Archive for January, 2010

Dallas Cowboys’ Tony Romo almost gets to play hero, but NFC loses – Fort Worth Star Telegram


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Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo almost gets to play hero, but NFC loses
Fort Worth Star Telegram
But Miles Austin isn't jealous. "I'm just happy to be here on the team," the Cowboys receiver said. It was a star-studded night at the Pro Bowl as eight ...
NFC-AFC PRO BOWL 6:20 pm today (ESPN)Dallas Morning News
Miles Austin is miles from ordinaryNorthJersey.com
Cowboys' Austin honored to play in his first Pro BowlMacon Telegraph
Chicago Sun-Times
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New Blog Post: Stuff you gotta do in Austin: February Edition http://9rc3x.th8.us

New Blog Post: Stuff you gotta do in Austin: February Edition http://9rc3x.th8.us

The Legal Blotter » Blog Archive » Austin Bankruptcy Lawyers Aid … http://cli.gs/y7175

The Legal Blotter » Blog Archive » Austin Bankruptcy Lawyers Aid ... http://cli.gs/y7175

DiTrani: Miles Austin Sr. recalls his son’s rapid rise with Cowboys – NorthJersey.com


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DiTrani: Miles Austin Sr. recalls his son's rapid rise with Cowboys
NorthJersey.com
MIAMI — Excited barely approaches the emotion Miles Austin Sr. experienced to see his son start for the NFC in Sunday night's Pro Bowl. ...
Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo almost gets to play hero, but NFC losesFort Worth Star Telegram
NFC-AFC PRO BOWL 6:20 pm today (ESPN)Dallas Morning News
Cowboys' Austin honored to play in his first Pro BowlMacon Telegraph
The Landry Hat (blog) -Chicago Sun-Times
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Thank you!! RT@AustinWeddings: checking out all the cute Austin wedding and engagement photos on the @kristiwright blog http://bit.ly/kLxpg

Thank you!! RT@AustinWeddings: checking out all the cute Austin wedding and engagement photos on the @kristiwright blog http://bit.ly/kLxpg

…is checking out all the cute Austin wedding and engagement photos on the @kristiwright blog http://bit.ly/kLxpg

...is checking out all the cute Austin wedding and engagement photos on the @kristiwright blog http://bit.ly/kLxpg

We have to get on the road by 3am in order to beat the cable guy at the apt in Austin! Long story, check the blog later in the week. Funny.

We have to get on the road by 3am in order to beat the cable guy at the apt in Austin! Long story, check the blog later in the week. Funny.

Austin Real Estate Market – 2009 MLS Area Breakdown

The 2009 Austin real estate market saw most MLS Area sales stats decline somewhat. In fact, 2008 was a stronger... (via Austin Real Estate Blog)

Austin College gets overtime win – Sherman Denison Herald Democrat


Austin College gets overtime win
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
The Austin College men's basketball team struggled from the free throw line throughout regulation on Sunday but made them when they counted in overtime to ...
Austin College hoops splis with DePauwNorth Texas e-News
Turnovers Costly in Tigers' Close Loss at AustinDePauw University
Shooting woes sink Austin CollegeSherman Denison Herald Democrat
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat -Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
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Austin College gets overtime win – Sherman Denison Herald Democrat


Austin College gets overtime win
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
The Austin College men's basketball team struggled from the free throw line throughout regulation on Sunday but made them when they counted in overtime to ...
Austin College hoops splis with DePauwNorth Texas e-News
Turnovers Costly in Tigers' Close Loss at AustinDePauw University
Shooting woes sink Austin CollegeSherman Denison Herald Democrat
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat -Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
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?JAKE T. AUSTIN @JakeTAustin ?THE BEST, MOST COMPREHENSIVE CELEBRITY BLOG ON MYSPACE @MySpace ?CHECK IT http://blogs.myspace.com/jaketaustin

?JAKE T. AUSTIN @JakeTAustin ?THE BEST, MOST COMPREHENSIVE CELEBRITY BLOG ON MYSPACE @MySpace ?CHECK IT http://blogs.myspace.com/jaketaustin

