News for Saturday, June 25, 2005

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Duluth honors municipal judge

DULUTH - The city of Duluth recently recognized Municipal Judge Margaret Gettle Washburn for her 20 years of service to the city. But Washburn said getting that position some 20 years ago proved challenging and more than a little controversial.

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Elle Macpherson, partner separate

Four sentenced on drug, money laundering charges

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Firefighters gain upper hand on Ariz., Calif. fires

Letters to the Editor

Maintaining balance in debate is difficult

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Italian judge orders 13 CIA officers arrested

New law gives inmates needed opportunities

Legislation that will allow selected prisoners to work in private industry may be one of the most important accomplishments of the 2005 Georgia General Assembly after it becomes state law next month.

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The greatest sacrifice

I heard on the news this week that Congress is conducting an investigation into the war in Iraq. They want to know when our troops are coming home.

Leon Hall Age 73 James, Sr.

A resident of Suwanee, Georgia for the past 25 years; passed away May 19, 2005. Mr. Hall is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Geraldine Norris Hall. His ...

Gene R. Murphy

Mr. Gene R. Murphy, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on June 22, 2005. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Dee Rothermund Murphy. Surviving are Daughters ...

Robert A. Gaiek

. Robert A. Gaiek, age 62 of Lawrenceville died Sunday, June 19, 2005. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078. 770-979-5010