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January 9, 2014 RSS feed / Editorials

Front Porch Philosopher

Eating our way to prosperity

Were your black-eyed peas in the pot last week? Some reports say that the people in the South are the fattest in the nation. More...

Looking Back

Most of us need the change of pace

Jan. 8, 1981  T he “holidays” are all behind us and now it’s time to settle down into the New Year and get on with the everyday tasks that occupy our time throughout the year.  More...

From the Capitol

Voting rights trampled in Macon

A United States District Judge in Montgomery who believes that the citizens of Macon County who voted to authorize unrestricted forms of bingo there, obviously does not understand plain English.  More...

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Smart Banking

Emergency benefits terminated

Benefits for 1.3 million unemployed Americans—including 11,732 Alabamians— ceased about 10 days ago. December 28 marked, for the time being, the end of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program.  More...