News for Monday, January 17, 2005

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Poker series causes ungratified 'Tilt' - Justin Boron

I had been anticipating the day for months. Reading and watching anything I could about ESPN's new drama "Tilt," my eagerness for its premiere was on par with the excitement I had when I learned a Chipolte would be opening near my neighborhood. Chipolte is the best chain taqueria around and I won't hear any argument otherwise.

Obituaries

January 17, 2005

Racism through my children's eyes - Gerry Yandel

My daughters sat enraptured in front of the TV -- no rare occurrence, actually -- watching a battle during "The Two Towers," the middle movie of the Tolkien trilogy.

Piedmont Park, picnics and plastic - Greg Gelpi

Weaving through the high rises of midtown, I continue to find myself surprised at finding Piedmont Park nestled serenely amongst the fields of concrete.

That was Uncle Denis - Ed Brock

In the summer of 1978 my uncle Denis Reilly, standing on the sugar-white sandy shore of the Gulf of Mexico, pulled a shark pup from the frothing waves.

Asbestos fears prompt NAACP landfill meeting

By Greg Gelpi

Pets of the Week

Sonny is a 1-year-old, longhaired Chihuahua mix. He has been neutered and all vaccinations are current. Sonny is a tiny boy, weighing only 7 pounds. He is an outgoing, happy little dog, and he does well with other animals. For more information call the Clayton County Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see other animals available for adoption.

Rainbow House recovering from fire

By Ed Brock

Resolution reservations - Michael Davis

I'm not sure I'm ready for it to be a new year. There's so many things that I had wanted to get done that I just didn't seem to get around to this year.

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Jackson honors King in Jonesboro

By Justin Boron

Former corrections officer in court

By Justin Boron

Lady Lakers stay perfect in PBC

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Don't fool with Mother Nature - Bob Paslay

Doesn't it seem like Mother Nature has let loose on the world with a vengeance? We had hurricane after hurricane pummel the nation. Then the tsunami which was like hell on earth devastated whole regions and we may never know how many people lost their lives. Under the sea, acres of coral were also flattened.

Another Lovejoy council seat open

By Justin Boron

'Twas the night before Sickmas - Rob Felt

Behold... Christmas Eve, and I lay with a still. On the couch near the tree with a fever and chills.