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State Can Ban Planned Parenthood from New Texas Women's Health Program – For Now

Injunction hearing scheduled for January

Jordan Smith, Daily, Dec. 31, 2012 1:00 PM

What You Need to Know for New Year's Eve

Clips and quips from APD, Cap Metro, and more

Monica Riese, Daily, Dec. 29, 2012 1:41 PM

Power Restored After Pole Fires

Drought, dirt, wind and mist are prime suspects

Amy Smith, Daily, Dec. 28, 2012 3:25 PM

Officer Who Killed UT Tower Sniper Dies at 72

The Austin Police Department mourns the death of Houston McCoy

Monica Riese, Daily, Dec. 28, 2012 3:02 PM

Southern Exposure

The changing face of the venerable South Lamar Plaza

Richard Whittaker, Feature, Dec. 28, 2012

Point Austin: Can This Really Be the End?

A look forward, a look back

Michael King, Column, Dec. 28, 2012

Then There's This: Parks and Rec in Review

In a parks-centric town like Austin, it's not easy being PARD

Amy Smith, Column, Dec. 28, 2012

Civics 101

Column, Dec. 28, 2012


Feature, Dec. 28, 2012

Quote of the Week

Column, Dec. 28, 2012

Mr. Woods Goes to Washington

UT grad student John Woods has a few ideas about reasonable gun control

Richard Whittaker, Feature, Dec. 28, 2012

The Hightower Report: Make Dinnertime Family Time

Laurie David has tips for families trying to squeeze in time together

Jim Hightower, Column, Dec. 28, 2012

Alas, Poor Santa!

It takes several troopers to bust one Santa Claus

Michael King, Daily, Dec. 27, 2012 4:20 PM

The Texas School Solution: More Guns, Less Money

Post-Sandy Hook bill would put teachers in firing line

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Dec. 26, 2012 4:01 PM

Bill of the Week: Christmas Edition

Bohac wants some, er, Winter cheer in schools

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Dec. 23, 2012 11:50 AM

State Cannot Ban Planned Parenthood and Keep Federal Funds for Women's Health Program

State-funded WHP set to begin Jan. 1

Jordan Smith, Daily, Dec. 22, 2012 7:00 AM

Swearingen Gets Another Date With Death

Fourth time execution has been scheduled

Jordan Smith, Daily, Dec. 21, 2012 6:29 PM

NRA: Don't Blame Guns, Blame Kung Lao

Gun boosters break Sandy Hook silence and attack movies

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Dec. 21, 2012 2:18 PM

Teen Pot Use Levels Off

Use by 8th graders declines, according to survey

Jordan Smith, Daily, Dec. 21, 2012 12:06 PM

Esme Barrera Murder Case Closed

Austin Police believe James Loren Brown was indeed responsible

Monica Riese, Daily, Dec. 20, 2012 2:05 PM

Reefer Madness Revisited

The Marijuana Policy Project's Rob Kampia on the recent victories for legal marijuana

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 20, 2012

Reefer Breakthrough: What Happens Next?

Jordan Smith, Feature, Dec. 20, 2012

Point Austin: Guns 'R' Us

Change our gun laws, change ourselves

Michael King, Column, Dec. 20, 2012

Then There's This: The Irony of Conservation

Austin's water-saving habits will delay need for WTP4

Amy Smith, Column, Dec. 20, 2012

Civics 101

Column, Dec. 20, 2012


Feature, Dec. 20, 2012

Quote of the Week

Column, Dec. 20, 2012

AISD: IDEA Down, Travis Heights Up

AISD board cancels IDEA at Allan, but IDEA promises to stay in town

Richard Whittaker, Feature, Dec. 20, 2012

Council: Good for Austin Is Bad for Texas

Council ends 2012 with some last-minute business

Michael King, Feature, Dec. 20, 2012

Three Progressives Eye Biscoe's Seat

Former Sen. Barrientos, Commissioner Eckhardt, Dem Party Chair Andy Brown are top contenders

Mike Kanin, Feature, Dec. 20, 2012

Hightower Report: The Selling of Obama's Inauguration

Corporate cash infiltrates the president's inaugural festivities

Jim Hightower, Column, Dec. 20, 2012

Human Remains Found in East Austin

Police say making an ID could take a while

Jordan Smith, Daily, Dec. 19, 2012 2:43 PM

GOP Politics Only at State Water Board

Employee fired for emails about Shea campaign

Jordan Smith, Daily, Dec. 18, 2012 4:14 PM

Texas Still Leads Nation in Executions

New death sentences continue to decline & exonerations keep coming

Jordan Smith, Daily, Dec. 18, 2012 1:07 PM

AISD Cancels IDEA Contract

Trustees split 5-4 but Allan heads back to community

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Dec. 18, 2012 8:40 AM

AISD to Consider Charters and Communities Tonight

Agenda a complex dance between trustees, neighborhoods and employees

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Dec. 17, 2012 12:01 AM

Bill of the Week

Senate Bill 72's biggest flaw is that it's too practical

Jordan Smith, Daily, Dec. 15, 2012 12:15 PM

27 Dead, Including 20 Children, In Connecticut School Shooting

Gunman identified as Adam Lanza

Jordan Smith, Daily, Dec. 14, 2012 2:34 PM

Obama: Policing Legalized Pot a Low Priority

In interview with Barbara Walters on TV tonight

Jordan Smith, Daily, Dec. 14, 2012 10:07 AM

House Speaker Fight Changes Card

Far right changes challenger to Straus to lead Texas House

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Dec. 13, 2012 1:55 PM

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