News for Tuesday, December 9, 2003

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Four arrested report to court

By Michael Davis

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.

Odd stories spur more thankfulness - Clay Wilson

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

Body discovered near Rockdale line

By Michael Davis

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.

Give your coats to a good cause - April Avison

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

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.

Lomax,Parker on South roster

By Doug Gorman

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Fugitives picked wrong day

By Ed Brock

Local basketball teams return to action tonight

By Doug Gorman

Commissioners discussing Ellenwood tax district

By Billy Corriher

Magic of holiday commercialization - Greg Gelpi

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

Officials discuss crossing guards

By Billy Corriher

Suit filed against board, Ware

By Greg Gelpi

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.

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.

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.

My marriage is on the rocks - R.H. Joseph

A friend asked me to write a column discussing the keys to a happy marriage. She presumes there are secrets underlying the enduring harmony she acknowledges I share with Baby and that these might collectively serve as an exemplar for other, less fortunate couples.