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    BURKE: Nothing wrong with HB 60

    You probably won’t be surprised when I tell you that true liberty lovers think House Bill 60 didn’t go far enough in making it legal for licensed gun carriers to carry their weapons in various locations in the state. Since you went point by point, I hope you’ll grant me the ...

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    KELLEY: Dallemand: A way to a Pulitzer

    In the early 1950s Robert and I were childhood friends in Columbus and we often rambled the banks of the Chattahoochee River, always stopping to watch a steam engine pull boxcars of freight across the trestle into Phenix City, Ala. Later, we would stop by his grandpa’s small grocery store...

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    YOUR SAY: Today’s rhetoric betray’s long tradition

    On March 7, I read an alarming letter by Travis Middleton. He began by describing a variety of groups as spineless, self-centered parasites, including African- Americans, gays, Hispanics, union members, welfare recipients, abortion advocates, potheads and environmentalists. His list appeared to ...

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    THEISE: Eliminate roadblocks for our Bibb County scholars

    Our whole community has been shocked at the tragic killing of Little Petey. Little Petey, a teenager, was killed in a shooting by fellow teenagers. There are now three who are allegedly involved in this tragic killing.

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    KENDRICK: Proud to serve the state of Georgia

    Over the past few months, a great deal has been written about the changes to the State Health Benefit Plan, which provides health care coverage to 650,000 Georgia state employees, retirees and their families.

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    ZARITZKY: House Bill 893 and the value of our neighbors

    One of the recent opinion articles on House Bill 893, now under consideration in the state Senate, claims a major fiscal hit to local government. It argues that a $3 million loss in tax revenue would mean a reduction of services, significant tax hikes or a budget shortfall. These assertions only...

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    TUCKER: Time for all to pull together for Robin’s survival

    This article was originally printed in the March 7 edition of the Union Advocate.

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    HUCKABEE: Now is the time to expand our natural and cultural resources

    The first time that I visited Ocmulgee National Monument was around 1956. My mother took me there and I was about 3-years-old. I remember the visit, and was so impressed that when we returned home to our house on Ingleside Avenue, I went into the backyard with a spoon with the intent of building...

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    BASS: Get accustomed to our differences

    When will all the hypocrisy stop, the name calling, the demeaning comments, and the discrimination end? NFL players get by with violent domestic abuse, arrests, stealing, drugging, lying, alleged rapes, questionable character, morals and values, with no reproach, suspensions or comments from the...

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    YOUR SAY: HBCUs bring value to student and society

    The article concerning black colleges in the U.S. on the front page of your Dec. 9 issue has some implications that seem simplistic if not just wrong. The author, Sarah Carr, is correct in saying that Historically Black Colleges and Universities take under-prepared students and provide a level of...

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