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Irony escapes Russian president

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to stir unrest in Ukraine

U.S. and European Union officials must come up with meaningful sanctions against Russia that will convince hardliners looking to return to the “glory” days of the Soviet empire to let Ukraine handle its own affairs.

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Thumbs Up! April 14, 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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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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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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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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Dougherty School Board going by the book on selection process

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: The board is expected to name a new superintendent of schools at a meeting Monday

From all appearances, the Dougherty School Board is doing it right as it nears a decision on a permanent school chief.

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More focus needed on mental health for military

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: If Americans demand it, Washington officials will make mental health a higher priority

A second mass shooting at Fort Hood in Texas, along with last year’s shootings at a Naval ship yard, indicate that more needs to be done to help those struggling with mental disorder before a violent reaction erupts.

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Driving distractions can be deadly

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: Stay in control when you are on the roadways

From eating on the run to texting, distractions when driving can have serious and too often deadly results.

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Thumbs Up! March 31, 2014

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL BOARD: Good news to start the week.

Thumbs Up! is a weekly editorial focusing on the positive things happening in Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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We should be our brothers' keeper

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: A White House program aimed at helping young African-American and Hispanic males has merit

By improving the potential outcomes for African-American and Hispanic boys, outcomes in general for communities, states and that nation will be improved.

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