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 Volume 29 - Number 43 - October 26, 2006

Leave the Lightsaber at Home

Halloween celebrations in public schools put safety first—at the expense of fun, some say

By Darryl McGrath

The Witches in the House

Area Wiccans open their congregation—and explain their practices—to the community at large

By Ann Morrow

In Search of Donut Perfection

A tour of regional apple orchards, and a survey of their ultimate prize: cider donuts

By Kirsten Ferguson

Forest of Screams

Haunted hayrides tap into the Halloween spirit

By Nicole Klaas

Work Is Hell

A wave of turn-of-the-century cult films shows that nothing is scarier than going to the office

By David King

Pay to Play

Seven possible contribution violations highlight what is broken about campaign finance in New York—and why

By Chet Hardin

Not Subject to Debate

Howie Hawkins says the real issues in the race for U.S. Senate are obscured by celebrity and gossip

By David King

A Symbol in Limbo

ACLU lawsuit highlights nearly a decade of First Amendment violations against Wiccan veterans

By Nicole Klaas

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.

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Fall Fashion 2006

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2006 Bridal Guide

2006 Bridal Guide

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2005 Local Music Guide

2005 Local Music Guide

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