News for Wednesday, December 10, 2003

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What keeps those planes up, anyway? - Bob Paslay

I am a walking testament to the fact that you can function with your phobias and not be extremely diminished by them.

A most withering compliment - R.H. Joseph

Beyond despondent, I'm considering combining massive doses of Prozac with psychiatric counseling. And frankly, if this doesn't relieve my despair I'll welcome a pre-frontal lobotomy.

Give your coats to a good cause - April Avison

It's beginning to finally feel a lot like winter around here.

Entertaining design improvements - Rob Felt

Twenty years ago the inside of an average home was quite drab and very much in need of selective splashes of hip. No one had ceiling fans or futuristic wall sconces. Helpless masses sat on faded tan couches wondering how to escape the endless landscape of design-depraved dwellings.

Magic of holiday commercialization - Greg Gelpi

The holiday season just isn't the holiday season until that magic moment?

Taking a hard look at economic McGrowth - Diane Wagner

Last week's news, as always, was a hodgepodge of various items but I couldn't help drawing a connection between two announcements.

Shoppers scour malls for this year's hot toys

By Billy Corriher

Parents want access to candidates

By Greg Gelpi

County worried about Gateway hotel investment

By Billy Corriher

Deputies arrest mom for aiding jail break

By Ed Brock

Tell Santa what you want

By Ed Brock

Lowry honored at state level

From staff reports

Careful with that saber - Ed Brock

Certainly Israel is a good mentor to consult on fighting terrorism. They have plenty of experience in the subject.

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December 10, 2003

Ross has ability to turn Army around

By Anthony Rhoads

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Thanksgiving is over. Now what? - Mike Davis

When I realized the holidays were here, relentlessly slapping us in the face, it was already too late. I didn't quite grasp the magnitude of the end of the year. I didn't understand how fast it can all fall into your lap, look up crying and ask for more.

Odd stories spur more thankfulness - Clay Wilson

Here are yet two more reasons to be thankful for living in America.

Eating in the Axis of Evil - Zach Porter

As we sat in the Iraqi restaurant (in Kentucky) I felt increasingly apprehensive. I was visiting with a friend and his girl. It wasn't them. And it wasn't the Iraqi proprietress, it was the other Americans. There was a large table of Americans sitting together enjoying dinner, or perhaps plotting. A Caucasian waitress comes to take our order and I become increasingly more frightened. Straight ahead of me there is a belly dancer in exotic clothing who is handed a sword by some long-haired yokel who takes a seat with the potentially dangerous conspirators.