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Austin Bishop Checkmates 'Dark Materials' in Schools
Trilogy's anti-religious themes and author's beliefs get books banned from local Catholic schools
"...the diocese. Aymond said in a written statement: "Pullman's books attempt to devalue religion, especially Christianity. Our children deserve..."

Nov. 16, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

Mr. Dubose Goes to Washington – Part Time
Local author Lou Dubose commuting to D.C. as new editor of The Washington Spectator
"...from his journalistic subjects onto himself. But after six books in seven years about the corrupt administration of George..."

July 20, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Letters @ 3AM
These Lubbock friends of mine were always writing books – thick notebooks of drawings and words
" that first day: The house was full of books I'd never heard of...."

March 16, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

Holiday Wish Lists 2005
'Give' is a four-letter word: part two
"...New children's books (Spanish or English) for the Children's Hospital..."

Dec. 16, 2005 Features Feature by Anne Harris

Holiday Wish Lists 2005
Give 'til it helps: part one
"...Folders, spiral notebooks, loose-leafCASA OF TRAVIS COUNTY..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Features Feature by Anne Harris

Naked City
School textbooks remain virginal (and hetero), thanks to the SBOE
"...Friday voted to approve four controversial high school health textbooks that – at the urging of the social conservatives..."

Nov. 12, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Know at the SBOE
The State Board of Education considers health textbooks, and abstains
"...(the lefties) or approve (the righties) four proposed health textbooks that the board will vote on in November. Textbook..."

July 23, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Our readers talk back.
"...I went to 106 and I wasn't on the books. After calling the Secretary of State's Office Elections Division,..."

March 19, 2004 Column

SBOE Approves an Evolution in Texas Textbooks
Over loud objections, the State Board of Education voted to approve high school biology textbooks discussing evolution.
"...adoption of all 11 of the high school biology textbooks recommended by Texas Education Agency staff, following professional and..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...UT Center for Mexican American Studies' publishing arm, CMAS Books, has already prompted change in CMAS operations, sources tell..."

Oct. 3, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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