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War over piece

The recent article by Chris Faraone about the StreetSafe Initiative of the Boston Foundation includes a number of significant errors of fact and characterization.
Letters to the Boston editor, February 26, 2010
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  February 26, 2010
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The war over peace

In the early infancy of this five-week-old year, Boston has been rocked by four homicides and 10 non-fatal shootings. By the time this goes to print, there may well be more.
A decade after the 'Boston Miracle,' violent crime has again overtaken parts of the city. Can the miracle makers create a new peace?
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  February 05, 2010
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Slideshow: Inside today's graphic novels

Images from graphic novels like World War 3 , Drunk , Asterios Polyp , and more.
An exclusive look into a collection of graphic novels
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 16, 2009
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Blunt object

Question 2 supporters claim Massachusetts district attorneys committed “at least 15 violations of Massachusetts campaign-finance and election laws” in the runup to the marijuana-decriminalization vote. 
The political fight over a November marijuana-reform ballot question has sparked a Battle of the Bong
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 24, 2008
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Sex and (comic) sensibilities

Josie and the Pussycats were sexy for cartoons, but they were a fairly chaste trio — too shy to appear in full-frontal shower scenes.
Dirty pictures
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  January 30, 2008
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Storyboarding(1)

Comics. Graphic novels. Sequential-art books. Call them what you will, but there are more of them than ever.
A sweet crop of graphic narratives
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 01, 1900