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Three Canyons
The Southwest Edge of Texas Hill Country -- Home to Lost Maples and Garner State Park -- Is Rich in Both Beauty and History
"...the southwestern edge of the Hill Country, consisting of three large river valleys, the Sabinal, Frio, and Nueces, and..."

May 18, 2001 Features Feature by Brant Bingamon

Neighbors vs. Neighbors
A profile of the Central Texas struggle over Alcoa Rockdale and its plans for expansionAlcoa announces new "voluntary" emissions reductions.
"...spent about $45 million to renovate and upgrade all three of its boiler units. The researchers also diligently sought..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Thinking Beyond Coal
Coal mines are mucking up the environment, from the Appalachian mountains to the outskirts of Austin
"...scene of rolling pastures and thick clumps of post oaks, Woods said: "I'd wake up and walk into the..."

July 18, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Clean Campaigns heat wave, Alcoa's new problems, No Pipeline solutions at AAS, Personnel puzzles at AISD, City resignations, Mueller redevelopment candidates, Hyde Park meets again & Ed Herman's letter to the Times
"...and so on, with the additional votes used to determine a winner if no one gets a majority --..."

Aug. 3, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

KXAN's Aluminum Siding
KXAN does publicity work for Alcoa, disguised as news reporting.
"...presentation -- via company spokesman Jim Hodson and Sandow mine manager Tom Hodges -- of the company's record on..."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
Environmental groups notify Alcoa Corp. of intent to sue over environmental violations.
"...Alcoa faces -- its application for a proposed new Three Oaks mine is pending before the Railroad Commission, and..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
"...Wal-Mart! Wal-Mart! Wal-Mart!That's right -- there are now three proposed Supercenters in South Austin, all drawing fire from..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

HOPE Farmers Market
Check out what's happening Sunday morning at the HOPE Market
"...Although I generally stick to the three Saturday Farmers Markets that I usually shop at (Downtown,..."

Oct. 13, 2012 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Backyard Wrestling
Memories from another dying Austin venue
"...a night when the weather was right, the glowing oaks and a Texas sky full of stars were as..."

April 30, 2008 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Farmers’ Market Report: Oct. 26-27, 2013
Sweet peppers, butternut squash, lettuce, apples, and bacon
"...He has had it for sale for the last three Saturdays at the Barton Creek Farmers Market and the..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Mark Killian's "Future Planning"
Second Place winner
"..."Three," he says as I donkey-kick the front door open..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Arts Feature by Mark Killian

'Bon Temps' and Tasty Pies
New Awlins Cafe does Louisiana home-style cooking
"...to Sambet's Cajun Deli, in the funky old Barrington Oaks Shopping Center at Spicewood Springs and Research Blvd. Talk..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Southern Destroyer
Barry Hannah at 60, in Oxford, and on why -- despite the energy drinks -- he's not feeling up to saving American fiction right this very minute
"...can't play a joke like that on Hunter," Hannah croaks out, laughing. "You can't dress up like a bear...."

Feb. 21, 2003 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

TCB
Hair metal sneaks into ACL 2005, under a blanket of dust
"...Fears. Even metal. Dios (Malos) quoted "Sweet Child o' Mine" when not channeling Pavement, and Mike Doughty broke into..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Postmarks
Balcones Responds
"...While it has always been a goal of mine for my band to make the "Recommended" section of..."

Dec. 6, 1996 Column

And All the Country Wept With a Loud Voice
Second-place winner
"...in our town. Behind the little stand of scrub oaks they would see a green canvas tent on a..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Books Feature by Greg Koehler

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...president/dictator Suharto -- a shareholder in Freeport McMoRan's Grasberg mine -- is the world's richest non-royal leader. According to..."

July 25, 1997 News Feature

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