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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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01:36 PM, Friday, February 14
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01:25 PM, Friday, February 14
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11:19 AM, Friday, February 14
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My fellow Georgians, in order to keep my national certification as a modest and much-beloved columnist, it is a requi...
12:44 PM, Thursday, February 06
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12:38 PM, Thursday, February 06
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