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@ Athens man hit, robbed of $40 Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:53

OCCountry: There is a path behind Kroger? You know the sidewalk would most likely be a much safer option.
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OCCountry: What kind of heavy accent? Russian? British? Cajun? People in New York would say I have an accent.
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@ Car reported stolen but recovered Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:47

OCCountry: Yea and I let unlicensed drunks take my car all the time too. This clown needs to get things in order or life will be very miserable.
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makeitso: @cyou299: Then you and yours have wasted the last thirty years. Get off your computer and this social venue and into a lab!!!! Or are you waiting for an all powerful overlord to fulfill your...
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Auntylib: Pre-trial intervention will make him a good-boy.
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@ Man sought for indecent exposure Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:44

OCCountry: This guy is lucky that he did not run into a woman like my wife. If she did not leave him looking like a piece of Swiss cheese, she likely would have left him with one or more broke bones. We...
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OCCountry: @jtsim: You know ancient Babylon was fond of turning people to Eunuchs......
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OCCountry: In this case Blair is incorrect. The correct statement should be " airstrikes as they are currently being conducted will be ineffective". He is correct that pinpoints will not work. Carpet bombing...
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OCCountry: He said the Yik Yak post was an “immature prank” and he had no plans to commit any act of violence. Send your inmature pranking tail to a prison for a couple of years and let's see if you can grow up...
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grove600: If the local DA is handling the case, the charges will be aggressively pursued down to "dialing the wrong number" and "making an inappropriate post" and he'll be punished with probation and a note...
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@ 30-person brawl reported in west Athens Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:11

snarkydude: @the bobster: You're right. "Luck" has nothing to do with it. If you practice good business practices, you will get good tenants. You're also right in that most areas have issues with low-income...
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@ 30-person brawl reported in west Athens Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:11

snarkydude: @the bobster: You're right. "Luck" has nothing to do with it. If you practice good business practices, you will get good tenants. You're also right in that most areas have issues with low-income...
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cyou299: it's yet another pretend solution designed to raise passions, but otherwise accomplishing absolutely nothing. Kind of a pattern with these guys. I guess pols think if they fix problems, we wouldn't...
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cyou299: @makeitso: "Thirty years later we find ourselves no closer to a realistic solution..." yes, that why people are taking to the streets. "Get off the streets and into the labs and come up with an...
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@ Tant: 'Boots on the ground' must put... Mon, 09/22/2014 - 08:57

dahreese: @swimdawg @Kwijibo Junior You both have commented and dodged the question via some rant about $8.00 gas. In order to stop sending American soldiers into unwinnable wars, would the American people be...
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makeitso: I've been on board with global warming since the 80s when the focus on the cause was the destruction of the equatorial rain forests and one of the solutions to the problem was for all of us to plant...
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grove600: It'll never be like it was. Not even close. Good luck, you'll need it in that building. Corporate decided well over a year ago that we, the humble and loyal readers and posters, as rough or...
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dahreese: @cyou299: "so what if it has your picture, if the store owner is still willing to give you cash?" I agree. Balfour isn't clear to us on how this works if "the store owner is still willing to give you...
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proftom: Pres. Obama is really taking what might seem to be the best of bad options for now, and I like the time limited approval from Congress. There also should be a heavy diplomatic effort to cut off aid...
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proftom: Another article on global climate and predictably another posting from TeeWee rating on. "The large international corporations who make up the Environmental/Industrial complex are scared. " Sounds...
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    Blog: Watching movies by myself

    Summary:  I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. read more

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    Thompson

    No cartoons on racism

    As you might imagine, the vast majority of the editorial cartoons available these days for publication through the syndicate which supplies cartoons to the Athens Banner-Herald/OnlineAthens are addressing the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer has touched off a number of demonstrations -- some peaceful, but many not at all peaceful, with tear gas fired by police officers and gunshots fired by some protester. read more

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