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Copy editing: An anonymous job that is becoming obsolete

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Tweet By Kevin BraunGeorgia Online News Service The late Rodney Dangerfield was known for saying, “My problem is that I appeal to everyone that can do me absolutely no good.” A version of that statement applies to out-of-work copy editors: We know a lot of things that can do us absolutely no good. I am [...]

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Braves fans should be grateful, not nostalgic

By   /  March 16, 2009  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet By Wendy ParkerGeorgia Online News Service Hope springs eternal, right? Chipper’s hurt. Again. Frenchy’s reworking his batting stroke. Again. Bobby Cox is cutting and pasting together a new rotation. Again. A few new sad wrinkles on this spring training for the Braves: Smoltzie’s with the Red Sox. Skip Caray has left us, and Pete [...]

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Who are these folk called legislators?

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Tweet By Tom BaxterGeorgia Online News Service Pity your poor legislator. No, seriously. In times like these, it’s hard to gin up much sympathy for our lawmakers in Atlanta. It can be even harder when you have the opportunity to observe them close up. But the payoff for representing you in the General Assembly has [...]

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General Assembly session roundup: Cells, taxes, teacher pay hikes make deadline

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Tweet By Maggie LeeGeorgia Online News Service The Georgia legislature’s agenda is set for its last 10 working days, with some late-night decisions on what’s squeaked in the door for 2009 consideration and for what’s been shut out.A sales tax hike is in the mix, as is another levy on cigarettes and a change for [...]

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On Octo-Mom: More government and more laws are not the answer to every abberation

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Tweet By Lisa BaronGeorgia Online News Service Unless you have been asleep, heavily medicated, or still in shock that K-Fed was legally deemed the more responsible parent in his marriage to Britney Spears, you’ve heard of California spawner Nadya Suleman — the Octo-Mom. The super-breeder already had a half-dozen kids at home when she was [...]

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Gang violence ahead at Wal-Mart? Probably not

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Tweet We’ve been through this before. A message goes out about an upcoming gang initiation. Here’s how I handled such an inquiry this morning. Kevin,I got a text from a friend in Albany that says, “Dont go to wal-mart this week its gang initiation week they are killin 3 females and 3 cops tell everyone [...]

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