News for Thursday, January 8, 2004

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I resolve to enjoy the little things - Bob Paslay

I began losing weight some months ago and lost about 25 pounds and then gained a few back. I started drinking Perrier water with a lime at the bars in Atlanta months ago and found out that it's not so bad and I really go in the bars for the entertainment and social aspect and not to get a buzz on. I resolved months ago to stop shopping so much for stuff I didn't need and have been able to cut down considerably. I didn't buy $500 worth of overpriced Hallmark plastic ornaments this year. I didn't buy 30 new towels, all in different colors.

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.

New Year's Eve not my favorite

By Zach Porter

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.

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

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

Marking the passage of a new year - Billy Corriher

I'm sure that by now, even if you're still writing "03" when you date your checks and scratching it out, many of you have already hung your new calendars up on the wall or put a new one on your desk. Calendars for the new year are always popular gifts for the holidays.

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 ?

Things to do in 2004

By Jeffery Armstrong

Obituaries

January 8, 2004

Clayton County schools don't make excellence list

By Greg Gelpi

Lady Lakers come up short against N. Fla.

By Anthony Rhoads

Busy season planned for center

By Greg Gelpi

New local officials ready for business

By Ed Brock

Man shot during attempted robbery

By Ed Brock

Driving Ms. Pulliam

By Greg Gelpi

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.

Metro Atlanta saw more violent bank robberies in ?03

By Billy Corriher

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Commanding attention and respect - Greg Gelpi

For a brief moment, I existed.