News for Wednesday, September 17, 2003

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

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.

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.

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.

Football thoughts

By Anthony Rhoads

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.

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?

Ferguson, Davis in run-off for judge

By Ed Brock

obituaries

September 17, 2003

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.

Rotary student enjoying the South

By April Avison

Lady ?Cats get ugly win

By Anthony Rhoads

Johnson wins spot on board

By Trina Trice

Local writers use memories, imagination for their stories

By Trina Trice

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NEWS DAILY - COMMUNITY LINKS

An unstoppable assault on the senses - R.H. Joseph

There has to be a cure for idle chatter, the compulsion of the great unwashed to fill the air with meaningless drivel. Surely they would be better off spending in contemplation the countless hours otherwise wasted on jibber-jabber, and the rest of us could revel in the blessed silence.

Lady Cardinals stay undefeated

By Doug Gorman

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.

SPLOST wins

By Ed Brock