News for Wednesday, May 26, 2004

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Visions of death by SUV - Greg Gelpi

Back in college, one of the passing fads was a series of Internet quizzes, one of which classified people into types of dog breeds. Through a series of psychological questions, the quiz identified characteristics in a person and matched them with a breed of dog with similar traits.

Criminal genius can't be explained - April Avison

I was one of millions who tuned in to watch the CBS movie "Helter Skelter" a couple of weeks ago. It's based on the greatest true crime book of all time, and it's the story of a criminal mastermind.

Help me with a punch line - Ed Brock

I think I've come up with a new joke, but I need some help with the punchline.

All about the money

By Anthony Rhoads

If not for you, then for a loved one - Tamara Boatwright

The Governor's Office of Highway Safety's program "Click It Or Ticket" kicks off today. It's something we all need to participate in, as I learned last Nov. 3.

Real Radio struggles with its mission - Rob Felt

Are you tired of mundane talk radio?" This is the question posed during a short promo that runs on Atlanta's newest talk station: Real Radio 105.3 FM. The station is positioning itself as "talk radio for the rest of us" and trying to distance itself from its AM news radio counterparts. Are they succeeding? Yes and no.

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May 26, 2004

Eatery weighs in on diet craze - Kathy Jefcoats

Have you eaten at Ruby Tuesday lately? The restaurant, which is a favorite of my husband, started making changes to its menu at the beginning of the year to reflect the low-carb craze. Now, added to the menu are calories and fat grams. Wow, what an eye-opener.

A warning for the college bound - Zach Porter

I'll bet all you graduating seniors out there think you've learned a lot in high school. You've faced many challenges and will face many more in college. Of those none will be as trying as those of you unlucky enough to have that roommate from hell, that unbathed nebulous mass of humanity that all the women of your dorm will instinctively avoid like the plague.

The building is responsible - R.H. Joseph

How ironic that it wasn't the political activists of the 1960s that led America into anarchy, there weren't enough of them. Only the self-indulgent, disengaged masses could provide the necessary impetus.

There's a book in all of us - Bob Paslay

In the past several weeks I have had calls from three Atlanta metro writers asking if we could do stories and reviews of their just-published novels. Unfortunately none of the authors were from our specific coverage area.

Politicians should be public servants first - Clay Wilson

"I don't understand why anyone would run for any kind of political office," said a colleague the other day.

Business provides ease for online auctions

By Greg Gelpi

AMS challenges local drivers

By Anthony Rhoads

531 students could be held in third grade

By Greg Gelpi

Accident victim recent high school graduate

By Ed Brock

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Accident snarls traffic

By Ed Brock

Forest Park chief fights Conyers fire

By Ed Brock