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Republican National Convention, Day 1: red meat at the tea partynew

Marginalized at the RNC, Michele Bachmann and Hermain Cain light up the Unity Rally
INDY Week  |  Barry Yeoman  |  08-28-2012  |  Politics

First String Laptopnew

Unafraid of oncoming traffic as well as classical conventions, Mason Bates brings electronica to the National Symphony Orchestra.
Style Weekly  |  Clarke Bustard  |  02-22-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Fall of the Fourth Reichnew

Cleveland's Aryan barbarian oversees the collapse of a neo-Nazi powerhouse.
Cleveland Scene  |  Lisa Rab  |  02-21-2006  |  Race & Class

Why Can't We Sleep?new

Our need for Zs is competing against some deeply entrenched societal expectations, and Thomas Edison can take part of the blame.
Reno News & Review  |  Kris Vagner  |  10-14-2005  |  Science

Grass in Massnew

The Bay State inches toward legalizing medical marijuana.
Boston Phoenix  |  Mike Miliard  |  09-19-2005  |  Science

The Government's $4 Billion-a-Year Weed Habitnew

Enforcing marijuana laws costs more and more every year. And for what?
Boston Phoenix  |  David S. Bernstein  |  09-15-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Targeting NPRnew

Despite studies that show public radio’s audience is diverse and its news coverage bias-free, the White House’s hatchet man threatens our most vital source of broadcast news.
Boston Phoenix  |  Dan Kennedy  |  06-07-2005  |  Media

When Fear is Fatalnew

As the U.S. military relies more on reservists in Iraq, are fatal mistakes inevitable?
Metroland  |  David Axe  |  03-17-2005  |  War

Connecting the Dotsnew

With communication technologies exploding exponentially, can Braille -- invented in 1829 and largely unchanged since -- still be relevant?
Boston Phoenix  |  Mike Miliard  |  02-03-2005  |  Business & Labor

Cover-Up: Bush's National Guard Service and the Story that CBS Missed

CBS may have gotten the wrong documents but the facts remain the same: Bush got preferential placement in the Texas National Guard and he didn't serve enough time.
Random Lengths News  |  Paul Rosenberg  |  10-01-2004  |  Politics

Fear of an Indian Toeholdnew

In western Montana, at the 96-year-old National Bison Range, negotiations for a management handover to local tribes will set precedent for public lands all across America.
Missoula Independent  |  Brad Tyer  |  09-16-2004  |  Animal Issues

RNC Report: A Week of Protest Comes to an Endnew

On the Republican National Convention's last night, most of the activists who had come to New York were either still in cells or had gone home.
Boston Phoenix  |  Camille Dodero  |  09-03-2004  |  Politics

RNC Report: GOP to the World — I Yam What I Yamnew

The hardest thing to consider is changing the product.
Boston Phoenix  |  David S. Bernstein  |  09-03-2004  |  Politics

RNC Report: Protests Go Out with a Whimpernew

Suddenly, I was very, very tired. It was time to go home.
Boston Phoenix  |  Adam Reilly  |  09-03-2004  |  Politics

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