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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

I n addition to this week's features, columns, and tidbits (don't miss the Karaoke Mania or the Dubious Achievement Awards), we've dug through the Weekly Wire archives for a look back at the most popular stories from 1998. If you missed any of these when they first appeared, here's your second chance to view them in their original unabridged format.

TOP NEWS STORIES OF 1998:

JANUARY 12, 1998:
Calling All White People!
An open message to the white race about the Ku Klux Klan.

JANUARY 12, 1998:
Talk Toughs
Carrying on with Jerry Springer's kids.

MARCH 30, 1998:
Censored Stories, 1998
Carcinogenic toothpaste, lost plutonium, burgeoning world arms sales -- these are just few things you probably didn't hear about last year.

AUGUST 17, 1998:
Terror 2000
Fear of the Millenium Bug reaches fever pitch.



Columns
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Yee-Ha! [13]
Tired of paying top dollar to attend professional sporting events? Next time try rodeo.
— Jeff Smith, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Presumed Guilty [14]
Angry young man or cranky old fart? You decide!
— Cap'n O, WEEKLY ALIBI
 

Teeny Tidbits
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Odds and Ends [15]
Timed-release news capsules from the flipside.
— Devin D. O'Leary, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
Mr. Smarty Pants [16]
Our resident know-it-all unearths the latest trivia.
— R.U. Steinberg, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Song Strike and FDR Bashing [17]
63 Years Ago This Week.
— Sue Schuurman, WEEKLY ALIBI
 

Now What? [18]
Can't get enough news? You're in luck -- more news is created every day. Our Now What? page offers a plethora of recommended links to help keep you living in the present.
WEEKLY WIRE
 

Volume II, Issue 28
January 4 - January 11, 1999  
 
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Dubious Achievements '98 [2]
It's 1999. Do you know where your sanity is?
— Leo W. Banks, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Media Mix [3]
Microsoft Windows "error" messages we'd like to see.
TUCSON WEEKLY
 


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We Are the Stars [4]
For karaoke devotees, completing the" empty orchestra" is a spiritual pursuit.
— Kim Mellen, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
You're a Terrific Audience! [5]
A weekly contest brings out the cream of the karaoke crop.
— Kim Mellen, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Karaoke Kwik Tips! [6]
How to get love, karaoke-style.
AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Web Extra [7]
Karaoke Web Sites.
AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 


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The Net [8]
So you got a new computer for Christmas ... lucky you! Here's a beginner's guide to the Internet to lessen the culture shock of first-timers.
— John Avignone, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Quick Tips [9]
Quick tips for beginners.
AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Common Internet Terms and Protocols [10]
How well do you know some of the more common internet terms?
AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Software [11]
URLs of software sites to check out.
AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Popular Search Engines [12]
URLs of some of the more useful search engines.
AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

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