News for Wednesday, September 15, 2004

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Lend a hand to a good cause - April Avison

It's inspiring to read the story in today's paper about young McKenzie Hudgins making an $18,000 donation to A Friend's House. We could learn a lot from this 12-year-old girl.

Republican voters - enough is enough - Rob Felt

"It's absolutely essential that eight weeks from today, on Nov. 2, we make the right choice, because if we make the wrong choice then the danger is that we'll get hit again and we'll be hit in a way that will be devastating from the standpoint of the United States." ?Vice President Dick Cheney during a campaign speech in Iowa on Sept. 7.

Color me taken aback - Ed Brock

Most Iranians in the United States should vote to reelect President George W. Bush in November, according to Aryo B. Pirouznia, coordinator for the Student Movement Coordination for Democracy in Iran.

The neurology of inaction - Greg Gelpi

A sharp succession of freeze-frame images.

Showdown leads to poker demise - Justin Boron

The scene was set for a showdown last Monday at another Texas hold ?em poker tournament. I grimaced across the room at my adversary. She was peering at her cards at another table. But I was aiming to shoot. Before the end of the night I told myself that I would knock her out of the tournament.

Obituaries

September 15, 2004

Jonesboro man suspect in Fayette County killing

By Ed Brock

Closing in on halftime

By Anthony Rhoads

Autopsy planned today on body found on I-75

By Kathy Jefcoats

Jackson: Voting creates our future

By Greg Gelpi

Lovejoy tops Mundy's Mill

By Jeffery Armstrong

Pets of the Week

September 2, 2004

School board approves first charter school

By Greg Gelpi

Clayton County hopes to find lost money

By Ed Brock

Skeletons in the president's closet - Zach Porter

One day it might be nice to run for president. But when I was little I stole a pack of gum from the grocery store. CNN or Fox news might pick up on that question my ability to lead this country. Thus far in my life I've never served in the military and thank God that I will not have to face any scrutiny over my nonexistent record. Not that it matters much, others would still be digging through the trash for anything to smear across the front page. Did I cheat on a test in the 9th grade? Oooohhhhh, got me!

Missed manners, lost chances at civility - Bob Paslay

What type of guys pee on toilet seats at stores? I was in a nice upscale bookstore in Morrow and I walked in and someone had sprayed the toilet seat.

Preparations still under way for Hurricane Ivan

By Ed Brock

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