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Why Georgia is good for the Libertarian Party

Southerners are downright feisty about their independence. There’s a great sign at a park on the Alabama-Tennessee border which proclaims “We Dare Defend Our Rights!” Yet this rebellious streak doesn’t seem to translate to independent candidates or third party challengers, who tend to fare poorly in Dixie.

Opinion

Deal lays out police training plan

A week ago today, NAACP chapters in communities across Georgia, including Columbus, held a “Day of Protest” in response to the officer-involved shootings in Charlotte and Tulsa.

Opinion

Double dose of positive health news

Georgians, like most other Americans, will no doubt welcome any positive and encouraging news on the subject of health care. Two such items deserve attention, and they come from two places from whence good news is not necessarily the first expectation — Washington and Atlanta.

Letters to the Editor

Alabama AG responds to editorial

I was disappointed to read your September 24 editorial calling on my office to “let it go” when it comes to enforcing Alabama’s gambling laws in Macon County. Sixty years ago, this newspaper earned a Pulitzer Prize for your coverage of the crime and corruption in Phenix City, Alabama. In particular, the Pulitzer Prize board highlighted your “early awareness of the evils of lax law enforcement.” That evil has not ceased.

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Visit to Four Corners regions offers window to the past

John Greenman drove with his grandson across Colorado, on our way to the Four Corners — where Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona meet.
John Greenman Special to the Ledger-Enquirer
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Visit to Four Corners regions offers window to the past

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Who can eat more chicken? Brookstone, or Pacelli?

Army Veteran says century-old Ralston Towers plagued by bed bugs, roaches and elevator issues 0:38

Army Veteran says century-old Ralston Towers plagued by bed bugs, roaches and elevator issues

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Sideline Superstars: Harris County High revives the Noise Boys tradition