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T ennessee is trying out a new program for rehabilitating sex offenders. Involving two different sets of intensive therapy, followed by private counseling once the pedophile or rapist has been released, the program has trouble demonstrating any conclusive success rate. Nashville Scene's Phil Campbell talks with inmates in "Tales from the Dark Side."

In the market for a car? Due to quirks in auto leasing, there are terrific deals out there if you know where to look. Read more in "Up the Downside." Enjoy pondering on significance of the fresh doughnut in "Nightly Rounds."


Besides Clinton
Does all this Clinton coverage make you hungry for some real news? Get your mind off the present and check out these news stories from the past. These articles all appeared in the Weekly Alibi column "Skeletons in the Closet."

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Volume II, Issue 14
September 28 - October 5, 1998  
 
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Tales From the Dark Side [2]
New controversies over rape counseling in Tennessee.
— Phil Campbell, NASHVILLE SCENE
 

Columns
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Up the Down Side [3]
Marc Stengel on "upside-down" used-car values.
— Marc Stengel, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
Nightly Rounds [4]
John Bridges on the humble Krispy Kreme donut.
— John Bridges, NASHVILLE SCENE
 

Teeny Tidbits
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Mr. Smarty Pants [5]
Our resident know-it-all unearths the latest trivia.
— R.U. Steinberg, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

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