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Final Destination 2

By 2.4.03

Another unsuccessful attempt at the movie that tried to identify Death with Fate and got tangled up in its own metaphysics. But several accidental demises are very cool.
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Tax Attacks

2.4.03

Oregon dodges a big one. Iraq-N. Korea nuke talk. Birthday favors. Plus more.
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Another Perspective

On Being Sick

By 2.3.03

The odds for a successful transplant this time are nine out of ten. Better than the 50-50 two decades ago.
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Loose Canons

No Nukes Is Good Nukes

By 2.3.03

There are limits to the proper exercise of American power. We want to liberate Baghdad, not incinerate it.
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Political Hay

Oregon’s Anti-Tax Trail

2.3.03

Public employee union efforts notwithstanding, tax hikes remain ballot losers, as we saw last week.
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Movie Takes

Biker Boyz

By 2.3.03

The theater of raw masculinity, California biker gang style.
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Speaking of the Dead

2.3.03

Do Catholic eulogies have a future? How will Gray Davis be recalled? Plus more.
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Another Perspective

Tone Dead

By 2.2.03

At last, an Archdiocese that's cracking down on…eulogies?
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