Indy Week | Issue Archives | Jun 14, 2006

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  • Jun 14-20, 2006
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  • The best

    This week, the Independent features our annual Best of the Triangle issue.
  • Father figures

    My father is the youngest of 10 children of Italian immigrant parents. His father was killed when he was 8, struck by a skidding car when he got off the bus en route to work one icy February morning in 1936.
  • Fightin' words

    My super-Southern grandmother, who liked the Miami Dolphins, Marlboro Reds, and a drink or three, had a term she liked to use--"burnt up"--when she was some kinda upset.
  • Kudos to cafe

    I was encouraged to read that the Pittsboro General Store Cafe is interested in specializing in free-range chicken ("Burrito supreme," June 7).

News

  • Wake PCB warnings spread
  • Wake PCB warnings spread

    In 1978, a contractor working for Ward Transformer Sales and Service near RDU illegally dumped 30,000 gallons of toxins along 200 miles of roadsides in 14 counties.

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Ye Olde Archives

  • For the week of June 14 through 20
  • For the week of June 14 through 20

    David McConnell at Bickett; Megan Whitmarsh and Jennifer Muskopf at Branch; An Inconvenient Truth and The Weather Makers; Piedmont Biofuels benefit at Local 506; Hillsborough Hog Day
  • The Samples
  • The Samples

    Like any good songwriter, The Samples frontman Sean Kelly is an analogy enthusiast.
  • The Coup
  • The Coup

    Beyond the oft-tentative social consciousness of Kanye, Mos Def, The Roots and Common, mainstream hip hop isn't amenable to activism, unless the cause is flagging coke sales or subsidizing a new ice-grill.
  • Rhonda Vincent and the Rage
  • Rhonda Vincent and the Rage

    "I'm an All American bluegrass girl," Rhonda Vincent appropriately proclaims on All American Bluegrass Girl, her latest release on Rounder Records. It's no idle claim.
  • Mason Jennings
  • Mason Jennings

    Comparing a young Minnesotan singer-songwriter with nasal intonation to Bob Dylan is like building his crucifix and handing him nails and a hammer.
  • Against the wind
  • Against the wind

    Raleigh's "best" citizen leaders share a determination to make our city the best

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