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Thumbs Up! June 22, 2015

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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EDITORIAL: Outrage, sadness over murders of churchgoers

Today, we can only grieve for those who died

What kind of America do we live in when we can’t watch a movie, go to school or even go to church without concern for our well-being?

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Thumbs Up! June 15, 2015

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! June 8, 2015

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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EDITORIAL: A day to be remembered

Seventy-one years ago, a massive amphibious invasion shaped the world in which we now live

Albany residents first got news of D-Day — the massive Allied invasion of France on June 6, 1944 — when airraid sirens roared. The sacrifices that U.S. and Allied troops made that day and in the days that came soon after shaped the world as we live in today.

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Thumbs Up! June 1, 2015

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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EDITORIAL: Albany city manager selection was transparent process

Albany City Commission kept constituents well informed during search for city manager

In choosing Sharon Subadan to be its city manager-select, the Albany City Commission did a commendable job of keeping the process open and the public informed.

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EDITORIAL: A debt America can never repay

More than 664,000 people have died since 1775 defending the United States. On Memorial Day, Americans reflect on that debt — a debt that will never be repaid.

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Thumbs Up! May 18, 2015

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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EDITORIAL: Long wait for Albany State University students will soon be over

After a decade, funding for a $19.8 million education building is approved in state budget

Following a decade of starts and stops, funding for a new building that will provide needed space for Albany State University’s fine arts, English, modern language and mass communications programs has been included in Georgia’s state budget, which was signed Monday by Gov. Nathan Deal.

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Thumbs Up! April 27, 2015

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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EDITORIAL: The American flag continues to fly high despite desecration by protesters

Weak and poorly constructed arguments have to resort to inciting outrage

The way to protest the desecration of the American flag is not by making a form of free speech that is reprehensible illegal, but by countering that offensive speech by demonstrating support in an even more visible and more vocal way that also protected by the First Amendment — holding the American flag up even higher and rallying around it.

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Thumbs Up! April 20, 2015

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! April 6, 2015

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 - March 30, 2015

Thumbs Up! March 30, 2015

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