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Threatened with arrest, the Senate Democrats fly to New Mexico.
"...If this is Tuesday, the Texas Senate must be in Albuquerque...."

Aug. 1, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
Republican Bill Ratliff throws a monkeywrench into his own party's redistricting plans
"...no draft Senate maps would be available until at least later that day. On Monday afternoon, the Senate convened..."

July 18, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Mapping 'Political Apartheid'
The new map gives DeLay more R's, but perhaps fewer than he wanted.
"...Right now, Texas has 20 congressional districts carried by GOP statewide candidates..."

July 11, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...or energetic? A review should review the lead, at least...."

June 27, 2003 Column

Through a Student's Lens, Quirkily
Texas Documentary Tour presents "10 Under 10"
"...at the "10 Under 10" program, presented by the Texas Documentary Tour. Each of the jury-selected films is under..."

May 9, 2003 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Day Trips
"...season moves like a wave of a paintbrush across Texas beginning in early March in the Big Bend and..."

March 28, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Big Mischief
Like the protagonist in his latest novel, Miss Spellbinder's Point of View, novelist Edward Swift is still battling the "disease of the literal minded."
"...late Sixties, when Swift first moved to Manhattan from Texas, they had to call a secret meeting to discuss..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Short Third-Degree Sessions
Jesse Sublett gets personal with four of Bouchercon 2002's featured authors.
"...notorious Maceo brothers, but venturing as well into West Texas and Mexico. It's about a violent young man named..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

True Crime?
Why is the Austin American-Statesman in touch with the lawyers for Holtzbrinck Publishers Holdings and its subsidiary Holt, publisher of the critically acclaimed A Death in Texas?
"...Jr. was brutally murdered on June 6, 1998. "Deep East Texas: The slaying of James Byrd Jr. reawakens memories..."

June 28, 2002 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

Endorsements
"...a Democratic ticket that not only reflects the real Texas -- but actually has a chance to represent it..."

Feb. 22, 2002 News Feature

Collegia Musikum
How music from the Medieval and Baroque eras impacts us today
"...villages all over Europe and parts of the Middle East and North Africa during the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Music Feature by Robi Polgar

Rylander's Prison Plans Not Sewn Up
Comptroller Rylander seeks to aid the war effort with Texas prisoners.
"...pomp and circumstance, Comptroller Carole Keeton Rylander announced her Texas War Relief Package: her homemade response to the Sept...."

Oct. 19, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Will Pay Cash for Film
Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund underwrites independent film and video
"...craft of independent filmmaking, and the people at the Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund know that better than anyone...."

Aug. 3, 2001 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Renewing the Rainbow
A Preview of the Gay / Lesbian Right Lobby Agenda for the 77th Legislature
"...the executive director of the Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby of Texas (LGRL) for eight years, Hardy-Garcia has served nearly twice..."

Jan. 19, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Dale Watson Christmas Time in Texas (CSC)
Christmas Records
"...Dale WatsonChristmas Time in Texas (CSC) How good is Dale Watson? Good enough to..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Capitol Chronicle
As Gov. Bush moves to D.C. in a wave of acclamation, the Legislature prepares to meet over redistricting and new legislation.
"...Weevil" Perry is comfortably in charge of all of Texas, we shouldn't get too glum about the state of..."

Dec. 22, 2000 News Column by Michael King

Faith-Based Homes on Trial
"...years after Roloff died in a plane crash in East Texas. At the heart of the dispute was a..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Day Trips
Captain Daytrips announces his own annual Best of (in the daytripping vicinity of) Austin awards.
"...Publicity Stunt for Our State Parks: Last spring the Texas State Railroad State Historical Park outside of Palestine was..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

What's on Tap?
"...but a recent report card on Austin released by Texas Clean Water Action indicates that the city's water system..."

June 16, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Confessions of a Cowboy
Working a cattle drive in Texas in the 1870s probably wasn't like what you imagine; ask Frank Harris -- he was there and he knows.
"...one can explain why three novels set in 19th-century Texas -- The Gates of the Alamo by Stephen Harrigan,..."

May 26, 2000 Books Feature by James C. Simmons

Media Clips
San Antonio Express-News pays its editor an amount "in the millions"to hire new reporters, open new bureaus, and try to improve its notoriously mediocre coverage.
"...from Hearst -- given San Antonio's importance to South Texas, there is no good reason that the Express-News should..."

March 24, 2000 News Column by Lee Nichols

Postscripts
There's not much about Texas that isn't in the new Texas Short Stories 2; editor Billy Bob Hill reveals why.
"...Texas Tales..."

March 10, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

How the Pendulum Swings
"...all but one of the major elected offices in Texas, and held big majorities in the Texas House and..."

Feb. 4, 2000 News Feature

Survival of the Fittest?
The unlikely story behind the Austin-based black comedy, Natural Selection.
"...was supposed to be a little old indie from Texas somehow managed to nail casting coup after coup, as..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Book Reviews
"...Haley, Texas, 1959: Two Novellas of Texasby Donley Watt..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Day Trips
There is an immense, hairy creature lurking in the woods outside of the small Texas town of Hamilton, and no, it's not your brother-in-law.
"...Hamilton represents a stereotypical small Texas town as well as any place can. On the..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Tyler, Texas' own City of Roses.
"...love affair with America's favorite flower with the annual Texas Rose Festival on Oct. 14-17...."

Oct. 8, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Malcolm, Movement, Memory
With subjects that range from Malcolm X to choreographer Alvin Ailey, Orlando Bagwell's documentaries depict the African-American -- as well as American -- experience.
"...Make it Plain (1995) to the Austin Film Society's Texas Documentary Tour at the Alamo Drafthouse on Wednesday, October..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Reissues
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
"...this box set holds a blue million miles. At least half of the material has never been available --..."

June 25, 1999 Music Feature

Day Trips
"...steel and glass, taking advantage of the persistent South Texas sun. The climate-controlled exhibits allow the conservatory to house..."

May 21, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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