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The spirit of giving

EDITORIAL: Deriving pleasure from giving to others may be hardwired in us

A gift given freely may profit the giver even more than the recipient.

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The Christmas Story

EDITORIAL: The story of the birth of Christ

Of the many ways the birth of Jesus has been told, the account in the second chapter of Luke in the King James Version of the Bible is still the most eloquent.

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Thumbs Up! Dec. 22, 2014

See who deserves a thumbs up this week.

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

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Thumbs Up! Dec. 15, 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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Thumbs Up! Dec. 8, 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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Young Dougherty County scholars again impress

EDITORIAL: Middle schoolers exhibit an impressive wealth of knowledge at annual Academic Bowl

Regardless of the quickness on the buzzer or whether each question was answered correctly, each student reflected positively on his or her team coaches, teachers, school and parents.

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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.