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snarkydude: @jtsim: My dad said it would make you go blind. I just need glasses.
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rcbljc: I'm curious about a young woman who would give a strange man a tour of her house.... Perhaps the first class for some of these young people when they arrive in Athens should be one that informs them...
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Humbucker bob: "His game" is all about losing.
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Humbucker bob: I thought "Pot Shots" were the latest fad in Colorado?
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the bobster: gives new meaning to the "Boom Boom Room."
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SIGNOFF: Suspension? Ridiculous.
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@ Professor: 'Game of Thrones' pic got... Sat, 04/19/2014 - 08:12

barryhollander: I suppose that's a little worse than "Winter is coming," but c'mon.
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jtsim: @Ben Had: I guess our founding fathers were victims of paranoia too.
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Eastville: If your job is processing checks, you might want to think about changing careers. I deposited a handwritten check at the ATM outside the Bank of America last month. The machine scanned the check,...
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jtsim: @Ben Had: I guess our founding fathers were victims of paranoia too.
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@ Suspect struggles after arrest Sat, 04/19/2014 - 08:06

SIGNOFF: Yep. It could have ended with a suspended license.
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Whynotme: What will come of this? Probably not much. As a licensed gun owner and gun enthusiast I still think it's stupid to carry in a bar. However I also think it's stupid to worry about the people with a...
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SIGNOFF: Homeless and horny in ACC.
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jtsim: @OconeeJoe: I got tired of picking nits so I cut off what hair I had left. The nits didn't have anyplace to hide so they moved on.
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SIGNOFF: How does this law make folks safer? I'm leery of carriers. Why do they need to feel safer? What are they afraid of? If a person needs to feel empowered, important, respected, and the like, he/she...
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Eastville: Meanwhile, the Atlanta Braves have banned visiting off-duty cops from carrying their weapons inside the stadium. Read more: http://www.covnews.com/section/1/article/51756/
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@ Athens man falls for scam Sat, 04/19/2014 - 07:43

OconeeJoe: Then you may be the next victim...
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OconeeJoe: Sad. And not to pick nits, but the correct term is "necropsy".
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bchb: Athens + bars + guns. will be interesting to watch.
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OconeeJoe: Did the officer have to collect the evidence?
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  • Andrew
    Shearer

    Blog: Can we please fix the Oscars?

    Summary:  Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. First, a few thoughts on the winners: read more

  • Joe
    Johnson

    Winter storm drama

    Athens-Clarke County police officers responded to Pinewood Estates North on a 911 call concerning a heated domestic dispute. it reportedly was an argument over the lack of heat and food in a family's trailer and a woman was threatening to stab anyone who tried to take away her 7-month-old child. State patrol responded also, from their post nearby on U.S. Highway 29 North. The situation apparently was resolved. An officer reported he was driving the woman and infant to another home in Athens. read more

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