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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

A new debate is raging in the scientific community these days. At issue are the health hazards of the frequencies that enable our wireless way of life. Boston Phoenix's Dan Kennedy weeds through the facts in "Waves of Doubt."

Wondering what the sensible way for America to handle the Kosovo crisis is? Jeff Smith thinks one of the orneriest men in Congress has the answer in "Off With His Head."

Also this week: Is Disney taking over the Arizona desert? Who's really behind the wheel in the United States? Wonder what the heck the bunny has to do with Easter? More on that crazy Y2K problem, making sure your kids are secure in the car, eliminating junk mail, and more.


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Oh FUD! [8]
Dealing with FUD, that wascally uncertainty pwoblem.
— James Hanback Jr., NASHVILLE SCENE
 
Carseat Conundrum [9]
Are you sure Baby is buckled up tight?
— Margaret Renkl, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
Us Versus Them [10]
Finding peace of mind in the Oldsmobile Silhouette and the Ford Windstar SEL minivans.
— Marc Stengel, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
"Mop-up" in Tibet. [11]
Skeletons.
— Sue Schurman, WEEKLY ALIBI
 

Teeny Tidbits
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Mr. Smarty Pants [12]
Our resident know-it-all unearths the latest trivia.
— R.U. Steinberg, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Odds & Ends [13]
Timed-release news capsules from the flipside.
— Devin D. O'Leary, WEEKLY ALIBI

Volume II, Issue 41
April 5 - April 12, 1999  
 
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Waves of Doubt [2]
Are cell phones hazardous to your health? When it comes to electromagnetic fields, that's only one thing to worry about.
— Dan Kennedy, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Building A Better Mouse Trap [3]
Is the Disney Corporation planning a world-class development in the Arizona desert? Only Mickey knows for sure.
— Lisa Lopfor, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Who Runs America? [4]
In a 40-minute interview, linguistic superstar Noam Chomsky can explain why the American system isn't real capitalism.
— Interview by Adrian Zupp, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
The Year of the Bunny [5]
Biting the ears off the Easter wabbit.
— Anna Hanks, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Take Back Your Mailbox! [6]
You can't really stop junk mail, but there's a certain satisfaction in fighting back.
— Andy Hermann, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Off With His Head! [7]
Jesse Helms has the right idea this time. Get rid of Slobodan Milosovic, wink, wink.
— Jeff Smith, TUCSON WEEKLY
 

Now What? [14]
Can't get enough news? You're in luck -- more news is created every day. Our Now What? page offers a plethora of recommended links to help keep you living in the present.
WEEKLY WIRE
 
 

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