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If you think we're asinine, don't blame it on our advertisers.
"...of advertisers. They've figured us out: We're against the smoking ban not for the reasons given by myself, or..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Column by Louis Black

Page Two
"...read this, the City Council may have passed the anti-smoking ordinance. The following is from "Bar closures blamed on..."

May 23, 2003 Column by Louis Black

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Our readers talk back.
"...rail line that would have, unlike this system, served urban Austin would not have led us down this path...."

Feb. 17, 2006 Column

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"...my conclusion "that Advanced Micro Devices should spur further urbanization." My conclusion is a simple observation that the growth..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Column

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"...if some white guy phones the cops about a bank robbery in progress, is he only a hero and..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Column

Laying It All Out – See, It's Easy
"...Dear Editor, I'm 90% sure I'm voting against the smoking ban because the free market appears to be solving..."

May 3, 2005 Postmarks

TCB
"...The long, slow, oddly cancerlike death of the new smoking ban continues as, at their very first meeting under..."

July 25, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

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"...I don't want to chalk it up to the smoking ban, as it hasn't even gone into effect, but..."

June 17, 2005 Column

Disappointed by 'Chronicle' Endorsements
"...disappointed with your "Yes and No" endorsement on the smoking ban [“Endorsements,” May 6]. I am a nonsmoking musician..."

May 11, 2005 Postmarks

Onward Austin, Ho!
"...members – threw up its collective arms during 2003's Smoking Task Force meetings, they immediately decided this wouldn't be..."

April 15, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Statistics
"...Dear Editor, Six months ago, Massachusetts enacted a smoking ban that encompassed the entire commonwealth. Bar and restaurant..."

April 4, 2005 Postmarks

Naked City
Smoke, Sparks in Mayor Race
"...America that hasn't suffered after they put in a smoking ban," he said, part of a litany of complaints..."

April 25, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Page Two
"...Many of the letters are in favor of the smoking ban, and I think it's important to let you..."

June 13, 2003 Column by Louis Black

Not an Arrogant Ass
"...“Page Two” [Jan. 15]: Like you, I opposed the smoking ban, even though I don't smoke and enjoy going..."

Jan. 15, 2010 Postmarks

TCB
The smoking ban passes, and Austin falls down the rabbit hole – only to find Ms. 'White Rabbit' herself already there
"...Remember when smoking used to be cool? The government sure does, and..."

May 13, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Point Austin: Saturday Smoke Signals
Place 3 surprises, while the rest of the vote follows the program
"...Blame it on TV, smoking, or the tolls?..."

May 13, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Choice, Choice, Choice
"...of emphysema. Don't get me started! Don't make this smoking ban stuff too complicated. I don't doubt the sincerity..."

April 18, 2005 Postmarks

Page Two
SXSW looms, Seton's dubious deal, the war moves closer, the city silences the music, and the new GOP loves deficits.
"...it was the noise ordinance, this time it's the no-smoking ordinance. Every one who has spoken up for the..."

Feb. 14, 2003 Column by Louis Black

Place 1
"...homeowner property tax exemptions; supports single-member council districts; opposes smoking ordinance. Scott Williams..."

April 22, 2005 News Feature

Black's Blather
"...Dear Editor, Louis Black writes another tirade about the smoking ban [“Page Two,” Jan. 15]. He alleges that pro-ban..."

Jan. 29, 2010 Postmarks

The Hightower Report
Where There's Smoke, There's Firing; and Plenty of American Jobs
"...globe, I shouldn't ricochet off on the issue of smoking bans, but my Libertarian leprechaun is tugging at me...."

March 18, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

Off the Record
Handicapping the decade in Austin music and playing favorites for the Chronicle Music Poll
"...Austin's backhanded support of the live music scene, the smoking ban prohibited the use of a perfectly legal substance..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

LegeLines
Quickies from the Capitol
"...• Smoking ban up in flames: SB 544, which would ban..."

May 22, 2009 News Column by the News Staff

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...and roadway training for bikers. Many cyclists applauded an Urban Transportation Commission resolution passed last week calling for council..."

Aug. 25, 2006 News Feature

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"...In Wells Dunbar's article of Dec. 30 ["Lakeway: Desperate Suburbanites in Zoning War," News], he stated that the ARC..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Column

Thanks for the Butts
"...of state who came to Austin to promote the no-smoking ban. I want to thank the members of the..."

Jan. 3, 2006 Postmarks

99 Bands
Ninety-nine local bands on Red River waiting to be heard
"...52% of voters registered in favor of a citywide smoking ban. Many local club owners and music lovers, especially..."

July 8, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...of HJR 6, the latest attempt to (yet again) ban same-sex marriages in TexasHeadlines• Senate leaders jumped ship last..."

May 20, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...with." – John Wickham, owner of Elysium, after the smoking ban passed. Headlines• Election results: Lee Leffingwell will replace..."

May 13, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Like a Poisonous Chemical Factory Downtown
"...their passive murder victims that will die of cigarette smoking this year. The evidence on secondhand smoke is overwhelming,..."

May 6, 2005 Postmarks

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