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Table of contents for week of February 28, 2003

NEWS & FEATURES

Cianbro wins approval to hire 60 foreign workers, but labor leaders claim the process was flawed. Jess Kilby reports.

Camille Dodero spends time with Private Raja:He’s a 22-year-old Pakistani who just joined the US Army. And he’ll soon be representing you in the world.

Phil Berrigan’s presence will be felt at the Bath Iron Works vigils, says Jack and Fay Bussell

Ian Donnis tries to make sense of the Station nightclub tragedy.

Kristen Lombardi watches as the Bush administration panders to the right while America prepares for war

Rixhard Byrne wonders whether America's muddled policy on international courts frustrate efforts to bring Saddam Hussein to justice?

At protests and demonstrations across the country, anarchist street medics are an increasing -- and increasingly welcome -- sight. Michael Blanding is on the scene.



Plus, this just in:

PEACE UPDATE:Activists occupy Senator Snowe’s office
SOCIAL SERVICES: As the nation goes . . .
PERIODICALS: Rensenbrink to launch new Green mag
SANDY KOUFAX: Outing gets another inning




Letters to the editor
Postcard from Wells
Too much information
Crossword


MUSIC

Sam Pfeifle writes of Kate Schrock travels to Indiana, by way of Canada

Sean Richardson watches as System of a Down, Saliva, Chevelle, and Taproot try to put the hard stuff on top again

Josh Kun examines Alan Lomax and the river of black song

Baaning Eyre voyages to Mali's 'Festival in the Desert'

Ted Drozdowski explains Tone-Cool's unlikely - and very real - success story

And, SIBILANCE

Also, short reviews of:
The All-American Rejects : THE ALL AMERICAN REJECTS
Bill Withers : STILL BILL
Cat Power : YOU ARE FREE
John Hammond : READY FOR LOVE
Omar Sosa : AYAGUNA: LIVE DUO CONCERT WITH GUSTAVO OVALLES
Supergrass : LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS
Jody Watley : MIDNIGHT LOUNGE


FILM

Beth Brogan says this year's Human Rights Watch Film Fest hits close to home

Also, short reviews of:
DARK BLUE
GODS AND GENERALS
THE LIFE OF DAVID GALE
OLD SCHOOL


THEATER

Jeff Inglis experiences the crushing blows of Thanatron

Scott T. Cummings says Eckert's Ulysses , a musical odyssey is worth the trip

ART

Sarah Morneau is on hand as Aaron Stephan takes over SPACE

BOOKS

Julia Hanna on Adrian Nicole LeBlanc's Random Family.

Also, INKSLINGERS.

FOOD

Kathy Gunst savors a slice of American Pie



SPECIALS

Best Music Poll 2002
Fall 2002 Band Guide
The 6th annual Best issue