News for Monday, June 7, 2004

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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.

Don't lose your sense of humor - Ed Brock

I've found my punchline.

Sorenson takes 3rd in Ohio

From Staff Reports

Rozier, Laird wait for draft calls

By Doug Gorman

It's called a salad bar 'cause we're drunk on food - Bob Paslay

The cover story this week in Time magazine is all about obesity in America, the out of control epidemic that threatens to be the No.1 killer. Time and ABC did an extensive study of the issue.

Lessons from your local newspaper - April Avison

Two Cartersville teenagers reportedly sealed their own fate when they attempted to seek glory in their local newspaper.

Board to accept input on budget, review SPLOST

By Greg Gelpi

Xpress commuter bus service begins today

By Greg Gelpi

System scraps Philippines recruiting effort

By Greg Gelpi

Local agencies going to G-8

By Ed Brock

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.

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.

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)?

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