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In the drink

On the night before this past Thanksgiving, Kenny Howe, father of three, was returning home to Worcester.
At holiday roadside sobriety checkpoints, drivers check in, but they don't always check out. Even ones who are sober.
By OTIS JAMES  |  January 01, 2010
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The crash course

It was a sunny but brisk Friday afternoon in March when my bike was hit.
What to do when you have your next bike accident
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  May 08, 2009

Portland scene report: November 23, 2007

If anything, the play list has gotten older (we heard Crash Test Dummies the other day, which was frightening), and we’ve yet to hear a local song as we flip through the stations.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 20, 2007

The problem with teenage drivers


Reforms take a deliberate approach to improving safety
By BRIAN C JONES  |  August 20, 2007
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Fender bender

Recent signs on Beacon Hill indicate to some that Deval Patrick is not quite the progressive, populist lefty that many of his supporters — and detractors — think he is.
Last year, opponents thought they had killed auto-insurance reform for good. Its resurrection could be a headache for Deval Patrick.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  July 26, 2007
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Letters to the Portland editor: June 15, 2007

My love of racing and love of the environment have been at odds with each other as my environmental awareness has increased.
Racing green
By LETTERS TO THE PORTLAND PHOENIX  |  June 13, 2007