News for Friday, May 6, 2005

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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.

The test of a true mother - Chris Goltermann

My wife asked the strangest question the other day. And I have to admit, the words instantly set off some bells and whistles.

Baseball hits a feverish pitch - Gerry Yandel

It was with considerable shock and joy that I logged in to find Yandel's Messiah in a tie for first place Saturday.

Cyclists, be my guest - Justin Boron

I was driving on a two-lane road and had somehow steered myself into the winding doldrums of cycling land. My car slowed to 20 mph, and I had little recourse against the group of bikers ahead of me.

Slimy things over at the Fox News Channel - Bob Paslay

Credibility in journalism is key to surviving, and I am deeply concerned that some of the craziness going on over at the television news could eventually sink us all. To start with, a lot of people think what they see on television is journalism. On the local stations, that is true, and overall they seem to be doing a good job. But this Fox News has me worried.

Jail security reviewed as two inmates remain loose

By Aisha I. Jefferson

Pets of the Week

Tom is a 2-year-old, black and white domestic medium-hair. He has been neutered and all vaccinations are current. Tom was surrendered when his former owner became too ill to care for him. He is a quiet, well-behaved cat. He gets along well with other cats, but does seem to prefer to be alone. For more information call the Clayton County Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see other animals available for adoption.

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Have an opinion? Watch out for spit - Shannon Jenkins

You can't have an opinion these days without someone spitting in your face.

To be or

not to be

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.

Obituaries

May 6, 2005

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.

$743,000 in taxes not collected amid litigation

By Justin Boron

Patel to replace Corr as head coach

By Doug Gorman

On strange love and cannibals of the Caribbean - Ed Brock

Through the haze of my sleep-deprived mind, two topics have penetrated and insist on my answer.

Blodgett makes meal for taste and see

By Greg Gelpi