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By John Druckenmiller

From -Weekday updates from Northwest Georgia (HHPodcast News). -Long-form interviews with local newsmakers (HHPodcast Interviews). Support this podcast:

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    Two injured in U.S. 27 collision. Cartersville chef wins TV title, $250K. Business, education updates. Rant: Finally, a reality check.09/19/2019
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    Police: Suspect sought after firing at officers. Regional meth gang busted. 2 wild dogs caught. Lofts to welcome residents. Rant: Combining old, new in downtown. 09/18/2019
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    Dog attacks: Animal Control's response and what's next. Prime time for Harvest Moon. Break in the heat this week. Rant: Story lines for TV coverage of dog attacks. 09/17/2019
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    Dos Bros. and other dining updates. Rome Business Group building network. McClellan's high school picks. Weekend Observations: It was an emotional one.09/16/2019
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    Chemical fire closes Calhoun schools. Extra precautions at Coosa High. Bartow 'boom' continues. Peaks & Valleys: Homeless, Sept. 11, One Table. 09/13/2019
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    Social media threat not credible but school officials on alert. Plasma center coming to Rome. Dark days at Tang's Garden. Observation: Downtown Rome needs to rethink summer events.09/12/2019
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    Homeless task force assembles. Update on wild dog packs. Power back after storms. Rant: City solution -- election and recall effort.09/11/2019
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    Two communities mourn crash victims. Updates on economic development. An almost-sneaky vote and a rant on that very issue. 09/10/2019
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    Adult flag football part of parks & rec's new focus. One Table has seats available for Sunday. First candidates forum set. Rant: Canceling presidential primaries? We vote no. 09/09/2019
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    Police seek suspect in Rome's 5th shooting in a month. Rome Axe Throwing debuts. Hot weekend ahead. Rants: Five short blasts today.09/06/2019
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    Dorian's not done off Georgia's coast. Local business updates. PAWS still has dogs in need of home. Weekend guide. Rant: In gun debate, companies fill leadership void. 09/05/2019
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    Chipotle coming to Rome; new life for Chick-fil-A's shipping container. Updates on Dorian, coastal Georgia. Rant: High Court of Facebook on restaurant news.09/04/2019
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    Tracking Dorian's threat to Coastal Georgia. Chick-fil-A distribution center on the rise. Tragic Labor Day on our roads. Peaks & Valleys from the weekend. 09/03/2019
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    Charles Love out of Ward 1 race. Isakson resigning. Murder suspect back in Chattooga. Rant: Isakson is our last real Republican. 08/29/2019
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    Manhunt continues for double murder suspect. Harbin's pediatric center due in 2020. Rant: Seeing '2020' in bustling Redmond Corridor.08/28/2019
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    Druck Report: As 'vaping' spreads among our middle and high schoolers as well as adults, Erin Hernandez of the Northwest Georgia Regional Cancer Coalition details escalating health risks. 08/27/2019
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    Grand opening traffic: Let's be careful out there. Greater Community Bank renovating Calhoun office. Rant: When dining today, 'remember the ones who brung ya.'08/27/2019
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    Amid two key openings, two businesses closing. Knights cooking BBQ to help others. Peaks & Valleys: Highs, lows of commission candidates. 08/26/2019
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    10 candidates for 6 commission seats -- so far. Mother's Finest in Rome tonight. Rant: Politics really is about 'Love' -- and war. 08/23/2019
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    Burger, wings chain opening 2 spots in NWGA. 8 City Commission hopefuls so far. Rants: Yes to redevelopment; huge sports weekend; politics.08/22/2019
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    6 candidates in, more due for City Commission. Combo meal: Double restaurant openings. Rant: There's 'mor chikin' in your future. 08/21/2019
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    Changes in high school football 'broadcasts' this fall. More City Commission candidates today. Storm aftermath; heat index of 101 today. Rant: The day the music died (local radio woes). 08/20/2019
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    Manhunt under way for murder suspect; a gathering of Vietnam heroes; candidate qualifying begins. Rant: Exactly which part of 'the community' dropped the ball on helping the homeless?08/19/2019
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    Druck Report: From clean drinking water to rivers filled with kayaks to proactive talks with developers, Jesse Demonbreun-Chapman says CRBI is totally committed to our community. 08/18/2019
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    Rants of the Week: An edited version of some of our commentary from the past few days on "urban camping," local "leadership."08/18/2019
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    Meeting Monday on community response to 'urban camping' ordinance. RaceTrac cancels West Rome plan (for now). Weekend guide. Rants: One more commission highlight; chicken salad wars.08/16/2019
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    Druck Report: There's no real limit on what we might see in Rome's River District. An interview with planners Artagus Newell and Brice Wood.08/16/2019
