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NEWS AND OPINION

By Michael Alan Goldberg

Teen's Shooting Death Reignites Fears Over Neighborhood Feud

Like most Abbottsford kids, Rashawn "Shawnee" Anderson frequently made late-evening trips down to Uncle Willie’s to grab a soda and something to eat. But just after 11 p.m. on Feb. 7, police say he was ambushed by at least one person who fired nine times from a .45-caliber handgun. Anderson was struck in the head and neck several times.

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Posted Feb. 23, 2011 | Comments: 10

NEWS AND OPINION

By F.H. Rubino

In Kensington, Renewed Hope for Troubled Souls

Besides discovering safety, the hope is that some of the women who drop in, perhaps out of curiosity or simply for coffee, will allow the staffers to steer them toward addiction treatment, health care, housing assistance and other good stuff.

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Posted Feb. 23, 2011 | Comments: 6

NEWS AND OPINION

By Aaron Kase

Milton Street's Ex-Factor

Here’s a formerly prominent man, on the verge of fading into obscurity, who saw an opportunity to get back in the public eye and ran with it. Though only a few dozen people came out to hear him speak, he got his face and his message all over the evening news and in newspapers across the city.

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Posted Feb. 23, 2011 | Comments: 8

ARTS AND CULTURE

By Roberta Fallon

A Good Word! at Jolie Laide

“OR” talks with “OK” as “OH” hangs back in the corner. “Capital B,” the tall, gangly guy, is telling jokes while the host, “Big A,” though looped and upside down, makes everyone feel at home. What is this, a cocktail party?

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Posted Feb. 23, 2011 | Comments: 2