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Naked City
"...same time sowing the seeds of its destruction. See Tobacco-Free Triumph Goes Up in Smoke...."

June 13, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Some kind of weapon is being held to the heads of the hurry-up council
"...about the clubs. Convinced of their rightness (and righteousness), tobacco-free folks have spent weeks pretending they know more about..."

June 6, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Short Cuts
"...Roadshow's massive, German-engineered inflate-o-screen, with the fleeting-yet-unmistakable scent of not-tobacco in the air, a creeping beer buzz dancing around..."

June 6, 2003 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

From Freedom Fries to Fess Parker
Rebecca Chastenet de Géry reflects on french fries, Grey Poupon®, and good old American apple pie.
"...better known under its previous incarnation, Philip Morris, the tobacco giant. But then that's opening an entirely different can..."

May 30, 2003 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

Campaign Money Shuffle?
The GOP's capture of the Texas House may have been accomplished with less than scrupulous campaign fund dealings.
"...and trial lawyers do not begin to match the tobacco, oil, and telecommunications money going to Republican PACs...."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Beyond City Limits
"...would raise $1.5 billion, even allowing for declines in tobacco sales. Also, in addition to closing the franchise loopholes..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Discipline of Numbers
The Austin ISD crime and disciplinary statistics give a partial but confusing picture.
"...(both misdemeanors and felonies) per year -- everything from tobacco possession and curfew violations to drug possession and forcible..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Page Two
Local Elections: Welcome to Ironyville
" is driven by special interests, some funded by tobacco-settlement money. Cole and Allred call Austin Goofy Town, but..."

May 2, 2003 Column by Louis Black

Naked City
Austin Stories
" to support it. In response to the well-organized Tobacco-Free Coalition of Austin, foes (mostly club and bar owners)..."

April 18, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Beyond City Limits
"...the 1996 lawsuit he filed as AG against the tobacco industry. Morales and his friend and fellow attorney, Marc..."

April 11, 2003 News Feature

Page Two
The war in Iraq has diverted our attention from other important matters, including a truly destructive proposed federal budget, mirrored by Texas' very own fiscal abyss.
"...LCRA, raiding the rainy-day fund, and short-selling our future tobacco settlement money for a quick fix...."

April 4, 2003 Column by Louis Black

Our readers talk back.
"...a show. Times have changed; people know that secondhand tobacco smoke is not only annoying but also deadly. Does..."

April 4, 2003 Column

Naked City
C.H.I.P.: Many Kids, Left Behind
"...don't know how. Dewhurst has suggested securitizing the state's tobacco lawsuit funds, at best a temporary solution, and said..."

March 21, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Jackie Does, Gus Doesn't
"...well as certain meeting halls, hotel rooms, and retail tobacco stores...."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature

Nasdijj Reviewed
"More than the inherent unfairness of life, Nasdijj is angry at man's cruelty and a culture which fosters the abuse of the young," writes Michael Robertson. And as a writer, he "rough-hews the English language until it takes stunning forms."
"...reappears at a booksigning, cold, hungry, and reeking of tobacco, Nasdijj answers this question, "because one comes to you,..."

Feb. 14, 2003 Books Feature by Michael Robertson

Short, but Not Necessarily Sweet
It's a bit of a stretch to call the short films of Jay Rosenblatt documentaries. Let's call them experimental docs -- or shorts -- and leave it at that. Just prepare to be amazed by the reel of eight short films the genre-bending San Francisco filmmaker is bringing to the Alamo next week.
"...teeth or bathed, or Hitler describe his dislike of tobacco and his persistent flatulence. We, in turn, are left..."

Feb. 14, 2003 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

On the Lege: Bombshells and Budget Officers
The Legislature begins to get down to business.
"...already behind on last session's bills), hitting up the tobacco settlement account (although that's supposed to be dedicated to..."

Feb. 7, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Denying Marisol
Third Place
"...tight enough to permanently ware a circle of Drum tobacco in their backsides took ferocious bites out of the..."

Jan. 31, 2003 Books Feature by Nancy Moser

Honorable Mention
"...the human nation just like the deer nation, the tobacco nation, the cicada nation: the countless nations where souls..."

Jan. 31, 2003 Books Feature by Billy Cope

Our readers talk back.
"...entirely supported by "corporations" like, well Camel, aka evil tobacco. He has his own little insurance which I am..."

Dec. 20, 2002 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...force, many companies ignore the glaring fact of employee tobacco use and those who arrive at work with a..."

Dec. 6, 2002 Column

Mr. Smarty Pants
"...Gutka is a sweet, flavorful tobacco product manufactured in India and exported to a few..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

To Your Health
I've decided I'm ready to give up coffee and thinking of switching to tea. What are my other options for a replacement?
"...cancers that are caused by lifestyle factors, such as tobacco use, are reduced by tea. Nutrition-linked cancers of the..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Naked City
Beyond City Limits
"...among Texas kids. This year's findings reveal that past-month tobacco use is down significantly among all students -- from..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Weed Watch
An overview of the latest developments on drug policy across the nation
"...the drug, akin to the regulation of alcohol and tobacco. The state's largest law enforcement group initially endorsed the..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Location, Location, Location
The Y Bar & Grill's is a great place and has quite the popularity, but what about the food?
"...around. The Chile-Rubbed Ribeye ($20) With Blue Cheese Mashers, Tobacco Onions, and Asparagus is a bountiful platter of food,..."

Sept. 6, 2002 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

About AIDS
"...provide state regulation of pot, similar to alcohol and tobacco. Two years ago, Nevada voters approved a measure allowing..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Column by Sandy Bartlett

"...dangerous recreational drug among the big three -- alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana -- while only 20% put pot at..."

July 26, 2002 News Feature

Naked City
"...for three years for his handling of the state tobacco settlement, making his anti-crime credentials less than impeccable. While..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Volunteers for Texas?
" $1.41. Health care would get the money raised. Tobacco taxes remain popular, and Ellis said there is "no..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

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