'Brush' with greatness: 'Chronicle' cartoonist has new book, higher profile

...drawings, but serious kicks to the pants of the powerful, editorial cartooning plays a vital role in the work of a free press and free peoples.That fact was driven home dramatically last April, when the Atlanta Press Club held a screening of...

Ga. inmate sues prison over rape

...three prison officials after he says he was raped in December while in Hays State Prison in Trion.The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that Atlanta-based attorney McNeill Stokes filed an amended complaint in U.S. District Court on July 15...

Free press is important

...recent coverage and investigation of the sorry state of the Augusta Judicial Circuit's guardian ad litem system has given me hope.Keep up the good work. This is a great example of why a free press is so important.Paul TurnerAiken, S.C.

Across Georgia

...home in Ringgold.Sgt. Jason Smith and his wife, Lauren, received the keys to their new home Saturday, the Times Free Press reported. They have a 5-month-old daughter.Smith lost his legs after stepping on an improvised explosive device...

Wife of Ga. police dispatcher kills self in front of husband

...dispatcher took her own life in front of her estranged husband in the parking lot of his workplace.The Chattanooga Times Free-Press reports the woman drove to the center Sunday morning to talk to her husband about their impending divorce. Police department...

Oilers name Todd McLellan new coach

...permission to speak with other teams. He visited Buffalo and met with Murray and Sabres owner Terry Pegula on May 10.Babcock has not ruled out staying put in Detroit.The Detroit Free Press reported that Babcock has not yet made a decision.

LSU kicks tackle off the team following his arrest

...laser pointer at Bills players during a game is due back in court in November for a review of the case.The Detroit Free Press reports Marko Beslach last year pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct misdemeanor and was given a one-year suspended...

To sway regulators, Charter pledges to play nice on Internet

...a more customer-friendly tone here" than Comcast did, said Matt Wood, policy director at public-interest group Free Press. "Some of the things they're saying look good, but our question remains, are these merger-specific benefits or...

Free press under assault

...First Amendment's guarantee of a free press is under assault. The press cannot...press is free to report on it. A free press that sometimes gets it wrong is much...congressional members who respect a free press to develop legislation to protect...

Technology spells opportunity for newspapers

...Washington press corps, all are intertwined with our country's history. Long may that relationship last between a free press, a free people and their government. That is the first point I want to make today: Our newspaper industry is changing...

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