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The right fix
As politicians push for a showy but meaningless expansion of civil-commitment laws, the state refuses to implement a parole program for sex offenders that actually works
BY DAVID S. BERNSTEIN

Down and out
Does Dorothy Kelly Gay's defeat signal an end to the idea that you can be a progressive municipal manager?
BY SUSAN RYAN-VOLLMAR

What would Buddha do?
Why won't the Dalai Lama pick a fight?
BY ADRIAN ZUPP

A final roar
On editing George Plimpton's last book, and getting to know his remarkable world in the process
BY MAX ALEXANDER

The cult of Jerry
After 16 years as a color analyst for local Red Sox TV broadcasts, Jerry Remy has achieved superstar status. The question is, why?
BY CHRIS WRIGHT

Acting up
Candelaria Silva and ACT Roxbury use the arts to enliven a long-underserved community
BY TAMARA WIEDER

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PROTEST
Remembering Kelly-Jo
DEPT. OF NOVELTY ITEMS
Bush is a joker; Santorum is a queen
MEDIA
Counting beans and bodies at the Herald
TALKING POLITICS
A nice man rates the candidates
CAMPAIGN SNAPSHOT
District Six councilor John Tobin cleans up
FOLLOW-UP
Tracking terror

Editorial
Bad ideas
Allyís Law wonít save lives, but the Intensive Parole for Sexual Offenders program will. Plus, the dubious constitutionality of the national do-not-call registry.

DON'T QUOTE ME
Second act
Virginia Buckingham settles in at the Herald. Plus, Edward Saidís death and life; and Michael Goldman plots his comeback.
BY DAN KENNEDY

TALKING POLITICS
Running on ideas
Presidential hopeful ó and Democratic long shot ó Dennis Kucinich doesnít want your sympathy. He wants your vote.
BY ADAM REILLY

OUT THERE
About face
If Iíd only known sooner what I look like when Iím dancing
BY KRIS FRIESWICK

URBAN BUY
Bounty hunter
You donít need to leave the city to enjoy the fruits of fall
BY GENEVIEVE RAJEWSKI


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