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    Rant of the day: Is this anyway to run local government? Plus: An audio edition of our headlines today: County schools deal with data breach; so-so employment news. 08/15/2019
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    Concerns about City Commission's proposed homeless crackdown. Storms leave 1,100 in the dark; slightly cooler today. Rant: Priorities -- discarded litter or discarded people? 08/14/2019
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    Newscast: Heat index of 108 today; what to know. Reward in arson case a first for Floyd. Dining: Mac 'n cheese and a shrimp boil. Rant: The heat is on to protect our student athletes.08/13/2019
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    Newscast: $2,400 signing bonuses, other incentives being used to fill law enforcement vacancies. Blistering heat today, Tuesday. Business updates. Peaks & Valleys. 08/12/2019
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    East Rome Walmart's refit wraps up. Meet the 'Lindale Institute.' Perdue due at GOP rally. Rant: Conjuring the ghost of Richard Nixon (he's on Twitter!)08/09/2019
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    Harbin Clinic's first practices moving to new campus in Cartersville. Harbin also sponsoring Corky Kell Classic. Floyd adds 'Save my spot.' Peaks & Valleys: Highs, lows of Northwest Georgia. 08/08/2019
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    OTR Wheel grows in Northeast Georgia; Greater Community Bank to open Cartersville branch. Some TV time for Dr. Brad Bushnell. Rant: Does media merger trend mean less local news? Only you can decide. 08/07/2019
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    Newscast: Rockmart quadruple murder in January listed among nation's mass shootings. Pizza War in East Rome? DeSoto celebrates. Rant: Dubious distinction for Polk County -- again.08/06/2019
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    Newscast: Still no answers to Callier Springs fire. Rome man, 20, dies in wreck. Big week in politics. Rant: What-if lineup of radio guests in aftermath of El Paso, Dayton wouldn't change a thing.08/05/2019
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    News Roundtable: Our top stories from the past week, our latest interviews and what's ahead next week.08/02/2019
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    Newscast: VP Pence due here today. Main Elementary, Rome schools open. Huge office park due in Emerson. Peaks & Valleys: Highs, lows -- and lobby Pence for airport runway $$08/02/2019
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    Druck Report: Jay Shell, co-owner of Rome City Brewing Co., talks about the explosive growth of the craft beer brewed on Broad Street and what's next. 08/01/2019
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    Newscast: Breakthrough on Summerville Park/Sleep Inn standoff? County schools back in session; lots of education news. Huge weekend for music. Rant: A change of face on Facebook. 08/01/2019
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    Druck Report: Todd Wofford, the new Rome-Floyd Parks & Rec director, and Jim Alred on changes, new programs and what's ahead. You'll be stunned by the thousands who visit local parks, amenities.07/31/2019
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    Newscast: Chicken Salad Chick grand opening is Aug. 27. 'Black Widow' filming in Rome? Crushing new idea from Crushed Tomato. Rant: Cutting out the media 'middle man or woman.'07/31/2019
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    Two new breweries brewing in Cartersville, Calhoun. Restaurant updates. Education scores; back to school. Today's rant: Time to test all these tests we give our students, teachers. 07/30/2019
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    Newscast: Local shops ready to join downtown's new Lofts. Busy month of politics begins. Summerville Park petition tops 900. Peaks & Valleys: the highs, lows of NW Georgia.07/29/2019
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    Druck Report: And they're off -- 20-plus Democrats vs. a Trump incumbency only he can derail. Dr. Frank Stephenson of Berry College breaks down the 2020 presidential sweepstakes. 07/28/2019
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    Newscast: Business soaked? Sidewalk sale time! Jobless rate up here. Weekend guide. Also: What we can learn from the Go Go flood.07/25/2019
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    Druck Report: Eric McDowell on the escalating battle to keep Sleep Inn out of Summerville Park -- and how to help. 07/24/2019
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    Newscast: New Dollar Tree due Sept. 12. Brick-oven pizza, brew brewing on West 3rd? Hint of fall today. Rant: Summerville Park exposes bigger concerns in Rome. 07/24/2019
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    City to Summerville Park: You're on your own. 2 die in 411 crash. Hero cops save a life. Today's rant: Another 'surrender' by city leaders. 07/23/2019
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    Newscast: What to know about Dos Bros. Body found near Rome river. Summerville Park showdown. Today's Rant: Defining night for the City Commission (and elections).07/22/2019
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    Druck Report: Social media pioneer Carol Morgan on why Facebook is critical to the success of your business (YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, too).07/19/2019
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    Newscast: Thatcher's BBQ opens in Summerville. Big hit due from Plant Hammond closing. Family of 3 face pot trafficking charges. Huge weekend alert. Plus: Weekend observations (parking, pizza, people)07/19/2019
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    Newscast: Spirit Halloween returns; fence up at old Kmart as demo starts. Drug house destroyed. Great employment report. Rant: What these 'stats of the day' really mean to you.07/18/2019
