News for Monday, February 23, 2004

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Deer in headlights or on a plate - Kathy Jefcoats

As you cross into Clayton County, there is a black and yellow sign warning you about the possibility of deer crossing for the next five miles. The first time I read it I laughed out loud. I think there should be such a sign at all entries into Georgia. "We're glad Georgia is on your mind. Watch for deer. We're not kidding."

Afternoons and coffee spoons - Ed Brock

Strewn in a soggy line in the middle of a road near my house lay various items of somebody's abandoned clothes.

Georgia can keep patients safe

By Allison Kelly

Doctors suffer without reform

Temple Sellers

The art of addressing the masses - Billy Corriher

Last week I wrote a column that said President Bush was "untouchable in the eyes of his conservative base." After writing the column, I heard an interview on National Public Radio discussing why that may be true.

The thrilling putts of yesteryear - R.H. Joseph

Illness has a way of distilling life: the more debilitated one becomes, the more appreciative.

Suburbs aren't really ?safe havens' - April Avison

It's easy to pass judgment on parents when you've never been one but it still amazes me that some people believe that wealth and privilege will save their children from all things that are bad.

Hollins hopes to end back and white television

By Greg Gelpi

Doctors, patients advocate battle over capping lawsuits

By Michael Davis and Billy Corriher

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Lapses of memory lead to strange occurences - Bob Paslay

So I am driving up Jonesboro Road the other night after work heading into Atlanta when I look up and the car in front of me coming from Clayton County has a gas nozzle sticking out of the gas tank and the full hose is dragging the ground, the round metal part that goes into the tank is sparking as it clicks against the asphalt road.

Rivedale upsets Johnson-Savannah

By Jeffery Armstrong

Feeling left out in the cold? - Zach Porter

Has this cold and sluggish winter season got you down? Tired of scraping the frost from the windshield every morning before going to work? Might I suggest three winter weather DVDs to help you get through these hard times and make you realize things could be worse. A whole lot worse.

Obituaries

February 23, 2004

Riverdale teen killed in Atlanta gunfight

By Billy Corriher

Safety package passes Senate

By Ed Brock

Transport me back to the 1960s - Greg Gelpi

Born a few decades too late.

Severe Weather Week begins

By Ed Brock

Pick on somebody your own size - Clay Wilson

I'm sick and tired of this. I'm sick and tired of hearing about adults brutally killing children.