News for Tuesday, May 17, 2005

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Ticking off the Russian bear - Bob Paslay

Am I the only American who remembers hiding under our little wooden desks at school as part of a drill in case the Russians dropped atomic bombs. I didn't know much about science even back the, but as an 11-year-old I had this nagging feeling that that desk wasn't going to fully protect me against the atomic fallout.

Obituaries

May 16, 2005

Honesty divorces 'the best policy' - Justin Boron

"He who speaks the truth had better have one foot in the stirrups."

America, mind your own business - Shannon Jenkins

It's time America gets a hobby. Or if nothing else, we should mind our own blooming business.

Confessions of a closet Jedi - Chris Goltermann

The Force is back next week – just in time for one final hurrah.

That's Mr. Humanzee to you, bub! - Ed Brock

There are things I see on TV that make my cerebrum itch.

The good old days of the Internet - Gerry Yandel

I first started dabbling with HTML back in 1995, after I got my first computer for Christmas.

Runaway from reality, responsibility - Greg Gelpi

The pressure, such tremendous pressure to walk down an aisle, say a couple of words and live happily ever after.

Local student bound for China

By Greg Gelpi

Commission to pick a builder for centers

By Justin Boron

May 13, 2005

Sheriff offers to play Robin to

2005 was memorable year for local teams

By Jeffery Armstrong

The skin of my teeth - Rob Felt

It's been nearly an hour of this. My mouth is half open, very dry and laced with a tangy medicinal flavor. Glancing at my watch every 30 seconds doesn't seem to be making the time go any faster, but at this point it's the only form of entertainment I can focus on.

Pets of the Week

Faith is a 2-year-old gray tabby domestic shorthair. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Faith was pregnant when she was abandoned in a box at the door of the Clayton County Humane Society shelter. She is a quiet, subdued cat. For more information call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see other animals available for adoption.

Encountering the counter - Michael Davis

They divide their forces. Both with arms-full of cereal, fruit, various beverages and toiletries. The one in cargo pants and thong sandals sidesteps to her right, craning her neck over a middle-aged man with a basket half-filled with goat cheese é the other half with tofu.

Community, officials vow fight against gangs

By Greg Gelpi

Rising home values outstretching ability to sell

By Justin Boron

New judge assigned in Hill discrimination case

By Justin Boron

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High school seniors come of age

By Greg Gelpi