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by Dick Yarbrough
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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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The name Atlanta is described as “strange and alien” by Richard Peters, the superintendent of the Georgia Railroad wh...
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LOCAL VOICES: Jacobs touts success of legislative session
The 2014 legislative session concluded March 20, earlier than any other legislative session in the past 18 years. I a...
11:09 AM, Tuesday, April 01
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Since the policy of the federal government seems to be to snoop on the conversations of private citizens, I thought i...
03:03 PM, Thursday, March 27
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Q: I have a friend of 30 years. She’s compassionate and giving and, in a tight situation, would do anything for you, ...
02:53 PM, Thursday, March 27
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Column: Alex Wood hits the big time
Baseball is peculiarly different from other professional sports in that everybody spends time in the minor leagues. I...
02:43 PM, Thursday, March 27
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Editor: In the March 12 issue of the Neighbor, you published a column by professor Fein from Kennesaw State concernin...
02:32 PM, Thursday, March 27
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Column: Mayor celebrated milestone by selling estate to state
On his 92nd birthday, Robert Maddox bestowed upon the state of Georgia a gift that is nearly impossible to qualify. I...
12:36 PM, Wednesday, March 26
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Column: Celebrating life, legacy of a great journalist
I was at the sausage-making plant last week, better known as the Georgia General Assembly. I was there for a good cau...
10:30 AM, Thursday, March 20
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Column: The wild child grief
Q: After you have lost someone — in my case a parent who has died — how do you move on without feeling like you are b...
10:22 AM, Thursday, March 20
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Guest column: Boycott Russia or put Putin on Obamacare
Along with the rest of the world, I’ve been watching as Vladimir Putin strong-arms his way into Ukraine. The rabid Ru...
10:06 AM, Thursday, March 20
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Column: Old ticket becomes insurmountable obstacle
The chairs in the Atlanta City Detention Center downtown belong in a museum of contemporary design. They seem to be c...
11:02 AM, Wednesday, March 19
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Column: Legislature solving another nonexistent problem
The scene: Interstate 16 near Dublin. WAAANGH! REEP! REEP! REEP! “Driver! Pull your car over immediately!” “Officer, ...
11:46 AM, Thursday, March 13
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Column: Arm your fears
Q: One of your themes seems to be facing one’s fears. Please explain. A: I’ll use an excerpt adapted from my memoir. ...
11:36 AM, Thursday, March 13
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Guest column: Liberals’ climate-change denial hides sins
Since this past autumn, my colleague Ken White and I have been doing a podcast called “Honestly Speaking: Red Meets B...
11:18 AM, Thursday, March 13
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Column: Forgotten cemetery harkens back to park’s origin
On an appropriately cold, rainy day last week I met Chastain Park Conservancy Director of Operations Ray Mock at the ...
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