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  • Sep 12-19, 2007
  • Vol. 24, No. 37

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  • Reading
  • Reading

    Four Pulitzer Prize winners and a National Book Award winner visit the Triangle

News

  • A STAC of transit ideas
  • A STAC of transit ideas

    A commuter rail line, plus electrified streetcar lines, plus rail line spurs would equal almost 240 miles of commuter rail (plus 56 miles of streetcars) at a rough cost of $6.1 billion to $8.2 billion.
  • Former Kane Realty exec gets 2 1/2 years
  • Former Kane Realty exec gets 2 1/2 years

    The man who handled finances for the real estate company behind Raleigh's North Hills mall has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for siphoning more than $1 million for his own use.
  • State seeks custody of 700 animals

    Dozens of dogs have died of thirst, exposure or disease at a Hendersonville no-kill animal shelter, All Creatures Great and Small, according to affidavits from former employees and volunteers.

Music

Food

Arts

Film

Columns

  • War without end: We can't allow it

    During Petraeus' testimony, several protesters were escorted out after being angrily chided by Ike Skelton, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee: "This is intolerable. We will not allow it."
  • The view from Afghanistan
  • The view from Afghanistan

    You may have never thought you'd see "God Bless America" and "God bless Osama bin Laden" in the same sentence, but there is a poetic justice here.
  • Incentives: Down the slippery slope

    Largely forgotten is one of the chief purposes of incentives programs that, at least back in the day, was cited by state officials to warrant them initially: to attract business to poor communities with high unemployment rates.

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Ye Olde Archives

  • Saturday, September 15
  • Saturday, September 15

    Olympic Ass-Kickin' Team & The T's at The Pour House; Bugfest at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences; Whole Foods Town Hall Meeting in Raleigh
  • <i>Hurricane on the Bayou</i>
  • Hurricane on the Bayou

    The film simply and effectively lays out the ways in which mankind's meddling helped lead to the Katrina disaster.
  • Christina Askounis
  • Christina Askounis

    Askounis' science-fiction novel The Dream of the Stone is poised to become a hit—14 years after it was originally published.
  • Your questions answered

    I love answering reader mail, and it pinches me in the nicest way to know that people care enough to write.
  • A four-way race for Iowa

    John Edwards must win Iowa to have a chance at the Democratic presidential nomination. But he's not the only Democrat with a catapult-out-of-Iowa strategy.

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