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Naked City
More Council Controversies?
"...of City Council races weren't already complicated by the petition dust-up, a lawsuit filed Tuesday against incumbent council member..."

March 29, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Our readers talk back.
"...lose out also. I hope all voters sign the petition to get her on the ballot...."

March 8, 2002 Column

Naked City
"...from the proposed Villas -- have filed a valid petition opposing the rezoning request for MF-6-CO (with conditions) on..."

March 8, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

David (and Jesus) vs. Goliath
The city alleges that Time Warner Cable is offering illegal discounts to snuff out competition.
"...illegal, "under the table," pricing scheme designed to eliminate competition before it even starts, according to a letter from..."

Feb. 15, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Bringing Instant Runoff Voting to Austin may not be so instant, and HEB tries to Clean itself of petitioners.
" vote of the citizenry. Cobb said that any petitions to put IRV on the ballot are on hold..."

Aug. 10, 2001 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...according to Agraz. "We are having a lot of competition in the marketplace from satellites," she says...."

June 22, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Dancing About Architecture
Our resident Marshmallow Peep relates the news and hearsay in and around the Live Music Capital...
"...the late Doug Sahm. (Oh, before I forget, the petition to get Doug Sahm into the Rock and Roll..."

April 13, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
SXSW ends. Thank the Lord …
"...Roll Hall of Fame," so she's created an online petition to help achieve that goal. Those interested in signing..."

March 23, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Our readers talk back.
"...can go to this Web site and sign a petition stating this view:"

Dec. 15, 2000 Column

Naked City
Council approves the relocation of the city's Central Booking Facility; the divisive East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Plan goes through first reading; and Lumbermen's Investment Corp. presents a tentative agreement on its property near the Seaholm Power Plant with the city.
"...opposition. Opponents of the ECC plan had filed a petition to block it in September, but were informed the..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

No Purchase Necessary
Does Napster, the MP3-sharing software program that has spawned several lawsuits and been banned at universities across the nation, mean the end of music as we know it?
"...was also the solution. Largely in response to a petition circulated by 19-year-old Indiana University student Chad Paulson, who..."

May 5, 2000 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Off the Hot Seat
Lightning Rod
"...During the three months the board considered Tucker's clemency petition, Rodriguez was besieged by what he calls personal attacks..."

July 16, 1999 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

The Prop. 2 Coup
Not Your Same Old Song and Dance
"...Laws family, the Mustang Ridge clan who filed the petition to dissolve it. And District staff member Ron Fieseler,..."

May 8, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Running for the Board
"...District's budget. Also, his wife's signature appears on the petition to dissolve the District. Turner chalks the latter up..."

April 24, 1998 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...week to protest the store's refusal to sign a petition in support of the pickers' efforts to unionize. Whole..."

March 13, 1998 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...before District Court Judge Jeanne Meurer. -- W.C. Bicycling Petition..."

Jan. 16, 1998 News Feature

Media Clips
" "get" KVET. Local activist Dorothy Richter filed a petition in July with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to..."

Jan. 9, 1998 News Column by Lee Nichols

Neighbors Know Best
Lewis, Garcia Team Up Against Affordable Housing
"...Nevertheless, the Stone Gate residents put together a valid petition to block the rezoning of the Tannehill property, forcing..."

Dec. 12, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

A Dickensian Prospect
Great Expectations or Bleak Housing in Austin?
"...public interest. We can discuss the proper role of competition and we could spend a long time on that..."

Nov. 14, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Round Two
"...-- this time in the form of a massive petition drive that will put the matter before voters in..."

Oct. 10, 1997 News Feature by Amy Smith

No Pity for Our City, Our Choice
The Shortest Slam-dunker
"...November when a judge ordered the campaign finance reform petition drafted by Austinites for a Little Less Corruption (ALLC)..."

Oct. 3, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...15,000 of 29,000 signatures of residents who signed a petition in support of the initiative...."

Sept. 19, 1997 News Feature

Eastsiders Decry BFI
Residents Say Recycling Plants Constitute Enviro-racism
"...required six-vote supermajority of council needed to override the petition of BFI and Balcones, who are against the zoning..."

May 30, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Change As You Go
Reynolds' Latest Flop: Pay As You Throw
"...supported the stadium -- backed down as an opposing petition drive neared fruition. Then there was the time Reynolds..."

Feb. 28, 1997 News Column by Alex de Marban

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...separate decision, Bunton rejected Texas Attorney General Dan Morales' petition to intervene in the case. According to court papers..."

Dec. 1, 1995 News Feature

The Battle of Small Beer vs. Big Distributors Rages on With Texas Beer-To-Go Bill
Another chippy round of political beer pong
"...312 and HB 672. There is also an online petition that has received over 11,000 signatures in favor of..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Food Feature by Eric Puga

Soccer Watch
"...near the Domain. Last week, opponents turned in a petition to force a public vote before the city can..."

Jan. 11, 2019 Sports Column

“Texas Seven” Escapee Set for Execution
Inmate challenges original conviction, post-escape "law of parties" verdict
"...the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and a clemency petition before the Board of Pardons and Paroles, Garcia's placement..."

Nov. 30, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Death Watch: Robert Ramos
Mexican national set for execution Wednesday night
"...the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles denied his petition for commutation to a lesser sentence along with his..."

Nov. 14, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Election Ticker: Last Chance for Controversy
E-Day is tomorrow! Here's the latest news before it's too late.
"...Don’t Miss Your Money: IndyAustin will no longer pay petitioners to gather signatures in their effort to put the..."

Nov. 5, 2018 News Post by News Staff

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