News for Friday, September 19, 2003

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

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.

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.

Zen and the art of story lines - Rob Felt

Maybe if I concentrate hard enough I can make a laser shoot out of my eyes at this woman's head. This is what I'm thinking in the customer service line at the grocery store. Nine years ago I got in line behind this woman and now she's made best friends with the cashier and they're taking turns reading from the Magna Carta. People should try being a little less friendly in the interest of efficiency.

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.

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.

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?

Hoping for win, place or show in election - Bob Paslay

I have no idea who is going to win the presidential election in 14 months.

Man detained after storming cockpit

By Ed Brock

Johnson makes plans for office

By Trina Trice

Girl arrested after fight with razor

By Ed Brock

Chamber's 50th year celebrated

By Ed Brock

Atlanta man charged with murder

By Ed Brock

Balancing football with fatherhood

By Jeffery Armstrong

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.

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