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Dec. 11-17

Cover: Gone to Pot
County officials adopt new guidelines for use of medical marijuana.


News: Fresh Prince
Ambitious young president Adam Werbach rejuvenates the Sierra Club.

Swooshtika Politics: A chorus of critics is calling for a boycott against the Nike sports conglomerate amid renewed reports of exploitive overseas-labor policies.

The Scoop: Bob Dole drums up his Mrs. for prez.

Climbing Up on Capitol Hill: Check up on the your Congressional Representatives and U.S. Senators--where they stand, how they voted.


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Presents of Mind: A clutterless gift guide for thoughtful holiday shoppers.

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Info Careers: Turning the tube on the careers of 70s wash-ups.

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Defiance Plus: Rage Against the Machine keeps 'em honest.

Spins: Hot sounds from Havana, plus the Aquamen, Rop Style and Sherri Jackson.

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Talking Pictures: Mark Young, editor of The Guinness Book of World Records, has a bouncy discussion of the slapstick comedy Flubber.

Bounty of Mutiny: Steven Spielberg's Amistad is an untold tale.

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Drinking Companions: Uncorking great gifts for wine lovers.

Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.

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Keen on Love: Author Sam Keen bangs his drum slowly.

The Beat Goes On: Unsung junkie Herbert Huncke gets his due in new anthology.

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