News for Sunday, September 4, 2011


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HUCKABY: Don't like Chaz? Don't watch

I've said it many times before. Sometimes writing a newspaper column can be tough -- especially when you do it year after year and make an effort to keep things topical.

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JENKINS: Excessive homework holding our family hostage

Teachers, please consider lightening the homework load.

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THOMAS: Economic advisor no stranger to being wrong

In advance of a "major speech" on the economy and jobs, President Obama has selected Princeton University professor Alan Krueger to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. Krueger is no relation to the horror film character Freddy Krueger, though if his ideas are implemented, they might further "slash" the economy.

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No. 5 Boise State rips Georgia

Georgia lost its season opener to Boise State 35-21 on Saturday in the Georgia Dome.

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Conyers woman top-scorer, record-setter in national competition

Thirty years ago, south Rockdale resident Mary-Mead Mead remembers that she was a "39-year-old out-of-shape mom" who was chided by her children to get exercise by joining them in their interest in swimming.. "They thought I was in bad shape, so I went to their