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Crawford: Why Johnny can’t go to college

In less than a month, students will be reporting for fall semester classes at the public colleges that make up the state’s University System.

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Yarbrough: Waxing poetic despite laureate snub

“I have gotten bad news and am much the worse for it.

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Crawford: The end of a long runoff campaign is in sight

For those who have endured Georgia’s longest runoff election ever, the July 22 finish line is finally coming into view.

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King: Doctors are losing the personal touch

As child, the doctor came to our house if I was ill. Things change. I remember the day I got sick, and my parents bundled me into their car and drove to the doctor’s office to see him., Today no one expects a doctor to make house calls.

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Yarbrough: Junior Lee weighs in on pests of all kinds

With the July 22 runoff elections fast approaching, I called Junior E. Lee, general manager of the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company, located in Greater Garfield, Ga., to get his thoughts on the various races and to see who he thinks will make it to the finals of the November general election and who will be eliminated this round.

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Glazer: This carrier keeps his appointed rounds

The cellphone video told the story. A U.S. Postal Service van was parked beside a ravine. The driver was systematically taking packages from the back of the vehicle and tossing them down the hill. All in a day’s work.

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Crawford: Who will fill Broun’s shoes in House?

Georgia will soon be losing one of its most entertaining political personalities in U.S. Rep. Paul Broun, the Republican from Athens.

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Crawford: Do endorsements matter?

In the days after the May 20 primary elections, candidates who advanced to the runoffs made the usual scramble to secure endorsements from opponents who didn’t make it out of the primary.

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