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2003 Stories by Susy Buchanan

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  • Ring of Fire

    published December 11, 2003

    A Valley man has pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder and kidnapping in connection with the brutal murder of another man. On... More >>

  • Clan of the Bike Men

    published December 4, 2003

    It's a strange sort of subculture, this communion of men working the streets for money in an athletic endeavor they say is both exhausting and... More >>

  • Art Junkies

    published November 6, 2003

    They call it "Phantasmagoria: De Trop Capsule Episode #2," but the scene looks like Trading Spaces meets Alice in Wonderland. Mark... More >>

  • Problem Skins

    published September 18, 2003

    Last week's arrest of four skinheads charged with kidnapping and first-degree murder offered another glimpse into a world where, despite the white... More >>

  • Art Detour

    published September 18, 2003

    If appearance counts for anything, the art scene in Phoenix is thriving. Literally thousands of people make their way from gallery to gallery the... More >>

  • True Believer

    published September 11, 2003

    It's not easy being a liberal in Arizona, much less broadcasting your progressive beliefs via radio from Tucson to Yuma to Prescott each day. It... More >>

  • Vote For Me Or I'll Shoot This Dog

    published August 28, 2003

    She's cute going on beautiful, energetic to the point that just watching her in action is tiring. She's so young and exuberant she seems to be... More >>

  • Freak Out

    published July 31, 2003

    On a recent Monday night in a strip mall parking lot on Camelback, Jeremy Kinison takes a swig of lighter fluid, then holds it in his cheeks as... More >>

  • A Skinhead Slayer

    published July 17, 2003

    Alone in the dark, Cole Bailey Sr. pilots his black Escalade around sleek, moonlit curves that make up the hundred-mile descent from his... More >>

  • Local Hero

    published June 19, 2003

    "The skinhead path leaves a trail of broken trust, lost comrades, and a little love and a lot of betrayal along the way. [...] For the very... More >>

  • Murder by Accident

    published June 5, 2003

    The first time Rexann Dees tried to kill someone with her car, nobody -- not even Dees herself -- disputed the fact that she was mentally... More >>

  • Giving Peace No Chance

    published April 3, 2003

    Valley anarchists have never had it easy. At nearly every public demonstration they sponsor or attend, they find themselves confronted by mounted... More >>

  • Up in Smoke

    published March 20, 2003

    In a predawn raid on February 24, 30 local agents from the federal Drug Enforcement Agency, acting on a directive from the U.S. Attorney's Office... More >>

  • Lezbosagogo

    published March 6, 2003

    It's midnight on a Friday as a limousine pulls up to Ain't Nobody's Bizness, a gay club on Indian School Road. Four corseted women in satin... More >>

  • Very Bad Thoughts

    published February 6, 2003

    Derek doesn't like to let his mind wander he's been fighting his thoughts for nearly two decades yet it wanders every day. Usually he can ho... More >>

  • School Daze

    published January 16, 2003

    The beleaguered Wilson Elementary School District, which recently saw two of its three board members removed from office by the state for... More >>

  • Ladmo's Bark

    published January 16, 2003

    On a recent sun-spanked morning, the founder of Ladmo Park Chicano Chronicle slinks into Starbuck's, sporting an active cell phone and a... More >>

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