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Volume 33 - Number 48 - December 9, 2010

The Standard

Brick’s is more than just a barbershop—it’s a haven in a troubled neighborhood

By David King

Cover photo by Joe Putrock

Community Policing Delayed

Union tries to put the kibosh on beat officers

By Ali Hibbs

Safeways

It’s the big guy vs. the small guy as Congress battles over food safety

By Amy Halloran

Heavy-Metal Skepticism

As concerned residents await the results of a Harvard health study of Lafarge’s impact in Ravena, new questions arise

By Laurie Lynn Fischer

Sounds Familiar

Albany pop-soul band Mirk had to give up their original name—but they just roll with the changes

By W.T. Eckert


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Savage Love
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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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