News for Wednesday, July 30, 2003

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I guess I'm a little behind the times, because I've only recently discovered the enjoyable practice of downloading music from the Internet and burning it onto blank CDs.

Of course this practice has been going on for years and has been the subject of controversy. Some musicians don't want to allow this because they're afraid if people can download their songs for free, they won't purchase the album.

Academics, athletics go together

By Anthony Rhoads

Reality television shows continue to create new forms of bad taste I never thought possible.

It goes without saying that Fox's "Paradise Hotel" is, by far, the lowest of them all, but one show on the E! cable channel is both intriguing, yet really sad to me.

Give alleged victims a sporting chance - Diane Wagner

There seems to be no doubt that Kobe Bryant is a nice guy, but I think I'm going to be ill.

The mathematics of sensuality - R.H. Joseph

There is a pervasive conceptual blindness among scientists engaged in the effort to create ever more powerful computers.

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Selling sex and war as news - Justin Reedy

This plot sounds like it could have come from a John Le Carr? novel.

Obituaries

July 30, 2003

Everything I know I learned from honeybees - Bob Paslay

I was sitting in a bar the other night in midtown Atlanta, seeking a little relief from the boredom of my tiny accommodations.

Dangerous dog victim: ?I use to love dogs'

By Ed Brock

Sterns takes over Panthers

By Doug Gorman

There's no substitute for bad writing - Clay Wilson

I have found my aspiration in life. Some people long to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Some aspire to end world hunger. Some just want to get married and raise a nice family.

School supplies needed for foster children

By Trina Trice

HOV lanes to be extended to Morrow

By Justin Reedy

How soon Americans forget - Ed Brock

To look at the city of Hiroshima today, one would never guess it was the first city to be devastated by an atomic bomb, nor that the 58th anniversary of that attack is just about two weeks away.

Qualifying begins today

By Justin Reedy

Advice from a freshman who survived - Ryan Whelchel

When you're in high school all you can think about is when it will end. When it becomes your senior year, you began to think what am I going to do with my life? To most the next logical step is to continue your education.