News for Tuesday, January 20, 2004

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Failing at simple arithmetic - R.H. Joseph

Is it any wonder American students lag behind young people throughout much of the industrialized world in science and mathematics? Their parents are unable to put 2 and 2 together.

Obituaries

January 19, 2004

Moving is a love/hate relationship - Kathy Jefcoats

I hate the thought of moving from one place to another. I hate to think about packing and wrapping and getting boxes. I hate to think of being in a new place, surrounded by boxes and not being able to find my shoes in the morning. The thought of unpacking all that mess is not pleasant either.

Some reflections on MLK - Billy Corriher

Having been born 13 years after the assassination of Martin Luther King, I know I'll never fully understand the magnitude of his impact on our country.

We fly because we must - Ed Brock

Inevitably when our space program makes a few advances and the politicians decide to blow anti-matter plasma up our neutronic hyper-warp exhaust shafts, there comes the question "Why?"

Lovejoy on a roll going into tonight's contest

By Anthony Rhoads

King honored with local parade

By Billy Corriher

Truancy bill scheduled

By Greg Gelpi

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.

Pointe South teacher faces charges

By Greg Gelpi

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.

Commissioners to consider elections director

By Billy Corriher

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Freedom runners brave cold to race

By Ed Brock

Getting priorities straight to help the needy - Clay Wilson

This column may seem a bit odd, coming as it does on the heels of last week's plug for a system capable of capturing light as it originates from the sun so we can get an eight-minute jump on the future.

Hold this column for the future - Rob Felt

Contents of this column should be sealed under pressurized gas until the point at which our space program makes extra-planetary colonization possible.

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.

Two arrested in BB gun vandalism

By Ed Brock

A billion dollars can buy a lot of noodles - Greg Gelpi

A billion bucks is a lot of money. There is no other way of saying it.