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Austin won't be a capital of culture in 2004, Martha Norkunas won't be the director of Texas Folklife Resources, and Lana Dieterich won't be opening 'Always … Patsy Cline' this week
"...At Least We're Still the State Capital..."

Jan. 16, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Capitol Chronicle
No Mercy: Perry to Decide If Texas Will Continue to Execute Mentally Retarded
"...Court has once again rejected the Texas system of capital prosecutions -- convict 'em first, ask questions later --..."

June 8, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Who You Gonna Call?
Small Texas towns look to Austin and Washington to jump-start economic development
"...find the government grants and loan guarantees for start-up capital. How else are entrepreneurs such as himself supposed to..."

Feb. 23, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Arts & Entertainment
"...Best Two-Live-Music-Capitals- Fer-One"Branson Nights" at Local Schools..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

City on Fire
"...Pepper in 1991, I called Austin the hot sauce capital of the world. San Antonio challenged that assertion, and..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Food Feature by Robb Walsh

On The Lege
Development Devils
"...question is almost as divisive as the issue of capital punishment itself...."

April 23, 1999 News Column

Public Notice: I-35 Cap(ital Express) and Stitch
Pondering the future of a road with so much baggage
"...We've been writing about the I-35 Capital Express Central project for quite a while now, and..."

Nov. 20, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

A Dangerous Man
At 18, Billy Joe Wardlow took a man’s life. Nearly 30 years later, the state still wants his.
"...the poverty they'd known in rural Northeast Texas. The idea was to drive the pickup to Montana, change their..."

June 26, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

End of an Era at Travis County as Gerald Daugherty Retires
County commissioner will depart at the end of 2020
" politics as the leader of the opposition to Capital Metro's plans for rail transit, has been unapologetically enthusiastic..."

Dec. 13, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

At the Crossroads: Joe Nick Patoski’s Austin to ATX
Book, launching Feb. 13, tracks Austin’s evolving character
"...then the settlement of Waterloo – as the new capital of Texas, there is one thing that has stood..."

Feb. 11, 2019 Arts Post by Lauren Jones

News Roundup: TCAD Denies Rent Too Damn High
And where are all the voters?
"...Brown's Downtown courtroom. Owens, 23, has been charged with capital murder, four counts of murder, and 24 counts of..."

Nov. 2, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Building Austin
As the city grows, is it being cavalier about the well-being of the laborers who are assembling Austin's new face?
"...instructive. We hear all the time about what an ideal place Austin is to live, and how many new..."

Aug. 28, 2015 News Feature by Amy Kamp

The Q&A Hole: Killing a Human?
With Jon Lebkowsky, Marc English, Rowan Hagemann, and more
"...likely to let flowers bloom, even a few weeds. Capital punishment seems wrong, and war seems over-the-top wrong. However,..."

Jan. 26, 2015 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ted Versus Technology
Cruz visits Capital Factory and plays prop comic
"...a little after 3.30 last Friday afternoon in Austin's Capital Factory. Normally, the start-up employees that co-office here would..."

Nov. 19, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Startup Week
Getting started with Austin Startup Week
"...1,000. Not sure how to get your company or idea into the Fest? SXSW Interactive's Hugh Forrest and Chris..."

Oct. 3, 2014 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Event Horizon
As festivals, crowds, and expenses proliferate – is Austin approaching major event overload?
"..."Austin: Live Music Capital of the World" is a mantra chanted from City..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Funding Questions Follow Cap Metro's Court Win
Court victory creates more tension between labor and transit agency
"...As if the relationship between Capital Met­ro and its unionized workers weren't already strange enough,..."

July 2, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Nonprofits Not Impressed by Cap Metro Proposal
Cap Metro draws fire over proposal to start a nonprofit for low-income riders
"...weeks ago, we outlined a proposal being floated by Capital Metro for the creation of a nonprofit charity to..."

Nov. 6, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Helping the 'Transit-Dependent'
Cap Metro mulls transit options for those in need
"...Capital Metro plays a huge role in meeting that need,..."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Crime and the City Solution
How safe do you feel exiting the Sixth Street/Red River Austin music crucible at 2am?
"...perpetual echo of music ricocheted around its self-proclaimed world capital. While the teeming heart of Austin's entertainment district at..."

June 26, 2009 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Securing Climate Protection
Ten things Wynn could do now
"...survives his council tenure. In reporting this story, many ideas were raised for what the mayor could do to..."

April 17, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Around the World of Weird
The many genre delights of Fantastic Fest 2008
"...ES: Right. I had the idea for a film that takes place over one night,..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...• The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Policy board has agreed..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...following his successful intervention in the contract negotiations between Capital Metro, StarTran, and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1091.Headlines• Early..."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...22-year-old Gerardo Benitez Aguilar on Dec. 11 with attempted capital murder for allegedly firing a gun multiple times at..."

Dec. 16, 2005 News Feature

A Desire Named 'Streetcar'
Civic coalition forms to add downtown trolleys to the Capital Metro rail plan
"...As Capital Metro gets down to the details of a long-range..."

July 30, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Spacing Out in Round Rock
Carter, Paige, Christi, Doug, and two homeowners on 'Trading Spaces' in Central Texas
"...let's do that! Oh, it would be a great idea to do that." And then the designer is like,..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

The Best-Case Scenario
After years of work, Envision Central Texas goes majorly public.
"...the major cities, reps from quasi-regional government agencies like Capital Metro and the LCRA, business-group leaders, neighborhood leaders, African-American..."

Oct. 24, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Born to be Reviled
Interstate 35's worst stretch is also its most politically organized -- and that's a problem for TxDOT.
"...20th year; even the governor's fantastical Trans Texas Corridor idea. But the I-35 project is the lumbering granddaddy of..."

Sept. 20, 2002 News Feature by Dave Mann

Our readers talk back.
"...Clark-Madison hasn't the foggiest idea what our lawsuit is about. Obviously, he didn't read..."

June 28, 2002 Column

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