School District Boundary Changes Can Affect Home Values

The elementary school for a rental home I own looks like it?s going to be switched from Oak Hill Elementary... (via Austin Real Estate Blog)

Frontera Fest @ Hyde Park Theatre

Go to Frontera Fest! Do it! (via Dishevelled Stars)

Kyle Henry’s ‘Tampa’ Just Needs a Cast

The third film in Henry's "Fourplay" series of shorts is about to start production and is looking for actors. (via Slackerwood)

No, the Horse Ain’t Dead

When do you need to keep beating a dead horse? (via M1EK's Bake-Sale of Bile)

Conducting Business at Epoch Coffee

She came in and sat down with a coworker at the storefront table next to me. She shiny black hair,... (via I Stare At People)

The Roaries 2009: Get your nomin on

Come be a part of The 2009 Roaries, the first in a series of annual awards given to Austin musicians... (via TwoGroove: Musical Musings)

GOBI at The Parish – Austin Free Week 2010

My final Free Week 2010 photo post. I already shared some pictures of Gobi playing the Beauty Bar, but I... (via Austin Vittles)

Drink Beer, Do Good

Benefit for Haiti at Scholz Garten Wednesday. (via I Love Beer)

The Race for Texas HD-47 — Incumbent Valinda Bolton (D)

Over the next few weeks, I'll take a closer look at the TX HD-47 election. Today, I start with the... (via UrbanGrounds)

Try the D?ner Kebab at Austin’s Kebabalicious Food Trailer And Your Head Might Explode!

Chris and Rachel hit up Kebabalicious after a night on the town. While there, they find out what other customers... (via Republic of Austin)

Bike Pub Crawl

Come one, come all. Bring ID, $$$, etc,. Fingers crossed for some good weather. (via BeerTownAustin)

Over a Pint Episode 15 with Hops and Grain

For our 15th endeavor in amateur vlogging (video blogging for the non-internet annoying), we meet with Josh Hare and Jeff... (via BeerTownAustin)

Pictures from the Frantic Clam EP Release Party

Check out these great pictures from Trevor Ray Thompson. This is a (very) small sample of the pictures you can... (via TwoGroove: Musical Musings)

North Austin Coffee Shops Rated on Twitter Coolness

This post reviews Central to North Austin Coffee Shops submitted by Austinites on Twitter. The goal of the post is... (via Brady Smith - Austinite on Austin, Traveling, & Local Food)

Revival of the Trans Texas Corrior?

Kay Bailey Hutchison calls for some good reforms in her transportation proposal, Putting Texas Transportation Back On The Road to... (via The Austin Citysphere)

“Ignite Austin 2010 Fizzles”

Kristine visits the inaugural Ignite Austin event. Check the post for a video on how to open a beer anywhere... (via Republic of Austin)

Flying Saucer Second Anniversary Party

January 9, 2010, Flying Saucer celebrated their second anniversary. With $2 Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale pints and special tappings every... (via BeerTownAustin)

Slackery News Tidbits, January 21

More on Austin films at Sundance, upcoming movie release dates, and other local film news. (via Slackerwood)

Fave Five Food Deals – 1/21/10

By the power vested in me by the commonwealth of cheapness, here are Austin's best grocery deals for the week. (via Beetsolonely)

My Black Star Co-op Feature

Link to my story in the Chronicle on the first-ever cooperatively run brewpub. (via I Love Beer)

Aaron Moved to Mueller, PT 19

This is the forty-sixth in a series of columns about the travels of Aaron and his family in his quest... (via Aaron is moving to Mueller)

Movies This Week: A Maid Called Extraordinary Legion

The scoop on new releases and recommended movies in Austin, from The Rock to the surreal "A Town Called Panic." (via Slackerwood)

Can Austin DJ Team Learning Secrets Play Taboo-And Win?

