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Mike Kanin is the Publisher of the Austin Monitor. As such, he doesn't report on much--aside from the workings of the Monitor--any more. In his previous life as a freelance journalist, Kanin has written for the Washington City Paper, the Washington Post's Express, the Boston Herald, Boston's Weekly Dig, the Austin Chronicle, and the Texas Observer.
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Adler makes the media rounds
Austin Mayor-elect Steve Adler visited multiple media outlets Wednesday, just after he collected a significant victory over opponent and City Council Member Mike Martinez. Among other themes, Adler noted that he was already working with other Council member-elects to get the ball rolling on what will be a very tight post-holiday turnaround. Adler and his new colleagues will be sworn in on Jan. 6 — when the unlucky two-year termers and a mayor pro tem will also be selected. The first Council meeting is Jan. 29.
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