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Riding on the Wrong Side
Many bicyclists around town believe that police may be prejudiced in favor of motorists and the recently amended helmet ordinance was a tool for harassment. [10-20-97]
— Lee Nichols, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Ride On, Yellow Bikes
The Austin Bicycle Plan may finally make some serious headway -- or rather, roadway. [10-20-97]
— Lisa Tozzi, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Who's the Boss?
Kaufman & Broad is yet another developer to learn that, in Austin, neighborhood activists are not to be taken lightly. [09-29-97]
— Mike Clark-Madison, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Tales Out of School
The pros and cons of Montessori education. [09-29-97]
— Roseana Auten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Tales Out of School
The debut of our new education column, replacing "AISD Notebook": Charter schools get support from both conservatives and liberals. [09-08-97]
— Roseana Auten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Black, White, and Unequal?
A Univ. of Texas professor's new book argues that the current domination of sports by African Americans is actually pushing them to back of the bus again. [08-18-97]
— Robert Bryce, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Terrorist
Gabe Caggiano was either Austin television's biggest jerk or one of its most aggressive reporters -- but now, the former KTBC reporter is out of a job. [08-11-97]
— Lee Nichols, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Sin Buddhism
Zen Buddhism looks like a religion, walks like a religion, and talks like a religion -- but according to Comptroller John Sharp, it can't be tax-exempt like a religion. [08-11-97]
— Kevin Fullerton, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Dial "M" for Money
A new state law puts the brakes on telemarketers raking in big profits under the cloak of police charity organizations. [08-11-97]
— Amy Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

High Tech, Low Priority?
Contrary to conventional wisdom, computers in schools may not necessarily produce better students. [07-28-97]
— Roseana Auten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Who's In, Who's Out
A look at some cutbacks in immigrants' benefits. [07-02-97]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Residential Glossary
Natural citizen, legal immigrant, and illegal immigrant defined. [07-02-97]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

America the Brutal
Legal immigrants are less likely than U.S. citizens to end up on welfare, but are bearing the punishing brunt of welfare reform legislation. [07-02-97]
— Kayte VanScoy, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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