News for Friday, September 17, 2004

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Departing from life's script - Greg Gelpi

What if we broke from the script, refused to play our part? Would the other actors follow our lead?

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.

?New kids on the block' have room for optimism

By Doug Gorman

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.

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.

The diva can still turn it around - Bob Paslay

I have argued for some time that Martha Stewart needs to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat by going ahead and serving her time and then getting on with life.

Taking time to watch the trains - Todd DeFoe

It was dark and crisp.

Officials plan for commuter rail

By April Avison

Engaging the Muslim vote - Zach Porter

Who, in the upcoming election, will American-Muslims vote for? Will they vote for a presidential candidate at all? On the one hand John Kerry's waffling and is not conducive to the decisiveness Islam prescribes but on the other hand most Muslims are not too happy with George W. Bush's war in Iraq and broader war on terror rhetoric.

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.

Rainouts bring 'Monday Night Football' to Clayton

By Doug Gorman

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Absentee voting to begin on Monday

By Michael Davis

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September 17, 2004

Register to vote, get a dance

By Bob Paslay

Storm causes some damage to area

By Ed Brock