News for Monday, June 13, 2005


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Making myself comfortable at the bookstore - Bob Paslay

OK, I finally did it. I went into Barnes & Noble, plopped down in one of their overstuffed comfortable chairs and read an entire $25 novel. Well, I didn't do it in one sitting but three and not one Barnes & Noble but two, but I read Caleb Carr's novel about Sherlock Holmes, The Italian Secretary. I am a big Caleb Carr fan but in this case I have too many books and I intended to read just a few pages but I kept on going.

The greater dangers of selfishness - Gerry Yandel

It was just after 9 a.m. one morning, the skies were clear, I was heading down to the office on Interstate 675, and there was only one other car on the three-lane highway as far as the eye could see.

Say 'thank you,' it doesn't hurt - Shannon Jenkins

Here's a warning for all you rude people out there: I'm not going to be nice to you anymore.

Sometimes opportunity calls on the phone - Ed Brock

I was a teenage phone solicitor.


June 13, 2005

GHSA announces realignment

By Doug Gorman

Libertarian for food regulation - Rob Felt

At some point in the meal one of us noticed it: the sign proudly declaring the restaurant's health code rating of 49. That's 49 out of 100, not out of 50.

Riverdale police reaching out to community

By Laura McMillan

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NAACP: Schools should engage public

By Michael Davis

Have I changed or the movies? - Zach Porter

By the time the opening sequence of Star Wars Episode III kicked off with a dizzying and visually bland space battle I already had a headache from the twenty-plus minutes of punch-your-face-in-and-blow-your-socks-off previews of the other movies that are headed our way like an endless barrage of missiles. However, most of these assaults on our eyes and ears turn out to be duds, fizzling out after the opening credits.

Man sought in Morrow shooting

Morrow police are looking for a 43-year-old Asian male in connection with the shooting of another man at a Morrow restaurant Sunday afternoon.

Tara Field expansion moving forward

By Justin Boron

One teen dead, six injured in car wreck

By Michael Davis

Bomb threat underscores security

By Ed Brock

Pets of the Week

Cara is a one-year-old spaniel mix. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Cara is a very sweet-natured dog, but is still a bit in new situations. She is good with other dogs and appears to be fine around children.

Letters to the Editor

June 13, 2005