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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

H ave you been following the news on CNN? Then you've probably missed some of the most intriguing stories of the last year. Don't fear, we've got them all right here for you from writer Gabriel Roth in "Hide and Sneak."

Sure Amazon.com, AOL, and Dell have done exciting things on the Internet but the one player everybody should be watching is the guys that come to your door. Memphis Flyer's John Branston takes a look at the success of FedEx as they help deliver true e-commerce in "Flying High."

Plus virus protection for your computer, dangers of buying a new house, Nissan's newest truck, and more.


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Cold Season [5]
Virtual echinacea: protecting your computer from viruses.
— James Hanback Jr., NASHVILLE SCENE
 
New House Blues [6]
Walter Jowers issues an advisory to buyers of new houses.
— Walter Jowers, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
Alien Expectations [7]
Nissan's Frontier Crew cab pickup.
— Marc Stengel, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
Skeletons in the Closet: High Maintenance Wheels [8]
74 years ago this week.
— Sue Schuurman, WEEKLY ALIBI
 

Now What? [11]
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 43
April 19 - April 26, 1999  
 
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Hide and Sneak [2]
What you don't know can hurt you and when the mainstream press gives short shrift to certain important developments we're all endangered.
— Gabriel Roth, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Flying High [3]
FedEx spins a new image as the "Airline of the Internet" and watches its stock soar.
— John Branston, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
Letters at 3AM [4]
We are responsible for our wars every moment of the day.
— Michael Ventura, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

Teeny Tidbits
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Odds and Ends [9]
Timed-release news capsules from the flipside.
— Devin D. O'Leary, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
Mr. Smarty Pants [10]
Our resident know-it-all unearths the latest trivia.
— R.U. Steinberg, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

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