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Bringing the War Home

No More Victims works for peace, one wounded child at a time

Emily Pyle, Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

The Iraqi Toll

Truth Is the First Casualty

Michael King, Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

Naked City

Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

Are Partiers Dimming the 37th Street Lights?

Changes on popular Central Austin street irk, worry neighbors

Daniel Mottola, Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

Endangered Spider Spooks the Feds

Fish and Wildlife Service declines to add rare cave spider to federal endangered species list, saying C. cueva doesn't exist; critter's supporters cry foul

Rachel Proctor, Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

Houston Toad Clings to Survival in Bastrop

Worldwide study lists local amphibian as candidate for extinction

Rachel Proctor May, Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

Rail Revival?

Proposed Austin-San Antonio rail line could take commuters all the way from Georgetown to downtown San Antonio on a Union Pacific freight corridor with 15 stops

Kimberly Reeves, Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

Happy Holidays

Transit workers and Cap Metro contractor get closer, but still no agreement

Wells Dunbar, Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

Abbott Expands Sony Spyware Suit

Music giant also engaged in deceptive practices, AG says

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 30, 2005


What Wal-Mart couldn't do, an old-folks home might

Wells Dunbar, Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

Weed Watch

DEA agents do their best impression of the Grinch this month by carrying out a string of medi-pot dispensary raids and by denying a group of American Indians the ability to grow and sell industrial hemp

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

'Texas Monthly' Story Irks Tort Reform Group

Texans for Lawsuit Reform fighting mad at 'Texas Monthly' over tort reform story

Kevin Brass, Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

Human Services Privatizer Stumbles Again

Accenture loses another contract in Colorado, but keeps doing business in Texas

Amy Smith, Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

Point Austin: Blame It on Grandpa

In search of heroes and villains over AMD

Michael King, Column, Dec. 30, 2005

The Hightower Report

Take Cheney away; and IBM's plans for the middle class

Jim Hightower, Column, Dec. 30, 2005

Dreaming of Buffalo

Prairie preservationists want to turn Austin's eyes – and energies – eastward

Rachel Proctor May, Feature, Dec. 23, 2005

Vanishing Prairies

Prairie remnants identified by the Native Prairies Association of Texas

Feature, Dec. 23, 2005

CRP Leak

The city wants to know who leaked the Citizens Review Panel recommendations to the press

Kevin Brass, Feature, Dec. 23, 2005

Downtown Density Dreams

Politicos announce city resolution to hire consultants to develop a Downtown Austin Plan

Rachel Proctor May, Feature, Dec. 23, 2005

AMD Sets Its Site on Lantana

Company trumpets facility greenbuilding; opponents ask what's downstream

Amy Smith, Feature, Dec. 23, 2005

Naked City

Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

Feature, Dec. 23, 2005

Bus Negotiations Headed for Collision

Strike could happen this week

Wells Dunbar, Feature, Dec. 23, 2005

State Supreme Court Justice Gammage Enters Governor's Race

Bell and Alvarado make it a three-way contest for now

Amy Smith, Feature, Dec. 23, 2005

May Declares for Place 2

Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce prez files to replace Alvarez

Belinda Acosta, Feature, Dec. 23, 2005

Weed Watch

Fed lawmakers cut funding for White House Office of the National Drug Control Policy's much-ridiculed Anti-Drug Media Campaign; and new stats about Americans' pot-smoking habits amount to one more nail in prohibitionists' coffin

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 23, 2005

More-Bizarre-Than-Usual FLDS Update

"Prophet" sued again; and West Texas crematorium rumors

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 23, 2005

Ignore the Flaws – the Death Penalty Must Continue On

Despite possible errors here and elsewhere, Perry stands firm on capital punishment

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 23, 2005

Point Austin: Saying 'No' to AMD

As the company moves forward, the culprits are wiping away their fingerprints

Michael King, Column, Dec. 23, 2005

Point Austin: Beside the Point

Bowing to public pressure, city declines to change management of Zilker's canoe rental service from longtime concessionaire Zilker Park Boat Rentals

Wells Dunbar, Column, Dec. 23, 2005

The Hightower Report

After five years as president, W. remains securely sealed in his political cocoon, void of real-life experiences, pure of any intrusion by the hardships of regular folks; and it's wrong to think that faith talk and photo-ops with evangelicals will be enough to convert people to the Democratic cause

Jim Hightower, Column, Dec. 23, 2005

Back to the Trenches

AMD tightens its hold on Lantana – and the enviro opposition digs in

Amy Smith, Feature, Dec. 16, 2005

AMD's Plans Call for ...

Amy Smith, Feature, Dec. 16, 2005

Cons and Pros

Feature, Dec. 16, 2005

Who's Your Grandpa?

Critics say older case gives ammo against AMD, but city staff say they are apples and oranges

Amy Smith, Feature, Dec. 16, 2005

Good Corporate Guys

Amy Smith, Feature, Dec. 16, 2005

The Canoe Conundrum

Longtime proprietors of Town Lake's canoe rental franchise get sent up the river without a paddle

Wells Dunbar, Feature, Dec. 16, 2005

Christian Peacemakers

Texan activists worry about their abducted colleagues in Iraq

Diana Welch, Feature, Dec. 16, 2005

Bible Monument Case Thumps Its Way Through Courts

Constitutionality of Harris County display heard in Austin court

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 16, 2005

2005 Politics Holiday Gift Guide

We've heard some of these ideas are even real

Feature, Dec. 16, 2005

Naked City

Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

Feature, Dec. 16, 2005

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