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Letter: Video on YouTube pointless

Dear Editor:

When reading the front page news of the January 9, 2014 issue, I find myself asking, “Just what is going on at The Baker County Press?” Read More »

On solving rather than screeching

Might I suggest that dear readers use last week’s “dust-up” over an innocuous and innocent Thanksgiving program at the PreK-K Center in Macclenny as a textbook lesson in how differently people of adult age handle a situation.

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Letter: ‘Secret ballot’ vote reflects on manager

Dear Editor:

You do not have to be in Washington to see “shady politics” in action. You only have to go as far as Macclenny City Hall to see “good ole boy” back room deals being made and the Florida Sunshine Law being violated.

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2012 drug, alcohol deaths reach 17, two drugs most prevalent

Two prescription drugs — alprazolam and oxycodone — were linked to most of the drug and alcohol-related deaths in Baker County during 2012, the latest year for which figures are available, and many of the deaths were from accidental overdoses, figures from the District 8 Medical Examiner’s Office in Gainesville indicate.

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