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Dear Editor:  Mike Buffington's column of Sept. 9, "Both parties should reject radicalism," I pretty much agree with the firs two sections, as well as the concluding section. I don't disagree with the general thought. I think his column is well-meant and several points he made were very good.

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Dear Editor: As a life-long runner, former high school cross country coach and now, the grandfather of an elite high school distance runner, I would like to commend everyone involved in organizing and executing the race at Lamar Murphy Park last Saturday.

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Dear Editor: For those of us who make Northeast Georgia home, the news that a local hospital in Commerce is shutting its doors should be alarming because access to healthcare is important whether you or a family member needs care.

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Dear Editor: Today the office of president is occupied by a man who uses cruel and vindictive words and actions on a daily basis. No one, it seems, is immune to his hateful and misleading comments. It is sad and disappointing to me that his behavior is so juvenile.

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Regis Philbin, who died last week at the age 88, was remembered Friday on the morning show that he started in 1983 and retired from in 2011.

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I've long regarded social media with disdain. While there are some good things that have come from social media platforms — keeping in touch with old friends and family — much of the social media world has become a swamp of misinformation, disinformation and distortions.

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Dear Editor:  My name is Roger I am a white male who is 51-years-old and I live in a northeastern suburb of Atlanta. I am a veteran of both the military and law enforcement and cannot for the life of me  understand why our Governor, Brian Kemp, has deliberately issued an executive order over…

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Dear Editor: I'm an 93-year-old female. I just had a doctor's appointment, the best one I've ever had. My blood pressure was perfect, my weight at 117 lbs. and everything else was good.

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Dear Editor: More than 95,000 Georgians have tested positive for Coronavirus and more than 2,800 Georgians have died. The numbers of those testing positive continue at an accelerating rate. Georgia is not doing well in meeting this immense threat and continues to be submerged in an on-going …

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Dear Editor: We're five months out from the election and Republicans in the Senate are still refusing to pass legislation to give states the resources they need to protect our elections during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dear Editor: Thanks in large part to media manipulation of the masses, our country has become deeply divided — yet many people still believe a charismatic leader will come forward and restore a feeling of unity among the American people.

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Dear Editor: “We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness—That to secure these Rights, Governments are instituted among Men, d…

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Dear Editor: Thank goodness for Representative Tommy Benton, who had the intelligence to see a so called “hate crime“ bill for what it really is and the guts to vote against it. Anybody with any brains at all knows that this law will only be applied one way. Too bad our caving governor can’t…

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Dear Editor:  I am writing this article in response to the current racial strife brought to the forefront after the world witnessed the demise of George Floyd at the hands of the police.

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Dear Editor: It’s been just over two months since the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) announced the first positive case of COVID-19 in Athens-Clarke County and since the first COVID-19 patients were admitted to our hospital at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.

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The deadly virus pandemic and resulting economic troubles apparently aren't enough to deal with in 2020.

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Dear Editor: President Trump often traffics in conspiracy theories. However, even conservative media outlets are saying that his latest accusation against MSNBC host Joe Scarborough is ugly, even for him. Trump has been tweeting the suggestion that Mr. Scarborough had an affair with and murd…