Food For Thought 5.11.09

"I'm pleased with the results. We thought this was what the people wanted." (Rowlett mayor John Harper on the approval by voters on Saturday of a ban on smoking in that city's restaurants--all enclosed public spaces, really--first passed by the city council in February. A petition drive force the special election vote. As quoted by the Dallas Morning News.)

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Dave Faries
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