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Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Jan. 28-Feb. 4
"...Meet the Dem candidates in this year's local and statewide elections. 6pm. Millennium Youth Complex, 1156 Hargrave, 905-4493."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature

Crash-Scene Budget
The budget balances, and stitching is transparent
"...board off his back – although somewhat surprisingly, Sunday's Statesman nodded in favor of the proposed rate. True to..."

July 31, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Res Publica
Citizen's calendar, April 9-16
"...Mythic Community, talks about the people, history, and current state of Ecuador. 6:30pm. Garden District Coffee House, 2810 S...."

April 10, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Go, go, good citizen, go: Oct. 30-Nov. 6
"...MONTOPOLIS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOC­IA­TION MEETING Noon-2pm. Ruiz Library, 1600 Grove, 386-7695."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Feature

Be Our Guest
Local attractions wish to welcome Hurricane Ike evacuees with deep discounts.
"...State Capitol Tours Congress Avenue at 11th, 512/463-5495 The Texas..."

Sept. 18, 2008 Emergency Post by Kate X Messer

Fred and Ginger, Librarian and Book Cart
Local librarians defy all stereotypes
"...So, as it turns out, our own Austin Public Library not only has a book cart drill team, but..."

May 7, 2008 Arts Post by Nora Ankrum

Naked City
" can provide valid scientific arguments to the contrary. State Sen. Rodney Ellis, D-Houston, described the ruling as "further..."

April 6, 2007 News Feature

The LBJ Library swaps paintings with the National Gallery of Art, the Blanton Museum of Art gets $1 million for a new gallery, and Patsy Cline teaches you how to apply make-up
"...Place," it came calling on Austin. Seems the LBJ Library and Museum had a fine example in its head-of-state..."

March 19, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Is the Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door?
AISD's budget cuts could be deep and painful.
" year's anticipated revenue shortfall, aggravated by an increasing state "recapture" obligation (aka "Robin Hood," under which Austin is..."

Jan. 31, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

"...The San Antonio Public Library Foundation's Copyright Texas Reading Series, which has highlighted "twenty..."

March 5, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

Fatal Error
Hooked on Drug Money
"...duty. Thus, since Reconstruction, not the U.S. Army but state-run National Guard units were called on to suppress labor..."

Dec. 25, 1998 News Feature by Monte Paulsen

Open Records Good
"...down the Riverside Drive branch of the Austin Public Library on October 1. This would be a blow not..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Column

Art and Photography Books Classics Revisited
"...Indeed, Knopf's Everyman's Library, the Vintage International paperback line, and Random House's Modern..."

Dec. 22, 1995 Books Feature

Texas GOP's Book Bans Are the First Step in Anti-Public Education Crusade
Banning books (for Jesus!)
" controversial among conservative Repub­lic­ans. According to the American Library Association, This Book Is Gay was the 10th-most banned..."

June 30, 2023 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

City Opens Black History Month With First-Ever Genealogy Event
Growing Your Roots conference is free and open to the public
"...Not waiting for either the state of Texas or the city of Austin to ameliorate..."

Jan. 31, 2020 News Feature by Kahron Spearman

Day Trips & Beyond: October Events Roundup
Chinati Weekend in Marfa, Lantern Fest in Paige, and lots more!
"...look at the cliffs and riverbeds at Caprock Canyons State Park at"

Oct. 5, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

A Declaration of Independence
Zavala Elementary and Principal Sean Fox are succeeding at going their own way
"...previous week, a student stole a book from the library at Zavala Elementary. "It was a big deal," he..."

May 9, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
The State of the State, Sanders lawsuit, and more
"...The State of the State Is Great!..."

Feb. 11, 2011 News Feature

Dedicated to the Ones They Love
Dedicated nonprofits become more strategic about sponsorships
" the Austin Parks Foundation and the Austin Public Library Foundation aren't intended to replace core funding for city..."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Greens set up Austin headquarters, Kay Bailey Hutchison supports Bush campaign | Harry Middleton retires as director of LBJ library.
"...Charlotte Flynn of the Gray Panthers, also addressed the state's incarceration boom. In 1978, there were 19 prisons in..."

Sept. 22, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Climbing the Family Tree
Virginia Wood finds that with the help of U.S. census records, finding the roots of her family is possible.
"...1920, for instance, are currently available on microfilm in state archive libraries around the country; the 1930 records should..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Features Feature by Virginia B. Wood

"...until January. "City Budget Squeezed Between Basic Costs and State Neglect," Aug. 11...."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature

News Roundup: Reports, Rappers and (Dis)Enfranchisement
Government may or may not be a farce
"...Hurts: After facing criticism for co-authoring a study suggesting state cuts to Planned Parenthood resulted in barriers to contraceptive..."

Feb. 22, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, June 30-July 6
"...can get greener with a little help from the state of Texas. 7-8pm. Friends Meeting of Austin, 3701 E...."

July 1, 2011 News Column

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, April 29-May 5
"...Capital Area Regional Transit Coordination Committee. 6-8pm. Round Rock Library, 216 E. Main, Round Rock."

April 29, 2011 News Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
" Texas schools are indeed farcically low. The annual statewide dropout rate for grades 7-12 that Texas schools report..."

March 19, 1999 News Feature

Day Trips
"...find events that affected day tripping around our great state. Events like the Republic of Texas fools in West..."

Jan. 9, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Lunar New Year Parties, OUTsider Fest, and More Recommended Community Events
Get out the vote and more this week
"...Saturday 17, LBJ Library..."

Feb. 16, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

Austin ISD Leans in to Win Back Families, Boost Enrollment
Every student counts
"...It is 8am, and the Joslin Elementary library is waiting, patiently, for elusive families...."

Aug. 13, 2021 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

How to Celebrate Austin Museum Day 2020
In person and virtual events abound on the city' annual free museum day
"...1878 at 110 East 9th Street as Austin’s first state of the art performing arts venue. More than 140..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Arts Post

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