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Stopping the Nonsense
The No Nonsense campaign gears up to derail the national anti-gay crusade
"...battle against a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage and civil unions, former Austin state Rep. Glen Maxey is remarkably..."

Oct. 7, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from around the world
"...went bust, CSC downsized its plans and sold development rights to Block 21 back to the city for more..."

March 19, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Capitol Chronicle
A healthy death penalty, the Jenna and Barbara bust, and the Fannie Lou Hamer Project
"...veto, under his declared insistence, against the evidence, that Texas does not now execute the mentally retarded;..."

June 15, 2001 News Column by Michael King

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ACC Needs Planning, Not Damning
"...As the Executive Director of Legal Aid of Central Texas, I have already seen the seeds of welfare reform..."

June 20, 1997 Column

Austin’s Sexual Assault Controversies Roil the District Attorney’s Race
Margaret Moore's controversial handling of rape cases brings opponents to the race
"...she says, to stand up for rape survivors whose rights she believes are being ignored by the incumbent and..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Hitting the Pavement
Building SH 130 is still being considered in terms of costs, routes, and whether it will be a toll road.
"...Christmas 1986? If you were a member of the Texas Transportation Commission, you were busy issuing Minute Order 85260,..."

Jan. 21, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A New Jail for Travis County?
County moves forward with new women's building despite vote to delay and community outcry
"...recover," Johnson says from her office at the American Civil Liberties Union. "None of the solutions to the criminal..."

Sept. 7, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Making History, Part One
Playwright Robert Schenkkan on bringing LBJ to the stage in 'All the Way'
"...American history. Everything shifts after this. It's the landmark civil rights bill. It's the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. The..."

Aug. 17, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Week "I don't think we have racial bias in Texas any more. … I simply believe you should be..."

June 30, 2006 News Feature

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
"...member of the 1967 Human Relations Commission during the Civil Rights movement. In 1972, he became the first Hispanic..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Council Takes Action on Municipal Court Reform
City has 90 days to evaluate how it handles indigent defendants
"...to pay their fines, but current language in the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure stipulates two instances in which..."

Aug. 19, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Naked City
"...of the partisan lines. For a preview of Central Texas and selected statewide races, see "2006 State Races."..."

Jan. 20, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...in violation of Article VII, section 1 of the Texas Constitution because the school finance system fails to recognize..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Travis County Primary Candidates Jockey to Champion Criminal Justice Change
A closer look at the heated District Attorney, County Attorney, and County Court at Law races
"...incumbent Margaret Moore faces aggressive challenges from Workers Defense Project co-director José Garza and attorney Erin Martinson. Moore has..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week "The State of Texas has not met its burden in showing that the..."

Dec. 9, 2005 News Feature

A Place at the Long Table
The complex, nuanced, unmistakable taste of Juneteenth, 139 years later
"...believe, but the traditional historic threads of the first Texas Emancipation Day celebrations were indeed woven within the rich..."

June 17, 2005 Food Feature by Toni Tipton-Martin

Postmarks Web Extra
Our readers' letters regarding the September 11 terrorist attacks
"...the Balkans, where I've been working on a photo project in Kosova and Macedonia. Just before I left the..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Column

Wallet and Spirit
Sickbed Fortune
"...(the Express-News recently upped that figure by $55 million). Texas Monthly has listed him among the 100 richest people..."

Jan. 29, 1999 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

Freeport Wins Small
Thousands and Thousands of Dollars
"...Freeport-McMoRan, filed the suit last October under the Federal Civil Rights Act, claiming that the city had violated their..."

May 19, 1995 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...marriage is safe – the homophobes convinced 76% of Texas voters to support Proposition 2, a constitutional amendment to..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature

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Our readers talk back.
"...Committee, and others all spoke in favor of this project and the desperate need to provide housing for students..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Column

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Our readers talk back.
"...made by almost every anti-Villas letter writer that "this project will bring 700 cars into the neighborhood and only..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Column

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Balance, Yes; Reality, No
"...the cover photo composite purporting to show what the project might look like once built. Actually, nothing could be..."

July 11, 1997 Column

The History of the LGBTQ Movement in Austin
From Stonewall to today, how Pride has progressed in our city
"...When we talk about the LGBTQ rights movement, so often the focus falls on the coastal..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Du Bois v. Washington?
Jeff Travillion formally enters Pct. 1 Commissioners Race
"...provided an invocation, and then by Gary Bledsoe, longtime civil rights activist and attorney and president of the Texas..."

Oct. 30, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• This week, the number of Iraqi civilian deaths since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, as directly..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature

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Our readers talk back.
"...Strategically speaking, Texas Democrats should look to the winning campaign of Senator..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Column

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Our readers talk back.
"...season, City Manager Futrell found time to make our project and East Austin redevelopment a priority. As anyone who..."

July 4, 2003 Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...District needs now is a costly legal fight. But civil rights groups say they're preparing to throw the first..."

Dec. 25, 1998 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...The American Civil Liberties Union last week announced that it will move..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Feature

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