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Bow Lake, Icefields Parkway, Alberta, Canada

FOCUS: Husband and wife enjoy leisurely trip to western Canada

By Rick Krause, Lilburn, Ga. |  My wife, Sandy, and I took an enjoyable road trip to the Canadian Rockies this summer. The primary objective was to visit my older brother and some of his family in Alberta.

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by · November 28, 2017 · Today's Focus
1/27: About the Home Show, gerrymandering and more

1/27: About the Home Show, gerrymandering and more

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TODAY’S FOCUS: 30th Annual Home Show Comes to Infinity Energy Center Feb. 10-12
EEB PERSPECTIVE: Gerrymandering Still Rampant, with a Long History in Our USA
SPOTLIGHT: MTI Baths Inc.
FEEDBACK: Wants President To Show Respect and Decency…… and Statesmanship!
UPCOMING: Dizziness in Older People Is Focus of PCOM Course January 28
NOTABLE: Snellville Police, St. Matthew’s Episcopal, Partner in New Approach
GEORGIA TIDBIT: Recalling Other Successful Seasons of the Atlanta Falcons
TODAY’S QUOTE: Now Which Version of History Do We agree On?
MYSTERY PHOTO: In What Community Is This Somewhat Famous Scene Located?
CALENDAR: Free Memoir Writing Workshop Scheduled for February 1

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by · January 27, 2017 · Today's Focus
FOCUS: 30th Home Show comes to Infinity Energy Center Feb. 10-12

FOCUS: 30th Home Show comes to Infinity Energy Center Feb. 10-12

By Julie Herron Carson, Duluth, Ga. | Over 150 home remodeling experts will gather at Infinite Energy Center (formerly Gwinnett Center) February 10-12 for the 20th Annual North Atlanta Home Show (www.AtlantaHomeShow.com).

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by · January 27, 2017 · Today's Focus
FOCUS: Again this year, Aurora Theatre presents educational opportunities

FOCUS: Again this year, Aurora Theatre presents educational opportunities

By Chelsea Bohannon | Aurora Theatre welcomes a New Year with theatrical programming for all ages. Here are some of the programs in the coming year.

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by · January 24, 2017 · Today's Focus
Poulson

FOCUS: Be intentional about showing love and kindness toward others

By Dionne Wright Poulton, Ph.D., Snellville, Ga. | One of the ways we make sense of our world is by classifying or categorizing things and people. Simple examples include noticing the difference between a dog and a cat. Or if we see someone wearing a skirt, we classify that person as female. However, we should ask, “Are all cats alike? Are all dogs alike? Are all people who wear skirts female?” The answer to each question is no. For example, an Irish male friend wore a kilt to my wedding.

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by · January 20, 2017 · Today's Focus
Hayslett

FOCUS: Widening gap obvious between Gwinnett and rest of state

By Charles Hayslett, Atlanta, Ga. | Here’s an easy way to understand the widening gap between Metro Atlanta and the rest of Georgia.

Compare all 56 counties of interior South Georgia to Gwinnett County alone. Gwinnett County’s 2013 population was estimated at 859,304 – just under three-fourths of the 1.16 million people living in our 56-county South Georgia region.

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by · January 17, 2017 · Today's Focus
Baggs

FOCUS: Here’s why gullible public is taken in by fake news

By Norman Baggs, Gainesville, Ga. | When I started in the newspaper business 40-plus years ago, I never imagined that before my career was done there would be a national dialogue on how to keep a gullible public from being misinformed by the proliferation of “fake news.”

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by · January 13, 2017 · Today's Focus
FOCUS: Lawrenceville seeks charter modification from General Assembly

FOCUS: Lawrenceville seeks charter modification from General Assembly

By Marci Gross, Lawrenceville, Ga. | The City of Lawrenceville is seeking to get the Georgia General Assembly to pass on a city charter modification to replace the current version, which dates from March 28, 1986. City officials will be working with the Gwinnett County legislative delegation to present the resolution as a request to the Georgia General Assembly for a Charter modification during the 2017 legislative session.

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by · January 10, 2017 · Today's Focus
FOCUS: Aurora play depicts Dr. King’s last hours at the Lorraine Motel

FOCUS: Aurora play depicts Dr. King’s last hours at the Lorraine Motel

By Chelsea Bohannon, Lawrenceville, Ga. | Atlanta audiences are invited to experience the poignantly re-imagined story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his final moments on earth in Aurora Theatre’s riveting production of The Mountaintop, playing Jan. 12 to Feb. 17, 2017.

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by · January 5, 2017 · Today's Focus
FOCUS: Hydrogen use in cars would reduce Middle East influence

FOCUS: Hydrogen use in cars would reduce Middle East influence

By Alvin Leaphart, Jesup, Ga. | For over 53 years, I have practiced law in southeast Georgia. We are five generations of professionals. My family helped settle southeast Georgia with a law book, medical bag . . . and a pistol.

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by · December 30, 2016 · Today's Focus