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    • Fighting Homolessness

      PrideFest would be great, Scott Free says, if they'd just gay it up a little.
    • Heartbreak Hotel

      Development dollars are in the offing for Uptown--as long as it's willing to tear down the decrepit Plymouth Hotel. Nevertheless, a pair of novice preservationists are making a last-ditch bid to save the historic structure.
    • Blood, Sweat, and Ears

      In the Trenches with the Foul-Mouthed Foot Soldiers of Agriculture
    • Two Wheels Good

    • "He Paints With Light"

      In the photo lab, Jack Leb turns a negative into a thing of beauty. In his life, as he made his way through the Middle East and across the sea to America, he sometimes had to do the same.
    • Room for Argument

      Subsidized housing, Uptown-style: there's too much, there's too little, and you don't have to be poor to live there.
    • Swept Away

      The founding of Israel meant a new homeland for some and broken hearts for others. A new documentary brings home the Palestinian experience.
    • Illegal Defense Team

      Humanitarian-aid renegades head for Iraq.
    • The Halls Have Eyes

      Why do the U. of C. hospitals want their nurses to wear tracking devices?
    • High Rollers Hit Hammond

      There's no such thing as a free lunch.
    • Caught in the Machinery

      For industry, temporary labor means cheap efficient production with no strings attached. For workers it means low pay, no benefits, and no future.