Column: Why I won’t be running for president
by Dick Yarbrough
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06:55 PM, Thursday, April 23
My fellow Americans, it is with heavy heart I announce to you today I will not be a candidate for president of the United States in 2016.   I know there are those among you who believe our country would be better off if I was running things. Of co...

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