News for Wednesday, May 18, 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.

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.

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.

Honesty divorces 'the best policy' - Justin Boron

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

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.

Confessions of a closet Jedi - Chris Goltermann

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

Graduates finish on high note

By Ed Brock

Obituaries

May 18, 2005

Developer breaks ground on new medical facility

By Shannon Jenkins

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.

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Commission OKs SPLOST dollars for truck, tractors

By Justin Boron

Mother urges students to stop violence

By Greg Gelpi

Sheriff responds to recent letter writer

To the editor:

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.

Taking a day trip to Stone Mountain

By Michael Davis

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.

Two Clayton St sprinters headed to NCAA meet

From staff reports