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  Volume 28 - Number 36 - September 08, 2005

Washed Away
By Michael Tisserand

A refugee ponders life after Katrina, with or without New Orleans

The Disaster That Shouldn’t Have Been
By Jon Elliston

Warnings about problems at FEMA were sounded soon after Bush put a political appointee in charge

Who Needs the United States Government? (We All Do.)
By Chris Edelson

Cover photo by Mario Tama, Getty Images

Katrina answers a quarter-century of conservative rhetoric

Uncle Sam Wants You to Not See This
By David King

If you don’t want your children’s information given to military recruiters, you better check their backpacks

Celluloid Zeroes
By Shawn Stone

Hollywood studios made less money this summer than they did last summer—and it’s causing what passes for soul-searching in the film business

Metroland Election Endorsements

Primary elections are Tuesday, Sept. 13. Vote!

Savage Love
By Dan Savage

If Dan Savage won't answer your weird, disgusting, perverted, embarrassing questions about sex, perhaps you'd best keep them to yourself.

2005 Summer Guide

Best Of the Capital Region 2005

Readers’ Poll 2005

2005 Summer Guide

2005 Summer Guide

2004 Fall/Winter Dining Guide 2005 Spring / Summer Dining Guide

A comprehensive, descriptive guide to Capital Region restaurants.
200Bridal Guide 2005 Bridal Guide
11.3 MB PDF
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Mind, Body, Spirit

Healing the Mind, Body and Soul

An Inside Look at the Capital Region's Healing Community

2004 Local Music Guide 2004 Local Music Guide

Bands, clubs, recording studios, radio stations: Your comprehensive guide to the Capital Region's thriving music scene.
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