News for Wednesday, April 14, 2004

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Summer is a real roller coaster - Kathy Jefcoats

I had no idea how much school being in session impacts my commute to work until last week when classes were out for spring break. As my readers know, I drive back and forth to Henry from Fayette County every day. The two-lane Jonesboro Road is not a bad drive but I really got spoiled last week. I can't wait for summer.

Video game skills pay off big - Rob Felt

I knew it! Even as a small child, planted three feet in front of a 19-inch television screen with an Atari joystick gripped in my hands, I could sense the impending force and undeniable significance of video games.

Do your part to spruce up Henry - April Avison

Most of us have some spring cleaning we need to do anyway – now the perfect incentive is available.

Springtime for the Mudville Nine - Michael Davis

No. I'm not flailing headlong into another column based on the weather. Not that there should be anything wrong with that – right?

9/11 commission serves important purpose - Billy Corriher

The Bush administration released a classified daily intelligence briefing on Saturday that warned President Bush of the threat al-Qaida posed to America a month before Sept. 11, 2001. The briefing warned that the terrorist network had a support system in America for its operatives and that the FBI had detected suspicious activity that might involve a hijacking plot, according to the Associated Press.

Obituaries

April 14, 2004

School system could get more state funding

By Greg Gelpi

Lovejoy soccer rains on Riverdale

By Jeffery Armstrong

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FBI seeks bank robber

By Ed Brock

Iraq: Vietnam of Bush administration - Bob Paslay

When Ted Kennedy said the other day that Iraq is George Bush's Vietnam, it was kind of ironic since it was Kennedy's older brother who got us involved in that Asian disaster.

March of Dimes raising funds

By Ed Brock

School Notebook

Compiled by Greg Gelpi

Dr. Spivey hosting lunch, learn session

Compiled by R.H. Joseph

Testing gets under way today

By Greg Gelpi

Save the money, kill the arts - Ryan Whelchel

On March 22nd the Clayton County School Board held a meeting to decide on what to do to correct the county's financial situation.

Recalling the man known as ?Double-X'

By Anthony Rhoads

Shall we eradicate French kissing? - R.H. Joseph

What is the opposite of "Divide and conquer?" Now that the Bush league has succeeded in doing for Iraq's Sunni and Shiite Muslims what God himself cannot do for Ireland's Roman Catholic and Protestant Christians, things look bleak.

An ode to delineated space - Ed Brock

There's something deeply satisfying about building a fence.

County seeks to clear up policy

By Billy Corriher

Defecating on the judicial system - Greg Gelpi

Just drop your pants and start defecating all over the place.