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John A. Tures, Author at LaGrange Daily News

Columns

TURES COLUMN: No reason to hate the NFL playing ‘The Black National Anthem’

There’s a real excitement about the NFL, as fans showed up and tuned in to games, with any talk of a boycott a distant memory. ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, September 17, 2021 10:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Doing our part to protect police officers from COVID-19

When I was a college student, my friends and I went to see “Lethal Weapon 3,” which covered the scourge of “cop killer” bullets, capable ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Saturday, September 11, 2021 10:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Doha deal doomed the Afghan regime and our U.S. military mission

As our Afghan government collapsed in August, Americans wondered aloud what happened.  When you read the Doha Agreement from 2020, you’ll see exactly why our ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, September 3, 2021 10:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: African-Americans are not responsible for the COVID-19 Delta surge

With the Delta Variant of COVID-19 spreading throughout the United States, and deaths are rising again, everyone’s looking for a scapegoat. It shouldn’t surprise anyone ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, August 27, 2021 9:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Red states led vaccination rates under Trump, but not anymore

Is there political bias in vaccination rates? Our study goes one step beyond any other analysis.  We found that red states led in vaccination rates ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, August 20, 2021 11:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Mask mandates may have more support in Troup County

One of the biggest debates in Troup County has been over whether to require unvaccinated kids to wear a mask in schools, after the Troup ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 9:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: What I learned from Bobby Bowden

I only met him once. I never was in a classroom with him. And this isn’t a Zoom thing. But that doesn’t mean the longtime ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, August 13, 2021 11:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Is sexual harassment in politics a ‘partisan affair?’

Whether it’s a governor of New York, or a former governor of Missouri, an ex-Minnesota Senator, or perhaps even a one-time U.S. president, there have ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Saturday, August 7, 2021 10:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Memorable men for a memorable day for boys

Just a few minutes ago, I learned about Troup County Commissioner Richard English passing away. He and his fellow commissioners, and others in the community, ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, August 5, 2021 10:30 am

Columns

TURES COLUMN: Let’s cheer on USA athletes

I can’t believe I even need to write this column, but it has become fashionable by some politicians and pundits who claim to “love America,” ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, July 29, 2021 8:30 am

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