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Canada's Most Picturesque Province is Also the Center of an Underground Pot Explosionnew

Prince Edward Island is still largely a bastion of clean-cut, yesteryear values. A number of island communities remain defiantly dry. But it is also home to a thriving cottage industry that includes both indoor hydroponic pot production, and a more daring coterie of growers who take advantage of the island's perfect summer climate and endless fields of spuds, soybeans, and corn to pursue small-scale cultivation en plein air.
Boston Phoenix  |  Alan R. Earls  |  08-14-2008  |  Drugs

War Zones, Shipwrecks and Romance Caught on Cassettenew

What follows are excerpts from three tales, discovered on discarded cassette tapes. Three men, at different stages in their lives, reflect on relationships -- with their parents, with strangers in a strange land and even with a buzzing 1920s city named Detroit.
Metro Times  |  Rebecca Mazzei  |  04-22-2008  |  Culture

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