News for Tuesday, May 31, 2005

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Wet weather puts damper on holiday

By Justin Boron

Show me the ivy - Greg Gelpi

While some dream of endless sandy shorelines and others long for thriving metropolises, visions of ivy-covered brick walls have always danced in my mind.

Confessions of a closet Jedi - Chris Goltermann

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

Herb Langley

Herb Langley, age 75, beloved husband, grandfather, brother and friend of Forest Park, died May 29, 2005, at Sacred Journey Hospice. Herb was born March 20, 1930, in Fyffe, Ala., son to the late Lewis and Flora Graves Langley. He served our country in the U.S. Air Force as a Military Police Staff Sergeant in Korea during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1954. He retired from Delta Air Lines in 1987, after 23 years as a sheet metal mechanic.

One boycott ends, but persecution lives on - Shannon Jenkins

After nine years, a conservative Christian group has ceased its boycott of the Walt Disney Company.

'Hello, is this the party to whom I am speaking' - Bob Paslay

In my tiny, cheap apartment, I don't have high speed Internet service and go through the phone line. Many days I just forget and leave the computer hooked up and so my phone line remains busy. But when I think of it, I unplug the computer and hook the phone back up.

A few steps in the celestial dance - Ed Brock

With a change of lenses, the rings of Saturn became crystal clear to me.

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.

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.

Police reacting to rise in homicides

By Ed Brock

Pets of the Week

May 26, 2005

Letters to the editor

May 30, 2005

Buckhead - a perfect neighborhood to hold hostage - Justin Boron

The Atlanta Police Department should have choppered in police greats Capt. Martin Riggs and Insp. Harry Callahan to the crane fiasco in Buckhead. They would surely know how to coerce that fool out of the skyline.

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