News for Friday, April 29, 2005

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Give others same scrutiny as Bolton

Adults too consumed with teaching it to kids

Kathleen Parker

Rock-Tenn to acquire paper company

LAWRENCEVILLE - Rock-Tenn Co. said on Thursday it plans to acquire Gulf States Paper Corp.'s pulp and paperboard business for $540 million.

People Briefs

Ricky Martin gives funds to Habitat for tsunami aid

SEC more pressing for UGA than tech make-up

ATHENS - If the twice-delayed third game of this year's Georgia-Georgia Tech game is going to be played, it's going to be played May 9 in Athens, Bulldogs coach David Perno said Thursday.

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Bill O'Reilly

Jury indicts woman for hitting child

LAWRENCEVILLE - A Gwinnett County grand jury has indicted a mother on criminal charges after she reportedly hit her son with a baseball bat.

Business Briefs

Gwinnett's jobless claims down 7 percent from last year

'XXX' sequel fails to mark the spot

The most disappointing thing about this overblown action sequel isn't its preposterous plot, the nonstop hyper-kinetic pyrotechnics or the bone-jarring torrent of sound. It's the obvious pandering to a demographic Hollywood feels is incapable of formulating their own opinions or breathing with their mouths closed.

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Gilbert leads GAC boys to 8-AA golf title

DAWSONVILLE - The Greater Atlanta Christian boys golf team won the Region 8-AA title on Thursday, shooting a team score of 309 at Gold Creek Golf Club. Chris Gilbert led the Spartans with a 73, tying for second place individually.

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Defense: Voices led man to buy gun before shootings

Clarence Glover

Clarence Arron Glover, age 81, of Atlanta, GA., died Wednesday April 27, 2005. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726

Juanita Wells Jackson

Mrs. Juanita Wells Jackson, age 85, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on April 28, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Jackson. Surviving are: Sons and ...

Mary Ellen Williams

Miss Mary Ellen Williams, of Lawrenceville, passed away April 28, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 770-277-4550.

Mary Mercer

Mary Mercer, age 104 of Oconee County, passed away April 28, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder 770-867-4553.

Arthur Waaland

Arthur T. Waaland, age 80 of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2005. Arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, GA 770-945-9345.

Clara Dee Raney

Clara Dee Raney, infant daughter of Jessica Darlene Lance & Gary Lee Raney, age 4 months of Lawrenceville, died Thursday, April 28, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville ...

Cody Dean Foster

Cody Dean Foster, infant son of Ronald Dean & Janelle Elaine Foster, age 5 days old of Loganville, died Sunday, April 24, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home of ...

Francisco Moreno

Francisco Moreno, age 33 of Lawrenceville, passed away April 24, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 770-277-4550.