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I f the Chinese Brother who could swallow the sea contracted out to do the same for the Tennessee River, you might stumble over some ancient things, including a few interesting stories.

Al Gore has made a point during the six and a half years of his vice presidency of keeping his own advice to the president close to the vest. It may be time for a change.

Rick Fothergill has completed Ms. Pac Man a dozen times, perhaps the best player in the history of the game -- the Michael Jordan, the Mark McGwire, the Joe Montana of Ms. Pac Man.

Plus, dogs are sniffing some Arizona schools, Jenny Jones got what she deserved, musical manipulation, and plenty more.


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Screw Jenny Jones [6]
Angry young man or cranky old fart? You decide!
— Cap'n O, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
Music to My Ears [7]
Manipulation.
— Harry Willson, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
The Mating Game [8]
Traditional marriage is a legal contract that decrees that men and women better not act according to natural law or there will be lawyers to pay.
— Jeff Smith, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Used-Car Once-Over, Part I [9]
How to buy a used car.
— Marc Stengel, NASHVILLE SCENE
 

Now What? [12]
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Volume II, Issue 48
May 24 - June 1, 1999  
 
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Voyage to the Bottom of the River [2]
Let's just say we drained the Tennessee River completely one day... What would we find on its suddenly exposed riverbed?
— Jack Neely, METRO PULSE
 
A Stiffened Resolve [3]
Stung by bad polls and Clinton's critique, candidate Gore keeps on keeping on.
— Jackson Baker, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
Game Boys [4]
The world's best Donkey Kong and Pac Man players don't get much competition these days. So earlier this month, they got together in New Hampshire to relive their glory days.
— Chris Wright, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Going To The Dogs [5]
Drug-sniffing dogs prowl Southern Arizona schools.
— Tim Vanderpool, TUCSON WEEKLY
 

Teeny Tidbits
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Odds & Ends [10]
Timed-release news capsules from the flipside.
— Devin D. O'Leary, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
Mr. Smarty Pants [11]
Our resident know-it-all unearths the latest trivia.
— R.U. Steinberg, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

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