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Irony escapes Russian president

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to stir unrest in Ukraine

U.S. and European Union officials must come up with meaningful sanctions against Russia that will convince hardliners looking to return to the “glory” days of the Soviet empire to let Ukraine handle its own affairs.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Misguided missionaries mar Masters

FAITH: Why be abrasive when witnessing to the love of God?

Because I was meeting a friend at the gate, I was subjected to this self-righteous verbal assault for 10 minutes, a man with a portable headset loudspeaker ensuring that nobody missed a single syllable. I was never so glad to see my friend finally appear.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Politics 2014 -- Spell president with a capital 'D'

OPINION: Republics need a new strategy with 2016 on the horizon

The GOP’s strategy of alienating women and minorities doesn’t play well in presidential politics.

RONDA RICH: Small moments create great stories

THE DIXIE DIVA: Challenges of life can make for a trove of treasure

It fascinates me to see what the journey of life will drill into our souls and our minds to make a good story.

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LORAN SMITH: The good life comes at a cost

We are losing farms in this country, which essentially means that the small farmer will soon be extinct.

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Peeps a popular Easter tradition

FEATURE: Peeps, yesterday and today, April 16, 2014

Peeps have been the No.1 non-chocolate Easter candy for over 20 years.

Albany Area Community Calendar - April 13-21, 2014

The following is a list of meetings and classes happening in the area this week.

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MLS Atlanta Announcement

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber and Falcons owner Arthur Blank unveiled Atlanta’s new professional soccer team Wednesday.

Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

A memorial service was held on April 15, the one year anniversary of the tragic Boston Marathon bombing.

Blue Moon/Eclipse seen around the world

Scenes of a full lunar eclipse turned into a “blood moon” from around the globe.

The 2014 Masters

Bubba Watson pulls away for his second Masters championship on Sunday, Apr. 13.

Prince George's Royal play date

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate are undertaking a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia with their son George.

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Dougherty County residents air concerns about natural gas pipeline

U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop and local officials listen to Dougherty County residents objections to planned gas pipeline

Residents express concerns about whether the subsurface of Dougherty County is suitable for a large natural gas pipeline and the planned location for a compressor station that they say is too close to a populated area.

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