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mpd0.59: I thought it was from all the Viagra being flushed down the toilet.
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rcbljc: @Oistrakh: Exactly. I thought Mr. Moore's implication was that the change would be for the better. I sincerely doubt that!
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Rita Raines: By all means make cuts at the lowest levels instead of the highest.
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Rita Raines: The small businesses downtown would probably see better business if their customer's did not have to walk by cigarette smoking drunks on the sidewalks. I know that I do not take my daughter down...
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snarkydude: @eastsider99: Hmmm....and where in this article did it say this was a proposal from the governor's office? Unfortunately....and I say this because I have several friends driving busses specifically...
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@ Editorial cartoon for Jan. 23 Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:30

barryhollander: Fox is infamous for not apologizing or correcting for mistakes, but this BS was so over the top and continuous (and mocked in Europe) that the network felt forced to break its tradition of never...
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dahreese: @OCCountry: "The real issue is why did people go to driving a bus for insurance instead of the pay. The answer is that it is very cheap. Drivers and other state workers pay a much smaller share of...
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moonpie: Bus drivers get their health insurance cut and UGA's CMR gets a $385.00 PER HOUR raise. His new hourly rate is $1,923.00 per hour. I know it's different pots of money, but still.
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OCCountry: @snarkydude The key here is he is talking to FORMER inmates. If they are really former and reformed they could not be considered part of "known Criminal Element" since they are no longer criminals...
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dahreese: Seeing as how Georgia seems to always rank near the bottom of the scale in public education, do you suppose those...
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OCCountry: Reminds me of the song "Dude Looks like a Lady".
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Athens Trojan: Does anyone know how much ACC charges for an outdoor café? I vaguely remember it being very nominal not near market rates per square foot. We need to revisit what we are charging the business owners...
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mpd0.59: I anticipate Megabus contracts in our near future.
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mpd0.59: @oldwarrior: St. Mary's is practically across the street from University Garden Apts. and certainly a much shorter transit that weaving one's way to Athens Regional. Could have been ignorance.
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snarkydude: @butterflyink21: I'm very old, and my parents would have killed me for doing anything that embarrassed them in any way. Several times, I thought they were going to do just that. School leadership...
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snarkydude: I'm sorry, but a deputy's job is not to counsel inmates on anything. His job is to maintain order at the jail, or wherever he is posted. If he feels called to try to spread the gospel to prisoners...
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oldwarrior: Curious as to why Raposo didn't take his friend to St. Mary's, which is, I believe, just up the street from where all this took place. Wonder if the victim might have lived if he had been seen sooner...
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eastsider99: And people actually voted for Nathan Deal, smh
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Eidolon: I have not experienced any place in town where these barriers protrude in any meaningful way out into public space. The only time the sidewalks of Athens are crowded is on weekend nights (and during...
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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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