News for Friday, October 1, 2004

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To the moon, Alice! - Michael Davis

It's good to finally see private enterprise entering the long-ended "space race."

Terrorists hit home with killing - Kathy Jefcoats

I've been a reporter for more than 16 years and consider myself hardened to most atrocities. I minored in criminology in college because I knew I wanted to cover cops, courts, crimes, criminal justice, lawyers and judges. In doing so, I have seen the horrible things people to do each other and themselves. I often feel jaded, cynical and skeptical.

Good sound advice for America - Rob Felt

Due to a compilation of personal attacks I've received about two recent columns, I feel I should apologize to anyone who thought I went too far with my suggestions. Here, in the form a public service, are some recommendations that we should all be able to agree upon. Surely by following these simple guidelines we will maintain the kind of America that our founding fathers envisioned.

Technology has gone too far - April Avison

Can you imagine receiving an e-mail from a deceased loved one? That's the proposal being made by a Spanish Internet company, offering people "the chance to write one last e-mail, complete with video clip or photo attachments, and send it to loved ones, friends or even enemies after the person who wrote it is dead."

A weakness for Halloween - Justin Boron

Some people might complain about the early arrival of Halloween paraphernalia, but it's exhilarating for me. I say bring it in as early as August. In fact, there should be an advance holiday that marks the beginning of Halloween season. Just like Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday season, I think Aug. 31 should kick off Halloween.

Hit and run kindness - Greg Gelpi

An unexpected thud jarred me and my car.

Animal Control officer acquitted of beating dog

By Ed Brock

Locals recognized at school nutrition banquet

By Greg Gelpi

Why we will win the war - Ed Brock

I firmly believe that, unless we continue to act stupidly, we will win the war against radical Islamic terrorism.

TV cop shows boost criminal justice program

By Greg Gelpi

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Being a ?good shepherd' for the uninsured

By Ed Brock

Men invade Riverdale home

By Ed Brock

Find somewhere off the beaten path - Todd DeFoe

There's two ways to reach any destination n the main roads and somewhere off the beaten path.

Iraq weighs down debate

By Justin Boron

Lack of fear, courage - Bob Paslay

I have mentioned in the past that I have just about every phobia in the world. I am a walking testament to the fact that you can function in a world in which just about everything petrifies you. I don't drive over high bridges, I am afraid of heights, I don't drive on big roads like interstates and I hate to fly.

Obituaries

October 1, 2004

General discusses Reserve deployment options

By Ed Brock

NAACP to hold registration drives

From Staff Reports