News for Wednesday, June 15, 2005

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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.

The argument for moderation - Ed Brock

The way to really define a word in English is often to find its root in Latin.

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.

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.

Letters to the Editor

Column fails to note reasons to disagree

Court officials, sheriff lash out on budget

By Justin Boron

Obituaries

June 15, 2005

SACS: Two main factors led to lifting probation

By Bob Paslay

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.

Clayton State holding basketball camps

From staff reports

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Duffey selected to participate in national event

From staff reports

A day of close calls - Shannon Jenkins

Waiting for your friends at a movie theater can be a humbling experience.

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.

Jonesboro looking at zoning

By Ed Brock

Bonner signs with Albany State

By Doug Gorman

Gray moves up ladder at ACCG

From Staff reports

School system fighting gangs

By Ed Brock