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Squawk of the Day - April 9, 2014

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Move by Albany fire officials, Dougherty County may have $10 million impact

OPINION: ISO ruling could save homeowners thousands

The Dougherty County Commission approves the purchase of equipment that may save homeowners millions.

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End-of-the-world eruption still a ways off

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: Real-life worries need more attention than Internet alarmism

Bison running down a road in Yellowstone National Park aren’t the harbingers of doom that some want to believe they are.

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RONDA RICH: A Southern conversion

THE DIXIE DIVA: Low-fat buttermilk has no place in a Southern home

Always choose a Southern doctor, preferably an overweight one, over a fussy California physician.

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THOMAS: Time to focus on things that work

Most businesses conduct audits or internal reviews to make sure they are operating efficiently. Not the federal government.

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Squawk of the Day - April 8, 2014

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Bright of the Day - April 8, 2014

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E.J. DIONNE: Court confuses oligarchy with democracy

OPINION: The Supreme Court chief justice and four others always side with the wealthy

If Congress acts to contain the power of the rich or to protect the rights of the minority, the Roberts court slaps it in the face.

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KATHLEEN PARKER: Democrats demonize Koch brothers

OPINION: The Kochs may be tarred and feathered by liberals before the November elections

When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called the Kochs un-American, a powerful government official fired a shot across the bow of two private citizens who have acted within the law while contributing wealth to the economy through employment.

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TOM PURCELL: Privacy? Surely you jest

OPINION: There is nowhere to hide in the digital age

Every website you visit, every online purchase you make, every email, text or online comment you make leaves an incredibly rich electronic trail that defines who you are and what you do.

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CYNTHIA TUCKER: Hatred of Obamacare hard to fathom

OPINION: The 7 million sign-ups show demand for the Affordable Care Act

The Afforable Care Act has already made great strides in improving access to health care, which in itself is quite an accomplishment.

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BYRON YORK: An evangelical acknowledges cultural shift

OPINION: A evangelical leader says focus must shift toward protecting religious liberty and freedom of conscience

As the U.S. culture shifts toward accepting same-sex marriage, evangelicals should move from fighting the issue to ensuring respect for those who oppose homosexual marriage.

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Thumbs Up! April 7, 2014

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL BOARD: A look at good things happening in Albany and Southwest Georgia

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

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Bright of the Day - April 7, 2014

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Squawk of the Day - April 7, 2014

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