News for Friday, June 4, 2004

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Roderick roars into new season

By Jeffery Armstrong

Stevens vows to stay on track

By Anthony Rhoads

Summer health fairs, classes slated

By Michael Davis

I can call it eye candy if I want to - Clay Wilson

How many times can one watch the world's major cities being destroyed by various movie disasters before it becomes just too cliched to bear anymore?

Political correctness has gone too far - Kathy Jefcoats

As a child of the 1960s, I grew up with comedian Bill Cosby. My parents had his comedy albums, which I thought was cool, and we listened to them as a family. His comedy was clean and familiar to my brother and I. When he talked about fighting with his brother, Russell, it could have been me talking about feuding with my brother. I remember laughing until my sides hurt, listening to Cos reminisce.

You can take the girl out of Texas ... - April Avison

My mother called me last week to say that after seven years of living in Colorado Springs, Colo., she and my father are moving back to Texas.

Don't lose your sense of humor - Ed Brock

I've found my punchline.

Airline industry announces more layoffs

By Greg Gelpi

Riverdale citizen calling for recall

By Ed Brock

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Passivity is not innocence - R.H. Joseph

Is the Bush league generating public fear for political purposes? Are there limits to how far the Republican Party will go to enhance the president's prospects for election (not re-election)?

Grandfather among local torchbearers

By Kathy Jefcoats

Tornado stirs up fun at park

By Greg Gelpi

Olympic spirit moves 82-year-old

By Ed Brock

Just wait right there - Greg Gelpi

In my snazzy tuxedo standing in front of old friends and new acquaintances, my mind couldn't help but wander.

Time to revisit an active life

By Doug Gorman

A big disaster and a big bore - Zach Porter

Big budget disaster movies of recent years are a growing epidemic far worse than any calamity they display on the silver screen. The new stinker, "The Day After Tomorrow" is at they eye of this killer Hollywood storm. And how apt it is that a mega-tornado wipes away the famous Hollywood sign (and half of Los Angeles) in that very film. The problem with this and other Hollywood-made disasters such as "Deep Impact" or "Independence Day" is that they try to overdo the action, taking you across the globe for an unnecessary play by play of worldwide terror.