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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

P erhaps our relationship with the sun needs to change. Rather than sitting passively by while the sun shines, maybe we should be looking for a way to generate electricity and free us from the grip of monopoly power companies.

Memphis' largest music store exists only in that slippery netherworld known as the World Wide Web. But its success is very real.

There are many brands of soap, but with a little effort you can find a variety of cleansing bars from businesses that are to personal hygiene what microbrewers are to beer.

Plus, grief for JFK Jr. and the Kennedy legacy, veggie murder, Bush's campaign millions, and more.



Columns
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Dear John [7]
In dying, John Kennedy Jr. opened the videotape vaults to his entire family's history in politics and public life.
— Jeff Smith, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
The Right Cried Too [8]
Part of last week's grief was for J.F.K. the conservative.
— Arnold Weiner, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
Captain Opinion [9]
Death for lunch, breakfast and dinner.
— Cap'n O, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
On Guard [10]
Walter Jowers wonders where have all the patrol boys gone?
— Walter Jowers, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
My Coupes Runneth Over [11]
Porsche 911 Carrera and Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS.
— Marc K. Stengel, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
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
 

Volume III, Issue 6
August 2 - August 9, 1999  
 
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Features
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Unplugging from the Grid [2]
The state of solar energy.
— Anna Wardenberg, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
Memphis Logs On [3]
Can America's Distribution Center make a profit on the internet?
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
Coming Clean [4]
Lather up with local soapmakers.
— Wayne Alan Brenner, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
The Dirt on Soap [5]
A Brief History.
AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Take the Money and Run [6]
Gov. George W. Bush is raising record of amounts of campaign funds and spending them in all the right places.
— Robert Bryce, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

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

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