feature, Mar. 23, 2001

Chemical Warfare

Public health advocates organize around a Bill Moyers PBS special on the chemical industry and the hazards it creates.

Don Hazen, Feature, Mar. 23, 2001

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A short-lived run on Alliance School funding at the Lege

Louis Dubose, Feature, Mar. 23, 2001

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Downtown de-vitalization, flying Ron Wilson, Hyde Park flood & Ed Herman speaks

Erica C. Barnett, Feature, Mar. 23, 2001

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Bennett There, Done That

Mike Clark-Madison, Feature, Mar. 23, 2001

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Two Texas legislators file two very different bills in response to apparent conflicts of interest by state Supreme Court clerks who take bonuses from their future employers.

Michael King, Feature, Mar. 23, 2001

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The City Council prepares to decide how much information about Austin Energy's finances and operations will be kept out of the public view when deregulation comes in 2002.

Emily Pyle, Feature, Mar. 23, 2001

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