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bertisdowns: Another great column Myra-- thank you for the straightforward and direct way you present this information-- no one is against all testing. Of course not-- teachers need to be able to evaluate how...
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FanaticalModerate: Closing borders actually doesn't work, but neither does 'self monitoring' or the other crap we're doing now. I don't understand why we can't have 21 day quarantines before people can enter the US...
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crankyyankee: @theold33: I know nothing of football but I think you're right. It was obvious from the first second half snap that the strategy for the team was different than the first half.
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@ Fall foliage destinations in Georgia Sun, 10/19/2014 - 13:57

Oistrakh: `wish the article had mentioned When the peak season for viewing mountain foliage is.. Anybody know?
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sweept: long as we have open borders..who cares
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maxcat07: Ed, Great column. I also remember reading and hearing from my grandparents how our "boys" were sent off to war in Europe during the "Great War", right in the middle of the deadly influenza outbreak...
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mpd0.59: A travel ban "...
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mpd0.59: She fell for the first Fedex envelope. "The woman did as instructed."
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wfmcgee: The first half was nearly perfect but the second half gave me palpitations. And who made the call for an on side kick with less than five minutes gone in the first quarter. What a stupid decision !!...
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mpd0.59: Why would they want...
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Mark Ralston: Thanks for the reminder. From an old journalist, an even better (i.e., more useful to the reader) account would have included an estimated time when the roads re-open to traffic. The AthHalf website...
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concerned citiz...: Sounds like a good time was had by all !!!
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oldwarrior: I see old "2 Dollar" is back, LOL. Has a comment on EVERY subject
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theold33: That's easy. Mark Richt tried to run the clock out as soon as the second half started. That...
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@ Today's editorial cartoon Sun, 10/19/2014 - 09:34

TeeWee: Now the political class responsible for this 'ham handed' response to a public health issue are pointing fingers like the old Boss Tweed cartoon of Tweed and his henchmen in a circle pointing fingers...
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swimdawg68: Darrell, recent news on Gurley now shows the delay rests with our Athletic Dept. and not the NCAA. The NCAA is waiting on the report from UGA before it can make a ruling. I find it odd that the...
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TeeWee: According to AG Holder, the requirement to prove identity is discrimination towards minority persons.  If this is true, then DOTs discriminate against protected class persons when issuing drivers...
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concerned citiz...: This would be a great place for Red Dress to open a store, in light of their recent 1.2 million $ deal from the Shark Tank.
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TeeWee: Gee, sounds to me like Mexico and Belize have closed their borders to people with or suspected to have Ebola.  I guess they don't understand that they are making matters worse, according to our...
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  • Andrew
    Shearer

    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

  • Jim
    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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