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mpd0.59: Mississippi - enough said. Look, if someone wants to risk their own life and limbs doing something stupid, I would normally say "Have at it.", but it's discretionary acts of stupidity like this one...
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ElevatorLady: What exactly would be UGA's motive for trying to cover this up? To save the few bucks it would cost to clean the room? So that half a dozen more people could get sick and possibly die? The conspiracy...
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marshalld: When the "true faith of Islam" decides to go to war against "radical Islam" the public will change their view of Islam. As long as the silence continues and no effort to destroy these terrorists it...
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marshalld: @gregory: This is Georgia. We are exempt from the "freedom of religion" thing unless it is someone else's religion. Georgia lawmakers have used religion as an excuse to keep our state in the past...
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marshalld: Time for a Middle Eastern/North African coalition to put a stop to this madness. Middle Eastern countries can either decide to placate ISIS and watch this insanity continue or like Jordan, put an...
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gregory: "The chosen private school might be a secular institution like Athens Academy, or a religious school like Athens Christian School, Prince Avenue Christian School or the Catholic parish schools. Thus...
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@ 'Failing' label for Gaines... Tue, 02/17/2015 - 07:42

marshalld: Questions: 1. Why was this a "surprise"? Shouldn't administrators know the criteria to be labeled "failing" and shouldn't administrators know the scoring mechanism and where Gaines School fell on...
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drdonna: Amen! This article gets right to the truth of this situation! Please tell me why the same folks who are furious that the Feds would get involved in state healthcare, do not see a disconnect when the...
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PatrickD: If you hate pine trees, today isn't going to be your day.
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yeti: I'll file this under the "Ah' darn" category.
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Greg Benson: Yes, we've gotta get the kids to start wearing checkered pants and v-neck sweaters early.
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SmartAzz: Considering what hell, torture and torment these bulls go through in the arena before they are killed, I can't help but feel that somehow it's okay that they get the opportunity to maim and wound a...
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GaltMeister: ...and some worship at the alter or the global warming and praising faux...
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OCCountry: If they will keep this guy locked up he will not run and be a threat to the general public. He is not a stranger to police. No loss if they deny bond.
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OCCountry: @jtsim: Think a friend and I are going in 2016 to Pamplona. You can go with us. Just remember you don't have to out run the bulls, you just have to out run us old guys.
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@ Power outages reported in Athens area Mon, 02/16/2015 - 22:12

OCCountry: Nights like this make me glad I have gas heat, stove, and water heater and a large backup generator. Most likely will not notice that the power goes off since the lights would only blink. Guess my...
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@ 'Failing' label for Gaines... Mon, 02/16/2015 - 21:59

dwbower: Anyone who can improve their scores on a standardized testing model is underachieving. The model is designed to demonstrate a range of performances, not to be a model of conforming. In the...
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retiredandhappy: Do it! Show the world that at least one nation has the guts to do the right thing. These people knew what the potential was and chose to commit the crimes anyway.
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TeeWee: The law is very specific.  The  Supreme Court had ruled that the government can assess a tax or a fine.  The three law makers now want the law ignored?   They helped write it and they voted for it  ...
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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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