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More than inconvenience

Enough is simply enough: The road projects along Veterans, Whittlesey and Double Churches have snarled traffic for too long. More than enough time has passed to complete them 2 or 3 times over.

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The rural care health access crisis

Often prohibitive cost to patients isn’t the only health care crisis in the United States, as many people in this region know all too well. In rural areas, mostly poor ones, the crisis isn’t just about the affordability of medical care, but about having access to it at all.

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Vote ’em out? Not so fast …

A bit over a week ago I was scanning my Facebook timeline and saw a post from one of my friends. In it she urged “… if you want to start sending a message about everything that is not working, don't vote for the folks that have gotten us in this mess. Vote them out!!” She continued to note this was important at every level, even down to our county commission.

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Threat to dwindling whale species

Most of us probably didn’t even know Georgia has an official state marine mammal, but it does. It’s had one for more than 30 years, in fact: the North Atlantic right whale.

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Golden opportunity: City needs historic baseball park

On April 28, 1926, hordes of baseball fans descended on the South Commons to the brand-new stadium on the Chattahoochee. White fans passed through the main entrance. African American fans bought tickets at the Fourth Street entrance and sat in the "colored" section. All cheered for the Foxes, Columbus' newly arrived South Atlantic League team.

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