News for Thursday, March 17, 2005


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Prices fuel need for alternative - Greg Gelpi

I remember walking to school in the snow up hill both ways, and I remember when gas prices were in the double digits.

The hero in the exit row - Justin Boron

Bound by duty and fueled with courage from Dan Rather's last broadcast the night before, I stepped up to the plate Thursday morning. My batter's box came in the form of a Delta Airlines Boeing 757 at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. I would eventually ascend thousands of feet above the ground before landing at LAX.

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Erin go bragh - again

By Ed Brock

Our lives are on fast forward - Bob Paslay

Our lives have gotten put on fast speed by the hustle and bustle of society and many people have not adjusted their behavior to conform to this change.

Pets of the Week

Eindy is a 4-year-old, black and white domestic medium-hair. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Eindy is a solitary cat, choosing quiet, out-of-the-way places where she can nap her days away. Eindy does not like other cats, so most of her three years at the Clayton County Humane Society shelter have been spent in a cage. For more information call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit to see other animals available for adoption.

Mel curbs his own 'Passion' - Zach Porter

Today Mel Gibson is re-releasing his bloody film about the death of Jesus Christ in theaters - this time without the blood. The new "recut" version takes out many of the more gruesome moments of torture, with a total of six minutes cut from the original film.


March 17, 2005

Speed spurs school safety concerns

By Greg Gelpi

Smith, Lawal honored

From staff reports

Hill returns to federal court

By Justin Boron

Clayton State students get lesson in humor

By Greg Gelpi

The madness of collegiate athletics

By Jeffery Armstrong

Real life is real messy - Ed Brock

I've come to realize that the problem with artificial reality is that it isn't dirty enough.