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Politicians Rake it in While America Suffersnew

Demand for American-made cars and other manufactured goods may be declining in the U.S. Housing prices may be nose-diving. But we seem to have an insatiable urge to give money to American politicians, and we're willing to give more than ever. What exactly do we hope to get for all this money?
Weekly Alibi  |  Jim Scarantino  |  10-07-2008  |  Commentary

Experimental-Music Journal 'Signal to Noise' Needs a Handnew

Facing rising production costs, slow-to-pay advertisers and, well, just being a print publication in our internet-mad age -- and one targeted to a small, specific audience to boot -- editor and publisher Pete Gershon urged his contributors to in turn urge their friends, colleagues and contacts to subscribe to the decade-old magazine and order back issues.
Houston Press  |  Chris Gray  |  09-23-2008  |  Music

Washington University's Image Takes It on the Chinnew

Members of Washington University's Alpha Phi sorority created a buzz after they and their dates showed up drunk at a March 18 formal at the City Museum in downtown St. Louis.
The Pitch  |  Ben Westhoff  |  04-19-2005  |  Education

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