• Issue Archive for
  • Sep 16-23, 2009
  • Vol. 26, No. 37

Columns

  • Ethanol, not boom, but bust
  • Ethanol, not boom, but bust

    Turning corn into fuel using fossil fuel-powered machinery then shipping it in fossil-fuel powered tanker trucks offsets the ethanol's benefits.
  • Justice supplies
  • Justice supplies

    The first thing I learned about jury duty, that most unloved of civic obligations, is that the state of North Carolina has rebranded it "jury service."

News

  • Who owns Franklin Street?
  • Who owns Franklin Street?

    The people and companies that own the heart of Franklin Street range from places as far away as Santa Fe, East Lansing and Orlando, to homegrown property owners from Chapel Hill.

Elections

  • In Durham, it's Cole-McFadden
  • In Durham, it's Cole-McFadden

    Revitalizing neglected neighborhoods, continuing the downtown renewal, keeping a handle on the city's crime problem, strengthening environmental regulations, embracing the regional transit plan are among the challenges facing Durham's elected officials.

Music

Arts

  • Cirque's not so dreamy <i>Illuminations</i>
  • Cirque's not so dreamy Illuminations

    Cirque Productions and its Cirque Dreams "brands" have no relationship to the world-famous Cirque du Soleil, and it is important to understand that in order to avoid disappointment.
  • Burning Coal Theatre's Hair

    Hair reminds us how the military draft, with its power to drastically affect people's lives, shook the complacency of the intelligentsia.

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