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Long-Awaited Testimony Rejects Arson Conclusion
Forensic Science Commission hears expert testimony on Willingham fire investigation
" not only Willingham's case but also that of Ernest Willis. Like Willingham, Willis was convicted of arson and..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Death Penalty: Older but Not Wiser
New report looks back at 35 years of the death penalty
"...was likely a tragic accident; on the other hand, Ernest Willis – also convicted and sentenced to death for..."

July 1, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Over-the-hill crime-fighters band together to save their own in this smirky, goofy mashup of a rom-com and action picture.
"...Directed by: Robert Schwentke. Starring: Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, Karl..."

Oct. 15, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Are Fire Marshals Shirking Their Duty?
Fire experts testify in Willingham wrongful conviction case
"...than that of the eerily similar arson case against Ernest Willis, who was also sent to death row based..."

Oct. 22, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...on "B.S. – bad science." Exonerated death row inmate Ernest Willis was convicted of a similar crime, and on..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature

Fantastic Fest: 'Red'
Karl Urban talks Bruce Willis and his Dreddful future
" have his ass handed to him by Bruce Willis in espionage comedy Red...."

Sept. 30, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Forensic Science Commission Draws Heat
Former FSC chair all fired up over outdated arson science
"...was asked to review the case (and that of Ernest Willis, who was exonerated of arson-murder just months after..."

Aug. 20, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Who to Blame for Faulty Fire Science?
Will Forensic Science Commission let Fire Marshal's Office off the hook for flawed science?
"...arson investigators in the convictions of both Willingham and Ernest Willis, whose conviction for arson in a separate case..."

July 30, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...arson science in that case (and another case involving Ernest Willis), decided April 23 that the nine-member group will..."

April 30, 2010 News Feature

Perry the Executioner
Texas leads the country in executions, and Rick Perry holds the record tally
"...(in both the Willingham case and in that of Ernest Willis, who was sent to death row based on..."

Sept. 16, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Fire Marshals Stand by Original Arson Report
Forensic Science Commission to make final decision on whether faulty science was used in Willingham investigation
"...Willingham case (as well as another arson case involving Ernest Willis, who was exonerated of arson-murder just months after..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Innocent Man Off Death Row
Ernest Ray Willis exonerated after 18 years behind bars
"...On Oct. 7, Ernest Ray Willis walked away from Texas' death row a..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Texas in the Title
"...later at the age of 42.24 "Northeast Texas Women," Willis Alan Ramsey Songwriter: Willis Alan Ramsey Year Released: 1972..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Music Feature by Greg Beets

The Miller's Tale
Swinging across the century with Ernie Mae Miller, 'a little blues, a little bawdy'
"..."My great-grandfather's name was Willis. That was in Tennessee, in slavery times. When my..."

July 6, 2007 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

A Whole Lotta Lava Going On
Winter/Spring Movie Sneaks
"...go head to head in The Devil's Own, Bruce Willis and Gary Oldman partake in futuristic action in The..."

Feb. 14, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Texas Titles in Toto
"..."Bandera Waltz," Ernest Tubb..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Al No Go Ryko Solo
"...there something I can do to stop it?" Bruised Willis? The firing of Teresa Ensenat, the A&R person who..."

Nov. 22, 1996 Music Column

King Kong
If you can appreciate a mammoth moonstruck monkey with a tinny growl, you might stretch your ears in the direction of the Violet Crown Radio Players' King Kong
"...they were delivered by directors Merian C. Cooper and Ernest Schoedsack and animator Willis O'Brien have a lot to..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Arts Review by Robert Faires

A.G. Ruling on Arson Probe Is 'Just Weird'
Decision hog-ties commission's role in Willingham case
"...that the same flawed science was used to send Ernest Willis to death row. The only difference between the..."

Aug. 5, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...bejesus out of his inimitable guit-steel -- whether an Ernest Tubb-flavored ballad or a frenetic medley of Hendrix and..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Coming Soon To a Concert Hall Near You
What's ahead for the Austin Symphony Orchestra & Ballet Austin in 2004-2005
"...classical music, pianist James Dick. Next season's Sarah & Ernest Butler Pops Series has a decidedly Western tilt –..."

May 28, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dave Insley
"...luminaries making appearances: Redd Volkaert, Dale Watson, and Kelly Willis, among others. Begin at Insley's rich, round croon that..."

April 22, 2016 Music Review by Tim Stegall

Dancing About Architecture
Everyone's got new albums coming out
"...I Love You but I've Chosen Darkness, which includes Ernest Salaz from Glorium, Jason McNeely and Chris Goyer of..."

June 7, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Tying the Knot: A Drama
Yes, the merger of Austin's Paramount Theatre and State Theater Company is a business affair, but since theatres traffic in stories, human dramas that talk to us about life, this historic event deserves to be looked at as a story, the story of a wedding between two neighbors.
"...architect John Eberson, the Classical-Revival 1,300-seater was built by Ernest Nalle to host theatrical productions and vaudeville in high..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Summer Sneaks
Apocalypse Whenever: Movies in the Season of Armageddon
"...D: Michael Bay; with Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler, Ben Affleck, Will Patton,..."

May 22, 1998 Screens Feature

SXSW Record Reviews
"...McNabb, plus brief appearances from Andrew DuPlantis and Kelly Willis - but really, at the end of the day,..."

March 20, 1998 Music Review

Greg Beets' National Top Ten
"...7. Kelly Willis, Fading Fast (A&M)..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Music Feature

Record Reviews: Texas Platters
"...Willie Nelson, the Wallflowers, 81/2 Souvenirs, Patty Griffin, Kelly Willis, Loyle Lovett. That's the story. That, and the fact..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Music Review

Other Worlds Goes Into The Black Hole
Disney cult fave for SF fest, plus final lineup
"...Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms, Yvette Mimieux, Ernest Borgnine...."

Oct. 30, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame Inductees 1983-2016
Never before published list of all Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame inductees
"...Ernest Tubb (97)..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature

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