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MORROW—Members of Clayton County's Vietnamese community will celebrate Lunar New Year, or Tet Nguyen Dan ("Feast of the First Morning of the First Day"), with a two-day celebration at the Morrow Center, 1180 Southlake Cir. at Southlake Mall Jan. 25 and 26. This year marks the Year of the Rat.

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Whether you support Donald Trump or think he is guilty of nefarious deeds regarding Ukraine, he is not going to be removed from office unless Republicans have a death wish. This, despite ponderous pontifications by liberals that at least 10 Republicans senators will turn on him and provide a constitutional majority for removal. Right now, I see only Mitt Romney, who probably would like to run for president (again), and a couple of others so inclined. This is all about the 2020 election. Trump is his own worst enemy with intemperate tweets and unnecessary insults. The fact is the stock market is at an all-time high and unemployment is at historic lows. He has gotten China to the table on tariff issues that should have been addressed a long time ago and he made a charcoal briquet out of a jive-talking Iranian terrorist intent on doing us harm. Were this Barack Obama or Bill Clinton, the national media would be wetting itself. ...

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Trump's call to Ukraine's president, which is at the heart of the impeachment articles, does not meet the standard of seriously harming the public or compromising the president's ability to do his job as shown by the China trade deal and the USMCA trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada, both signed and passed days after impeachment.

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In recent days, I’ve read several articles on the accusation of cheating in three sports — baseball, golf and football (infractions). And these are certainly not the only sports who have issues with this kind of accusation either in the past or present.

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FOREST PARK—A proposed ordinance that would allow some Forest Park city employees to carry firearms on city property but not in city vehicles went back to the drawing board after an extended debate at the Jan. 22 City Council meeting. The proposed ordinance follows a July 2, 2019 incident in…

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One night, I fixed up and went to the funeral home because a close friend’s father was “layin’ a-corpse” as my mama used to say. He was 91. It had been a good life.

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JONESBORO—The Clayton County Board of Commissioners will decide whether to join other local entities in approving a 15th MARTA contract amendment at its Jan. 21 meeting.

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JONESBORO — Congressman David Scott has nominated 19 students from the state’s 13th District, of which Clayton County is a part, for admission to a U.S. military academy.

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JONESBORO — Despite the frigid temperatures Monday afternoon, hundreds lined Jonesboro’s Main Street to celebrate the birth of Martin Luther King Jr.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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Google controls the way most of the world surfs the internet, with its Chrome browser accounting for more than half the global market. Now, it's planning to get rid of the way companies and advertisers track Chrome's millions of users.

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I was preaching a series of sermons in a small town, and on one of the days an elderly gentleman came up to me during lunch. He said, “I know what it is to be frightened.”

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Mama was real good at money. She could get as much out of a dollar bill as a lot of people could get out of five dollars.

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The necessities of World War II created thousands of new jobs, soldiers, airmen, sailors, assembly line workers, and out-of-the-ordinary occupations like the pigeoneer.

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FOREST PARK — Pastor Elliott Yancey hadn’t been on the job at First Baptist Church of Forest Park two weeks when a man sitting in his office pulled out a knife.

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RIVERDALE — Riverdale Police Chief Todd Spivey says the Riverdale Police Department has identified Javaries Wilson, 35, as the suspect in recent peeping Tom incidents around town and that he will be charged with peeping Tom. A warrant was pending as of press time, Spivey said.

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