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Maps, Balls, and Testifying

The testimony gets mighty strange at the re-redistricting trial.

Michael King, Feature, Dec. 26, 2003

The True Story

Grandfather fought in the Philippines -- after that, things get kinda blurry …

Lucius Lomax, Feature, Dec. 26, 2003

Chapman out the door, off the hook

A surprise retirement spares the APD assistant chief.

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 26, 2003

Lucy Neyens Asks: Is My Case Closed?

The APD sexual-misconduct case remains in official limbo.

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 26, 2003

Stratus 2003: Make Way for HEB

Neighborhood negotiations go much better for Stratus the second time around.

Amy Smith, Feature, Dec. 26, 2003

Naked City

Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

Mike Clark-Madison, Feature, Dec. 26, 2003

Naked City

The state attorney general tells the city what it already knew.

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 26, 2003

Naked City

Neighbors are pleasantly surprised with their Supercenter deal.

Amy Smith, Feature, Dec. 26, 2003

Naked City

Can the state settle with the insurer without policyholders' consent?

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 26, 2003

Naked City

The feds give their blessing to the new map, though the courts may still object

Michael King, Feature, Dec. 26, 2003

Naked City

A beleaguered Waco charter outfit enters the virtual-school derby.

Michael King, Feature, Dec. 26, 2003

Naked City

AG Greg Abbott -- of all people -- says Texas isn't liable under the federal law.

Michael King, Feature, Dec. 26, 2003

Naked City

Medical marijuana backers score another victory in the appellate courts.

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 26, 2003

What's at Stake?

The federal redistricting trial will reverberate through national politics for years.

Michael King, Column, Dec. 26, 2003

Austin @ Large: What Happens Next?

Suggestions for a 2004 City Hall to-do list

Mike Clark-Madison, Column, Dec. 26, 2003

The Hightower Report

Jim's holiday gift list; and Sears gets a present from ABC.

Jim Hightower, Column, Dec. 26, 2003

Mutual Interests

Military might makes investments right for teachers and state employees in Texas.

Lucius Lomax, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

The Texas Growth Fund

The Texas Growth Fund is a bipartisan creation.

Lucius Lomax, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

Rights and Consequences

The Redistricting trial pits "partisan gerrymandering" against the Voting Rights Act.

Michael King, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

Meanwhile, at the Supreme Court ...

Mike Clark-Madison, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

The Ellis Memos

Revealing Delay's redistricting role

Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

For Lowe's, A Win's a Win

Lowe's and the city cut a deal over the aquifer.

Amy Smith, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

APA, Futrell Turn Up the Heat

The city manager and police union continue slinging barbs over the withholding of the King investigation results.

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

How Much Is the Sun Worth?

Austin Energy tries to place a value on solar power.

Mike Clark-Madison, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

Naked City

Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

Mike Clark-Madison, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

Naked City

A grand jury declines to indict in the death of Lennon Johnson.

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

Naked City

Valley Democrats look for a border candidate in the new District 25.

Michael King, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

Naked City

The school district doesn't know who left its old computers by the roadside.

Lee Nichols, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

Naked City

The man behind FreePAC can't find enough conservatives at the Capitol.

Michael King, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

Naked City

White supremacists in Texas with weapons of mass destruction: Who knew?

Lee Nichols, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

Naked City

South Carolina kids file suit against drug-bust stormtroopers.

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 19, 2003

Austin @ Large: The Writing on the Wall

If neighborhoods don't embrace Smart Growth, the city as a whole will get stuck with stupid growth.

Mike Clark-Madison, Column, Dec. 19, 2003

Human Rights Are Indivisible

International Human Rights Day activities in Austin strung together workers' rights, social services, and Texas' awful death penalty.

Michael King, Column, Dec. 19, 2003

The Hightower Report

Cable television promised savings with deregulation … and we're still waiting; and, the "synfuels" loophole has just become a bad joke.

Jim Hightower, Column, Dec. 19, 2003

'Something Went Wrong'

Six months after he was killed by an Austin cop, Jessie Owens' family still wants some basic answers

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 12, 2003

Confounding Circumstances

Feature, Dec. 12, 2003

Under the Holiday Bush

Even the politically conscious can participate in the rampant consumerism of the season.

Lee Nichols, Feature, Dec. 12, 2003

Under the Holiday Bush

A holiday gift guide for the political junkie.

Lee Nichols, Feature, Dec. 12, 2003

Here Come the Judges

The federal court takes up the Texas congressional re-redistricting case.

Michael King, Feature, Dec. 12, 2003

Last Call for Lowe's? Council Ready to Split

It's still 4-3 and holding as the controversial big-box deal goes up for final approval

Amy Smith, Feature, Dec. 12, 2003

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