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CREEDE HINSHAW: Kuyper provides great example of building bridges

FAITH: Buidling bridges doesn’t mean blurring our differences

Our nation is polarized these days in terms of race, class and religion. I read recently that counties with a Whole Foods grocery store vote overwhelmingly Democrat while counties with a Cracker Barrel vote overwhelmingly Republican.

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Website offers unique social opportunities

Looking to meet new people or find fellowship with others who share your particular interest? If so, I can recommend a social networking site that allows you to do just that.

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No changes in security level at Marine Corps Logistics base-Albany

MCLB-Albany officials say they have not been directed to change the base security posture

MCLB-Albany completed its emergency response excerise the same week that a gunman opened fire at the fort Hood Army base in Texas, killing three and injuring at least 16 before killing himself.

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Destructive weather exercises conclude at MCLB-Albany

Destructive weather exercises conclude at MCLB-Albany

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Squawk of the Day - March 30, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.

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COL. DONALD J. DAVIS: Visits to Dougherty County schools leave good impressions

OPINION: Firsthand observations of Dougherty schools in action dispel negative perceptions

Regardless of the poverty rate, crime rate, and whatever other “rate” you can come up with, high expectations create superior performance, driving students to achieve more than their circumstances may dictate.

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Albany kids get free flights from experimental aircraft club members

The Young Eagles Program furnishes free flights to kids from MCLB-Albany

Members of a national pilots club give children free airplane rides in the hope that some who participate in the Young Eagles Program will look toward a career in aviation, which already faces a shortage of pilots.

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Hairy legs and high heels raise money at Albany event (Photo gallery)

Albany guys go heeling it down the track against sexual abuse

A group of well-accessorized men in heels help the Albany Lily pad fight sexual abuse of women.

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MCLB Albany hosts Battle Color Detachment ceremony (Video and Photo Gallery)

Marine Corps Battle Detachment features Silent Drill Team, Color Guard and Drum and Bugle Corps

Hundreds gathered at MCLB Albany to watch the Marine Corps Battle Detachment Ceremony.

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Roberts ordained to Sacred Order of Priests

Roberts is curate at St. Paul’s Albany

The Rev. Mollie Roberts has been ordained to the Sacred order of Priests in a ceremony at St. Paul’s Albany, where she serves as Curate.

Albany Area Births - Feb. 23, 2014

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from Feb. 10-16, 2014.

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Leesburg holds 2nd annual 9/11 Heroes Run

Leesburg race honors fallen military heroes

Leesburg’s second 9/11 Heroes Run attracted 150 runners, up from the initial event’s 120..

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Big projects coming at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany

OUTLOOK 2014: Albany Marine base continuing with green intiatives in 2014

A biomass project with Procter and Gamble are among the possible projects that are anticipated to get started this year at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany.

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Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment ceremony returning to Albany Marine base

Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany gearing up to host ceremonial units

The U.S. Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment is coming back to MCLB-Albany after budget cuts forced the 2013 ceremony to be cancelled.

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General at Marine Corps Logistics Command continuing mission, shares vision

LOGCOM general sits down to share guidance for command

Maj. Gen. John Broadmeadow is the current commanding general of Marine Corps Logistics Command, having come into the post in July.