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VOLUME 8, NUMBER 18

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 News

Board calls foul on company gift

Some people say that it's not whether you win or lose that matters, but how you play the game. Those people probably don't care that Bristol Central High School needs a new scoreboard. But there are plenty of people who do care, and they've been helping out by donating money toward the expensive piece of equipment. Click here for story

 Movie review

Yeah, baby! It's pure gold

If you are into movies with swinging, sexy beasts, mad, evil doctors with a miniature clone who wants take over the world, and hilarious names that make you crack up, then 'Austin Powers in Goldmember' is the one to see. Click here for story

 Christian Rock

Preachin' about the choir

Say the words “Christian music” and you are likely to be met with blank stares followed by condescending questions such as, “You mean you actually listen to that stuff?”  Those words tend to evoke images of Sunday school classes belting out the ever-popular song “Jesus Loves Me” in their four-year-old, off-key voices. Lately, though, the Christian music scene is exploding in popularity, buoyed by acts such as Jars of Clay, P.O.D., dc Talk, Plus One and Stacie Orrico. No longer is Christian music relegated to the choir rooms behind the sanctuaries of America. Click here for story

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 Sports Opinion

Players strike out with threat

Little leaguers dream of one day becoming Major League baseball players, but very few see their dream come true. The minority of athletes that make it to the majors are greeted with fat paychecks – and, for most, the money changes how they play and think about the game. Click here for story

Title IX evens the score

Thanks in part to a federal law called Title IX, women are getting in the game. Before Title IX was enacted in 1972, about one in 25 women students played sports and few were funded at the high school and university levels. Not anymore. Click here for story


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