News for Wednesday, April 20, 2005

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Hanoi Jane still unforgiven for many

To me, Jane Fonda will always be "Hanoi Jane." A recent letter writer recently demanded that I forgive Jane for her actions during the Vietnam War, implying that I might somehow then have innerpeace. I have innerpeace - and I still soundly condemn Hanoi Jane for her actions.

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Jay-Z teaming up with watchmaker for limited piece

Eagles' squads have strong showings at Mill Creek Classic

No team scores were kept at Saturday's Mill Creek Track Classic, but that didn't keep the Collins Hill girls and boys from walking away like they were champions. The Eagles set a pair of school records, with Karena Shell clearing 10 feet, 9 inches in the pole vault and the boys distance medley relay team turning in a time of 10 minutes, 34 seconds.

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Iraqi lawmakers adjourn in protest

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Government overstated danger of obesity, study says

Georgia in the flat world

On the day that Gov. Sonny Perdue pulled the plug on building a new automobile assembly plant in Georgia, several other economic downers emerged.

Prep Round: Central boys knock off nationally ranked Parkview

LILBURN - Adi Brkic scored on an assist from Evert Garcia as Central Gwinnett upended nationally ranked Parkview 1-0 on Tuesday night.

Parker, Albert named to wrestling Dream Team

A pair of local wrestlers have been honored as members of the Georgia Wrestling Coaches Association's Dream Team, an all-state squad touting the top wrestlers in each weight class regardless of their school's classification.

Pair of late goals lift Brookwood boys over Berkmar 2-0

LILBURN - The Brookwood boys soccer team fended off a determined Berkmar squad and finished on the better end of a 2-0 score in Region 8-AAAAA action Tuesday evening.

Wallace Morgan, Jr.

Wallace M. Morgan Jr., age 66 of Montgomery, AL died March 19, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553

Harry Cox

Mr. Harry N. Cox, age 80 of Snellville, GA died April 18, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200

William Otwell

Graveside services will be held at 2 P.M. Tuesday April 19, 2005 from Yonah View Memorial Gardens for Mr. William Larry Otwell age 73 of Cleveland. The Rev. Chris Anderson ...

George Watson

George W. Watson, age 54 of Suwanee, GA passed away April 18, 2005. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 20, 2005 at 11:30 A.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with ...

Sue Hilliard

Mrs. Sue Hilliard, age 92 of Atlanta, GA died April 18, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200

Maude Barnett

Maude A. Barnett, age 87 of Hoschton died April 14, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553