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Austin @ Large: Wheels Down
The Great Big Mueller Deal finally hits the runway
"...City Hall and Catellus have been negotiating the Mueller MDA for more than two whole years, including multitudinous Mueller..."

Nov. 26, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Guns vs. Moms
Is the open carry movement going off half-cocked?
"...become all too familiar. She says public appearances by MDA members often provoke such responses. In response to an..."

April 11, 2014 News Feature by Brandon Watson

Carried Away
Open carry group stages parking lot protest
"...A spokesperson for MDA told Think Progress that members of Open Carry Texas..."

Nov. 11, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Mueller: Landing, or Just Refueling?
The Mueller deal is done, but that doesn't mean the process is over
"...acknowledged community point man for the Mueller project. "The MDA doesn't mark the end of any community conversation regarding..."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Bumpy Landing at Mueller?
The generation-long airport saga enters a critical phase
"...infrastructure on what is now basically raw land. The MDA also promises to contain important details about Mueller-specific codes,..."

Aug. 27, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Developing Stories: Controlling Developers
The hidden costs of Proposition 2
"...and the master developer, Catellus. The parts of the MDA prohibited under the new charter amendment – the core..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...agreement with Catellus Austin. The 1,000-page doc (available at has turned into seven different agenda items to, among..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

" approve the Plaza Saltillo Master Development Agreement. The MDA has received pushback from labor advocates, who object to..."

March 18, 2016 News Feature

Seaholm Powers Ahead, Amid Questions About the 'Public Interest'
Oft-delayed development getting serious at City Council
"...Outside legal counsel helping the city to craft the MDA: Kirk Watson, with Hughes and Luce. Watson played a..."

Dec. 12, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Building Utopia
After years of pipe dreams, politics, and planning, the new Mueller Neighborhood is rising at last
" do the project right. "The people executing the MDA are as passionate about Mueller as the people who..."

Sept. 29, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

City Tells Firefighters Volunteering Not Allowed
Union chief sees double standard on charity projects
"...for the communities they serve.) But Garza says the MDA campaign and the Blue Santa campaigns are different –..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Breaking news from Austin and beyond.
"...will pave the way for consideration of the full MDA – which may top 1,000 pages – by community,..."

Nov. 19, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

TV Eye
Keeping one eye on television and the other on pop culture.
"...with encores throughout June.Jerry Gets Real The Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon joins the reality fray by inviting..."

June 20, 2003 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Public Notice
Public Notice asks you to notice what time of year it is. Yes, baby, it's Telethon Time.
"...'Hey, Missus Laaaayddeeeeee!' What more's there to say than MDA? How about: Labor Day Institution? Or Regis Philbin? Or..."

Sept. 1, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

Lege Lines: Guns vs. Business, Strange Bedfellows, and More
Lege walks the line between proliferating guns, protecting businesses
"...and South Carolina, allow similar, less burdensome signs. Recently, MDA picked up a surprising ally in the Texas Association..."

April 10, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Shell Shock
Open carry supporter posts 911 caller's personal info
"...Gun Sense in America. Open Carry Texas often charges MDA with making false 911 calls to derail the open..."

April 29, 2014 News Post by Brandon Watson

Seaholm Powers Ahead
Plan to transform historic power plant into mixed-use mecca should move one step closer to fruition at City Council Thurs­day
"...Outside legal counsel helping the city to craft the MDA: ex-Mayor Kirk Watson, now an attorney with Hughes &..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Our readers talk back.
"...Since Dean Martin Joined Jerry Lewis at the 1978 MDA Telethon," that we didn't start with a category and..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Column

"Best Of" and Journalistic Ethics?

Sept. 29, 2003 Postmarks

Virginia B. Wood has so much news in this week's "Food-o-File" that reading it too fast might give you indigestion. In a good way.
" benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association at the 2002 MDA Telethon Executive Lock-Up. During their "incarceration," jailbirds will feast..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Public Notice
Public Notice asks not what it can do for its community but what *you* can. This week features the third of a three-part list of Austin area Volunteer Opportunities.
" their list of 101 ways you can help MDA! or 345-3800 or 800/572-1717...."

Sept. 22, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

"...public service work with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), MDA, Helping Hand Home for Children, or ARC? Or is..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

Public Notice
Debra Schmidt's custody case leads the concerns in this week's Public Notice, jam packed will all sorts of benefits and the like..
"...opportunity to donate $$ to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), in their (46th!) annual Fill the Boot event. 345-3800.Garage..."

April 14, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

The Sick Jock Guide
Marion Winik has discovered yet another addiction, but this time, she probably won't quit. The Sick Jock Guide outlines her 10-step plan to late-life fitness.
"...burn -- till you scream like Jane Fonda on MDA...."

Jan. 28, 2000 Features Feature by Marion Winik

Public Notice
You name it, we stood left of it.
"...whole tin of Pringles, and watch the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon beginning Sun, Sep 5, 8pm and running for..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

Dancing About Architecture
Texas Friendly?
"...request." The Back Room's Mark Olivarez says that the MDA, not the club, was in charge of all aspects..."

Sept. 15, 1995 Music Column

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