News for Wednesday, March 10, 2004

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The Passion of Howard Stern - Rob Felt

Drawing a comparison between shock radio specialist Howard Stern and Jesus Christ requires an amount of dexterity I wouldn't trust to my fellow columnists, so I will make the twists and bends myself.

Is pop culture getting smarter? - April Avison

Since it became wildly popular a few years ago, reality television has annoyed me. I wondered why people would waste their time watching such crap. Who cares if a couple can survive living on an island and being tempted by sexy singles? Why should it matter to me which bachelorette gets the rose from a man she's known for three weeks?

A glimpse beneath a reporter's surface - Clay Wilson

Ah, the joys of the bachelor life. Staying out 'til all hours, checking out the ladies – blow-drying underwear.

My favorite month of the year - Billy Corriher

Ah, spring? a time of natural regeneration, a time to shrug off that bulky overcoat and bask in the warm weather, and for people like me, time to gather around the television for that annual ritual – March Madness.

Man killed while avoiding dryer

By Ed Brock

Pursuit of car thief causes school lockdown

By Ed Brock

County considering tougher utility theft law

By Billy Corriher

Surveyor taken to Grady after being hit on I-75

By Kathy Jefcoats

Trust: A matter of inches - Greg Gelpi

Whizzing through the serpentine streets of the big city of Atlanta, it flashed before my eyes.

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Morrow donates to save forts

By Ed Brock

Where the heck are you Romeo? - R.h. Joseph

Long desirous of impaling the cretin who employed the magnificent conclusion of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony to induce a Pavlovian response in cell phone drones, my reaction to the dumbing down of the glorious language of Shakespeare in high school texts had me searching for an Elizabethan pike upon which to hoist the black hearts of the philistines responsible.

Usually I'm an optimist - Bob Paslay

I pulled over on Jonesboro Road and just sat there watching the skies. The gray and white clouds were painted against the blue sky and the early afternoon was warm as I peered at the sky. There was one and then another and then a third. Silver birds glinting against the sun's reflection, coming in sooth and powerful as they headed for Hartsfield-Jackson.

Chavis opts for retirement

By Greg Gelpi

A paddle? Where's the canoe? - Ed Brock

Sitting steaming around the campfire, we all agreed it was the third wave that got us.

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?Passion' awash in Good Friday blood - Zach Porter

Anytime someone makes a film about Jesus, their always seems to be some kind of uproar. Weather it's Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" or Scorsese's "The Last Temptation of Christ" the presses will keep the copy coming till the ink runs dry. This column not doubt will take up a little bit more.