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John A. Tures, Author at LaGrange Daily News

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TURES COLUMN: Is there race-based voting in America?

I’m sure you are convinced that race-based voting is rampant in American politics. But what you’re probably thinking of is whether certain groups support certain ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, April 15, 2021 8:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Why All-Star game shouldn’t be moved

The word is out that the Major League Baseball Player’s Association (MLBPA) may try to pressure professional baseball to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta. ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, April 2, 2021 11:15 am

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TURES: Testing whether Assault Weapons Ban worked or not

In the wake of two mass shootings in the past two weeks (one in Atlanta at massage parlors, and one in Boulder Colorado at a ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, March 25, 2021 9:00 am

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TURES: Our Asian-American community needs us more than ever

When I read of the massacres at several Atlanta area businesses, where six of the eight killed were Asian-American women, it hit me especially hard. ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Monday, March 22, 2021 5:14 pm

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COLUMN: Reform another law that may have cost Arbery his life

Last year, the Democrats and Republicans in the Georgia General Assembly, along with Gov. Brian Kemp and Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan, united to make a ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, March 18, 2021 8:45 am

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Absentee voting in future elections

Republicans seem on a mission to reverse the 2020 Election results. One step for the GOP involves making it harder to vote in the future. ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:10 pm

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When ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ happens today

In the film “The Day After Tomorrow,” America suffers a snowmageddon not too different from what Texas and the Plains states are going through as ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, February 19, 2021 6:09 pm

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Does experience lead to better president?

As we head through Presidents’ Day Weekend, we have a new U.S. President, Joe Biden, who could count on a wealth of experience, which may ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:59 pm

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Tall tales with Titanic implications

There’s a meme going around which embodies much of the craziness that a few folks are willing to believe nowadays. But it’s more than just ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:00 am

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Hank Aaron: A story too good for the movies?

My son and I tuned into National Public Radio to listen to Hank Aaron’s funeral, where former President Bill Clinton, former Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 10:50 am

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