Chris plays taboo with Austin DJ Team Learning Secrets. Is this DJ duo psychic enough to guess what the other... (via Republic of Austin)

Haiti is Important, but Austin is Right Here

If you're moved to help humanity, here are a few places to start at home, and why I try not... (via Dishevelled Stars)

Culture Comes Alive with Ballet Folklorico de Mexico

The performance itself is a mesmerizing tour of Mexico; vivid colors and hypnotic sounds that will make you buy that... (via The Austin Citysphere)

A Day at the Gun Range with Governor Rick Perry

There I am, standing no more than 6-9? from the Governor of Texas, holding his loaded handgun. There's nothing his... (via UrbanGrounds)

Big Benefit at Austin Music Hall for Haiti Relief Efforts

In this audio podcast of The Austin Citysphere, hear from musician Patricia Vonne, who will be playing in the Sunday... (via The Austin Citysphere)

Quacks can’t express how much I love LORD LOVE A DUCK (1966)

Weird Wednesday is probably the greatest thing Austin, Texas has going for it. It is a unique film experience... (via Austin Cinephile)

Austin Photo Scavenger Hunt

Sixth Street photo scavenger hunt... naked strangers not included. (via Dishevelled Stars)

Austin Real Estate Market Update for December 2009

The Austin real estate market ended 2009 on an up note, with both average and median sold prices up more... (via Austin Real Estate Blog)

Draught House and Austin Homebrew Supply Beer Porn Photo Contest

Ok. Here?s the rundown. You have till Sunday, January 31st to submit your steamiest, most succulent, mouth watering, sexy, tantalizing,... (via BeerTownAustin)

Kung Fu Donates Quarters to Red Cross

A penny for your thoughts? How about a quarter for your time... to play arcade games at Kung Fu Saloon! (via The Austin Citysphere)

I Painted the Pretty Hipster at SpiderHouse

We had a beautiful, sunny and warm day here in Austin last week. I went to SpiderHouse with Erin Park-Markert,... (via I Stare At People)

Austin Almanac: Week of January 24 to January 30

Austinites will be able to enjoy a weekend Esbat. The very nearly full moon enters Leo at 8:11am on Friday... (via Austin Paganism Examiner)

OMG! New Austin Bike Map for 2010! Finally!

After a little poking around on the city's site, Chris discovers a new bike map for Austin. The old one... (via Republic of Austin)

Registration Open for VideoCamp Austin

The free event is being held in February for anyone who wants to learn video production and distribution best practices. (via Slackerwood)

Show Report: Infected Mushroom at Republic Live

So last Thursday I am at work, minding my own business, when Mike from NightCulture sends me a text asking... (via TwoGroove: Musical Musings)

Jungle Java

Today both my boys were invited to a party at Jungle Java in Round Rock, Texas. I need to start... (via Austin. Mom. Blog.)

Jump in! : St. Edwards Park, Austin, TX

So many times the water sits still and stagnant and there is nothing but disappointment, but the rains came and... (via Stenographer's Manuscripts)

Gabbi’s Burgers and Dogs Closes Their Doors for Good

And that's NOT good. (via UrbanGrounds)

Black Star Co-op Brick and Morter Tour

The fine folks at Black Star Co-op had us out for a tour. We made this. Enjoy. (via BeerTownAustin)

February Calendar of Austin Events

Check out this list of Austin events for the month of February. Surely there's something here for everyone, so get... (via Team Ensor)

Ultra8201 turns 4 and is throwing a party to celebrate

Ultra8201 is turning the big oh-four. Come help the kick-ass music blog celebrate this Thursday at The Ghost Room (the... (via TwoGroove: Musical Musings)

Want a pair of tickets to Fiery Furnaces this Thursday?

This Thursday, well known indie-rockers The Fiery Furnaces take the stage at The Parish. Joining them will be Drug Rug,... (via TwoGroove: Musical Musings)

Are Zombies Really Just Like Us? Austin Filmmaker and Author BJ Burrow Thinks He Knows.

