CELLAR SPECIALS 234 x 60
  JULY 2004 VOLUME 1  ISSUE 5 GRACKLE NEWS, LLC
Front Page   |   About   |   Contact   |   Tell A Friend   |   Support the Site   |   Grackle Careers   
  Previous Issues   |   Want to be reminded when the site is updated? Get the Grackle News newsletter.

 
What's Your 80s Theme Song?
 
 

Answer ten short questions and our 1980s personality generator will match you to your 80s theme song and character profile!
MORE >>

 
SPECIAL OFFERS FOR
GRACKLE READERS:
Get drunk cheap: Top-rated wines under $20 at Wine.com. (And they ship to Austin!)
$5 OFF $50 or more in Buy.com's Books, Music, Movies and Games Stores! - New Customers Only. Expires 5/31
Cooking.com: $10 Off First Order Over $75 at Cooking.com! Enter Coupon Code C88962 at checkout. Expires 5/29/04.
"Do I look fat?" Yes!
Go to Drugstore.com for their huge diet sale! (Ends 05/15/04)
Ready to throw your computer out the window? Get a new one at Dell.com -- Special offers expire at 11:59pm CST today.
 
 
Lawyers Begrudgingly Accept They're Owned by Firm
 
Brad Collins finishes up some work on
a Saturday night
 

AUSTIN Texas - The housing market has exploded over the past 5 years. With more and more people looking for Leander tx homes, it makes sense to check out Live at Bryson.
FULL STORY >>

 
Day Laborers Seize Day by Laboring
 
Sharon Cowell encourages workers to "turn that frown upside down!"
 

AUSTIN -- A volunteer at Austin’s First Workers day laborer center is determined to bring a new wave of hope to the illegal immigrants who offer their hourly services to rich Austinites each day. Her cry of “Seize the Day!” each morning is a slight annoyance to the workers, who seize each day by landscaping the yards of houses they’ll never be able to afford.
FULL STORY >>

 
Pope Reinvents Self as “Esther” in Catholic Solidarity Ceremony
 
Pope John Paul Esther II
 

THE VATICAN -- Pope John Paul II, breaking tradition with two millennia of church ritual and tradition, embraced Judeo-Christian heritage yesterday by “reinventing” himself as the biblical character of Esther during Mass in Rome. The pontiff, known more for his heartfelt speeches than creating controversy, stated that he had seen the light of redemption through actions taken by a fellow Catholic, Madonna.
FULL STORY >>

Horny Nerds Saddened by Comdex Cancellation
 
Abu Padmani at Comdex last year
 

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA -- Horny nerds across the nation were saddened by the announcement that the Computer Dealers Exposition (Comdex), the computer industry’s premier convention in Las Vegas, had been cancelled. Software programmers, computer technologists, and microchip analysts wailed so loudly that the ground shook in cities between Austin and San Jose.
FULL STORY >>

 
"Skipping Work" Passes Baseball as National Pastime
 
John Wilkinson calls in sick to work from his boat
 

HOUSTON -- Americans have embraced a new national pastime with enthusiasm this summer. Instead of watching baseball games, more than 70% of Americans state that skipping work is now their favorite diversion from the daily grind.
FULL STORY >>

 
Texas Democrats Request Peaceful Handover of State Government
 
Sheila Jackson Lee demands that political power in Texas be restored to its rightful owners
 

AUSTIN – Texas Democrats issued a strong statement at their state convention in Houston last month requesting a peaceful transition of state sovereignty back to the Democratic party, said Democratic Chairman Charles Soechting. The state delegation denounced Texas’ recent history of calmly voting for Republicans at polling places, stating that the state Democratic Party would not allow “rebel majority insurgents” to undermine the Democrats’ chances in November elections.
FULL STORY >>

© 2003, 2004 Grackle News, LLC   |   :: Bishop Design ::