News for Thursday, September 11, 2003

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There's a star kid in all of us - Trina Trice

A poor, Canadian teenager's dirty little secret has been making the rounds on the Internet.

For sale: Simple (minded) fix - Diane Wagner

I don't envy the U.S. Supreme Court its position as the ultimate authority on the McCain-Feingold Act, because whatever it decides will likely be wrong or useless.

A picture is worth...

By Jeffery Armstrong

Last Week's Poll

Question: Do you have plans to commemorate Sept. 11?

Free will is not really free - Ed Brock

I was almost Eric Rudolph but I would never have been Paul Hill.

A few words on . . . well, words - Clay Wilson

Words are ubiquitous. Journalism experts would say one shouldn't use a word like ubiquitous in a column, because we are supposed to write to an eighth-grade reading level – and how many eighth graders know what ubiquitous means?

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Victims of 2001 attacks to be remembered

The Associated Press

Another one bites the dust - April Avison

Journalists have always been thoroughly interested in other people's lives and I'll admit I enjoy my share of gossip.

Mayors want piece of noise abatement money

By Ed Brock

Probate judge candidates stress experience, main issues

By Trina Trice

Leaping into a quarter-life crisis - Rob Felt

Morgan carefully nestled his gin and canned-mandarin-orange-syrup cocktail down in the wet mulch. Watching in mock horror, Mike and I saw him stumble toward the swing set, take a seat, and prepare seriously to attempt what we had only jokingly goaded him into trying. I took a nervous look around my apartment complex for anyone peering out their window wondering what a bunch of drunk 20-somethings were doing in the middle of the night on the playground. Kicking awkwardly with a determined look on his face he got the swing going about seven or eight feet off the ground before he let go.

September 11, 2003

Obituaries

A wisdom greater than our own? - R.H. Joseph

It would appear Christian fundamentalists require a simple, graphic explanation of why the Ten Commandments should not be prominently displayed in the Alabama state Supreme Court building.

Evening high school in jeopardy

By Trina Trice

Region rivals: key contests on tap today

By Anthony Rhoads and Jeffery Armstrong

Call me a strict consternationist - Bob Paslay

Some of my friends are strict constitutionalists and I applaud their zeal. But for me, I am a strict consternationist

Lakers cross country team limping into 2003 season

From staff reports