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Bright of the Day - April 13, 2014

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Squawk of the Day - April 13, 2014

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Georgians can celebrate Tax Freedom Day

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: Starting this weekend, you are working for yourself

Americans as a whole will have earned the $4.5 trillion needed to cover federal, state and local taxes by April 21.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back, April 13, 2014

HISTORY: A look back at Confederate history.

People could (and did) pay 15 cents to observe the suffering and often dying Confederate prisoners at Camp Elmira, NY.

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KRAUTHAMMER: Thought police on patrol

Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming. The petition arrived the day before publication of my column, which consisted of precisely that heresy.

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YARBROUGH: Child abuse and neglect needs to be state's priority

Even if legislation had passed, the investigation of child abuse claims would still be left in the hands of DFCS and with the public lacking sufficient information on child deaths in Georgia.

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BOB KORNEGAY: A treatise on crickets

OUTDOORS: Cricket tube sighting strips mythology from trout fishing

I never fish for trout without crickets, at least in a back-up role. I’ll put a live bug on a hand-tied dry fly in a heartbeat. Heck, when I’m really fish hungry I’ll shun flies altogether and fish crickets “nekkid.” I have no shame.

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BYRON YORK: Obamacare hardships not hard to find

OPINION: ACA opponents do not have to overreach to make their points

Many individuals are finding higher costs and fewer choices under Obamacare.

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E.J. DIONNE: The renewed appreciation of LBJ is justified

OPINION: Historians have taken a more positive view of President Lyndon Johnson

The Lyndon B. Johnson comeback brings with it a new appreciation of the durability of the reforms enacted on his watch.

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Squawk of the Day - April 12, 2014

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Bright of the Day - April 12, 2014

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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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Squawk of the Day - April 11, 2014

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Bright of the Day - April 11, 2014

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CAL THOMAS: Kerry failure with Israel, Palestinians no surprise

OPINION: A peace process will not work if one side does not want peace

The accumulation of evidence over the years points to one thing: Palestinians want Israel wiped out and believe they have a divine mandate to destroy it.

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