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A Season of Thanksgiving

By   /  November 17, 2012  /  Opinion  /   Comments

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Tweet This coming Thursday, November 22, will be Thanksgiving Day.  It is also my 42nd birthday.  As a birthday wish, I have a simple request.  If you can, prepare thanksgiving dinner at home.  It isn’t hard to roast a turkey, make bread stuffing, and candy sweet potatoes.  Pumpkin pie is a bit of a trick, [...]

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CONGRESSIONAL CHICKEN CAUCUS STATEMENT ON RECENT EPA DECISION NOT TO WAIVE CORN ENTHANOL MANDATE

By   /  November 17, 2012  /  Press Releases, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – As co-chairs of the Congressional Chicken Caucus, Congressman Sanford Bishop (D-GA) and Congressman Rick Crawford (R-AR) expressed their concern with the Environmental Protection Agency’s recent decision to not waive its’ mandate on the use of corn for ethanol production, ignoring the needs of family farmers and poultry producers. Affected negatively by [...]

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Senate Dems Respond With Sharp Criticism to Guv’s Decision on State Health Exchanges

By   /  November 17, 2012  /  Press Releases, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Fort says, Deal ignored blue ribbon panel recommendations Atlanta, Ga. – November 16, 2012 – The Senate Democrats were quick to respond with sharp criticism over Gov. Nathan Deal’s unilateral decision refusing to participate in the state health care exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  “It is unfortunate that the Governor has [...]

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Free Medical Care for Fair Workers

By   /  November 17, 2012  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet This year, More than 300 workers at the Albany Exchange Club Fair got an opportunity for free health care. Medical trailers were set up in the RV park across from the fairgrounds to treat workers during fair week.

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In the Kitchen With Elaine: Dessert!

By   /  November 17, 2012  /  IN THE KITCHEN WITH ELAINE  /   Comments

Tweet by Elaine Barrett With Thanksgiving being just a few days away, it’s time to make the final preparations for the “bird” and all the trimmings. Dessert is an important part of any big meal like most of us will be enjoying this week. Pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie and pecal pie are all favorites [...]

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