News for Monday, August 16, 2004

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Cell phones: Corporate crack - Greg Gelpi

Imprisoned by a cell phone? I am too, and so is my roommate and my neighbor, the 2-year-old down the street and?

D'oh nuts! for doughnuts - Rob Felt

Not the Krispy Kreme fried cakes, Skippy, spare tires.

Another ?star' in Peterson case - April Avison

My colleagues have joked with me that whenever I run out of column material, I can always write about Scott Peterson. I can't help it; the case intrigues me.

County, board to discuss failed venture

By Greg Gelpi

Protocol officer aims for smooth visits

By Justin Boron

Taking a look inside People magazine - Kathy Jefcoats

I am addicted to People magazine. From the time I was about 13 or 14, I spent first allowance, then baby-sitting then waitressing money on a copy of the magazine. When I got married, I continued buying it, for richer or poorer, no matter how much money I had at the time. Like I said, it's an addiction. I know so much trivia about people I will never meet it's ridiculous but I can't stay away. I don't smoke, shop a lot or do drugs so it is a vice my husband will have to deal with.

Pets of the Week

Phoebe was born at the Clayton County Humane Society on March 23, 2004. She is a black and white domestic shorthair. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Phoebe is the last remaining kitten from her litter, as her sister has recently been adopted. Being hand-raised by Humane Society staff, she is a sweet, human-oriented kitten. For adoption information call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436.

The mystery of ?dead' letter rooms - Michael Davis

Do you ever wonder what happens to the mail that people say they sent but you never received? Does it end up in a crevasse somewhere in a post office? Crumpled in the bottom of the postman's bag? Not hardly.

Southlake Mall confident about future

By Ed Brock

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Kendrick teacher honored by Atlanta Braves

By Greg Gelpi

Strange happenings in 52nd state - Ed Brock

My, my, but things sure are taking a strange turn over in the 52nd state of the union.

Still steaming over 1980 Olympic decision - Bob Paslay

Am I the only person who sees the irony of this year's Olympics and the 1980 Olympics?

Paparazzi: My friends or foes? - Zach Porter

At the movies cops and lawyers get to be our heroes, generally serving as the personification of justice for our audience. Photographers it seems are getting a raw deal though. You see, Twentieth Century Fox will soon release its photography thriller titled Paparazzi in which over-zealous celebrity photographers stalk a movie star of the action hero variety. This action hero most likely plays none other than a tough as nails, hard boiled cop who's not afraid to jump from rooftop to rooftop- moving vehicle to moving vehicle on the expressway at rush hour. So the big celebrity gets to be the hero, the sleazy pack of dogs with cameras around their necks the villains.

Military Briefs

Compiled by R.H. Joseph

Painful reverberations from adolescence - Justin Boron

Last Monday, I had my first day at the News-Daily. Strangely, it also was the first day of school for all of the kids in Clayton County.