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Godly Goods
The "Christian Lifestyle" industry -- offering every product from T-shirts to action figures -- is booming. Is the marketing of the Almighty at odds with Christian values? [11-10-97]
— Katie Allison Granju, METRO PULSE

The Straight Dope
Hemp has been touted as the "miracle fiber" of our age, but its relationship to pot makes its cultivation illegal in the U.S. Mike Gibson investigates the relationship between the two plants in this controversy. [11-03-97]
— Mike Gibson, METRO PULSE

Heal Thyself
Why does alternative medicine have many Knoxvillians on pins and needles? Hillari Dowdle documents the rising acceptance of acupuncture, Reiki, and myriad other non-Western medical treatments. [10-20-97]
— Hillari Dowdle, METRO PULSE

Death and Politics
Mention the death penalty, and most Tennesseans would say they're for it. But what has our intense focus on the execution of that penalty done to the justice system? [10-06-97]
— Jesse Fox Mayshark, METRO PULSE

Battle of the Bookstores
Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Borders -- the proliferation of book superstores is at an all-time high. Are there enough book lovers to keep them in business? [09-29-97]
— Tracy Jones, METRO PULSE

Rock in a Hard Place
Why is it so tough for entertainment venues to survive in Knoxville, Tennessee? Mike Gibson digs into the taxes, laws, and general adversity that give headaches to local promoters and business owners. [09-08-97]
— Mike Gibson, METRO PULSE

Sheathing Solomon's Sword
An experimental law in Tennessee seeks to make divorce less painful for Knox County children. But can legislation heal what families put asunder? [08-04-97]
— Val Pendergrast, METRO PULSE

Still Life
Mike Gibson sniffs out local moonshiners in East Tennessee and learns the ins and outs of their trade, as well as the history of 'shine in the state. [07-21-97]
— Mike Gibson, METRO PULSE

Not So Clear-Cut
Bane or boon? Glynn Wilson chips away at the facts and fallacies surrounding chip mills, particularly those operated by Champion Paper in North Carolina. Are they destroying or helping Tennessee forests? [07-08-97]
— Glynn Wilson, METRO PULSE

Urban Ascention
Jack Neely visits Knoxville, Tennessee's southern sister, Chattanooga, and asks, "What has she got that we don't got?" The answers may surprise you. Or not. [07-02-97]
— Jack Neely, METRO PULSE

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