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W hat makes a prime target for terrorists? Is one building a better location for a bombing than the other? Chicago Newcity's Shelly Ridenour explores what may become everyday issues in the coming years of "Holy War" and renewed U.S. gunboat diplomacy.

IRS extortion or a savvy business man's manipulation of his political ties? A little of both? FW Weekly's P.A. Humphrey digs for the truth in the case of one of Texas' last oil barons fight against the IRS and its stormtroopers.

Taking a closer look at the Pentagon's School of the Americas, Tucson Weekly's Richard Boren recounts the story of two Tucson, Arizona men who are serving time in federal prison for peacefully expressing the concept that the U.S. government should not be in the business of training murderers and dictators.

Also this week, we take a look at the oddities of the automobile, the glorious new iMac computer, the Northwestern Airlines pilot's strike , and an in depth profile of a Wyatt Earp historian.

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The Mac Goes On [9]
Welcome back, Mac, says James Hanback.
— James Hanback Jr., NASHVILLE SCENE
Odds & Ends [10]
Timed-release news capsules from the flipside.
— Devin D. O'Leary, WEEKLY ALIBI
Mr. Smarty Pants [11]
Our resident know-it-all unearths the latest trivia.
Women Get Right to Vote [12]
78 years ago this week.
— Sue Schuurman, WEEKLY ALIBI

Volume II, Issue 10
August 31 - September 8, 1998  
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Bomb Sheltered [2]
A look at what Chicago can do to avoid da bomb.
— Shelly Ridenour, NEWCITY CHICAGO
The Last Oil Baron [3]
Millionaire Texas oilman Tex Moncrief may have changed federal policy with his testimony in which he depicted the IRS as stormtroopers. Here's the real story behind Moncrief and his exploits.
— P.A. Humphrey, FW WEEKLY
The Unfriendly Skies [4]
Grumblings about the Northwest Airlines pilot's strike.
Wyatt Earp's Last Deputy [5]
Glenn G. Boyer probably knows more about Tombstone lawman Wyatt Earp than anyone living today.
— Emil Franzi, TUCSON WEEKLY
After-School Detention [6]
Tucsonans Randy Serraglio and the Rev. Ken Kennon have been spending their summer behind bars for peaceful protest against The Pentagon's School Of The Americas.
— Richard Boren, TUCSON WEEKLY

On The Road
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Unexpected Discovery [7]
Marc Stengel goes a-rovin' with the Land Rover.
Tailpipe Trouble [8]
Emission: impossible.
— Walter Jowers, NASHVILLE SCENE

Now What? [13]
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