Buford couple charged in death of 5-year-old daughter
A Buford couple is behind bars on murder charges in the June death of their severely malnourished 5-year-old daughter, according to authorities. Investigators say the parents neglected their child.
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Opinion: Smoking data should be available for COVID death totals
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If you watch much TV these days you have seen many gut-wrenching infomercials concerning smokers, and in some cases, the terrible life the smokers lived before they passed. We are told that 94% of the people who died from COVID-19 had pre-existing conditions. I think the public should be made aware of how many of the 94% were smokers. It just may convince some young people smoking is not something they want to do. 

Bruce W. Hallowell 


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