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The Last Don
Bob Bullock: The Crusty Boss of Texas Politics
"...most powerful -- and most feared -- politician in Texas. His longevity, volatile temper, encyclopedic knowledge of state issues,..."

Jan. 31, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Hair Analysis: The Root of the Evidence Problem
Texas takes on first-in-the-nation statewide case review
"...The Texas Forensic Science Commission voted unanimously Friday morning to move..."

Jan. 13, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

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

The Voice of the Writer
Readings From the Texas Book Festival
"...Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana opened the 1997 Texas Book Festival with a session in the Capitol's House..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Books Feature

Glow for Molly
A remembrance of Molly Ivins will be held tonight at City Hall.
"...Joe Hill said, "Don't mourne, organize." Well, Joe, us Texas-women-peacemakers, callused, but not necessarily hardened, have a slightly different..."

Feb. 1, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Sex and the Senate
What will it take to curb sexual harassment at the Texas State Capitol?
"...Not more than two days into the 86th Texas Legislature, the 150-member House of Representatives approved a new,..."

Jan. 25, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Millions for Propaganda ... Nothing for Women's Health
Texas heavily underwrites anti-abortion centers, while slashing reproductive care
"...Houston – are generously subsidized by the state of Texas. And even as the women's health network drastically erodes..."

April 17, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Watch The First Trailer For Raise Hell, The Story of Molly Ivins
SXSW smash documentary about the Texas original blazing onto screens
"...Molly Ivins was a trailblazer: a woman in Texas political journalism when they were rarer than horse feathers,..."

Aug. 8, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The AggreGAYtor: April 2
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Lobbying the courts is a thing in Texas, Indiana loses its big gay pizza wedding, and Rand..."

April 2, 2015 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

That Fighting Spirit
Burned: Life In and Out of Texas Youth Prisons
"...became the face of all the victims at the Texas Youth Commission: The terrible beatings and sexual abuse he..."

Oct. 22, 2010 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Media Watch: 'A Sense of Purpose'
Texas Tribune makes its debut in realm of nonprofit journalism
"...almost evangelical zeal about her new job with the Texas Tribune, a nonprofit start-up. Set to officially debut Nov...."

Oct. 30, 2009 News Column by Kevin Brass

All the Ladies in the House
Texas authors Sarah Bird and Diane Wilson win Dobie Paisano fellowships
"...254 acre Paisano ranch and some cold hard cash. Texas Monthly columnist and much-loved comic novelist Sarah Bird (How..."

May 15, 2009 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

The Killing Fields, Kind Of
A culinary history of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre farmhouse
"...crest of Quick Hill, southeast of the sleepy little Texas town of Round Rock. Although details of its origin..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Food Feature by MM Pack

Feeling the Heat
A profile of the new Texas ACLU and Executive Director Will Harrell
"...Nineties with virtually no presence at the Legislature, the Texas state office of the American Civil Liberties Union is..."

April 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael Erard

Color of Justice
A drug bust in tiny Tulia, Texas opens up old racial wounds and raises questions about the veracity of the undercover cop-for-hire who orchestrated it all.
"...undercover agent, Tom Coleman, an itinerant lawman from West Texas with no prior experience in undercover narcotics work. Coleman..."

July 28, 2000 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

I Wanna Be a Paperback Writer
Perusing the Texas Book Festival Panels
"...Over a two-day period last weekend, the Texas Book Festival sponsored some 21 panels whose topics spanned..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Books Feature

"Rosie's Law" Takes Bold Stand for Choice, Women's Health
Sheryl Cole's bill would cover abortion care for Medicaid enrollees
"...Surrounded by roses in the Capitol press room Thursday,..."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Paul and "Molly & Ann"
Former UT RTF director chronicles the impact of two Texas icons
"...There aren't many iconic Texas political figures, and in a state not known for..."

Oct. 25, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

This Week in Campaign Fail
Gov. Perry makes fake turbine flap
"...Rick Perry – the man that has helped drive Texas over a financial, political and social cliff – is..."

June 9, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Daryl Janes, R.I.P.
Austin journalist Daryl Janes has passed away.
"...other journalistic endeavors and finally a job at the Texas Comptroller's Office. Below is a short obit put together..."

May 30, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

The Posse Convenes
In Houston, Texas Democrats unite behind one cause: dumping Bush
"...he returned to the unhappy duty of every incumbent Texas mayor: cutting his municipal budget to the bone...."

June 25, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Austin Monitor Publisher Merges With Glasshouse Policy
New venture hoping to expand journalism, research, public policy
"...Last week, the Capital of Texas Media Foundation – publishers of the online subscription city..."

June 24, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Another Day, Another ERCOT Power Warning
Energy regulator still asking for conservation measures through 7pm
" Austin Energy and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas are asking people to cut power consumption until 7pm...."

Aug. 5, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

State's Case Hung by a Hair
New DNA testing calls into question execution of Claude Jones
"...Yet again, evidence suggests that Texas may have executed an innocent man. This time the..."

Nov. 12, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: What Molly Wrote
Ivins and her kind
"...By the time I became an editor of The Texas Observer in the back half of the 1980s, Molly..."

Feb. 9, 2007 News Column by Dave Denison

Fifty Years of the Texas Observer
"The stories told here do not recount dead issues from our shameful past," Lee Nichols writes. "Instead, we see them with here-and-now vitality, the eyes of the time."
"...Fifty Years of the Texas ObserverEdited by Char Miller..."

Sept. 3, 2004 Books Review by Lee Nichols

Our readers talk back.
"...and journalism each April. As editor of The Charlotte Observer, I supervised coverage and commentary that won Pulitzer Prize..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Column

We're sorry you feel that way.
"...The Real Observer Story..."

Oct. 6, 2000 Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...spent about six months at the consumer watchdog group, Texas Citizen Action, before departing on "amicable" terms earlier this..."

Feb. 21, 1997 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...What they got was another rhetorically preening, self-important, Texas "journalist" smearing a person with the temerity to dissent..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Column

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