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MICHAEL GERSON: President Obama influencing public debate

OPINION: On immigration, Obama circumvents deliberation

Obama’s action shows the power of even a weakened president to influence a public debate.

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RONDA RICH: A rumor gets a life of its own

THE DIXIE DIVA: Nothing moves as fast as a rumor

A planned memorial service for a guy gets plenty memorable.

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LORAN SMITH: Two hours of heaven on the Chattahoochee

FEATURES COLUMN: The Georgia mountains is a place you cannot get to too often

Outside the bedroom window when bedtime came about, you could hear the waters of the Chattahoochee crashing by. If you can’t sleep soundly after all that, you need to visit a sleep specialist.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Holiday decorations can be dangerous for pets

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: Decorating is a great tradition, but make sure pets do not get hurt

Many of the decorations and trappings of the holidays can be problems for pets if they ingest them.

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Bright Side of the Day - Nov. 26, 2014

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Squawk of the Day - Nov. 26, 2014

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Squawk of the Day - Nov. 25, 2014

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DANNY TYREE: Things to be thankful for -- in 20 years

OPINION: The trends are here for crunching the data

Employing the latest computer models, I shall extrapolate from current trends and predict the way things will be 20 years in the future, at Thanksgiving 2034.

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Holiday spending looking healthy this year

EDITORIAL: Nationally and in Georgia holiday spending is expected to be up 4.1 percent

The Georgia Retail Association expects spending during the holiday season to be up 4.1 percent from last year.

CATHERINE RAMPELL: A tax by any other name ...

OPINION: Is it preferable to be taxed rather than fined?

If the political toxicity of spending and tax hikes encourages obfuscation at the federal level, it has led to far more destructive and distortionary policies at the state and local levels.

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CYNTHIA TUCKER: Bill Cosby is no longer Cliff Huxtable

OPINION: Women are accusing Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them

The accusers, whose accounts date back to 1969 and forward to 2004, say that, under the guise of offering career counseling, Cosby lured them to his quarters, gave them drinks that were laced with a substance meant to render them pliable, and proceeded to rape them.

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MICHAEL REAGAN: Senate plugs up pipeline for last time

OPINION: Senate Democrats give voters a last snub

The Keystone XL will get the green light as soon as the Republicans who were elected in the midterm elections start running things in Congress next year.

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TOM PURCELL: Hold your taters there, buddy

OPINION: For Thanksgiving, pass the civility

It’s bound to happen at Thanksgiving tables across America: A progressive liberal Democrat discovers he’s sitting next to a conservative Republican. There’s no need for mashed potatoes to fly.

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Squawk of the Day - Nov. 24, 2014

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