Chris meets Austin Author and Filmmaker BJ Burrow. His new book is all abt zombies. In the vid, they talk... (via Republic of Austin)

Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival 2010 Preview

The gang heads to a preview of the 25th Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival. While there, they chat... (via Republic of Austin)

Austin Floorball Club: Go Sweat Your Ass Off

Its intensity rivals a competitive soccer match, which includes endless amounts of running, sweating, and ball exchanging. But it's non-contact... (via The Austin Citysphere)

Capital Metro flips city the bird

As predicted by Ben Wear and yours truly, that 1/4 cent money ain't coming back. (via M1EK's Bake-Sale of Bile)

Fave Five Food Deals – 1/28/10

Check out the best grocery deals in Austin for the week. (via Beetsolonely)

THINGS WE LOVE: Austin’s Batter Blaster AKA Pancakes In A Can!!

With sleet expected this wknd, Chris isnt gonna leave the house. No worries, he's got Batter Blaster, an Austin product... (via Republic of Austin)

Austin Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year Winner

My girl from Reagan High School got second place and a $2500 scholarship! *DANCING* (via Dishevelled Stars)

Chuck-e-Cheese vs Chuck-e-Cheese

In the past week our family has been to two Chuck-e-Cheese locations. We went to the one located in Round... (via Austin. Mom. Blog.)

Movies This Week: When on the Edge of La Danse, My Son

One Mel Gibson flick, one Kristen Bell romantic comedy, one dance documentary and one odd Werner Herzog film. (via Slackerwood)

Austin Partners in Education Mentor Program

Megan relates her adventures in mentoring Maria, a young student she first met through a local non-profit, Austin Partners in... (via Chicksters)

Modern Dance Classes at Ballet Austin

Cynthia tells about her enjoyable experience taking contemporary dance classes from Ballet Austin's Butler Community School. (via Chicksters)

UT Cuts the Cactus Cafe

UT's decision to close the Cactus Cafe and Informal Classes is a short-term budget bandage with a long tail. (via Beetsolonely)

New blog post: Comedy Show, KLSC Fundraiser at Austin’s! How fun is that? http://bit.ly/czszXf

New blog post: Comedy Show, KLSC Fundraiser at Austin's! How fun is that? http://bit.ly/czszXf

Austin, Ottley steer CCC past Guyana – Trinidad & Tobago Express


Austin, Ottley steer CCC past Guyana
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Trinidad and Tobago-born Barbadian off-spinner Ryan Austin claimed a career-best seven for 42 and debutant Kjorn Ottley hit an accomplished 66 as Combined ...
West Indies domestic: Ryan Austin's best spins Guyana to defeatCricInfo.com

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http://bit.ly/ksmta Austin Vittles » Blog Archive » What You Missed at the Red Eyed … http://bit.ly/9BpxdK

http://bit.ly/ksmta Austin Vittles » Blog Archive » What You Missed at the Red Eyed ... http://bit.ly/9BpxdK

Austin life coach urges women to take a ‘do-over’ – Austin American-Statesman


Austin American-Statesman

Austin life coach urges women to take a 'do-over'
Austin American-Statesman
How Women Are Reinventing Their Lives," with a pair of events in Austin this month (see info box). "I think of a do-over as an intentional reinvention by ...

New@blog: Denise Austin: Fit & Firm Pregnancy http://bit.ly/cG7aHH

New@blog: Denise Austin: Fit & Firm Pregnancy http://bit.ly/cG7aHH

Austin Peay defeats Morehead State 56-55 – FOXNews


Austin Peay defeats Morehead State 56-55
FOXNews
(AP) — Justin Blake hit a 3-pointer with 14 seconds left and Austin Peay defeated Morehead State 56-55 on Sunday, snapping an 11-game winning streak. ...
Men's Hoops Drops Last-Second Contest at Austin Peay, 56-55MSU Eagles
Blake's 3 sinks Morehead St.Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
Morehead State defeats Eastern Kentucky 69-53Belleville News Democrat
MSU Eagles
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No. 19 Texas gets much-needed Big 12 win over No. 14 Baylor 61-50 – Los Angeles Times


