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DEA Won't Waive Registration Requirement for NoDak Farmers
The DEA wants to keep the hemp all to themselves. Selfish bastards.
"...incorrectly reported that, at press time, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s top narco, Karen Tandy, had not yet responded..."

Feb. 12, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Pearce Repurposed: But For How Long?
Commissioner Scott decides not to remove the axe from East Austin school
"...At last night's AISD board meeting, trustees were informed of some pretty bleak and surprising news: Pearce Middle..."

Aug. 25, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Hoping for an Electoral College Miracle
Capitol demos planned for Monday EC voting session
"...Electoral College arrive in town to cast their votes for the country’s 45th president. At least a half dozen..."

Dec. 16, 2016 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Lawmakers Reject Medical Marijuana Protection for Patients
Despite emotional pleas from seriously ill and their caregivers
"...that would have created an affirmative defense to prosecution for pot possession for seriously ill Texas patients has died..."

May 9, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Physicians Back Law Change for Marijuana
Doctors support rescheduling of marijuana and call on feds to protect medi-pot patients.
"...regarding the medicinal use of marijuana, including its support for "programs and funding for rigorous scientific evaluation of the..."

Feb. 18, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

What Future for Flying Plastic Bags?
Supreme Court ponders single-use bag bans
"...Austin ordinance enacted in 2013, the 2014 Laredo law forbids (with some exceptions) the retail provision of single-use bags..."

Jan. 26, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Council Approves Deal for Soccer at McKalla Place
Members vote 7-4 in favor of Precourt plan
"...PSV would fulfill the obligation, but she withdrew that effort when her colleagues agreed that failure to pay would..."

Aug. 15, 2018 News Post by Austin Sanders

Candidate Forums for the Creative Sector
ACA, ATC, and AMP partner to quiz City Council contenders
"...have teamed to sponsor their own series of candidate forums...."

Sept. 23, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Day Trips & Beyond: Six Baseballs for Cuba
Capt. Day Trips makes friends in Cuba by handing out new baseballs
"...Before I boarded a cruise ship for a seven-day, educational..."

March 16, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

A Tough Year for Women Online
But is Internet culture moving in the right direction?
"...It's more a way of mediating our connections to other people. So it's no surprise, really, that all of..."

March 13, 2015 Screens Feature by Amy Kamp

Open City Parks for Business Parking?
A proposal to save one restaurant's parking woes is not drawing many supporters
"...a staunchly loyal following. Council Member Chris Riley brought forward the proposal last December hoping to create a means..."

May 24, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

UT's Brackenridge Tract: For Love or Money?
West Austin readies for another battle over redevelopment
"...River in West Austin, are once again under consideration for massive new development. Neighborhood groups, university departments, graduate students,..."

Sept. 26, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

'Chronicle' Modulates Frequency of KOOP's Bid for Unbeaten Season, Wins Instant Classic 7-5
"...and delicately cupping it between their fingers and palm for the first time in weeks, The Austin Chroniclers emerged..."

July 23, 2007 Sports Post by Shawn Badgley

Point Austin: The Other House
Senators meet the 80th with anticipation
" to spend it in a new budget." As former Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby once said, quoted Wentworth, "After..."

Jan. 12, 2007 News Column by Michael King

A Good Day for Intolerance
Voters say no to gays, marijuana, immigrants, and so on
"...and Oregon where voters rejected bids to legalize marijuana for adult use (Alaska) and to expand existing medical marijuana..."

Nov. 5, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Battle for the Springs: A Chronology
"...Okay, let's accept, for the sake of argument, that everyone in Austin wants..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

As the City Strives for Zero Waste, Where Does Food Fit In?
Bringing farm-to-table back to the farm
"...Schroeder is fitting boxes of produce into his packed Ford Explorer with the finesse of a veteran Tetris player...."

Oct. 13, 2017 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Mueller vs. TCAD: No Room for Affordability?
TCAD attorney says Mueller is placing blame on appraisal board
"..."I am happy that everybody got into one room for the first time, and that the board recognized it's..."

Nov. 6, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Supremes Stand for Individual Rights
Two new opinions from the high court check state powers
" from unreasonable searches. In the second, the court reinforced the right of defendants to confront witnesses against them...."

June 26, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

No Pity for Our City, Our Choice
The Shortest Slam-dunker
"...were in and which ones were out. The deadline for the council to draft language for the November 4..."

Oct. 3, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Springsteen Sues for Innocence – in Bexar County
Freed inmate takes his case to a friendlier venue
"...a judicial declaration of innocence, there is no recourse for the innocent who are wrongly accused or convicted," reads..."

March 7, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Searching for Cynthia Ann
Glenn Frankel's new book untangles the true story behind 'The Searchers'
"...of Journalism, investigates the true story that inspired John Ford's 1956 film The Searchers: the kidnapping of 9-year-old Cynthia..."

Feb. 15, 2013 Screens Feature by Amy Gentry

Charges Against Prado Dropped, for Now
Driver in collision that killed Ofc. Abdul-Khaliq stays hung in the balance
"...Austin's municipal court last Tuesday. Prado had been cited for failing to yield to an emergency vehicle, a class..."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Preying for Votes: The Governor's Preachers
Perry and religious conservatives get together to bash gays
"...chance to hear Gov. Rick Perry reiterate his support for legislating morality...."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Take That!: Supremes Allow Takings for Development
Effect on notable local cases still uncertain
"...Clause," which states that private property cannot "be taken for public use without just compensation," under the principle otherwise..."

July 1, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

A Place for Pot in Trump's America?
Mixed signals from the White House put legalization advocates on high alert
"...pot in some capacity, representing the biggest electoral victory for cannabis reform since 2012...."

March 10, 2017 Screens Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Developing Stories: 'L' Is for 'Lake' – and Legal and Ludicrous
The Waterfront Overlay has an intricate history
"...the huge condo complex proposed by CWS Capital Partners for 222 and 300 E. Riverside, the focus has been..."

Sept. 14, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

All Aboard for Middle Earth
Fans of J. R. R. Tolkien needn't wait until the December 12 opening of the film of Lord of the Rings to take a journey to Middle Earth. Second Youth Family Repertory Theatre, an Austin arts company acclaimed for its intelligent, highly theatrical stage shows for family audiences, will ferry you there this weekend via its production of The Hobbit.
"...of J. R. R. Tolkien's epic trilogy. Of course, for many of the Tolkien faithful, the long wait for..."

Nov. 9, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Song for My Father
An epic and personal reminiscence of Don Walser and what he meant to Austin
"...the last decade or so, you could conceivably be forgiven for not knowing your debt to the man. Those..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Music Feature by Mark Rubin

The Other 'Alamo'
Brace yourselves, devotees of Alamo and Texas Revolution lore: The prevailing mythology is about to take a few more hits, this round courtesy of Joseph Tovares and his new documentary, 'Remember the Alamo'
"...the Alamo. "The Alamo is such a loaded place for everybody; nobody emerges clean," observes Tovares. The surprises in..."

Jan. 16, 2004 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

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