News for Friday, January 9, 2004

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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 ?

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

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

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.

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.

New Year's Eve not my favorite

By Zach Porter

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.

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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.

Chamber moves forward with search for president

By Billy Corriher

Delivering a smile

By Billy Corriher

Lady Lakers come up short against N. Fla.

By Anthony Rhoads

Driver not usual benefit

By Greg Gelpi

Who reports abuse in schools?

By Clay Wilson

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.

Obituaries

January 9, 2004

A warehouse for memories

By Ed Brock

Commanding attention and respect - Greg Gelpi

For a brief moment, I existed.

Things to do in 2004

By Jeffery Armstrong