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by Dick Yarbrough
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10:12 AM, Thursday, July 24
In 1997, Gov. Zell Miller appointed me to fill a vacant seat on the five-member State Ethics Commission and then reappointed me to a full term where I served until 2002. It was a rewarding experience and I am proud of the good things we accomplish...

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02:38 PM, Friday, November 22
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EDITOR: On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I wish to express condolences to the family, colleagues and many frien...
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11:45 PM, Wednesday, November 20
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Column: To UGA President Jere Morehead, welcome aboard
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01:52 PM, Thursday, November 14
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Column: A tree of gratitude
Q: What can I do to create more gratitude/appreciation in my 7-year-old daughter? A: First and foremost, be the examp...
01:42 PM, Thursday, November 14
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Column: The famous birthplace of Jack Daniel’s
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01:27 PM, Thursday, November 14
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Column: Season the culmination of the work of many
It was a moment of unbridled joy and crushing defeat, a season of hard work, sacrifice and commitment laid bare benea...
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Column: Here's a chance to make yourself at home on Mars
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05:46 PM, Thursday, November 07
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Column: Missing the point
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