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Council approves, tweaks restaurant loan Provisions added to Las Manitas loan. By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, June 07, 2007 The Austin City Council approved a proposed $750,000 forgivable loan for Las Manitas restaurant, but tweaked the loan to respond to...
Some on City Council warm to new tax rate for 2008 Some property owners would see an increase in their bills By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, June 08, 2007 Some Austin City Council members expressed support Thursday for a 2008 tax rate that would be the highest...
Former Senator and Presidential candidate John Edwards is scheduled to join Austin's Morning News next Tuesday at 7:40 AM to discuss his campaign and the issues of the day.
Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes: 1987-2007 Political Landscape More Favorable To Democrats Released: March 22, 2007 Increased public support for the social safety net, signs of growing public concern about income inequality, and a diminished appetite for assertive...
Document: Iran Caught Red-Handed Shipping Arms to Taliban June 06, 2007 6:00 PM Brian Ross and Christopher Isham Report: NATO officials say they have caught Iran red-handed, shipping heavy arms, C4 explosives and advanced roadside bombs to the Taliban for use against NATO forces...
81% - Republicans Most Satisfied with Personal Finances Wed Jun 6, 1:00 AM ET Roughly eight-in-ten Republicans (81%) say they are largely satisfied with the way things are going for them financially, compared with much smaller majorities of Democrats and independents (54% each...
Officials beg off big raises 07:53 AM CDT on Thursday, June 7, 2007 By ROBERT T. GARRETT / The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN – Most Texans, if offered a five-figure pay raise, would first call their spouse, then maybe an interior decorator or a boat dealer. Statewide officeholders...
Las Manitas loan may be less forgiving Two others disagree with "forgivable" aspect. By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, June 07, 2007 With anger erupting over a plan to give Las Manitas Avenue Cafe a $750,000 forgivable loan, two Austin City Council members say...
Hear the interview with Patrick Cosgrove, a fellow missionary of Sgt. Olshen's, at 7:10 this morning with Mark, Ed and Sgt. Sam LINK TO FULL STORY