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  Volume 27 - Number 18 - April 29, 2004

Sight for Sore Eyes
By Travis Durfee

An eye-care mission run by a Delmar optician restores vision to people in some of Afghanistan’s poorest and most remote regions

Cover photo by Travis Durfee

Let Us Not Forget
By Miriam Axel-Lute

On the 89th anniversary of the first genocide of the 20th century, Armenian-Americans are still seeking recognition

Here’s Your Outcry
By Miriam Axel-Lute

City Hall protest aims to keep the questions raised by David Scaringe’s death from getting lost amid other Albany Police Department turmoil

WMDs in Our Backyard
By Ashley Hahn

Illness related to local depleted-uranium processing, and its use in Afghanistan and Iraq, disconcerting to New York activists and senators alike

Faith, Hope and Choice
By Darryl McGrath

As the debate over abortion continues, pro-choice groups find surprising new allies among the ranks of the religious faithful

Much Is On the Way
By Erik Hage

Americana rockers the Sifters gear up for the release of their debut CD and whatever else—marketing plans, tours, babies—the future may hold

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.

 
Afghanistan Photo Journal Travis Durfee's Afghanistan Photo Journal
Travis Durfee spent the past month taking bucket baths, sleeping on mats and eating lamb kabob as he traveled throughout the Central Asian nation of Afghanistan. Here are more images and outtakes from his adventure.

Fables of the ReconstructionFables of the Reconstruction
By Jason Vest

According to a closely held Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) memo written in early March, Iraq’s chances of seeing democracy succeed have been severely imperiled by a year’s worth of serious errors on the part of the Pentagon and the CPA, the U.S.-led multinational agency administering Iraq. Far from facilitating democracy and security, the memo’s author fears, U.S. efforts have created an environment rife with corruption and sectarianism likely to result in civil war.

Spring Fashion 2004 Spring Fashion 2004

Check out the coolest clothes and the hottest trends this season available right here in the Capital Region.
2003 Local Music Guide 2003 Local Music Guide

Bands, clubs, recording studios, radio stations: Your comprehensive guide to the Capital Region's thriving music scene.
2003 Fall Winter Dining Guide 2003 Fall Winter Dining Guide

A comprehensive, descriptive guide to Capital Region restaurants.
Best of the Capital Region 2003 2003 Survival Guide and Student Handbook

New to the region? Find out where to get your books, your beer, your bowling—you name it.
2003 Spring Fahion 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.
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