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Chlorine
First place
"...soluble shouts, all marinating in the antiseptic smell of chlorine. Eight people waited in line for the diving board...."

Feb. 17, 2006 Books Feature by Gail Miller

To Your Health
How can I reduce the amount of chlorine absorbed during showering?
"...water filter in my kitchen takes care of the chlorine in my drinking water, but now I've heard that..."

July 16, 2004 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Most people have no trouble drinking water with either chlorine or chloramine at the levels used in municipal water supplies
"...question concerning a recent column about the hazards of chlorine in shower water [July 16]. Our city water supply..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

14th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
The winners, the judges, and the reasons why
"...In articulating their enthusiasm for "Chlorine," a story about a brother and sister who visit..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

Don't Spray It! 'Bad' Effluent Threatens Hill Country
Spraying treated sewage over the aquifer isn't cool
"...system for treated effluent. The water passes over a chlorine tablet, which is stacked like a Pez dispenser in..."

June 20, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Slimed!
Is Barton Springs Pool Losing Its Soul to Algae?
"...Earlier cleaning methods also included the use of diluted chlorine which killed the algae and allowed the pool staff..."

April 21, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

To Your Health
A friend and I will take an extended hiking/camping vacation this fall, and I am looking for a way to get safe water on the trip without carrying it along or spending a lot of money for a water purifier. What are the options?
"...Chlorine is a standard agent for purifying water, but the..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Worst Tour Stories Ever: Riverboat Gamblers
"...blue cocaine at one point ("I think that's pool chlorine"), but everyone in the band was on the same..."

July 8, 2016 Music Feature by Mike Wiebe

Baroness Turns Mohawk Outside In
Georgian metallurgists tease upcoming fourth LP Purple
"...introduces “Sea Lungs,” waltz time rhythms of new tune “Chlorine & Wine,” and the prog theatrics of “Cocainium” kept..."

Dec. 7, 2015 Music Post by Michael Toland

Take Shelter
Is Curtis LaForche slowly going mad or is something apocalyptic about to happen? Michael Shannon stars in this truly unsettling movie.
"...appears to be at first glance. Does the nearby chlorine spill we hear about on the TV news in..."

Oct. 28, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Winners
The 14th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
"...First Place: 'Chlorine'..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Books Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...carbon filter to remove the taste and odor of chlorine from water I imbibe. Of course, that chemical serves..."

Jan. 30, 2004 Column

'Is This Water Filtered?'
"...carbon filter to remove the taste and odor of chlorine from water I imbibe. Of course, that chemical serves..."

Jan. 26, 2004 Postmarks

Song Loon
Second Place
"...were soft. I knew it had to be the chlorine. Too much chorine. But not so much that I..."

Jan. 31, 2003 Books Feature by Bonnie West

Portrait of the Artist as a Road Comic
Long Drives, Low Pay, and Drunks -- What a Life!
"...and head outside to boil myself in the hot chlorine vats they call jacuzzis. After, it's a leisurely hour-long..."

March 28, 1997 Arts Feature by J. C. Shakespeare

Forklift Danceworks' My Parks, My Pools, My City
With Bartholomew Swims, Allison Orr's dance company plunges into Austin's pool problem
"...examining the color of the water to determine the chlorine level, simultaneously speaking the name of each of PARD's..."

July 28, 2017 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Porches
"...at a rich kid's house, emerging drenched in both chlorine and a detached ennui. That's Pool. New Yorker Aaron..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature by Libby Webster

Betting on Cloud Juice
Richard's Rainwater keeps its eye in the sky
"...of preference. If you can tolerate the taste of chlorine in your tap water, you may enjoy the added..."

Aug. 15, 2014 Food Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Snakes and Ladders
'The Man From Orlando' team recalls the high stakes of making their lo-fi first feature
"...the water was so still, with the smell of chlorine in the air, sitting next to one of my..."

Jan. 11, 2013 Screens Feature by Amy Gentry

Okay, Everybody– Back Into the Pool!
Esther's Pool, that is: Winning fools, grooving stars.
"...where any cetacean would've been swiftly killed by the chlorine solution. But, you know, if the Esther's people are..."

Sept. 11, 2012 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Headlines
"...were dumped into the Colorado River Tuesday after a chlorine leak shut down the South Austin Regional Water Treatment..."

Aug. 26, 2011 News Feature

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Turkish business cards, Poe, headscarves, and more
"...Russia does not like American chicken because of the chlorine bath our companies use to disinfect chickens after slaughter...."

Feb. 12, 2010 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Unstable Element
Are Austin's water fluoridation policies dangerous? It depends who you ask.
"...process in the tanks: disinfection, in which chemicals including chlorine are added to kill pathogens; coagulation, which readies undesirable..."

Nov. 27, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Too Much Love
"...More than once, I have detected the odor of chlorine lingering in the air near the mansions' pipes. What..."

Oct. 10, 2008 Postmarks

Big Brother Puts the Squeeze on Good Flow
Feds bully local juicer into closing operations – for now
"...buy from reliable sources, clean our fruit in a chlorine sanitizing bath. We eyeball every single piece of fruit,..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

'Counting Water'
Third-Place Winner
"...I forgot my goggles and went swimming in the chlorine...."

Feb. 15, 2008 Books Feature by Carolyn Lindell

Going Green
Going green is easier than it seems
"...natural cycle -- without ever seeing a molecule of chlorine, fluoride, or any other harsh chemicals. Water Barrels..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Features Feature by Abe Louise Young

Barbara Chisholm on the Top 10 Things to Top It Off
"...rain water in the country, and it is scrumptious, chlorine free, locally and celestially produced. Richard Heinichen built the..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

The True Originals
In her solo show 'True Originals,' painter Daphane Park has created a series of mutant portraits that are 1/3 female creature, 1/3 creepy textures, 1/3 dreamy background
"...at times a bit acidic and harsh, like pool chlorine. But even then her work had clarity, an intensity..."

June 16, 2006 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

News/Print
The 14th annual Short Story Contest: If you haven't heard, hear here, as we've gone from 550 to 10, count them, 10 stories! Count them again! Still 10? Not for long ...
"...William LaPage (Springfield, Mo.); "olive life," Paul Marlin (Austin); "Chlorine," Gail Miller (Albuquerque, N.M.); "Lit Up," John Roberts (Herndon,..."

Feb. 10, 2006 Books Column by Shawn Badgley

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