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Church and State:
By Cathy Yost
How Many is Too Many?
The faith-based group Voices for Survival sees human overpopulation as a threat to God's creatures, great and small >>

By Ajay Zutshi
A Course in Lure Coursing
There's a joy in watching dogs be dogs, even when their quarry is a shredded trash bag and they sometimes forget basic obedience >>

By Deborah Cottin
Back from the Front Range
Heading back from the mountains means less traffic, less spandex and fewer chances for a good Mexican meal >>

By Tom Braford
Common Space of a Different Sort
Cohousing in St. Louis is a newish twist on the tried-and-true notions of what community is all about >>

From the Source:
By Carol Panter
It Sure Beats An Extra Milk Bone
Dog parks in St. Louis could be man's best friend's best friend >>

It's All Happening:
By Thomas Crone, Amanda Doyle and Brian H. Marston
December Events: It's Not Over 'Til the Fat Lady Sings (And Dances, and Skis)
House music, offbeat Greek film and redistricting talk? We got it... >>

Young Minds:
By Amanda E. Doyle
Illuminated Mann-U-Script
The fall issue of Mann Elementary's literary magazine is hot off the presses >>

The Ordinary Eye:
By Scott J. Androff
Extraordinary in the Ordinary
An urban landscape photographer frames some of his favorite St. Louis places >>

By Athima Chansanchai
A Capital Idea
There's no better trip to Keep America Rolling than the one to Washington, D.C., where our nation's heart beats >>

Sights and Sounds:
By Thomas Crone
Many Tunes a-Twangin'
This month's bag is plenty mixed, with lots of local music to plug into, plus looks back on SLIFF and Frances Moore Lappe >>

Media Shoegaze:
By Jeff Wiegand
Flame Wars, Marketing Droids and the Power of Information
The host of our town's hottest e-mail lists discusses their history and the role they play in the life of our city >>

A Day's Work:
By Bill Boll with Thomas Crone
A Little "April" In December
"April is My Religion" filmmaker Bill Boll discusses his world premiere, the ease of video editing and the best way to thaw a frozen bird >>

From the Editor:
By Amanda E. Doyle
Happy Birthday to Us
Who knew this online civics experiment would still be here in a year? We did ... or at least we hoped. >>


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