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Point Austin: Saying 'No' to AMD
As the company moves forward, the culprits are wiping away their fingerprints
"...Advanced Micro Devices and its announced move to Southwest Austin, since those deep thinkers down at the Statesman declared..."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Budget Frenzy
It ain't where they live
"...the police officers and firefighters, to live within the Austin city limits. As the editors of that esteemed publication..."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Why Did the 'Chronicle' Attack the 'Statesman' Statistics?
" the pissing contest you've gotten into with the Austin American-Statesman, for whom I hold no affection, over their..."

Feb. 24, 2004 Postmarks

Point Austin: Growth Pays
Echoing anti-tax advocates, Statesman editors miss the way to true community investment
"...many readers of this page continue to question why Austin's explosive growth – financed in part by public dollars..."

Aug. 21, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Futrell's Twilight
As the city manager looks homeward, odd old business erupts
" hiring was proper") recounting the 2002 hiring by Austin Energy of Futrell's "brother-in-law by marriage," Kurt Stogdill, under..."

July 13, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Doesn't Like 'Statesman's Endorsement of Bush
"...all faith in the intelligence and objectivity of the Austin American-Statesman following their endorsement of President Bush's re-election. It..."

Oct. 27, 2004 Postmarks

Point Austin: Getting What We Pay For
It costs real money to build a great city
"...It's a fitting coincidence that the consultant's report on Austin Police Department staffing arrived almost simultaneously with an Austin..."

July 20, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Abandoning Illusions
Chris Hedges on the inevitable consequences of empire
"...On Tuesday, the editorial pages of Austin's daily newspaper offered: 1) a sentimental and incoherent editors'..."

Nov. 6, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Counting the Dead
Whatever their number, the Iraqi casualties lie at our feet

Nov. 17, 2006 News Column by Michael King

'Statesman' Demagoguery on SXSW and Special Events
"...that though they are separate businesses, SXSW and The Austin Chronicle share partial ownership. Over the years, therefore, we..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Point Austin: Outside Looking in
Not much comfort – or leadership – on the GOP ballot
"...GOP Sampler: Primary Highlights"), always a sobering exercise. We Austinites tend to congratulate ourselves on our progressive political sentiments,..."

May 18, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Oppel Stepping Down as 'Statesman' Editor
He'll be replaced by Managing Editor Fred Zipp
"...46-year journalism career, including 11 at the local daily, Austin American-Statesman Editor Rich Oppel is retiring. He will be..."

March 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Kick Me, I'm From Austin
Visiting the Lege, City Council, and Bergstrom
"...continue. Our own state senator amended one of the anti-Austin bills so that it officially encourges a development agreement..."

April 28, 1995 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2005
The Austin Critics Table has named six inductees for the 2005 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...The Austin Critics Table has named the fourth group of individuals..."

April 15, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Film Critics Association Announces Top Pic(k)s
The AFCA anoints There Will Be Blood best film of the year
"...In its second year of operation, the Austin Film Critics Association has pretty handily anointed the not-yet-released..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Screens Feature

Dawnna Dukes Takes Statesman, D.A.s to Court
Outgoing state rep seeks $7.8 million in damages
"...Embattled outgoing state Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, plagued by a series of recent scandals and glaring..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Austin Police Consider Community Reforms
After a year spent making headlines APD prioritizes policing equity
"..."The Science of Policing Equity: Measuring Fairness in the Austin Police Department." Most of the findings already appeared in..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Point Austin: Homestead Exemption Still Burning
How many votes can $2 a month buy?
"...("Homestead exemption helps rich – and benefits rest of Austin," July 11), borrowing heavily from the mayor's stats and..."

July 22, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: The Chief Considers His Options
Dallas' recruitment of Art Acevedo deals him a very strong hand
"...Likely by the time you read this, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo will have completed his two..."

April 2, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Cox to Sell 'Statesman'
Local daily held by Atlanta chain since 1976
"...Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises, which has owned the Austin American-Statesman since 1976, has just announced it will try..."

Aug. 13, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Point Austin: The Process, Part II
After some procedural and PR bumps, City Council moves to name a new city manager
"...By the time you read this, Austin will presumably have a new city manager – either..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Statesman Transportation Writer Can't Read Road Signs
You'd think that would be a prerequisite for the job.
"...So the city of Austin would like to build a $4 million bicycle bridge..."

Aug. 20, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

'Statesman' can't ID 'Gladys,' but we have a theory
It's probably Brother Russell.
"...critic Diane Holloway on the front page of today's Austin American-Statesman can't figure out who the "Gladys" is that..."

Jan. 25, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
It's time to look more intelligently at economic development
"...1. Median household income in Austin is, far and away, the highest of any major..."

Aug. 16, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Film Critics Association 2008 Awards
The AFCA goes batty for the Batman
"...Austin Film Critics Association 2008 Awards..."

Dec. 19, 2008 Screens Feature

Austin Critics Table Nominations, 2003-2004
The full list of nominations for the 2003-2004 Austin Critics Table Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in local theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art
" On Saturday, May 1, nominations for the 2003-2004 Austin Critics Table Awards, covering the period from May 1,..."

May 14, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The 2002 Austin Critics Table Awards
On Monday, June 3, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for outstanding achievements in the Austin arts in a ceremony at the Capitol City Comedy Club.
"...On Monday, June 3, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for outstanding..."

June 7, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Point Austin: Slamming the Golden Door
The sheriff, the governor, the president – and the new politics of fear
"...policy for public safety in their jurisdictions. Hernandez, like Austin Police Chief Brian Manley and his predecessor Art Acevedo,..."

Jan. 27, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: What Should Lehmberg Do?
Whatever her decision, she's earned her own mind
"...been arrested for drunk driving. The latest soloist is Austin Police Association President Wayne Vincent, who chimed in this..."

April 26, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Cart Arrives ... Horse Expected Soon
School district's IDEA project bereft of actual ideas
"...On the positive side, the Austin Inde­pen­dent School District's agreement to bring the IDEA Public..."

Dec. 23, 2011 News Column by Michael King

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