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Check out charitable organizations before you give

EDITORIAL: Scammers work overtime at Christmas to divert money from those in need

When writing a check, giving cash or otherwise contributing to a charitable cause, make sure you have checked the organization out first.

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Thumbs Up! Dec. 1, 2014

EDITORIAL: Good news to start the week

Thumbs Up! is a weekly editorial focusing on the positive news from Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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Americans have much for which to be thankful

EDITORIAL: Blessings are there, if we only look

Each day, people have a reason to give thanks.

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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.

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Thumbs Up! Nov. 23, 2014

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL BOARD: Good news to start the week.

Thumbs Up! is a weekly editorial focusing on the positive news from Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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Thumbs Up! Nov. 17, 2014

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL BOARD: Good news to start the week

Thumbs Up! is a weekly editorial focusing on the positive news from Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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In thanking veterans, actions are louder than words

EDITORIAL: America has an obligation to those who served in its military

Veterans Day is one of celebrating American veterans, but it also is reminder of how much America owes them, and how much of that obligation the nation has not yet met.

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Thumbs Up! Nov. 10, 2014

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL BOARD: Good news to start the week

Thumbs Up! is a weekly editorial focusing on the positive news from Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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What just happened?

EDITORIAL: Congressional Republicans get the chance to prove they can govern

Congress and the White House now have the opportunity to prove to the American public that they are up to the challenge of moving the nation forward.

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Voters have a duty to go to the polls

EDITORIAL: Candidates have done little to enhance the political discourse this election

Election day should be one of celebration, but this year it feels more like a grudging duty.

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Buster Posey's Giants are earning dynasty label

EDITORIAL: Three World Series titles in five years is a remarkable success story

Buster Posey continues to be a powerful ambassador for Lee County and Southwest Georgia as the San Francisco Giants build what looks to be baseball’s next great dynasty.

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The late Billy C. Black deserving of Albany State University honor

EDITORIAL: On Friday, Albany State will name its academic building after its former longtime president

Albany State University is again on center stage as former students and friends of the university return to town this week for homecoming.

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Thumbs Up! Oct. 20, 2014

EDITORIAL: Good news to start the week.

Thumbs Up! is a weekly editorial focusing on the positive news from Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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Squawk of the Day - Oct. 17, 2014

Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to find out what everybody’s squawking about.

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Ebola victims are people, not faceless statistics

EDITORIAL: An all-out effort must be made to contain the deadly viral outbreak

There will be other contageous diseases to deal with in a world where rapid global transportation transcends borders. A plan to deal with such a situation before it becomes widespread needs to be in place.