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CARLTON FLETCHER: Suicide a common part of rock-and-roll life

FRIDAY JAM SESSION: Anniversary of Kurt Cobain's suicide updated 'day the music died'

Suicide has been the cause of death for a number of talented musicians during the rock and roll era.

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MUSIC REVIEW: Kentucky rockers Black Stone Cherry creates 'Magic' on new disc

BSC's release coming Tuesday is the best album so far in 2014

Kentucky rockers Black Stone Cherry satisfy rock fans’ need for quality new music.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Local candidates work across party, office lines

OPINION: There are still politicians who put the voters first

Albany and Dougherty County politicians from different parties and boards are working together for the good of the community.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Albany officials growing weary of Commissioner Tommie Postell's antics

OPINION: Albany elected officials confrontational manner disrupts commission meetings

Ward VI Albany City Commissioner Tommie Postell is growing increasingly confrontational during commission meetings.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Finding favor with Caribbean Flavor

OPINION: Chance stop-off adds to great-local-places-to-eat list

Wendell Joseph draws on the spice of his homeland — Trinidad and Tobago — to create unique cuisine.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: 'Regifting' reaquaints long-lost 'friends'

OPINION: Musical nostalgia strengthens father-son bond

Son’s return of long-lost CDs is like being reacquainted with old friends.

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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.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Cautious optimism surrounds ADICA' pre-development agreement

OPINION: Development master plan encompasses 115.7 acres of land, most along Flint River

Private-sector interest in a downtown Albany development plan has many in the community cautiously optimistic.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Move by Albany fire officials, Dougherty County may have $10 million impact

OPINION: ISO ruling could save homeowners thousands

The Dougherty County Commission approves the purchase of equipment that may save homeowners millions.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Fear, uncertainty face Seasons Christian's senior citizen residents

OPINION: Retirement center files for bankruptcy protection, residents left in limbo

Senior citizens who reside at the Seasons Christian Care retirement center face an uncertain financial future.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Godfather I and II kings of guy movies

OPINION: What self-respecting dude will pay to see The Notebook?

When it comes to Guy Movies and Chick Flicks, the battle of the sexes heats up.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Love can often be found in the simplest gesture

OPINION: We’re never too old to learn … or teach

And elderly couple offers a simple explanation for everlasting love.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: 'Bro pack' claims monopoly on musical wisdom

OPINION: Reader has no use for 'creepy' older people

A Herald reader suggests the art of music is intended for the young.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss one of few leaders left in Washington

OPINION: Moultrie Republican winding down 20-year congressional career

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CARLTON FLETCHER: This younger generation today needs ... better 'toons

OPINION: A closer look at the best and worst animated shows of all-time

I’m worried about today’s kids: They’ve got no good cartoons to numb their little brains.