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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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Riley releases campaign contributions
District 9 Council Candidate Chris Riley reports that he has raised more than $96,000 for his campaign as of the June 30 deadline. His first campaign finance report of this cycle, which covers funds raised in the seven weeks between May 8 and June 30, will be filed Tuesday with the city. Campaign manager Bill Blome said more than 420 contributors gave to Riley’s campaign for District 9, which stretches from Travis Heights to Mueller and includes much of Central Austin, Downtown and the UT campus. Riley’s campaign took in $95,476 in financial contributions, received another $675.17 in in-kind donations and will report over $65,000 cash on hand
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