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  • Feb 24 - Mar 1, 2006
  • Vol. 1, No. 887


  • The Fly-By
  • A Fair Deal?

    Kansas company offers to lease Libertyland, but the Mid-South Fair has other plans.
  • Back to School Shopping
  • The Fly-By
  • Back to School Shopping

    Sugar Creek Charter School in Charlotte, North Carolina, isn't your typical little red schoolhouse. Sure, it serves 525 students, grades K-8, all of whom wear a uniform of polo shirts and khaki pants. But if the windowed front looks a little familiar, it's because the building used to be a Kmart.

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  • Politics Feature
  • GADFLY: Pyramid Scheme

    Now we're being told that a facility which was built as a multi-functional sports, cultural and entertainment center can do no better than becoming a mall for the NASCAR crowd.


  • Editorial
  • Ice Follies

    A funny thought struck us while watching late-night television coverage of the winter Olympics. (Actually, two funny thoughts: The second was that we were among the few actually watching telecasts that have done relatively poorly in the ratings.)
  • Viewpoint
  • A Chance To Reform

    The U.S. is letting itself be gnawed to death by a corrupt system that can be easily fixed.
  • The Rant

    Do you think it would be considered too much of a cry for help if I wrote here that I opened my refrigerator at 4:30 this morning to look for a Diet Coke and a cat lunged out of it? Well, it happened. Anybody want to come over to my house for dinner? read more
  • Letter from the Editor

    Sean Hannity agreed with Alan Colmes. Ed Bryant agreed with Harold Ford Jr. Hillary Clinton agreed with George Pataki. Lou Dobbs agreed with Joe Scarborough ...






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