News for Friday, January 21, 2005

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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.

Cleaning my filthy computer - Ed Brock

It's like having brain damage," said my friend Brad, looking up from the monitor.

Feeling weight of being underweight - Greg Gelpi

If I wanted to be judged purely by my body, I would have become a model, and we all know that would be a bad idea.

Lincoln prying not bad, but no evidence unearthed - Bob Paslay

There is a new book just published that purports to prove that the nation's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, was gay. I admit I have not read the book but I did read the Time magazine review that basically trashed the research and I went by the book store and read parts of it and the attached letters from Lincoln to a friend of his. (The letters showed nothing).

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.

Lovejoy girls stay unbeaten

From Staff Reports

Jumping on the Falcon bandwagon

By Doug Gorman

32 school officials get 5-digit raises

By Greg Gelpi

Chamber needs a president

By Justin Boron

Shiffert covers bases in baseball history

By Greg Gelpi

Obituaries

January 21, 2005

Pets of the Week

Amy is a 3-month-old, gray tabby domestic shorthair. Amy will be spayed prior to adoption, and her vaccination series is under way. Amy and her siblings, Flash and Hannah, were abandoned at the door of the Clayton County Humane Society shelter. Flash and Hannah are also available for adoption. They are typical kittens, full of mischief and energy. For more information call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see more animals available for adoption.

Boy mauled by dog

By Ed Brock

Wedding party needs a few good men - Zach Porter

This June I will be getting married in what will be a more or less traditional ceremony. But even as George W. Bush starts his second term, my liberal friends are plotting more progressive wedding day affairs.

Blasting a hot issue in runway project

By Justin Boron

N. Clayton girls try to climb the 'Mountain' again

By Jeffery Armstrong

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Students arrested after fight

By Ed Brock