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F rom famine in Timoleague to the tough streets of Philadelphia, the Regans fought to create a better life. The Tucson Weekly's Margaret Regan tells her family's story.

Philip Ray Workman is scheduled to die on April 6, still asserting his innocence in the 1981 murder of a Memphis police officer and claiming he was convicted because of prosecutorial misconduct and perjured testimony.

George W. Bush has a cadre of loyalists who'll stick with him. Now those loyalists have to show they have the right stuff to put their man in the Oval Office.

Also, Ralph Nader runs for president, remembering a voodoo queen, parental stupidity, and more.

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A Plastic Rose for Marie Laveau [6]
In memory of Marie Laveau.
— Michael Ventura, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
Sleep No More [7]
Sleep deprivation will make you stupid.
— Margaret Renkl, NASHVILLE SCENE
Double-Dippers [8]
Would you pay for something you don't even buy? Twice?
— Captain Opinion, WEEKLY ALIBI
Tip of the Iceberg [9]
Navigating the tumultuous sea of Internet stocks.
— Bill Steinberg, MEMPHIS FLYER
Elves in the Building [10]
There are elves in your building, and they're up to no good.
— Walter Jowers, NASHVILLE SCENE
Great Taste, More Filling [11]
The 2001 Volvo V70 Wagon.
— Marc K. Stengel, NASHVILLE SCENE

Volume III, Issue 39
March 20 - March 27, 2000  

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Up From Desperation [2]
Margaret Regan recounts 150 years of her family's history-from Ireland to Philadelphia.
— Margaret Regan, TUCSON WEEKLY
Workman's Last Chance [3]
Will the discovery of an autopsy X-ray save the life of the condemned prisoner Philip Ray Workman?
The Loyal Lieutenants [4]
Bush applies litmus test of allegiance in choosing inner circle.
Tweedledum, Tweedledee and Ralph [5]
Ralph Nader makes his first serious run for the presidency.
— Steven Robert Allen, WEEKLY ALIBI

Teeny Tidbits
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Odds and Ends [12]
Time-released news capsules from the flipside.
— Devin D. O'Leary, WEEKLY ALIBI
Mr. Smarty Pants [13]
The dirty South and the restless East.
— Mr. Smarty Pants, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
Now What? [14]
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