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newspaper cover For the Week of
August 30-September 6, 2000

Cover: Ramblin' Jack
Santa Cruzan Aiyana Elliott tracks the ramblin' life of her folksinging father in a new documentary.


News: Getting Even
Former UCSC student Michael Scott sits in a federal detention center awaiting trial on 28 counts of extortion and making death threats. Did UCSC authorities and others ignore a threat until it was almost too late?

Nüz: Beach Flats do-gooder Grandma Sue needs help to meet cash crunch.


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Bruce Bratton: Council candidates kick off the campaign grind.

Work: A trashy email address is not an option.

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Medal of Honor: Aptos composer Lou Harrison earned this year's MacDowell Medal, joining leading American cultural icons like Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein and James Baldwin. Writer Phil Collins witnessed the convention of classical cognoscenti that gathered to bestow the honor.

Praising 'Choir': B. Fleischmann's luminous 'A Choir of Empty Beds' album embraces innovation in the service of the sublime.

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Higher Conscience: A new biography details the crusades of American socialist Michael Harrington.

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Satisfying Whole: Tasty food, festive fellow diners, personal management and some sweet live jazz make for a complete night out at the Terrace in Soquel.

A La Carte: Severino's remains open during Seacliff Inn's big renovation project; fresh treats abound on Old San Jose Road at Casalengo.

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Gold Standard: Miramax courts Oscar with 'Butterfly,' another boy-and-his-mentor movie.

The Art of Imitation: Wesley Snipes' 'The Art of War' borrows from every conspiracy thriller that ever made it to the big screen.

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Aiming at Abe: There are no sacred cows--or presidents--in Icebox.com's irreverent cartoon, 'Hard Drinkin' Lincoln.'

Weekly World Web: Digging the Web.


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