News for Saturday, November 6, 2004


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Blaze closes Rainbow House

By Ed Brock

Raided at the Mill

By Jimmy Lay

Lovejoy maintains Edge in playoffs

By Doug Gorman

Police find drug suspect

By Kathy Jefcoats

Plans under way to honor veterans

By Kathy Jefcoats

Green era ends on sour note

From staff reports

Hancock drives past ELCA 20-12

By Anthony Rhoads

Online poker betrayal - Justin Boron

I threw down the plastic for an Apple iBook recently. Admittedly, I was desperate to join the Revolution. I don't have any good reasons like graphic designers and photographers have for choosing the more "user-friendly system." I was just motivated by the pathetic urge to be fashionable and was eager to ride the powerful wave of change coming out of the Jobs clan.

Joseph Edward Wiesneske

Mr. Joseph Edward Wiesneske, 75, of McDonough passed away Friday, Nov. 5, 2004, at the Sacred Journey Hospice.

Eagles' wings get clipped

By Jeffery Armstrong

Fox News and NBC call for help - Rob Felt

I'm going to the glasses at this hour just so I can keep everything focused," Tom Brokaw assured me as he wrapped a pair of wire frame specs around his ears at 3:30 a.m. Keep it focused indeed, please do.

A chill in the air ... finally

By Ed Brock

Democratize the greatest democracy - Greg Gelpi

Now that the dust has settled, campaign "promises" are long forgotten and the tide of pending litigation has at least momentarily subsided, it's time for politicians to regroup, return to work and fix the election process.

The horror of democracy - Ed Brock

There I sat, my hands covered in pumpkin guts, watching a documentary about President George W. Bush and the Moral Majority.

Murder suspect's attorney requests evaluation

By Ed Brock

Baseball as it ought to be - By Todd Defeo

So, "The Curse of the Bambino" has finally been lifted, and after an 86-year drought, the Red Sox fans can revel in a World Series Championship.

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Fire forces shelter evacuation

By Ed Brock

?The Little Engine That Could' - Zach Porter

I was recently reminded of a book from my childhood "The Little Engine That Could" by Watty Piper, you know the one where the cute little train says "I think I can, I think I can, I think I can," while wondering what kids read these days. It's a good book to read to a young child, a simple lesson embedded about self-reliance and conservative values. To look at some American families today, you'd think that book had been rewritten, with are little choo-choo trains being aided by the help of an expensive government program, exclaiming as he struggles up the hill, "I think the government can."