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Still Bleeding
APD Officer Jeff White's lawsuit against the department gives new life to allegations of corruption and retaliation.
"...the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms also signed on...."

May 31, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Devil in the Details
Why Is 'Talented Amateur Historian' Leon Day Obsessed With the Death of Ambrose Bierce?
"...in the knee, a gray T-shirt covered by a tobacco-stained work shirt, and black shoes. The only variation was..."

May 17, 2002 Books Feature by James McWilliams

Warring Over Wimberley's Future
Developers, editors, and environmentalists battle over the future of Wimberley.
"...the lead attorney in the state's lawsuit against the tobacco industry, scoring a still-disputed $17.3 billion settlement.) This theory..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...but so did the idea of taxing alcohol and tobacco products at one time. At least 17 states plus..."

April 19, 2002 Column

Beveridge Man
How a little Austin distillery caught the attention of worldwide vodka drinkers.
"...picture how they felt when the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms analyzed Tito's vodka and found it to..."

April 19, 2002 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Running Off at the Primary
Kirk vs. Morales, Lulu vs. Eddie: Get your pencils ready.
"...John O'Quinn, John Eddie Williams, and Walter Umphrey of tobacco litigation fame -- who in the past have largely..."

March 29, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Southern Rock Opera
SXSW 02 Music Fest Wrap-up
"...the Taurus, talk about the bully-boo-boo!"). Sensing a possible tobacco settlement-funded market for youth anti-smoking songs, Fisher unveiled "Kick..."

March 22, 2002 Music Feature by Greg Beets

To Your Health
I consider myself quite healthy at age 42. I have been a strict vegetarian (vegan) for more than 10 years, I exercise and meditate regularly, and have never smoked tobacco. I have two healthy children and I am still having regular, uncomplicated menstrual periods. Is there any reason for me to consider taking food supplements?
"...I exercise and meditate regularly, and have never smoked tobacco. I have two healthy children and I am still..."

March 8, 2002 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

The Banker vs. the Prosecutor
As the primary campaign winds to an abrupt close, what do we know about Sanchez and Morales?
"...connected to the unseemly aftermath of the successful state tobacco litigation, led by his office (see "Dan Morales v...."

March 8, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Tony and Dan Go Mano a... Hand?
Dem gubernatorial debate less than meets the eye
"...over Morales by the continuing federal investigation of the tobacco litigation would not dissipate by the fall: "He cannot..."

March 8, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

To Your Health
Where else can a teetotaler get the benefits of red wine?
"...mouth cells to the free-radical damage caused by smokeless tobacco, OPCs were stronger antioxidants than vitamins C and E,..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Naked City
"...top two awards were given in cases involving the tobacco and oil industries. In Texas, a Fort Worth jury..."

Jan. 18, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...gore the cash cow of taxes from alcohol and tobacco sales, we need to end the War on Drugs..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...gore the cash cow of taxes from alcohol and tobacco sales, we need to end the War on Drugs..."

Dec. 7, 2001 Column

Yogurt Shop Case Takes a Twist
"...in the 1991 murders. Statements made by retired Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms agent Chuck Meyers challenge previous statements made..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

To Your Health
I have been taking methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis for more than two years with good results, but now my doctor is advising me to discontinue it because he says my liver enzymes are becoming elevated. Is there a way to avoid this side effect?
"...tomatoes, have a bad reputation for inducing RA symptoms. Tobacco is also in the nightshade family and should be..."

Oct. 26, 2001 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Postmarks
A right, a left, another right: our letters column takes it on the chin.
"...reclassify hemp in a similar category as alcohol and tobacco so that we can focus our security efforts on..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Column

Capitol Chronicle
Pols play musical chairs -- to their own accompaniment
"...quite cleared of the more unsavory aspects of the tobacco litigation, and he pompously blocked affirmative action in higher..."

Oct. 5, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Postmarks
The Clark-Madison brouhaha continues amidst tributes to Mambo John and more.
"...and then you go and take advertising from the tobacco industry...."

Sept. 14, 2001 Column

Letters at 20 Years
Some 'Postmarks' Writers Just Don't Know When to Quit … God Bless 'Em
"..."He had lung cancer," she says of the big tobacco icon. "He's still alive?" I asked. "They had him..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Postmarks
Urban planning and noise in the Hood
"...more roads ... they used to work for the tobacco companies...."

Aug. 3, 2001 Column

Neighbors vs. Neighbors
A profile of the Central Texas struggle over Alcoa Rockdale and its plans for expansionAlcoa announces new "voluntary" emissions reductions.
"...suffering for it." He described coal as "the new tobacco" -- an excuse to generate more lawsuits -- and..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
Marty Akins for Governor, and few dozen others for statewide office
"...some preliminary noises about a run (defying a looming tobacco litigation indictment). With Sanchez presumably on the ballot, Morales..."

July 6, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Somebody Has to Die
The conviction of Robert Springsteen in the yogurt shop murders leaves many questions unanswered.
"...only exit. Detective Ron Lara -- and occasionally Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms federal agent Chuck Meyer -- sits across..."

June 15, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Testimony ends in the first full week of Robert Springsteen's trial in the yogurt shop murders case, and jurors are left with the question: What evidence do prosecutors have?
"...well as an expert from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms -- were unable to say definitively how..."

May 18, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Marakesh Café and Grill
For those favoring the flavors of the Middle East in a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere, Marakesh is the ticket.
"...set up a shisha water pipe stuffed with Turkish tobacco and molasses at one of the outside tables for..."

May 11, 2001 Food Review by Mick Vann

The Hightower Lowdown
Bush Talks Tough; Mad Cows, Beautiful Lips
"...even cigarette makers are saying no to genetically altered tobacco!..."

April 27, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Old Man River
Once an outlaw, always an outlaw: The Return of Steven Fromholz
"..."Twenty-five days in a canoe without alcohol, tobacco, or drugs really turned me around," he says of..."

April 20, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Hightower Lowdown
Bush's insane energy policy, Greenwashing on Earth Day, and the Washington Legal Foundation moves in on the White House
"...spill, and it stood up for Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company in a case against the FDA. In addition,..."

April 20, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Play On!
In the backstage comedy Anton in Show Business, playwright Jane Martin wittily paints the contemporary stage as a madhouse overrun by loons and lunatics so preoccupied with money, image, and themselves that they can hardly be bothered to create art. And the State Theater Company's production takes us inside the insanity with an air of playfulness that keeps the audience primed for a good time.
"...on the delivery of the corporate check by a tobacco company flunky who doesn't know his filter from his..."

March 30, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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