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  • May 9-16, 2007
  • Vol. 24, No. 19


  • Hog merger OK'd
  • North Carolina
  • Hog merger OK'd

    The Department of Justice last week approved a proposal by Smithfield Packing, the world's largest hog processor, to buy its closest competitor, Premium Standard Farms.
  • Help for veteran
  • National
  • Help for veteran

    David Best, the Vietnam veteran we profiled in March, has received some hopeful news.




  • On the Boards
  • New this week: Urinetown: The Musical

    Based around the saga of a Gotham-esque city where citizens must pay to pee due to a town water shortage, Urinetown takes a crack at big-budget corporations and small-town politics in one giant flush.




  • Editorial
  • Death toll

    With this issue, we begin running a weekly tally of the casualties being suffered in Iraq by Americans, our allies and the Iraqi people.


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Ye Olde Archives

  • <i>After the Wedding</i>
  • Spotlight
  • After the Wedding

    Partly steeped in the precepts of Dogme filmmaking, After the Wedding is an exquisite emotional sledgehammer pummeling its audience with a barrage of overblown family melodrama.
  • ... about the lieutenant governor
  • Zork Asks
  • ... about the lieutenant governor

    From way up here, it's hard enough to tell what your governor does. Now we hear that there's also a lieutenant governor, and a lot of candidates to be the next lieutenant governor. What's that about?

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