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Did you recognize last week's 1981 DeLorean DMC-12, and do you know the make and year of the tail fin from this week's photo?
Michaux: Jackets had faith all along

ATHENS, Ga. - This was certainly one for the history anthologies ? whether it was worthy of Encyclopaedia Brittanica or Ripley's Believe It or Not is debatable.
A first-timer's guide to having fun in Los Angeles

Somehow, despite our non-planning, our first-time trip to Los Angeles became one of the best vacations we'd ever had.
Player dealt for bats meets tragic end

"Bat Man" or "Bat Guy" or "Bat Boy" -- that's what they called him.
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Odds and Ends

ORLANDO, Fla. - If drivers can't read Erik Rivera's sign, they might be going too fast.
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Rowing club paddles to national titles

The Augusta Rowing Club continues to forge the city's reputation as the Rowing capital of the South.
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Wind-blocked kick most memorable Egg Bowl moment

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Billy Brewer was in his first season as coach at Mississippi in 1983 and he was about to go 0-1 against his instate rival on a blustery November day in Jackson. Artie Cosby's 27-yard field-goal attempt was headed dead center through the goal posts. Mississippi State would take home the Golden Egg Trophy. What happened next made Brewer think God must be a Rebel.
Man sinks teeth into his art

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. - Ron Grant is indeed an artist, but certainly not in the conventional sense. Forget about a canvas - all he needs is a tooth. At $250 per painting, Mr. Grant will paint whatever a customer wants on a tooth crown, which is later applied to the customer's tooth. Such paintings range from the Rolling Stones' lips and tongue logo to the Broncos logo on a Denver football players' helmets. "One guy had AIDS and he wanted Ron to paint the biohazard symbol to put on his tooth," Mr. Grant's wife, Chris, said.
Braves hold off Mets, lead 2-0

ATLANTA -- The polite thing to say is the New York Mets blinked first when faced with their first playoffs in 11 years. But that wouldn't fully describe how thoroughly the Atlanta Braves have undressed the Mets in this National League Championship Series showdown, taking a 2-0 lead with a 4-3 win in Wednesday afternoon's Game 2 at Turner Field that sends the two teams to Shea Stadium for the next three games with sharply contrasting emotions.
CBS's Hewitt has answer to glut of political TV ads

60 Minutes Executive Producer Don Hewitt has found the perfect solution to the problem of costly political TV advertising -- ban it. For years, politicians have crabbed about the expense of buying TV time, and for years they've been trying to get the networks to cough up free air time. Selling no ad time to candidates would level the playing field in the same way that giving them equal amounts of free time would, Mr. Hewitt said last week at the Media Studies Center's 21st Annual Frank E. Gannett Lecture in New York.
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