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Gun ownership an individual choice

By Corey Friedman Authorities in a Georgia city punished Wilson native John McNeil for using the gun they required him to own. McNeil is serving a life sentence after a Cobb County jury convicted him of murder in the 2006 … Continue reading

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Film industry shouldn’t receive special treatment

By Corey Friedman North Carolina’s pristine beaches, majestic mountain views and quaint small-town streets are tailor-made for Hollywood. But by padding producers’ profits, the Tar Heel State pays a steep price to attract film and television companies. State lawmakers approved … Continue reading

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Green thumb costs gardener

By William R. Toler A Georgia man is being sued by his county. The reason: too many crops. Landscaper Steve Miller faces $5000 in fines from Dekalb County for zoning violations on his 2-plus acre lot in Clarkston, according to … Continue reading

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Police ignore law on receipt checks

By Corey Friedman It’s hardly asking too much of law enforcement officers to understand and obey the laws they’re sworn to enforce. So, it’s with more than a little frustration and outrage that I report two incidents where police ignored … Continue reading

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Bigfoot ‘finder’ fired

 By William R. Toler Matthew Whitten, a Clayton County, Ga. police officer, was fired from the force after the claim he and former corrections officer Ric Dyer made of finding a sasquatch corpse was proven to be a hoax. “Once he perpetrated a fraud … Continue reading

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Creepy creatures make mass media

By William R. Toler Just this week, reports of two cryptids have made the news. In northern Georgia, two men claim they have the body of a sasquatch, more commonly referred to as bigfoot (or skunk ape). According to the … Continue reading

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