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  • Vol. 23, No. 35

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  • Get the message

    Like tens of thousands of other Katrina refugees, Alison Aucoin has a story that will bring you to tears. "I'm glad it's Aug. 29, 2006, and not 2005," she said Tuesday, "because this time a year ago, I thought I was going to die."
  • Refuge from the storm

    As Hurricane Katrina roared through New Orleans the morning of Aug. 29, Gabriel and Gillie snuggled close in the heat and didn't make a sound.
  • Thou art king

    You don't have to be a parent to know this. All but the most Scrooge-like among us are aware that at a certain age each child inhabits his or her own kingdom.
  • Freedom is on the march: in retreat

    In response to Francine Less' queries ("Insult to injury," Front Porch, Aug. 16) "How did this start? When did freedom of expression get carved away from our Constitution?," the answer is: It started right after 9/11, with the rapid passage of the so-called PATRIOT Act.

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  • Labor Day choices

    Welcome back as the 2006-07 season gears up. It promises to be rich and rewarding, and it begins on Sunday, Sept. 3, with two free events involving two fine orchestras. Alas, timing will make attending both a problem.
  • Katrina by the numbers
  • Katrina by the numbers

    Excerpts from the 96-page report One Year After Katrina: The State of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast produced by the Institute for Southern Studies in Durham through its Reconstruction Watch project.
  • Bruce Cockburn
  • Bruce Cockburn

    Just as it's no doubt near impossible for the globe-hopping Bruce Cockburn to address the question "So, been anywhere interesting?", it's hard to know where to start when talking about his 40 years in the music business.

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