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We shouldn't foot the bill

Every taxpayer and homeowner in the United States has a vested interest in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Regardless of who pays for the damage, Americans who pay taxes and who own property can expect to feel the effect.

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Katrina showed weaknesses of Homeland Security

Real court battle still to come

The last place I want to be is at the dentist; until I witnessed 18 senators (21 if you count those who ''introduced'' John Roberts at his Supreme Court confirmation hearing) posture for the cameras and special interest groups. The dentist is looking better. At least he has painkillers. There is nothing to dull the pain of pontificating senators.

World Briefs

Militants kill seven Afghans carrying voter cards

People Briefs

Report: Britney Spears has baby

Sports Briefs

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Prep Roundup: Wesleyan softball knocks off No. 5 Dawson County

DAWSONVILLE - Wesleyan beat fifth-ranked Dawson County on Wednesday as Missy Genthert turned in a standout performance, allowing just one run in a 3-1 victory for the Wolves.

Police Briefs

Waffle House robbed

Rhodes supports Auld in runoff

Edged out of the House District 106 runoff, Garry Rhodes is casting his support to Warren Auld.

Youth Round: U17 Atlanta Fire wins Silverbacks Classic tourney

For the second year in a row the U17 Atlanta Fire United Elite 89 were champions of the Silverbacks Classic A1 Division. The squad won the championship match 2-1 in overtime, with goals by Ashley Ingram and Chevonne Vincent.

Nation Briefs

New Orleans air putrid but not overly polluted

Hurricane Katrina how to help

The Project Relief Benefit Concert will raise money and bring awareness to the problems faced by disabled evacuees. The concert, running from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Mall of Georgia, will feature live music, sports stars and celebrities. Info: 678-377-0929. The City of Suwanee and Suwanee Day volunteers will collect donations for the American Red Cross at the festival information booth at this year's festival, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Suwanee Town Center Park.

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The rough trip home

Going home is supposed to be great. It's supposed to be comforting because it brings a feeling of familiarity, a sense of coziness.

Helen Turner

Mrs. Helen M. Turner, age 79 of Beverly Dr., Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2005 at Willow Wood Nursing Center following a period of declining health. Arrangements by ...

C. Boydston

C. Elmo Boydston, age 68, of Dacula, GA died Tuesday, September 13, 2005 after a long battle with lung cancer. Funeral Service will be Saturday, September 17, 2005 at 1:00 ...

Jewel Isenhour

Jewel Margaret Furr Isenhour, age 82 of Kannapolis, NC, passed away September 14, 2005 at Five Oaks Nursing Center in Concord, NC. Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday ...

Richard Robinson

Richard “Dick” Robinson, age 73 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away September 14, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.

Roy Albea, Sr.

Roy V. Albea, Sr., age 79, of Decatur, GA, died Tuesday evening, September 13, 2005. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726 ...

Matt Jones

Matt “Bubba” Jones, age 12 of Oxford, died Tuesday, September 13, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052, 770-466-1544.

Victor Lord

Victor Royal Lord, age 70, of Winder, passed away September 13, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder. (770)867-4553.

Victoria Mengonzeh

Victoria Mengonzeh of Lawrenceville, GA, passed on September 13, 2005. Arrangements by Gregory B. Levett & Sons, Inc. Gwinnett Chapel, 914 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-338-5558.

Roy Lee

Roy Alfred Lee, age 82 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away September 14, 2005. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Geraldine Lee. He is survived by: Wife: Grace ...