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    OPINION: Homosexuality: The controversy of our time

    In ancient civilizations, homosexuality was celebrated and practiced openly even in governmental entities. The Greek and Roman empires practiced sodomy, bisexuality, bestiality and homosexuality. Both of these empires fell from within due to the decadent and perverse behavior that included temple...

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    OPINION: No more attempts at nation building

    While in college and the military, I studied the Middle East, its people, culture, political systems and religious beliefs. The countries comprising the Middle East have been ruled by tribal leaders, kings or military dictators for centuries and apparently cannot overcome their cultural, political...

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    SKALKO: Don’t make the MWA board the fall guy

    In the May 30 edition of The Telegraph there were two items published in different parts of the newspaper that caught my attention and hopefully the attention of my fellow residents of Bibb County. Both involved suggesting our newly consolidated government use the Macon Water Authority as a funding...

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    CHILDERS: Time for Masons to come out of the 17th century

    Many years ago my husband became a Mason. So here I was, a wife of a Mason not knowing anything about these men or the organization they represented. Over the years I got to know many and found them to be men of honor who love God and country. Respectful caring men with a great sense of purpose, ...

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    FINDLEY: Celebrating books and the gifts they give us

    For the past several weeks, Macon has been celebrating, albeit quietly, the enduring value of books. Many of us Maconites who live, work or drive through the College Hill Corridor have likely noticed the strange, bright blue, whimsical, English looking, life-size police call box recently installed...

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    YOUR SAY: Macon-Bibb government, find another way

    Tonight, the Macon–Bibb County Commission will further deliberate the proposed $158.7 million dollar 2014-2015 budget of Macon Mayor Robert Reichert.

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    MACK: It’s never too early to start closing the achievement gap

    On May 23 the school year ended for Bibb County public schools, and for a lot of the seniors and their families it was a day of great pride and accomplishment for the completion of the requirements for graduation.

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    ELLIS: Community policing the right way

    I take issue with David Oedel’s assertion in his opinion column in The Telegraph, May 11, that subsequent mayoral administrations to former Mayor Jim Marshall’s administration spurned community-oriented policing in the Village Green community because of racial sensitivities.

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    VELEZ: ‘One Macon’ will fail unless everyone is involved

    Here we go again; we read in the paper about “One Macon.” This is a great idea, but if it is to be done by the same people what will be the end result? In a couple of years, another study will be completed by an out-of-town company that will interview the same people -- and you already...

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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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