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No. 19 Texas gets much-needed Big 12 win over No. 14 Baylor 61-50
Los Angeles Times
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Earnesia Williams scored 13 points and No. 19 Texas got a much-needed boost in the Big 12 with a 61-50 win over No. ...
Victory in OT is Bears' first in Austin since '98Houston Chronicle
BAYLOR PULLS SHOCKER IN AUSTIN VS. TEXASFOXSports.com (blog)
Time for Texas men to step upDallas Morning News
Burnt Orange Nation (blog) -msnbc.com -CBSSports.com
all 361 news articles »

Colonels come up short in overtime against Austin College 66-62 – Centre Athletics


Colonels come up short in overtime against Austin College 66-62
Centre Athletics
Austin started the game by scoring the first four points and they would hold onto the lead for the remainder of the first half. ...
Centre women's basketball beats Austin College 84-67Centre Athletics

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University of Texas cuts cafe, informal classes – Dallas Morning News


Austin 360

University of Texas cuts cafe, informal classes
Dallas Morning News
The Austin university is also cutting its decades-long program of informal classes that allow area residents to learn various subjects and skills for a ...
UT to close Cactus Cafe, end informal classesAustin 360
Pulling up the drawbridgeMetroblogging.com (blog)
University of Texas to shut down Informal Classes program, Cactus CafeExaminer.com

all 23 news articles »

Austin Real Estate Guy Blog : FHA Changes: It Could Have Been Worse: From guest blogger Steven Bray of Texas Lone … http://bit.ly/b5HniO

Austin Real Estate Guy Blog : FHA Changes: It Could Have Been Worse: From guest blogger Steven Bray of Texas Lone ... http://bit.ly/b5HniO

Scott scores 18, Williams has 17 to lead Stephen F. Austin to 70-55 victory … – Los Angeles Times


Scott scores 18, Williams has 17 to lead Stephen F. Austin to 70-55 victory ...
Los Angeles Times
(AP) — Jereal Scott scored 18 points to lead Stephen F. Austin to a 70-55 victory over McNeese State on Sunday. Eddie Williams added 17 points for the ...

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?JAKE T. AUSTIN @JakeTAustin ?THE BEST, MOST COMPREHENSIVE CELEBRITY BLOG ON MYSPACE @MySpace ?CHECK IT http://blogs.myspace.com/jaketaustin

?JAKE T. AUSTIN @JakeTAustin ?THE BEST, MOST COMPREHENSIVE CELEBRITY BLOG ON MYSPACE @MySpace ?CHECK IT http://blogs.myspace.com/jaketaustin

Check out the FronteraFest feature on the jetBlue blog. http://austin.jetblue.com/2010/01/frontera-fest-2010.html

Check out the FronteraFest feature on the jetBlue blog. http://austin.jetblue.com/2010/01/frontera-fest-2010.html

New blog post: About Chiropractic, Austin Wellness | Bristol Chiropractor http://bit.ly/aAyCHR

New blog post: About Chiropractic, Austin Wellness | Bristol Chiropractor http://bit.ly/aAyCHR

?JAKE T. AUSTIN @JakeTAustin ?THE BEST, MOST COMPREHENSIVE CELEBRITY BLOG ON MYSPACE @MySpace ?CHECK IT http://blo… http://bit.ly/drSPVp

?JAKE T. AUSTIN @JakeTAustin ?THE BEST, MOST COMPREHENSIVE CELEBRITY BLOG ON MYSPACE @MySpace ?CHECK IT http://blo... http://bit.ly/drSPVp

New blog post: New smog limits put Austin area at risk of US penalties – Austin American-Statesman http://bit.ly/9bymve

New blog post: New smog limits put Austin area at risk of US penalties - Austin American-Statesman http://bit.ly/9bymve

New blog post: Schools wait for UIL realignment – Austin American-Statesman http://bit.ly/9aUBgJ

New blog post: Schools wait for UIL realignment - Austin American-Statesman http://bit.ly/9aUBgJ

New blog post: Central Texas Roundup: Bastrop man killed in collision – Austin American-Statesman http://bit.ly/dwJjR5

New blog post: Central Texas Roundup: Bastrop man killed in collision - Austin American-Statesman http://bit.ly/dwJjR5

Blog Post: How To Choose The Best From Home Builders Austin http://bit.ly/daNjat

Blog Post: How To Choose The Best From Home Builders Austin http://bit.ly/daNjat

The Grammys pre-telecast is streaming online at www.grammy.com, with several Austin acts up for awards. Check the blog for updates tonight.

