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  • Feb 6-13, 2008
  • Vol. 25, No. 6

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  • North Carolina
  • Bio lab debate goes on tour

    With less than nine months before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security decides where to site its disease research lab, proponents and opponents of the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility continue to plead their cases before government leaders and the business community.
  • Author Julia Alvarez on censorship
  • Q&A
  • Author Julia Alvarez on censorship

    In December, the Johnston County School Board voted to ban How the García Girls Lost Their Accents from school libraries and classrooms, citing several scenes that acknowledged the imperfect, and sometimes explicit, existence of sex.







  • Editorial
  • The ban is no bargain

    If you've ever been screwed—really screwed—by an employer, then you might empathize with state employees who have no collective bargaining rights.
  • Baaad news
  • Front Porch
  • Baaad news

    Because what the lab studies is so lethal, nothing can leave the plant. All infected animals have to be buried or incinerated.


Ye Olde Archives

  • Thursday 2.7
  • 8 Days a Week
  • Thursday 2.7

    Birth of the Cool opening with Barkley L. Hendricks and 9th Wonder at the Nasher Museum of Art; Carolina Ballet's Cabaret at Memorial Auditorium; Sebastian Maniscalco and Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show at UNC; The Loners and Sir Arthur & the Royal Knights at Tir Na Nog
  • Friday 2.8
  • 8 Days a Week
  • Friday 2.8

    Mavis Staples & The Blind Boys of Alabama at Duke; Chest Pains and Dead to Society at Broad Street Café; Greg Trooper at The ArtsCenter; Because We're Still Here (And Moving) at The ArtsCenter
  • Saturday 2.9
  • 8 Days a Week
  • Saturday 2.9

    Five local bands you should see; DJ Spooky's Video Soul: From Wattstax to the Avant Garde at Duke; Jennie McNulty & Queer on Their Feet at Steel Blue; BLAMO: World Edition Fashion Show at Hayti Heritage Center; Bob Marley Birthday Bash at Cat's Cradle; Transactors' The Love Show at The ArtsCenter; Sousa Celebration at UNC

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