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  • Oct 11-17, 2006
  • Vol. 23, No. 41

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News

  • California cracks down on Raleigh entrepreneur
  • California cracks down on Raleigh entrepreneur

    Real estate entrepreneur James Webb may have left Raleigh for new ventures in Florida, but the trail of disenchanted investors he's left across the country finally has authorities closing in from the Triangle to California.

Elections

Music

Arts

  • Rich detail
  • Rich detail

    Durham's Za Za Zsu offers hot styles and sweet treats

Film

Columns

  • No accountability at Raleigh Public Utilities

    Raleigh Public Utilities was in the news again last month for discharging "increasing amounts of manganese and iron" from its water treatment plant into an unnamed tributary that flows directly into Falls Lake...
  • Say what?

    Ordinarily, I wouldn't trash a book I haven't read, but after checking out author/professor Tom Schaller's recent explanation/synopsis of his new political analysis Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South, I can tell you that its basic premise is about as off-base as it gets.
  • No bull

    Well, I asked for it. With downtown creative types annoyed about the marketing slogan developed by the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau ("Durham: Where Great Things Happen"), I asked readers last week to suggest some of their own.
  • Sea food

    A couple of hundred yards off Bogue Banks, dolphins--airborne at times--were working their way down the coast. Farther out, a trawler worked the channels near the inlet.
  • Food unprocessed

    It's a cliché to say that the modern kitchen has ruined our connection to the food we eat, but ideas become clichés for a reason.
  • Letters to the Editor

    Kudos on an excellent issue on Sept. 27. The first two columns I read--Bob Geary's "Some Raleigh trash talk" and Kirk Ross' "Shortchanged"--were both right on the money.

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Ye Olde Archives

  • For the week of 10.11~10.17
  • For the week of 10.11~10.17

    N.C. Shakespeare Festival; The best three-day span of local live music not linked to a festival; Troika Music Festival; N.C. State Fair; Tim Miller and 1,000 Beds; Femme Fatale Film Series
  • <i>Nearing Grace</i>
  • Nearing Grace

    Nearing Grace doesn't say anything about hippie parents, alienated youth and 1970s music that isn't done better by Frank Portman's King Dork.

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