News for Friday, July 30, 2004

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The electric underworld of spy ware - Ed Brock

They stood in a lineup before me. The sophisticated Lopdotcom and his dumb vicious brother Lop Hijacker, the sexy but deadly Alexa Toolbar and the enigmatic CWS_NS3.

Life's moments of consideration - Rob Felt

(For Clay Wilson)

The boogey man is gone - Tamara Boatwright

On the evening of Sept. 25, 1983, Leslie English was in her little girl pajamas, sleeping in her little girl bed, dreaming little girl dreams.

They're all the Rage

By Jeffery Armstrong

Pageant focus is on inner beauty - Kathy Jefcoats

I am not a fan of beauty pageants, for most of the same reasons they are not popular with a lot of people - they exploit women and focus too much on appearances only. But I covered a pageant Saturday night where looks were not important at all and there wasn't a bathing suit in sight.

Putting a face on the war - Bob Paslay

I have a few moments to reflect and so I go to a web site maintained by CNN that has the pictures and ages of all the soldiers killed in the Iraqi fighting. It also has a brief description of how each died.

Pets of the Week

Jesse is a 5-year-old, blue merle Australian shepherd. He has been neutered and all vaccinations are current. Jesse was rescued from Animal Control, when Clayton County Humane Society staff found him there, nearly dead. After months of intensive treatment and care, Jesse began to improve. He is now a healthy, active dog. However, Jesse has become depressed and sad after his longtime roommate, Brandy, was adopted. Attempts to give him a new friend have failed. Jesse really needs to be in a loving home, where he can be the center of somebody's world. He is an active dog and attempts to "herd" everyone around him, being true to his breed. Jesse is wary of strangers, so potential adopters should be prepared to visit Jesse at the shelter, and begin to build a bond with him before taking him into a new home. When Jesse plays, he plays hard. Because of this, Jesse should not be in a home with small children. For adoption information call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436.

In life it's all about timing - Greg Gelpi

Life is all about timing, and I need a watch.

How would Galileo fare today? - R.H. Joseph

In response to the 9/11 Commission Report thinking Americans should reflect upon the ramifications of the value system practiced by the Bush administration and Republican Party, a system they would impose upon America.

Students get bird's-eye view of aviation

By Zach Porter

The origin of ?swan song' - Clay Wilson

I can't leave readers (not to mention a fellow writer n you're welcome, Ed) hanging.

Iraqi immigrant tests the waters in Jonesboro

By Ed Brock

Pumping more money to the Saudis - Zach Porter

Let's see a show of hands from the readers, how many of you are enjoying the tax-free weekend today? Good, Good. Now how many of you out there enjoy filling that gas tank up on the way to buy those tax-free computers and school supplies. Probably not, considering you are helping the Saudis provide a permanent one hundred percent tax cut to their citizens.

Jealousy possible motive in fatal shooting

By Ed Brock

Area church hosting Back-to-School Prayer Rally

Compiled by Greg Gelpi

School system looks to raise taxes

By Greg Gelpi

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