News for Thursday, December 9, 2004

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Reflections in the land of plenty - Greg Gelpi

Lawns were layered in a mixture of trash and debris in front of historic homes and churches.

A no-win war claiming some of America's finest - Bob Paslay

At what point can a well-meaning American like myself criticize this disastrous war in Iraq without being accused of being a terrorist-loving, pinko communist? The answer is probably never and so I won't wait to express my utter sorrow at the George War. Make no mistake about it. This is not America's war, it is George Bush's war. If this war ever had merit, which I don't believe it did, the time has long passed that it has any merit now.

A December in baseball - Justin Boron

Baseball season is like a World Wrestling Entertainment show. Oftentimes, there is more excitement in the prelude than the actual event.

Yule spirit? I'm full of it - Ed Brock

Having hunted down and killed my Christmas tree, dragged its corpse home and decorated it with lights and shiny baubles, I am filled with the Yule spirit.

School board rejects proposed bid process

By Greg Gelpi

More arts money should be school bound - Zach Porter

I've heard the argument lately from liberals that the Bush administration is the beginning of the end for the Cultural Arts. The claim is that the Bush constituency is a group of people devoid of cultural which I've stated before is impossible, and artistic sensibility which is largely an elitist construction to deny individuals' participation in the artistic process.

Clayton St. soccer players honored

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Pets of the Week

Connery is a 1-year-old orange and white domestic shorthair. He has been neutered and all vaccinations are current. Connery was found in a busy parking lot, dodging cars and begging for food from patrons of a nearby restaurant. For more information about Connery call the Clayton County Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Other animals available for adoption may be seen at www.claytoncountyhumane.org.

Clayton alternative school gets overhaul

By Greg Gelpi

Look, down on the ground ... it's a plane

By Justin Boron

Where's the 'pro' in pro athletes?

By Jeffery Armstrong

Others helping Rainbow House

By Ed Brock

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Cops investigate gun theft, threat

By Ed Brock

Haircuts and nailclippings - Rob Felt

As the dark winter approaches, holding us indoors to contemplate the woes of our lives, there are several common cures for its cold gray oppression. To that list I add haircuts and nail clippings.