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Hustle
The 1975 film 'Hustle' is a great modern love story disguised as a neo-noir police procedural. Largely unappreciated at the time of its release, the situation has not improved greatly if we are to judge by this no-frills DVD release.
"...his Southern stomping grounds to examine the legacy of tobacco production and what it has meant to the state..."

July 8, 2005 Screens Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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"...If alleged music-lovers have prioritized their need to consume tobacco over their need to consume music, then why not..."

May 27, 2005 Column

It Just Doesn't Add Up
As the session winds down, school finance reform recedes once again
"...sales tax by half a penny, raise alcohol and tobacco taxes, and create a business tax on company payrolls...."

May 20, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

A Stupid Fight
"...If alleged music-lovers have prioritized their need to consume tobacco over their need to consume music, then why not..."

May 19, 2005 Postmarks

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"...hard-earned cash at a joint that shares my rabid anti-tobacco beliefs! If Sea of Thousand is playing at Emo's,..."

May 13, 2005 Column

TCB
The smoking ban passes, and Austin falls down the rabbit hole – only to find Ms. 'White Rabbit' herself already there
"...The government sure does, and now those gazillions of tobacco-derived tax dollars are their own sort of addiction. Capitol..."

May 13, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Doughnuts No More!
Election statistics, maps, and analysis
"...voters made the difference. As the map shows, the Tobacco Frontier lies pretty close to Lamar Blvd. Furthermore, one..."

May 13, 2005 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...lot of good it did us to pass the (tobacco) smoking ban – our annual dose of smoke from..."

May 13, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Ban Exactly Like Right-Wing Paternalistic Crap
"...Hankin and others like him should focus on making tobacco illegal. Now, I'd sign on for that objective. Incidentally,..."

May 12, 2005 Postmarks

Some Modest Proposals
"...hard-earned cash at a joint that shares my rabid anti-tobacco beliefs! If Sea of Thousand is playing at Emo's,..."

May 10, 2005 Postmarks

Does the Smoking Ban Work Against Itself?
"...grade one. Our generation is far more educated on tobacco than you might give us credit for. Many, despite..."

May 6, 2005 Postmarks

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"...20 cent cigarettes that have all of the rich tobacco flavor and smell of a Canadian tire fire, and..."

April 22, 2005 Column

Place 4
"...smoking ban; says smoking (of marijuana as well as tobacco) should be legalized and allowed in all public buildings..."

April 22, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
While passage of HB 254 may signal movement toward smart-on-crime proposals in Texas, federal narcos continue their goofy-on-drugs approach to drug control
"...causes cancer in humans, including cancers usually related to tobacco use." The MPP points out that the results of..."

April 22, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Amused That Club Owners Are Worried
"...20 cent cigarettes that have all of the rich tobacco flavor and smell of a Canadian tire fire, and..."

April 18, 2005 Postmarks

Austin Will Survive and Thrive With Ban
"...and peoples' rights, much to the chagrin of big tobacco I'm sure. And I realize that Austin, as much..."

April 15, 2005 Postmarks

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"...also left clubs because "my eyes were stinging from tobacco smoke" ("Page Two," April 1). But I've also been..."

April 15, 2005 Column

Onward Austin, Ho!
"..."I'm not a prohibitionist," Ahart contends. "Tobacco is a legal substance, and I think adults should..."

April 15, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Where There's Smoke …
Across the country, perspectives on the smoking bans offer a very mixed bag
"...if they didn't have to come home reeking of tobacco. ... I truly don't believe that a ban would..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Endorsements
Our picks in the May 7 elections
"...costs casually imposed on the entire community by the tobacco industry – we don't think the public at large..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature

In Favor of Smoking Ban
"...also left clubs because "my eyes were stinging from tobacco smoke" ("Page Two," April 1). But I've also been..."

April 11, 2005 Postmarks

Anti-Smoking Ordinance Wins Federal Round
Judge tells bar owners they filed in the wrong court
"...quality of life. … There is overwhelming evidence that tobacco is toxic, and that secondhand smoke kills."..."

March 25, 2005 News Feature by Michael King

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"...clear and any stains are from substances other than tobacco. But, smokers should also have places to go and..."

March 11, 2005 Column

Smokers Are People, Too
"...clear and any stains are from substances other than tobacco. But, smokers should also have places to go and..."

March 7, 2005 Postmarks

Letters at 3AM
No concept lies more firmly embedded in our national character than the notion that the U.S.A. is No. 1,' the greatest.' A number of facts reveal that we can no longer even consider ourselves among the Top 10 nations in the world.
"...largest exporter of chickens, orange juice, sugar, coffee, and tobacco. Last year, Brazil passed the U.S. as the world's..."

Jan. 21, 2005 Column by Michael Ventura

TCB

Closing out a turbulent year
"...smoking ordinance refused to die, and still won't. If anti-tobacco forces can ban smoking in British pubs, they can..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

ACL Fest Interviews
"...Famous for its shipyards, which grew fat with American tobacco, Glasgow is Scotland's largest city and one of Europe's..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Is There a Doctor in the House?
Below the budget storm clouds, plans form for UTMB campus at Mueller
"...the rest coming from non-tax sources like lease payments, tobacco payments, etc. City residents, who have until now paid..."

Sept. 10, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Common Sense Drug Policy Needed
"...public health problem it is. It's worth noting that tobacco use has declined considerably in recent years. Public education..."

Aug. 30, 2004 Postmarks

J.J. Cale
Record review
"...this only serves his trademark finely drawn guitar lines, tobacco-stained vocals, and funky grooves as thick as molasses. The..."

Aug. 27, 2004 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

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