News for Sunday, March 27, 2005


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All terrorists should heed judge's words

In January 2003, the "shoe bomber," Richard Colvin Reid, was given multiple life sentences in U.S. District Court. Reid is the 29-year-old British citizen who attempted to blow up an American Airlines flight by igniting a fuse leading to plastic explosives hidden in the sole of his shoes. Had he succeeded, all 197 people on board would have perished.

New hospital will protect nonprofit's turf

As Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville deals with an overcrowded emergency room, some may wonder why the nonprofit health system is building a new hospital in Duluth.

World Briefs

Bomb blamed for explosion that rocks Beirut

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Nation/World People Briefs

Aniston files for divorce from Pitt

Road Closures

Upcoming road closures, weather permitting:

Letters to the Editor

Baseball still doesn't get it

Peachtree Ridge pulls off another successful pageant

Peachtree Ridge High School opened its doors only two years ago, but so far, they've had two successful pageants.

Police Reports


Locals honored for part in apprehension of Brian Nichols

While Fulton and Atlanta officials still are being scrutinized after a deadly courthouse shooting two weeks ago, Gwinnettians were honored for their roles in the apprehension of the suspect.

Democrats could have a fight against an unknown

What is the most career-crushing event that could befall Democratic candidates for governor Mark Taylor or Cathy Cox before next year's election?

Couple brings vegetarian Indian cuisine to Global Mall in Norcross

WHAT THEY DO: Take-out, home-style, vegetarian Indian cuisine

Without vision, children perish

Have you seen the movie "Ray?" I have viewed it at least three times and continue to be amazed at the ability of the portrayal of Ray Charles' mother to overcome her maternal needs and focus on the needs of the child. It was phenomenal to see her recognize when helping was really helping and when helping was not in his best interest.

Providence, GAC girls battle to tie

NORCROSS - In a soccer match filled with fireworks and the bizarre, the Providence Christian girls soccer team battled to a 3-3 draw Saturday afternoon with Greater Atlanta Christian, helping the Stars keep their region title hopes alive.

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