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Amused That Club Owners Are Worried
"...find it amusing to see some local bar owners band together to fight the oncoming smoking ban as if..."

April 18, 2005 Postmarks

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"...found many fans and supporters and invited a live band and guest DJ to join us every week. Check..."

May 9, 2003 Column

The Luv Doc: Idiot Texters
Why people swerve into you unexpectedly
"...some idiot trying to text. This city has a smoking ban; why doesn’t it have a texting ban? -..."

Feb. 22, 2013 Column by The Luv Doc

Black's Gone Over to the Dark Side
"...is the current policy of the Chronicle's offices regarding smoking, and when was it implemented and why? Whenever something..."

Jan. 22, 2010 Postmarks

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More trees fall victim to the smoking ban back-and-forth, while Austin nurses a huge Sparks hangover and Cowboy Mouth is just glad to be anywhere
"...past the stage ... that's right, the city's controversial smoking ban is already hanging by a thread. Before the..."

Oct. 21, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...time, U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks upheld Austin's voter-approved anti-smoking ordinance, rejecting a request by several bar owners for..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Saturday. The global ice caps were steadily melting, while suburban regions of hell were increasingly slick with ice.Naked City•..."

Oct. 14, 2005 News Feature

Point Austin: Lessons Learned
As the dust clears, what wisdom remains from the latest council free-for-all?
"...and Elysium bar owner John Wickham, looking for a smoking-ban villain, at least made the run-up to Betty Dunkerley's..."

May 20, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Place 3
"...converting existing highways to toll roads, and says the smoking proposal is up to the voters. Margot Clarke..."

April 22, 2005 News Feature

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Welcome to Deadwood: Sorting SXSW's cocksuckers from the hoopleheads
"...bars now face the nearly certain passage of an anti-smoking referendum that will handcuff their earning potential even further,..."

March 18, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

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"...absence are also not included. When reading these numbers bandied about by pundits and statisticians, you might want to..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Column

Bars Are Not Health Clubs
"...To the editors, Apparently, many supporters of the smoking ban have confused clubs and bars with health clubs...."

Nov. 19, 2003 Postmarks

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"...11]. However, you made one serious omission. Ghandaia, a band that is born and bred in Austin, has been..."

May 2, 2003 Column

Merchant of Death
Director Jason Reitman spins his feature, 'Thank You for Smoking'
"...Thank You for Smoking is Jason Reitman's homage to Nick Naylor, a fictional..."

March 31, 2006 Screens Feature by Darcie Stevens

Page Two: A Threat and a Promise
The city takes on live music, again
"...owners can be pains in the ass. Some stiff bands; others drink too much or have other problematic recreational..."

June 13, 2008 Column by Louis Black

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"...I feel for my city's compassion for others. Phone banks, showers, computer centers with Internet access, food, clothing, medical..."

Sept. 16, 2005 Column

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Put those cigarettes out and try to enjoy news on Single Frame, Bavu Blakes, What Made Milwaukee Famous, Snake Eyes Vinyl, and more
"...foundation put up the money that took today's new smoking ordinance from dubious idea to fait accompli in record..."

Sept. 2, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Exhaust Fumes Should Be Banned Next
"...Dear Editor, One last point regarding the the smoking ban: I'm a guy who rides a bicycle everywhere..."

May 19, 2005 Postmarks

Leave Struggling Artists Alone
"...that I should go out and vote for the smoking ban because it's so gross for her and her..."

May 4, 2005 Postmarks

Your Rights Will Be Attacked Next
"...support the right and obligation of government entities to ban smoking in enclosed public spaces and within reasonable distances..."

April 28, 2005 Postmarks

Black Is a Sanctimonious Demagogue
"...is no issue of nonsmokers' rights as regards this ban" anything other than trivializing? Facetious statements like "You Are..."

April 26, 2005 Postmarks

Personal Freedom?
"...I find it a bit disturbing that the proposed smoking ban debate simply comes down to an economic issue..."

April 15, 2005 Postmarks

Wynn's World: The Picks and Pans
Grading city government under the Will Wynn administration
"...Smoking ordinance: We now have a silly, unworkable law that..."

July 9, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Page Two
Our political differences are rarely as black and white as partisan politicking makes them seem.
"...I suspect we'd find most in favor of the smoking ban, but we're too busy coming up with a..."

Nov. 21, 2003 Column by Louis Black

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"...read Mike Clark-Madison write about the repeal of the smoking ban as a blow for common sense and free..."

Aug. 1, 2003 Column

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The Hole in the Wall and the Motards return, and things get smoky at City Hall
"...has barely had time to sleep, let alone book bands. "We're moving slow, and will be moving slow for..."

May 23, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Smokers Should Just Get Used to It
"...Dear Editor, To the pro-smoking (surely minority) of Austinites and club owners fretting about..."

April 14, 2005 Postmarks

Playback: The Future of Austin Recording Studios
Studio owners look at different solutions to surviving in an increasingly expensive city
"...can't afford to pay $2,000 in rent when young bands don't have much money to spend."..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

News Roundup: Confederates, Cookies, and Cream
Statues taken down, Blue Bell returns, all is well
"...campus) to the destruction of ancient monuments by the Taliban or ISIS, and the SCV's lawsuit to the bravery..."

Aug. 31, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Par For the Course [Updated]
Smoking while golfing kept controversy putting along
"...Last week, City Council gave final approval to a ban on smoking in city parks, basically excluding golf courses...."

Dec. 20, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

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