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Title: Big beat: UndocuBus takes on Obama's record
Authors: Casares,Cindy
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 21-  
Subjects: Immigration - Law and legislation Illegal aliens
Ref ID: 94615
 
Title: Political intelligence: Dept. of international relations - long arm of the law
Authors: Del Bosque,Melissa
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9    
Subjects: Border patrol agents Illegal aliens - Mexico
Additional Information: Pending lawsuit against a border patrol agent who shot and killed a Mexican national standing on Mexican soil.
Ref ID: 94634
 
Title: No road home
Authors: Del Bosque,Melissa
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 14- 19
Subjects: Mexico - Politics and government Mexicans in the United States - Political activity
Additional Information: Mexican expatriates long to go home but have little faith in their newly elected government.
Ref ID: 94635
 
Title: Political intelligence: Dept. of scofflaw humanitarians - Freeze, drop the sandwich!
Authors: DePrang,Emily
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9    
Subjects: Homeless persons - Laws and legislation Houston (Tex.) - Homeless persons - Laws and legislation
Ref ID: 94637
 
Title: Review: Austin's literary fairy godmother
Authors: Duhr,David
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 40- 42
Subjects: Fiction (Book review) Gray Amelia
Additional Information: Review of Threats by Amelia Gray.
Ref ID: 94640
 
Title: Review: A soccer team mirrors Juarez's decline
Authors: Granados,Christine
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 37- 38
Subjects: Soccer--Personal narratives (Book review) Violence - Juarez (Mex.) - Personal narratives (Book review) Powell Robert Andrew
Additional Information: Review of This Love Is Not For Cowards: Salvation and Soccer in Ciudad Juarez by Robert Andrew Powell.
Ref ID: 94664
 
Title: Review: A nuclear family comes apart
Authors: Kellman,Steven G.
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 38-  
Subjects: Fiction (Book review) Porter Andrew
Additional Information: Review of In Between Days by Andrew Porter.
Ref ID: 94693
 
Title: Water birth
Authors: Lavergne,Larina
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 24- 25
Subjects: Short stories
Ref ID: 94709
 
Title: Review: The other side of the American dream
Authors: Leleux,Robert
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 30-  
Subjects: Illegal aliens - Personal narratives (Book review) Mexican American authors - Personal narratives (Book review) Grande Reyna
Additional Information: Review of The Distance Between Us: a Memoir by Reyna Grande.
Ref ID: 94710
 
Title: Eye on Texas: Bastrop wildfire
Authors: Heimsath,Jeff
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 45-  
Subjects: Wildfires - Bastrop (Tex.) Bastrop (Tex.)
Additional Information: Photographs of the 2011 wildfires centered in Bastrop (Tex.).
Ref ID: 94677
 
Title: Political intelligence: Annals of juvenile justice - not quite fixed
Authors: Michels,Patrick
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9    
Subjects: Juvenile detention homes - Law and legislation Texas Youth Commission Texas Juvenile Probation Commission Texas Juvenile Justice Department Whitmire John Madden Jerry
Ref ID: 94742
 
Title: Faster, cheaper, smarter . . .and online
Authors: Michels,Patrick
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9   13
Subjects: Best Randy Internet in higher education
Additional Information: Profile of Texan Randy Best and his company, Academic Partnerships, in which he has partnered with universities to bolster their enrollment through establishment of online programs. His company supplies the software and recruits students.
Ref ID: 94743
 
Title: State of Texas: Designed to fail
Authors: Michels,Patrick
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 20-  
Subjects: Education - Standards - Laws and legislation - Texas
Additional Information: Chart showing the increasing number of Texas schools failing to meet the federal No Child Left Behind standards between 2004 and 2012.
Ref ID: 94744
 
Title: State of the media: Does the Picayune's fate portend the future of Dailies?
Authors: Minutaglio,Bill
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 43-  
Subjects: Newspapers New Orleans (La.) - Newspapers Austin (Tex.) - Newspapers
Ref ID: 94749
 
Title: Review: An unforgettable war
Authors: Nawotka,Edward
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 42-  
Subjects: Iraq War 2003 - Fiction (Book review) Powers Kevin
Additional Information: Review of The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
Ref ID: 94762
 
Title: Review: Uncle Walter and modern American politics
Authors: Oko,Dan
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 32- 34
Subjects: Cronkite Walter (Book review) United States - Politics and government (Book review) Brinkley Douglas
Additional Information: Review of Cronkite by Douglas Brinkley.
Ref ID: 94767
 
Title: Review: Coming of age in Brownsville
Authors: Ontiveros,Roberto
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 36- 37
Subjects: Mexican Americans - Personal narratives (Book review) Martinez Domingo
Additional Information: Review of The Boy Kings of Texas by Domingo Martinez.
Ref ID: 94768
 
Title: The power of words
Authors: Richardson,Susan Smith
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 22- 23
Subjects: Books and reading
Additional Information: Introduction to the excerpts from books and stories that follow in a special Texas Observer section.
Ref ID: 94781
 
Title: Power politics
Authors: Richardson,Susan Smith
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 26- 29
Subjects: Texas - Politics and government (Book review) Caro Robert Collins Gail Fenberg Steven.
Additional Information: Reviews of The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert Caro, Unprecedented Power: Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the Common Good by Steven Fenberg and As Texas Goes...How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda by Gail Collins.
Ref ID: 94782
 
Title: Review: Lost in South Texas
Authors: Santos,Richard Z.
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 30-  
Subjects: Short stories (Book review) Perez Rene S. II
Additional Information: Review of Along These Highways by Rene S. Perez II.
Ref ID: 94796
 
Title: Loon star state
Authors: Sargent,Ben
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9    
Subjects: Political satire American Humor
Ref ID: 94797
 
Title: Review: A dangling metaphor
Authors: Vreeland,Nico
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 37-  
Subjects: Short stories (Book review) Saenz Benjamin Alire
Additional Information: Review of Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club by Benjamin Alire Saenz.
Ref ID: 94843
 
Title: Political intelligence: The pipeline beat - this land is their land
Authors: Wilder,Forrest
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9    
Subjects: Pipelines - Law and legislation Eminent domain
Additional Information: The battle between oil companies and private property owners over the Keystone XL pipeline.
Ref ID: 94859
 
Title: Forrest for the trees: What does the P stand for?
Authors: Wilder,Forrest
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-12, 104 :9 ,pg 44-  
Subjects: Bush George P. Castro Julian United States - Politics and government San Antonio (Tex.) - Politics and government
Additional Information: Speculates on the future of George P. Bush, nephew of George W. Bush and speaker at the Republican National Convention in 2012, in national politics. Contrasts him with mayor of San Antonio, Julian Castro, who spoke at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
Ref ID: 94860
 
Title: Trivia Texas true or false
Authors:
Source: Texas Observer, Sep-11, 103 :14    
Subjects: Perry Rick
Ref ID: 92716
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