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10:28 AM, Thursday, August 27
Unless you are one of the intrepid public servants we keep sending back to the Gold Dome to get you out of our hair, or a lizard-loafered lobbyist lurking around the capitol with free lunch coupons or members of the news media with coffee stains o...

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Dear Georgia Public School Teachers: It is new school year but, alas, the same old impediments: An out-of-touch feder...
11:42 AM, Thursday, August 07
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Column: Your cheatin’ heart
Q: Recently I needed to use my husband’s phone to make a call. He keeps it locked with a password. I asked him for hi...
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With a net worth today of $1 billion, Joe Ricketts, 73, the founder of TD Ameritrade, is fretting over the crumbs fal...
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Editor: [Gov. Nathan Deal], you recently wrote a letter to President [Barack] Obama objecting to [U.S. Citizenship an...
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Column: ‘Island’ evidence of Buckhead’s evolution
A cul-de-sac off West Paces Ferry Road captures what Buckhead was, what it became and what it aspires to be. At the h...
02:56 PM, Wednesday, August 06
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The U.S. Senate race this November between Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue will be one of the more...
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Q: My father died 11 years ago, and I wonder when I’ll stop grieving. The worst times are Christmas, his birthday and...
03:31 PM, Thursday, July 31
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Guest column: Harris case more than meets the eye
I am quiet. But it hurts. I am without that settled feeling that usually overcomes me when I know my mouth is safely ...
12:03 PM, Thursday, July 31
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Imagine standing on top of the Darlington Apartments — the ones with the Atlanta’s Population Now sign out front on P...
06:18 PM, Wednesday, July 30
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Column: Taxpayers on hook for mishandled Deal ethics probe
In 1997, Gov. Zell Miller appointed me to fill a vacant seat on the five-member State Ethics Commission and then reap...
10:12 AM, Thursday, July 24
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Column: Two billion heartbeats
Q: I’m confused. Normally you are a proponent of hope and optimism, but you recently said the “Happy” song made you w...
10:02 AM, Thursday, July 24
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Guest column: Cruz wants billionaires to pave paradise
When I visit Montana, I always try to spend at least a day or two in Yellowstone National Park. I had the privilege o...
09:54 AM, Thursday, July 24
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