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Watch out for that giant 'bum' - Michael Davis

Brush away the cobwebs. Pull those little dust bunnies out from underneath the couch, the dresser, the TV tray.

Advantages of an 8-minute jump-start - Clay Wilson

Scientists tell us that light from the sun takes eight minutes to reach Earth.

Determining a person's true worth - R.H. Joseph

It has come to my attention that creativity, intellect and learning are often perceived to be synonymous. They are not.

Election-year civics lesson from Wal-Mart - Rob Felt

What is the significance of Wal-Mart's inception occurring during the counterculture revolution of the 1960s? Campus crawlers were hot in the pants to denounce our government and advance socialist ideals. Don't get the connection? What does this have to do with the presidential election and Libertarians? Here we go ?

Jonesin' for my favorite cartoon - Billy Corriher

I've heard the first step to recovery is admitting you have an addiction, and I've realized over the past two months that I've hit rock bottom.

Obituaries

January 12, 2004

Clayton County students boning up for real tests

By Greg Gelpi

Lady Mustangs roll past Henry Co.

By Doug Gorman

Missing the action of your life - By Zach Porter

Over New Year's weekend, many of you watched bowl games on TV. You watched as the same play was repeated again in slow motion then again in slow motion but with computer generated chalk marks keying you in on important components you probably missed. You poured beer and chips down the hatch while listening to ceaseless commentary and play by plays. You relived the same moments over and over until something else worth repeating indefinitely occurred. I did not. I cleaned and rearranged my room, got my oil changed and actually read a book, (gasp!). I'd like to think that my New Year's weekend was more productive than those who sat on their butt cheeks and grew some roots to watch umpteen bowl games.

Clayton State falls in PBC action

From Staff Reports

Who reports abuse in schools?

By Clay Wilson

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Commanding attention and respect - Greg Gelpi

For a brief moment, I existed.

Peeking behind the scenes - Bob Paslay

Now that Barbara Pulliam is being called the superintendent even though she is still in the land of the cold and a month away from taking over the reins in Clayton County, it is time to pull back the curtain. Let's give you a glimpse to see how close she came to not being the new school chief.

?It's like something out of Star Trek'

By Ed Brock

Public access offers advantages - April Avison

Debate has sparked in the legal community about whether California prosecutors were justified in setting up a Web site on the Michael Jackson case to alleviate a media frenzy.

Patients crowding hospitals

By Billy Corrhier

Francis Marion rallies against Lady Lakers

From Staff reports

The Spirit of 2004 better than Star Wars - Ed Brock

We are on Mars. That's right, all of us, every human being, is essentially on Mars this very minute.

Red Cross hoping to relieve blood shortage

By Billy Corrhier