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Tuesday, October 23, 2001 by

Brackenridge panel rejects

hospital within hospital idea Other proposals seek to ensure high level of care for all The Brackenridge Hospital Oversight Council (BHOC) has finally issued its recommendation on reproductive services at the hospital and that recommendation goes against what city staff…

Monday, October 22, 2001 by

In Fact Daily

Jim Walker, neighborhood advocate By David Ansel Jim Walker’s stock-in-trade is consensus building. As president of the Austin Neighborhoods Council (ANC), Austin’s only citywide neighborhood coalition, he summarizes his approach to consensus building by saying, “Consensus has no endpoint. It’s…

Friday, October 19, 2001 by

Demographer says Austin would

Need 14 single-member districts New commission grapples with population changes Ryan Robinson, demographer for the City of Austin, laid out a surprising picture for members of the Charter Revision Commission this week. Because of integration of neighborhoods that once were…

Thursday, October 18, 2001 by

Boosters and opponents

Square off over bonds Affordability, sprawl questions divide opponents With just a few days until the start of early voting for the November 6th election, officials with the Real Estate Council of Austin and the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce…

Wednesday, October 17, 2001 by

Mitchell fails to attend

His own announcement Stand-ins include Nelson Linder, Marcos DeLeon About a dozen supporters of former City Council Member Eric Mitchell were joined by nearly as many reporters on the steps of City Hall Tuesday evening for Mitchell’s mayoral campaign announcement—only…

Tuesday, October 16, 2001 by

UTC postpones decision on

Street closure rules for films Angry neighbors face film industry boosters The Urban Transportation Commission last night postponed a vote on new guidelines for closing downtown streets for film productions, preferring instead to have representatives from the film industry and…