The Grammys pre-telecast is streaming online at www.grammy.com, with several Austin acts up for awards. Check the blog for updates tonight.

(relatively) new blog post: my favorite store in Austin (besides the cupcake trailer) http://beautydesignlife.blogspot.com/

(relatively) new blog post: my favorite store in Austin (besides the cupcake trailer) http://beautydesignlife.blogspot.com/

RealEstatez posted a blog entry – Remodel doubles size of Lake Austin house – Austin American-Statesman Mickey and … http://ow.ly/16sWIe

RealEstatez posted a blog entry - Remodel doubles size of Lake Austin house - Austin American-Statesman Mickey and ... http://ow.ly/16sWIe

Local: UT Axing Cactus Cafe, Informal Classes

Union board "phasing out" two campus institutions in August

Miles Austin is miles from ordinary – NorthJersey.com


DallasCowboys.com

Miles Austin is miles from ordinary
NorthJersey.com
“I really love it down here,” Austin told dallascowboys.com game after a recent practice for the game tonight at Sun Life Stadium in Miami. ...
Cowboys' Austin honored to play in his first Pro BowlMacon Telegraph

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Victory in OT is Bears’ first in Austin since ’98 – Houston Chronicle


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Victory in OT is Bears' first in Austin since '98
Houston Chronicle
Harry Cabluck AP Baylor center Ekpe Udoh, left, grabs a rebound in front of Texas center Dexter Pittman. ...
BAYLOR PULLS SHOCKER IN AUSTIN VS. TEXASFOXSports.com (blog)
No. 19 Texas gets much-needed Big 12 win over No. 14 Baylor 61-50Los Angeles Times
Bears stun 'Horns in AustinAmarillo.com
Dallas Morning News -Burnt Orange Nation (blog) -Bleacher Report
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The Bell Tolls: Pro Bowl berth reflects meteoric rise for Austin – USA Today


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The Bell Tolls: Pro Bowl berth reflects meteoric rise for Austin
USA Today
Austin, the Cowboys' stylish receiver, cracked up Friday afternoon when I shared this bit of insight about a member of his fan base. ...
Austin Soaks Up Pro Bowl ExperienceDallasCowboys.com
NFL Wagering - AFC vrs NFC Pro Bowl NFL OddsNFL Betting Lines (blog)

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Local: Endorse-o-Rama 2010

Travis Co. Dem clubs backing White, Gilbert, favor Earle for lite guv

Channels scores 24, helps Austin Peay move into 3rd place with 80-76 win over … – Los Angeles Times


Channels scores 24, helps Austin Peay move into 3rd place with 80-76 win over ...
Los Angeles Times
(AP) — Wes Channels scored 24 points, pulling Austin Peay into a tie for third place in the Ohio Valley Conference with an 80-76 win over Eastern Kentucky ...
Poor Second Half Shooting Dooms Lady Colonels At Austin PeayEKU Sports
Govs men win againClarksville Leaf Chronicle
EKU road trip delayedRichmond Register
LEX18 Lexington KY News
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City Hall Hustle: Hanger Heading Here

Council backs cash for company relocation

National: Segretti, Rove, O’Keefe

Dirty tricks against Laundrieu seem Nixonian and Rovian

AusChron Newscast: Judge Not the Totally Awesome AusChron Newscast!

City incentives, AISD issues, and the sad saga of Judge Keller

On the Lege: Enterprise Fund Carrying Too Many Ones?

TPJ accuses Perry of over-inflating impact of TEF

Reefer Madness: Pot Reform Takes the Main Stage

Lawmakers and advocates introduce measures in multiple states
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