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KRAUTHAMMER: With campaign donations, the zealots win again

The debate over campaign contributions is never-ending for a simple reason: Both sides of the argument have merit.

Community Calendar for April 20, 2014

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

Great American Cleanup seeking volunteers

Great American Cleanup seeks volunteers to work May 3.

Rockdale sweeps Region 2 tennis crowns again

For the second consecutive season there was little doubt who was Region 2-AAAAAA’s top tennis program.

Rockdale BOE is considering having security at its meetings

The Rockdale County Public Schools Board of Education could be adding security at their meetings, as announced at the work session on Thursday evening.

Wherever you spend Easter, Christ is risen indeed

Easter. Christ is risen.

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Happy Easter!

Preschool students at Conyers Presbyterian Church learned about Easter and then enjoyed an Easter egg hunt.

Rockdale Citizen Poll for April 20, 2014

The Citizen Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.

ROB JENKINS: Why complain about taxes when they’re put to such good use?

How much does your family spend at Walmart each month? Two, three hundred dollars? Let’s call it $3000 a year, on average.

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‘Renaissance man’ Gasol happy to control his own destiny

Considered by many to be the ‘Renaissance man’ in the National Basketball Association (NBA), Spanish forward Pau Gasol is delighted finally to be the sole architect of his ‘revival’ as he eyes his playing future.

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Hamilton edges Alonso to top second practice session for Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton overcame problems with his car’s handling to return Mercedes to the top of the timesheets in the second practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday.

Desisa bids for repeat in fast Boston field

When Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa returns to the starting line of the Boston Marathon on Monday after winning the fabled footrace last year one of his fiercest challengers may be Kenyan Dennis Kimetto.

K.J. Choi beats bad weather to take Heritage lead

K.J. Choi wielded a hot putter to vault into the clubhouse lead during the second round at the $5.8 million RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Friday.

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Another dominant Braves rotation

Though the season is still young, the Braves rotation is quickly establishing itself as one of the best in the National League, if not all of Major League Baseball.

CRCTs come to Rockdale and Newton schools

Students of Rockdale County Public Schools and the Newton County School System are preparing to face yet another standardized testing period with the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests approaching in the coming days.

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New Depot Players presents Southern comedy 'Dearly Departed'

New Depot Players presents Southern comedy ‘Dearly Departed’

“Dearly Departed” takes the most grim of topics — death — and turns it upside down as it explores the ridiculous interactions of the living left behind.

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THE RECIPE BOX: Prepare honey roasted carrots as sweet, healthy side dish

Perfectly sweetened roasted carrots

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TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER: Fetch 'Dog Gone, Back Soon' for a pleasing read

Terri Schlichenmeyer reviews, “Dog Gone, Back Soon”

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RONDA RICH: Easter the most memorable of holidays

Ronda Rich column

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Citizen ad staff earns Georgia Press award

Citizen advertising staff earns Georgia Press Association award.

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