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Council votes Arlington to "smoke-free" status

Following two previous meetings, the Council approved a smoking ordinance with several amendments meant to appease opposition

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Full audience expected for Arlington transit forum

Excitement is building around Arlington's first Public Transportation Forum

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Arlington races head for runoffs; civil service, senior center approved

Mayor Jeff Williams visits with Mansfied ISD Trustee Raul Gonzales

The District 3 and District 5 Arlington City Council races will head to a runoff election. Voters also approved civil service for the City's Fire Department, and a new Adult Activity Center

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Council tables smoking regs amid increased opposition

Arlington City Hall

Speakers both in-favor and opposed to an expansion of Arlington's smoking regulations spoke passionately on the subject before the Council

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BBQ pitmaster takes on City bureaucracy, councilwoman

Jambo's owner Ashton Stauffer (Courtesy Zack Maxwell / Arlington Voice)

The owner of a popular barbeque chain is throwing resources into a City Council race, but the legality of her tactics is being questioned by her intended target

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Smoking ban opponents deliver 1,500 signatures to City Hall

Resident Kelly Canon stands proudly with a stack of 1,500 signatures in opposition to a proposed expansion of Arlington's smoking ordinance.

Business owners and activists have combined forces to oppose an ordinance which would make Arlington a 100 percent smoke-free city

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