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'The Powerful Odor of Mendacity'
An interview with Molly Ivins and Louis Dubose, authors of Bushwhacked: Life in George W. Bush's America.
"...Last month Molly Ivins, the queen of Austin political columnists, and former Austin Chronicle Politics Editor..."

Oct. 3, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

A Day of Dickering
Bonds Take Center Stage Over Budget
"...watchers seemed to pay scant attention to the presentation of the overall 1998-99 budget proposal, and the more detailed..."

Aug. 7, 1998 News Column

New to Town? Here Are Nine of the Biggest News Stories Affecting Locals.
A primer on Austin politics
"...Austin, where you’re either re-acclimating to the increasing chaos of life in an ever-growing metropolis or getting your first..."

Aug. 30, 2018 News Post by News Staff

The Cost of Clearing the Rape Kit Backlog
APD agrees to fund SAFE kit testing through pre-existing funds
"...The Austin Police Department further committed to clearing its backlog of sexual assault..."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Public Notice: Golf and Taxes at City Council
Proposals before Council suggest change is in the air
"...It's springtime ... do we see, in fact, seeds of change starting to sprout?..."

May 22, 2015 News Column

Guns, Property, and Public Nuisances: A North Austin Showdown
Gun rights activists up in arms over shutdown of gun show
"...More than 200 people gathered at Austin Police Department headquarters Jan. 25 to protest what they consider unconstitutional..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Austin @ Large: Oversight, Out of Mind
As the city and police union move forward, what's being left behind?
"...even as advocates for police accountability charge that the public is being left behind...."

March 12, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice: Out of the Frying Pan ...
Council resumes regular schedule next week
"...to mention CM Ora Houston's proposal to create a Department of Neighborhoods. And there are scheduled public hearings on..."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Release of Breaion King Arrest Footage Leads to APD Investigations
Police and community members meet for “an open, honest dialogue”
"...are under way at APD into the policing strategies of two Henry sector (Southeast) cops and the oversight of..."

July 22, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Public Notice: Common Ground?
It's always darkest before the dawn
"...hey, it's always darkest before the dawn, right? Out of the chaos and acrimony of last week – due..."

Feb. 5, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

AFD's Volunteer Hire Department
AFD recruitment efforts not unlike speed dating
"...About two months ago, the Austin Fire Department posted an announcement on Craigslist that looked a bit..."

May 6, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Austinites Without Homes Find Themselves Pushed Out of Sight
Turns out those with and without shelter both want to be safe
"...The Cleanup Begins: Crews with the Texas Department of Transportation and the city of Austin began clearing..."

Nov. 8, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Crime Lab: Evidence of Improvement?
Audits on active forensic labs expected to begin before July's end
"...Finally, a full year after the Austin Police Department shuttered its DNA lab due to out-of-date procedures and..."

July 21, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Mixed Messaging on Day of UT Attack
Students, APD parse rumors, mixed messaging on tragic day
"...The tragedy that shook the University of Texas campus Monday spiraled into confusion for the Austin..."

May 5, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

A Year After Austin's Passage of the Freedom Cities Policies, Activists Urge APD to Do Better
Organizations applaud headway made, but say there's more work to be done
"...Following the passage of Texas' anti-"sanctuary city" Senate Bill 4 in 2017, and..."

June 21, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The Supper Club Gives Artists of Color Important Space to Be Seen and Heard
Elia Alba’s multifaceted project at the UT Visual Arts Center
"...And why not draw those words from contemporary artists of color in conversation with one another about matters of..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Point Austin: On the Backs of Immigrants
In the war over "sanctuary," the victims are most vulnerable
"...In the wake of word out of the U.S. Department of Justice that..."

April 28, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Safety Net or Dead End?
The politics of Austin animal welfare
"...had been sitting quietly while a seemingly endless stream of speakers took turns explaining to the Austin Animal Advisory..."

Feb. 18, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Wrong Side of the Tracks?
Light Rail May Be a Heavy Burden for East Austin
"...fear that they'll find themselves on the wrong side of the tracks if Capital Metro is allowed to go..."

April 4, 1997 News Feature by Karl Pallmeyer

Questions of Church-State Separation at Dell Seton Medical Center
Do the hospital’s ties to the Catholic church and limits on women’s reproductive health care compromise Dell Med students' training?
"...grown accustomed to the parking cones, forklifts, and sounds of rapid construction. But in Feb­ru­ary, that clatter should end,..."

Jan. 20, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

What’s the Future of Body Cameras in Austin?
That’s up to the courts for now
"...may break the city's stalemate over the initial purchase of 500 new body cameras for Austin Police Department officers..."

Nov. 25, 2016 News Feature by Margaret Nicklas

Public Notice: Government by Committee
Tonight's Town Hall: First step in a "New Way Forward"
"...(Thursday, Jan. 22), to the "special-called City Council meeting, public hearing, and interactive town hall" to discuss the sweeping..."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Of Sonograms and Airport Scanners
How an intrusive probe is not like a body image (apparently)
"...but there is a certain challenge in seeing how Republican lawmakers can back guns on campus and intrusive fetal..."

March 22, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

A 'Culture of Excellence' at UT Inc.
The Commission of 125 report calls for a first-class (and blue-chip) university
"..."A disciplined culture of excellence" – that's how the 218 Texans on the..."

Oct. 8, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

The Rise and Fall of Jason Dusterhoft (and His Frenemies)
A trip down APD's Memory Lane, from the Chronicle archives
"...Since "Tales from the Fifth Floor" – home of the executive team of the Austin Police Department –..."

May 7, 2021 News Feature

Chronicle Endorsements for the May 1 City of Austin Special Election
Our picks for the eight propositions you'll see on your ballot
"...but city voters have eight propositions to consider. Seven of these (all but Prop B) are proposed amendments to..."

April 16, 2021 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Bill of the Week: HB 2470
Lawmakers try to regulate ammonium nitrate storage
"...explosion? When a poorly documented and unsafely stored supply of fertilizer ammonium nitrate exploded on April 17, 2013, the..."

April 24, 2015 News Column by Richard Whittaker

Shades of Gray
In Texas Prisons, It's Hard to Tell Who Your Enemies Are
"...the only witnesses to his murder, the first murder of a Texas prison guard by an inmate since 1985,..."

April 28, 2000 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...set by Senate Bill 1, the voter suppression law Republican lawmakers passed last session...."

Jan. 21, 2022 News Feature

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois seeking to enjoin three complaints filed against a..."

Oct. 8, 2021 News Feature

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