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Austin @ Large: The Smoke Unclears
Further adventures in symbolism – and unintended consequences – at City Hall
"...I would never again have to write about the smoking ordinance. But now that, finally, more than a year..."

June 11, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin to Vote Smoke-Free?
Anti-smoking ordinance lands on May 7 ballot
" on a new Austin ordinance that aims to ban smoking in nearly all public places, including bars, music..."

March 11, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

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"...well-intentioned notion of promoting a more dense and integrated urban core. The problem is that there is no zoning..."

April 15, 2005 Column

Dan Dietz: Breath in Denver
A smoking ban extended to theatres threatens to suck the air out of a Denver production of Austinite Dan Dietz's play tempOdyssey, but where there's a will ...
"...Denver, like many cities, has a smoking ban. Makes sense. With crisp, clean, someone-oughta-bottle-it air like..."

Dec. 1, 2006 Arts Feature by Dan Dietz

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The mayor-elect faces opportunities and awkward options
"...the information sent to the Chronicle -- featured three bands with videos "banned from the Austin Music Network by..."

May 23, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The City Council moves to finesse the smoking ordinance.
"...And, look! The smoking ordinance! As I write, the City Council plans on..."

Oct. 31, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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"...Pro-Ban, Anti-'Chronicle'..."

July 25, 2003 Column

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"...Your tirade about the smoking ban is selfish and nonfactual ["TCB," Music, Sept. 2]...."

Sept. 9, 2005 Column

Point Austin: Smoke This!
Austin voters have a chance to confirm that everybody has a right to breathe free
"...It's in that context that I consider the proposed smoking ordinance appearing on Austin's May 7 ballot. Just as..."

April 15, 2005 News Column by Michael King

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"...he states, "There is nothing progressive about supporting any ban on legal personal behavior" ["Page Two," Nov. 7]. Where..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Column

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"...the ordinance, per his own words: "The ordinance's ridiculous ban on smoking ..." Your readers would appreciate receiving just..."

June 27, 2003 Column

California Dreamin'?
"...Last year, the state of California enacted the strictest anti-smoking law in the country, banning cigarettes from nearly all..."

Oct. 8, 1999 News Feature by Mike Jasper

"...Shoal Creek plan when it was brought before the Urban Transportation Commission...."

June 20, 2003 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...Smoking Ban a Good Idea..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Column

City Hall Hustle: Last-Minute Shopping
No Silent Night here
"...resolution to the Down­town Austin Plan, notably with Central Urban Redevelopment zoning evicted once and for all. An amendment..."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Our picks in the May 7 elections
"...owner John Wickham is simply annoyed about the proposed smoking ordinance and chose Dunkerley as an arbitrary target.)..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...I read Mike Clark-Madison's response to the smoking ordinance issue ["Austin @ Large," April 11], and I..."

April 18, 2003 Column

Naked City
Dueling proposals for tweaking -- or gutting -- the smoking ordinance
"...City Council briefing on proposed changes to the new smoking ordinance revealed that not much has changed since the..."

Oct. 17, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Rockin' out with KISS and Godsmack in spite of the poster ban and smoking ordinance
"...the City Council finally takes action on the much-debated smoking ordinance. The ordinance is scheduled for a first reading..."

May 9, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Letters to the Editor: Classic Cuts
35 years of "keeping it weird"
"...(i.e., musicians' gripes, complaints about SXSW, editorial criticism, the smoking ban) and some dreams never die (lookin' at you,..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Features Feature by Danielle White

Clean Air Ellis Rides Again
Democratic dynamo has three unrelated measures in Lege grabbing attention for their ambitious attempts to reform Texas' air quality
"...than the feds. Hoping to encourage folks to increasingly abandon their pollution-pumping autos all together, Ellis' SB 248, known..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

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"...there who does. Thanks for your help.]Thanks, Austin, for BanTo the Austin community,..."

May 20, 2005 Column

Place 4
"...for the Council race to oppose the citizen-initiative proposed smoking ordinance. He was among the group of club owners..."

April 22, 2005 News Feature

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"...things? And also, what about the rest of the band? What about the drummer, "Cristobal" (Chris Azios)? He has..."

April 19, 2002 Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...less than 24 hours and I've already joined two bands." – Air America Radio host Al Franken, broadcasting live..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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"...projections. E.g., since November of 2000, the Federal Reserve Bank ( has shown interest rates have been falling. But,..."

May 24, 2002 Column

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"...the sound is not channeled by the creek; the banks are much too soft, sloped, shallow, and curved. The..."

May 17, 2002 Column

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"...leaders who had guided their firms into some high-profile bankruptcies and a general fleecing of stockholders, workers, and consumers...."

July 18, 2003 Column

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" the most important thing I bring to the Urban Transportation Commission, since the other commissioners, while all open-minded,..."

May 30, 2003 Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
" a recent study on the effects of Austin's smoking ban, conducted by the state health department and UT..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature

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