SARAH PALIN: The NY Times examines her governing style, which includes hiring several high school friends to high-paying state jobs for which they had no relevant experience.
BEAR MARKET TO FLEA MARKET: The Lehman Brothers investment bank announces it will file for bankruptcy, and despite the possibly market-soothing buyout of Merrill Lynch by Bank of America, the Dow drops 300 points.
FALCONS: Can't overcome early deficit to the Bucs despite a near-comeback in the fourth quarter.
LAWYER MILLOY: The Falcons' star safety was arrested on charges of DUI and speeding early this morning. No word yet on whether he will represent himself.
GALVESTON: Rendered a wasteland by Ike, with packs of stray dogs and loose steer wandering the sewage-strewn streets. Hurricane hold-outs now want off the island after lack of power and water has made it almost uninhabitable.
CUTBACKS: State lawmakers, judiciary and the governor's office say they'll cut back on their budgets in addition to upcoming state budget cuts made necessary by the colossal statewide shortfall.
QUORUM: The revamped Clayton school board can now move forward with official business after reaching a quorum by recruiting two former candidates for board seats.
DOG CALLS 911: To report owner's seizure.
LANIER: Not filling back up anytime soon.
LINGERING: Linger Longer Communities says it's making progress on plans for its Jekyll Island redevelopment, but navigating the environmental laws and public input may be bogging down the process.
UGA: Drops to No. 3 despite staying undefeated, but still has four top-10 teams on its schedule, all SEC foes.
He didn't ask for any of this. She took it upon herself to start this…
Not a huge fan of the ankle cuff sneakers that Serena (and KD) are wearing…
Kind of strange that some random lady started a GoFundMe for that kid. I'm curious…
Can Tim Lee get any more pitiful?
Are my nards going to get irradiated?
sarcasm, and the lost art therein.