News for Wednesday, January 21, 2004

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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.

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.

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?"

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.

Riverdale upsets Lovejoy

By Anthony Rhoads

McDonough school hosting workshops for parents

By Greg Gelpi

Obituaries

January 21, 2004

Band leader earns national award

By Greg Gelpi

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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.

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.

County cracking down

By Billy Corriher

Super Bowl memories

By Anthony Rhoads

Law degree awarded posthumously to UGA student

By Greg Gelpi

Commissioners approve first elections director

By Billy Corriher

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.

There's no appropriate headline for this - By Clay Wilson

I picked up a prostitute Monday night.