Opinion

Carole Townsend

Well, maybe the word “hate" is a little strong. They're too sweet to hate anyone. But they're mad at me, of that I am sure. You see, this past weekend in Atlanta was beautiful and sunny, perfect for those with spring fever to work outside getting the yard ready for outdoor living as only we in the South know how to do it. 

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I'm writing to thank Congressman Rob Woodall for voting "Yes" on the most recently passed Omnibus Budget bill.  Certainly, there were things in the bill I did not like, and things I wish could have been included.  And I'm sure the congressman felt the same way.  But there was more good than bad in my opinion.  And there was one particularly important part of the bill that I know the congressman supported.  That was the $414m in increased funding for Alzheimer's disease research.

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Carole Townsend

Anybody else out there binge-watch television, now that Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and a host of other (whatever they’re called) is available to us? We do. I’m ashamed to say it, but we do. I place the blame square in the laps of our children, where it belongs.

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Bill York

Upon arriving from Atlanta, I caught a taxicab from International Falls to Fort Francis, Ontario to an inlet, from where bush pilots fly fishing enthusiasts out to isolated rivers and lakes, to catch trophy muskies, northern pike, and other freshwater fish.

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Marlene Ratledge Buchanen

We have been in a nightmare. We have all had the flu, but Snell was harder than James or me. The doctor told us that the flu shot helped about 10-20% of the people who took it, but this strain that is so powerful wasn’t fazed by the inoculation. I know some people who have had this mess, and it has been devastating. 

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