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Volume II, Issue 40
March 29 - April 5, 1999

News & Opinion

The Feds have finally acknowledged that marijuana may actually have some medicinal value. What does this mean for legalization? A recent report downplays the role of parents in the upbringing of their children. Plus more.

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Film & TV

Ron Howard's new film "EDtv" revisits the world of his youth--life on television. This time it's an adult goofball who agrees to have a cable crew film everything, starring Matthew McConaughey. An Inteview and reviews of the flick, plus more.

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Making a go of the vinyl record in a CD world is United Record Pressing. Are they Nuts? Artist owned and run Compass Records is making a real go at success without the major labels. Plus more.

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Arts & Leisure

March Madness
Going Kosher
Romeo and Juliet
Kings of Scrabble
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Reflections on the life of author/environmental activist Ed Abbey, an interview with author Anne Lamott, the latest on NEA funding, plus reviews of Ian McMillan's holocaust novel "Villiage of a Million Spirits" and Sinclair Browning's Tucson-area mystery ""The Last Song Dogs." Also on tap are poetry book reviews and a look at a new collection of the works of L.E. Sissman.

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Come down from your Staggering Heights and get to the Red Meat of the matter with this swell set of cartoons that also includes Mueller, Eye of the Beholder, K. Rat and Random Shots.

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