News for Saturday, April 9, 2005

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Tigers tame Griffin

By Anthony Rhoads

Reflections from a Catholic - Greg Gelpi

The race is over; it's time to reflect and honor, rather than mourn and mope about.

Luella takes advantage of Dutchtown mistakes

By Jeffery Armstrong

'Love triangle' ends in killing

By Justin Boron

Shooting right through our heads - Rob Felt

The dream started with some kind of high school football tryout. An old boss of mine was there, and he was curious as to why I wanted to play high school football 8 years after I graduated. I really couldn't tell him.

Hospitals differ on taping births

By Shannon Jenkins

Richard Thurmond

Mr. Richard Thurmond of Jonesboro passed away on April 5, 2005.

Dental students brush up for exams

By Greg Gelpi

A little red ink makes us all stronger - Shannon Jenkins

If all teachers stop using red pens to correct students' papers, then these future leaders of America will be one step closer to being big wimps.

Take a moment, capture the essentials in your life - Tamara Boatwright

Quick, if it were needed by the police could you tell them your license plate number? Could you provide police with a detailed description of your child or spouse and a current, clear photograph?

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Bible thumping aside, juries follow own rules - Bob Paslay

I have served on two juries in my life, one a DUI case in magistrate's court and another civil case in big court in which a young guy hired to detail a car took it out at 1 a.m., wrecked it and got sued. He contended another car ran him off the road and the insurance lawyer contended he was just joyriding and lost control.

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To the editor:

Pets of the Week

Anastasia is a 2-year-old, charcoal-gray domestic longhair. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Anastasia was rescued from the "death row" list at Animal Control. Aside from being one of the most beautiful cats at the shelter, she is also one of the sweetest. She does well with other cats. For more information call the Clayton County Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see other animals available for adoption.

The end of the low-carb wrap - Justin Boron

The wrap, with all its low-carb salads, humus, sprouts, and grilled chicken, is one of the final restraints that holds back this country from descending into complete and true depravity.