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by Dick Yarbrough
Columnist
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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12:14 PM, Wednesday, April 16
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Column: Despise nothing
Q: I have a friend who is disabled that I’ve known for about a year. I like helping her out by driving her places she...
03:48 PM, Wednesday, April 09
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Column: Children can’t properly judge traffic conditions
Driving can be a game of cat and mouse. A driver is the cat in the car, and the mouse is a child on a bike. A cat wil...
03:22 PM, Wednesday, April 09
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LETTER TO EDITOR: Earth has had warming, cooling cycles
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03:19 PM, Wednesday, April 09
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