News for Monday, August 30, 2004

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Post office named for Chick-fil-A founder

By Greg Gelpi

The hopelessness of generic foods - Rob Felt

Walking down the long colorful isles of a grocery store, we consumers are faced with countless choices at every turn. Whether it's the 35 types of toothpaste, 18 different boxes of macaroni and cheese or the 20 feet of shelving for cooking oils, we are forced to make considerations before putting anything in our baskets.

Obituaries

Monday, August 20, 2004

Seek help in abusive situations - April Avison

I've got a good story this week for my fellow true crime junkies.

Getting lost in the world of reruns - Justin Boron

The TNT channel is by far the easiest way to lose 48 hours if you know how to work the weekend right.

Chauffeuring a colony of ants - Zach Porter

When I went to pick up my car a few weeks ago from the shop I paid the good man, cranked the engine and floored it out of the lot and on down the highway, sun setting behind me and all that. My transmission was fixed and my car shifted down the road with the greatest of ease. I had my car back and I felt like a prisoner freed from his cell. But. And you know there had to be a "but," or a "when all of the sudden" to dampen the mood we had going here thus far. So like I said, I was driving along, (dramatic pause for three seconds here) when all of the sudden I saw the ants. They were all over the car, crawling, colonizing, marching in line, being ants.

Justice at a snail's pace - Bob Paslay

Courtrooms across Georgia and other southern states regularly hold murder trials, and they routinely last a week. But why is it that every trial in California seems to last a lifetime. Is it that celebrity defendants have more ability to stall trials or is it that everything in California takes longer than the South?

Bush, Kerry: America's best? - Greg Gelpi

Amidst the murkiness of the mud raking and mud slinging of the political infighting, Americans of all political parties can agree on one thing.

Teen deaths put focus on safety

By Kathy Jefcoats

I'm afraid - I'm very afraid - Michael Davis

I am afraid. I am afraid of everything they tell me to be afraid of. Frankly, they've made me so afraid, I'm afraid not to be afraid.

?Living historians' re-enact Battle of Jonesboro

By Greg Gelpi

Riverdale Police start bicycle patrol

By Ed Brock

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GOP delegates gear up for national convention

By Michael Davis

?Scream'ing on a swift boat to Oslo - Ed Brock

These are surely sad times, ladies and gentlemen.

Lovejoy senior football player named to play in all-star game

By Anthony Rhoads, Jeffery Armstrong and Doug Gorman

Employee sues Housing Authority director

By Ed Brock

Student arrested in school gun incident

By Greg Gelpi

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Mt. Zion holds on for victory

By Doug Gorman