News for Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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North Clayton Middle wins county football championship

North Clayton Middle overcomes early adversity to take down previously unbeaten M.D. Roberts 8-6 for first Clayton County title since 2008

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COUPON QUEEN: Sales tax on coupon buys? Go figure!

Jill Cataldo saves hundreds on groceries by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too.

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The gathering crowds - Martha Carr

As much as those in power may want to shape or manipulate a message, the speed and reach of social media is making it impossible.

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Television and dads - Jason A. Smith

Once upon a time, fictional fathers were seen as men to be respected, revered, even feared at times. Now, however, female lead characters are the ones who appear to be strong and in control, while men are depicted as buffoons. What once was called “Father Knows Best” has turned into “father knows nothing.”

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North Clayton Middle wins county football championship

When his team started out the season with two losses, North Clayton Middle School coach Fred Hill didn’t lose faith in his squad.

Television and dads - Jason A. Smith

Television is starting to get on my nerves.

COUPON QUEEN: Sales tax on coupon buys? Go figure!

Imagine that you go to the supermarket planning an amazing coupon trip where you'll purchase $80 worth of groceries for $20. As the cashier scans each manufacturer coupon, your total at the register dips lower and lower. But one item on the register's screen doesn't change a bit. What is it? Your sales tax. As the dollar amount drops, shouldn't the tax total go down, too?

The gathering crowds - Martha Carr

It's only happened a few times in all of man's history that an invention, which was known to be profound even at its inception, surpassed expectations and ended up reshaping all of history.

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