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jonlester: I'm in the Arnoldsville area, too, and I also have extensive experience with crazy women, so color me skeptical.
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PatrickD: The best response to the Ebola "scare" and yes, it is from Fox News. http://youtu.be/Z2KBfynW09I
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nancy30683: Unfortunately for Mr. Gaudin, and for the President, his opinion is not shared by the majority of the American populace. The fact that Democrats running for re-election are staying as far away from...
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@ Today's editorial cartoon Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:00

AbidingDude: CDC is another example of an expertly run government department...
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swimdawg68: It seems as though the NCAA is taking their sweet time to make a ruling. They have never liked UGA since we sued them along with Oklahoma many years ago and won the rights to control our own TV...
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@ Polman: 'Dark money' driving... Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:35

drdonna: Does the donor get to specify how the money will be used? For example, can they say it is to be used for negative advertising against a particular candidate? At what point does free speech become...
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nancy30683: Another czar? Really? Typical liberal solution, add another layer of government to an already massive bureaucracy. That will solve the problem. We don't need an Ebola Czar. We need for those...
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mpd0.59: Why would the student "victims" rip themselves off?
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mpd0.59: Nowadays, if you aren't careful buying a new car, you could end up with one that carries no spare tire and jack, only a can of aerosol puncture sealer. Spare tires are becoming an additional cost...
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SIGNOFF: He thought he could take the gun and fly away flapping his those ears.
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mpd0.59: Doesn't Oconee County have their own pizza delivery businesses?
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FanaticalModerate: Again, EBOLA DOESN'T VOTE! Infusing our response to it with politics is counterproductive. Look at the virus and how it spreads rationally and scientifically, and create policies to counter it based...
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mpd0.59: Get a dog and don't feed him.
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OCCountry: While I know the Junior League does a lot of good things, I can't help but think of an old Lewis Grizzard joke every time I hear them mentioned.
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OCCountry: Living in Oglethorpe County, the truth is bound to come out sooner or later. In his case a lot sooner. Found out I know the farmer. That being said, this family has always been upstanding and...
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mpd0.59: Analysts say many safety problems in the country stem from little regulation, light punishment for violators and wide ignorance about safety in general — and a tendency to value economic advancement...
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@ UGA student punches Athens cop Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:34

OCCountry: wish she had had a taser to allow her to really control him.
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@ Men fight over sandwich in Athens Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:33

OCCountry: Nothing like homeless people fighting. Getting to be a weekly occurance in this town.
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OCCountry: SO much for commandment 8 and 10.
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OCCountry: Last time we heard from Andy, he was out prowling and looking for his next target. July 2013 Loitering/Prowling (ACCPD)
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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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