A topless-club owner plans to open a place called Platinum Doll on Marshall, despite the threat of a lawsuit from the owner of Platinum Plus on Mt. Moriah. We don't get it -- is there something wrong with using the words silver or gold or even bronze? They're good enough for the Olympics; they should be just fine for titty bars.
Speaking of that, a group of nursing mothers holds a public demonstration at Wolfchase Galleria to focus attention on the benefits of breast-feeding. We support their cause, but considering what you can see on cable these days, is there really anyone offended by somebody flashing a boob or two?
A good Samaritan, hearing the cries of two babies, pulls overheated twins from a parked car, where their mother had left them while she visited the Department of Human Services. The babies were taken to LeBonheur, and a judge later returned them to their 25-year-old mother, who was charged with reckless endangerment. What was she thinking? A half-hour later, and she would have been charged with something considerably more serious -- and shopping for a pair of coffins.