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K en Silverstein takes a bizarrely compelling journey, from overseas arms fairs to remote airstrips to the corridors of the Pentagon, to discover where the Cold Warriors have gone.

George W. Bush's killing of a tailpipe-emission testing program in Texas cost $160 million in damages and legal fees -- the biggest single judgment ever imposed on the state.

Despite their expectation of a close race, Bush campaign insiders don't appear concerned about numbers in recent national polls. They are concentrating on states where the election will be won.

Also, click beetle frenzy in Texas, warming up to Al Gore, and more.


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Close the Doors, Close the Windows, and Maybe Closing Your Eyes Would Help Too [6]
Al Gore is the only presidential candidate who's hot and bothered about global warming.
— Michael Ventura, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Ask Walter [7]
Walter Jowers answers your questions.
— Walter Jowers, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
Morning Becomes Aurora [8]
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora sedan.
— Marc K. Stengel, NASHVILLE SCENE
 

Teeny Tidbits
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Mr. Smarty Pants [9]
Lessons in underused geometric shapes.
— Mr. Smarty Pants, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

Volume IV, Issue 11
September 11 - September 25, 2000  

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Warriors, Guns, and Money [2]
An interview with author Ken Silverstein, whose new book, "Private Warriors," investigates where former cold war military and government workers are now.
— Jason Vest, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Ozone of His Own [3]
Texas environmentalists wonder when George W. Bush will face up to the consequences of killing the Tejas emissions-reduction program.
— Louis Dubose, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Karl Rove's Quick Count [4]
As the presidential race tightens, the Bush campaign doesn't seem to be worried.
— Robert Bryce, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
ClickBeetleMania [5]
Bug-nut Wayne Alan Brenner goes coo-coo for click beetles!
— Wayne Alan Brenner, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

Now What? [10]
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