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  Volume 26 - Number 37 -Sept. 11, 2003

A Nation at War Against Itself

Two years after 9/11—with armed conflict and vague threats of terrorism still hogging media attention—the Bush administration quietly continues its domestic assault on ordinary Americans

What’s That Smell?
By Travis Durfee

New evidence shows the Albany County redistricting process was flawed from the start

No Environmental Health Hazards Here
By Ashley Hahn

Critics blast New York state cancer-control plan for letting polluters off the hook

Something in the Air
By Ashley Hahn

A federal report linking pollution to cancer at National Lead site has residents worried and legislators looking for answers

Where Goes the Neighborhood?
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Speculation is flying about the future of a row of buildings for sale on Delaware Avenue

No Veterans in My Backyard
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Albany is trying to revoke a veterans’ home’s zoning permit—even though the violation has been fixed

Copyright Infringement 101
By Rick Marshall

As an embattled entertainment industry cracks down on campus file-sharing, students question the industry’s motives and tactics, and colleges are caught in the middle

The Beat Goes On
By Tom Nattell

It’s a different era and a different war, but poetic revolutionaries the Fugs are still at it—and still relevant—and their founders take a moment to retrace their history

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.

2003 Survival Guide and Student Handbook 2003 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 2003 Best of the Capital Region 2003

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.
2003 Spring Fahion

Check out the coolest clothes and the hottest trends this summer available right here in the Capital Region.
2003 Spring/Summer Dining Guide 2003 Summer Guide

Your guide to the hottest--and coolest--people, places and things in the Capital Region this summer.
2003 Spring/Summer Dining Guide 2002 Spring/Summer Dining Guide

A comprehensive, descriptive guide to Capital Region restaurants. Includes a special section dedicated to outdoor dining.
2003 Bridal Guide 2003 Bridal Guide

Don't fret about where to find your perfect wedding dress or how to plan the wedding of your dreams. Our bridal guide is filled with tips that will help you have the perfect wedding.
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.
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