News for Thursday, September 30, 2004

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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.

From finish lines to waist lines

By Anthony Rhoads

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."

Arabs hate us and we don't know why - Bob Paslay

ABC interviews vendors in open markets in Baghdad and they report the No. 1-selling DVD is the beheading of Americans taken from Arab Web sites.

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.

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.

Officer denies beating dog

By Ed Brock

Georgia Black Caucus hosts annual conference

By Justin Boron

Jonesboro volleyball staying on top

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Shiloh breaks bread with community

By Greg Gelpi

Hit and run kindness - Greg Gelpi

An unexpected thud jarred me and my car.

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Babb Middle School fighting gangs with education

By Greg Gelpi

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.

Losing is hard to watch

By Jeffery Armstrong

History comes alive

By Michael Davis

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.

Lovejoy approves garbage service

By Justin Boron

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.