News for Tuesday, September 16, 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.

You've got to know when to fold 'em - Ed Brock

Never did I think I would be quoting Kenny Rogers, but sometimes you do have to know when to fold 'em.

Ah, the perfect season of the year - Bob Paslay

Autumn doesn't actually begin until Sept. 23, but already there is fall in the air. The milder temperatures, the sense of heading toward the most exciting several months ahead, are upon us.

We've hocked education, now what else have we got? - Diane Wagner

There is undoubtedly some uneasiness arising out of the Bush Administration's request for $87 billion to help rebuild Iraq, but there is one thing people seem to have forgotten.

Last Week's Poll

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

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?

Lady Cardinals are unbeaten but strive to improve

By Anthony Rhoads

Adoption programs attract federal funds

By Trina Trice

Hartsfield name change gets mixed reviews

By Ed Brock

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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.

Roberts wins two

From Staff Reports

?I just want to get out of here ...'

By Ed Brock

Special election today

By Trina Trice

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.

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.