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  Volume 25 - Number 49 - Dec. 5, 2002

O Big Brother,
Where Art Thou?

A special report on Homeland Security and a return to the dark ages of politcal surveillance, citizen harassment and government secrecy

If the Feds Won’t Do It...
By Travis Durfee

As environmental protections are rolled back, state groups look to take matters into their own hands

Some Cranberry Sauce With Your Cement Plant?
By David Riley

Critics charge that St. Lawrence Cement offered Hudson a deal on Thanksgiving Eve to avoid public scrutiny—and that the proposal is a real turkey

No Child Left Unrecruited
By Travis Durfee

Many parents and educators angered by a provision—buried within the No Child Left Behind Act—requiring schools to assist in military recruitment efforts

Going With the Flow
By Kathryn Mora

Legendary Saratoga coffehouse Caffè Lena redirects its efforts to stay afloat in a new era

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.


2002 Local Music Guide

Check out the coolest clothes and the hottest trends this holiday season available right here in the Capital Region.
2002 Local Music Guide 2002 Local Music Guide

Bands, clubs, recording studios, radio stations: Your comprehensive guide to the Capital Region's thriving music scene.t.
2002 Fall/Winter Dining Guide 2002 Fall/Winter Dining Guide

A comprehensive, descriptive guide to Capital Region restaurants. A must for residents and visitors who love to dine out.
2002 Survival Guide and Student Handbook 2002 Survival Guide and Student Handbook

New to the region? Find out where to get your books, your beer, your bowling—you name it.
Best Of the Capital Region 2002 Best Of the Capital Region 2002

From pizza to politicians, from gift stores to guitarists, from sushi to ski areas: We've combed the region to find the best that's out there.
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