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Lege Lines: School Finance Math; Tax Plans Diverge; Veteran Benefits Restricted; and More
Is school finance dead this session?; House and Senate tax plans split; Lege restricts veterans' benefits; and more
"...talks a big game when it comes to military veterans, but legislators are moving fast on cutting an important..."

May 15, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

NoDak Officials Urge Feds to Acknowledge Benefits of Hemp
NoDak officials urge Congress to get DEA hip to industrial hemp
"...representatives – led by Republican Rep. Dave Monson, a veteran lawmaker and hemp supporter who is one of the..."

Feb. 14, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

My Father is a Hero
"...Yim-Fong, Tse Mui, Yu Rong-Guang and Ken Lo Wai-Kwong. Veteran action director Corey Yuen-kwai and martial arts icon Jet..."

June 30, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

SXSW Film Review: Served Like a Girl
Thank you for your service, now figure it out alone
"...On the benefits she’s eligible to receive from the government, one veteran..."

March 14, 2017 Screens Post by Jessi Cape

APD's Sleep Disorder
The APD praised a longtime officer – until she claimed a disability
"...2010, Lynch was called into a meeting with Fuentes, veteran supervisor Sgt. Jesse Vasquez (now retired, but who then..."

Aug. 24, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Our Place, Chez Nous
Veteran French Restaurant Continues to Please
"...With a name like Chez Nous, "our place," Austin's veteran French restaurant could be mistaken for an exclusive location..."

Feb. 9, 1996 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

Our Place, Chez Nous
Veteran French Restaurant Continues to Please
"...With a name like Chez Nous, "our place," Austin's veteran French restaurant could be mistaken for an exclusive location..."

Feb. 9, 1996 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

Fun Fun Fun Fest: Chvrches
Glaswegians smooth out most of the electro kinks
"...through for a set at ACL Fest, and the benefits of the interim on the road were evident...."

Nov. 7, 2015 Music Post by Abby Johnston

News Roundup: Can't Stop the Rain
Or the Lege, for that matter
"...House rejected Senate-authored cuts to the Hazelwood grants for veterans and their children (see "Lege Lines," May 15). Yet..."

May 26, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

School Finance Reform Dead
House Bill 1759 disappears, taking $800 million with it
"...But the real blame may lie with the Senate...."

May 14, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Nancy Coplin Retires from ABIA
Airport booker celebrates tonight at Antone’s Blue Monday
"...Here’s something most people don’t know about veteran behind-the-scenester Nancy Coplin: “I came to Austin in 1966..."

Dec. 16, 2013 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Special Kaye
Vaudeville, Broadway, TV, film &ndash Kaye Ballard has done it all
"...and call it a career. Not Kaye Ballard. This veteran of vaudeville, Broadway, television, cabaret, and film is still..."

Feb. 24, 2012 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Jonathan 'New York Night Train' Toubin Badly Hurt
Former Austin guitarist turned NYC DJ run over in his sleep
"...Veteran Chronicle Music writer Greg Beets called our attention to..."

Dec. 9, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Project Diaspora co-founder and SXSW speaker talks African tech
"...Project Diaspora co-founder TMS Ruge is a SXSW Interactive veteran. He'll be back on Sunday to bust some misconceptions..."

March 13, 2010 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Collateral Damage
Assessing the cost of service for minority veterans
"...of January 2015, about 20% of Austin's homeless are veterans, a higher percentage than is found in any other..."

July 17, 2015 News Feature by Kahron Spearman

Firefighters Union Gets Burned
Members' insurance coverage in limbo after funds go missing
" Anthem Insurance, the company that provides additional death benefits for about 315 Austin firefighters. "According to [Martinez], Toupin..."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

America the Brutal
Missed Information
"...because of fear, the fear of potentiallly losing their benefits," says Luis Plascensia,who is shown at left, teaching Antonio..."

June 27, 1997 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Letters at 3AM: About 18 a Day
About 18 U.S. veterans commit suicide on an average day
"..."About 18 veterans commit suicide on an average day" (The New York..."

July 1, 2011 Column by Michael Ventura

A Battle on the Shuttle
For aggrieved UT drivers, the buck stops at Capital Metro
"...The UT Shuttle drivers' demands for fair wages and benefits have led to the current conflagration between the nearly..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The meaning of family on Japan's social fringes compassionately explored
"...death of a loved one and keep claiming their benefits – the kind of headline-grabbing story that gets the..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Leave No Trace
Into the woods in this moving family drama
"...seem burdensome, yet most people acquiesce because the personal benefits of living within communities ultimately outweigh the detriments of..."

July 13, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• This weekend's Texas Benefits Fair at the Austin Convention Center is aimed at..."

Aug. 25, 2006 News Feature

The Boys in the Barracks
Texas Documentary Tour present Arthur Dong's award-winning 1994 documentary about gays in the military, 'Coming Out Under Fire.'
"...Reddy, one of the nine gay and lesbian WWII veterans who, with wry, often bittersweet humor and insight, relate..."

April 4, 2003 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

All in the Family
Elizabeth, Bruce & George: Love, Austin Style
"...genteel lot who really kept a low profile," notes veteran political fundraiser Alfred Stanley, a longtime friend of Todd's..."

July 19, 1996 News Feature by Audrey Duff

100 Local SXSW Music Acts
A-Z list of 100 Austin acts showcasing at the Fest
"...18, Russian House, 8pm Both a UT educator and veteran of the Black Angels' Levitation festival, sitarist Indrajit Banerjee..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

We're 49th! ... Or Just Seventh of 10
Union and Austin ISD argue over teacher pay – and what to do about it
"...AISD against a smaller peer group) is in the benefits. The district has spent the last two years shoring..."

April 9, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Letters at 3AM
Winning the war in Iraq is not a measure of our country's morality.
"...Times reported on March 30, "of the 504,047 eligible veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf War, about 29% are..."

April 18, 2003 Column by Michael Ventura

"...Los Angeles but raised in Central Texas, and a veteran of the Kerrville Folk Festival (as well as a..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

Who Wants to Take on Ken Casaday?
Elections underway at police union
"...APD for seven years, and Aaron Bishop, a 23-year veteran with a more extensive history both within the department..."

Nov. 3, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

On the Waterfront
As development accelerates along Town Lake, Austin faces urgent choices
"...of the Parks and Recreation Department and a 30-year veteran of Town Lake planning. "We're in one of those..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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