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    Newscast: Lights out at Plant Hammond. Chicken Salad Chick hiring this Sunday. Bar Olympics return. Doughnut deal. Rant: Local vs. Amazon? Push relationships, deals -- not name calling, tired slogans.07/17/2019
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    Tuesday: New life for Sage Cottage. Rome Schools 'rollin' buses in January. Plant Hammond decision today. Rant: Moon walk celebration? Take a giant leap.07/16/2019
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    Newscast: Surge in senior living options in Floyd, Bartow. Bucket o Shrimp soft opening Tuesday. Peaks & Valleys: Highs, lows of NW Georgia. 07/15/2019
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    You've got millions (of dollars) worth of reasons to do your part in the 2020 Census (maybe a job, too). Also: Critical City Commission elections begin next month. An interview with Wendy Davis.07/14/2019
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    Newscast: Rome High, Berry graduate killed in boating collision; how to help the family. Bucket o' Shrimp opens next week. Kmart demolition under way. Rant: Making music in downtown Rome.07/12/2019
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    Newscast: Rome woman dies from accident injuries. Dos Bros. opening in 2-3 months. Teens held in PHS vandalism. Kangaroo Jake's closes. Interviews: Summerville Park and RACA changes. 07/11/2019
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    New Rome beer festival date, new office, new director, new chair: Changing times for RACA. An HHPodcast interview with Ali Booker and Chris Kerr.07/11/2019
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    Druck Report: Why Summerville Park doesn't want Sleep Inn on Charlton Street (that's where the entrance and exit will be). With Penny Evans-Plants. 07/10/2019
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    Newscast: Heavy metal in motion at Kmart -- but no demo just yet. Tuesday's heat index: 105 degrees; no relief soon. Midweek observations: Change is good?07/10/2019
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    HHPodcast Interview: Keith Mickler of the county extension office on what this heat does to plants, trees and crops (avoid excess watering!) Plus: How to chase those varmints from your garden.07/09/2019
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    HHPodcast News: Enough already with 100-degree heat. Summerville Park hotel fight is city's problem to fix. Fatal accident on I-75. Rant of the Day. 07/09/2019
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    HHPodcast News: Whatever happen to Tygar Evans. Tragic weekend on Georgia roads. Peaks & Valleys: Our highs and lows. Farewell to a friend (the vet longing for a final drive in his old pickup).07/08/2019
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    Druck Report: Local high school football expert John McClellan breaks down the 2019 season: New coaches, old rivalries and the teams to watch this fall.07/07/2019
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    Newscast: The Patriotic Party at Ridge Ferry Park opens at noon today; fireworks tonight. Rome/Floyd has a new economic development chief. Today's rant: The cluttering of Broad Street. 07/03/2019
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    Newscast: Quick interview with Missy Kendrick, the president of economic development for Rome/Floyd County.07/02/2019
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    Newscast: Summerville Park escalates fight against Sleep Inn. Economic development chief hired. Shopping center updates. Plus: Mission impossible?07/02/2019
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    Interview: With 675 inmates -- some with drug, mental concerns, the Floyd County Jail is changing. Sheriff Tim Burkhalter, Chief Deputy Tommy McGuire talk safety, training, a new 60-bed medical wing.07/01/2019
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    Newscast: 4 years of growth, success for Doug's Deli Downtown. A year after closing, work under way on East Rome pizza shop. Independence Day updates. Commentary: A farewell to a friend.07/01/2019
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    News: Massive meth bust; quarter ton seized. Major milestone for Rome attorney Brian Bojo. Huge weekend. Week-in-review: Busy week for law enforcement.06/28/2019
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    Newscast: Bucket of Shrimp due by later summer. Aragon fire kills man, 84. Weekend: Plays, fireworks, parades. Rant: Our restaurant addiction. Plus: 'Funky Druck'?06/27/2019
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    HHPodcast News: Employee at Willy's in Cartersville tests positive for Hepatitis A; what to know. Fatal fire in Aragon. Safe return for missing dementia patient, 17-year-old.06/26/2019
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    HHPodcast News: Census shows we're getting older, more diverse and growing at a slow rate. Business updates. Open house at Ruth & Naomi shelter. Peaks & Valleys.06/25/2019
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    HHPodcast Interview. Real Americana: The red, white and blue tradition that is Cave Spring's Fourth of July Parade with founder Christa Jackson.06/24/2019
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    HHPodcast News: Remembering Teresa, the 'face of Steak 'n Shake.' Friends helping local vet restore Frankenstein the pickup as his time runs low. Peaks & Valleys.06/24/2019
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    HHPodcast News: 3 men sought in Rome shooting; another Rome man wanted in attempted murder captured. A win for Summerville Park; the fight isn't over. Huge weekend: 13,500 due at River Jam.06/21/2019
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    HHPodcast News: A rough morning of weather, a violent evening of crime. Huge weekend ahead (River Jam: 13,500 fans). Plus: Thanking our law enforcement community.06/20/2019
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    HHPodcast News: Manhunt under way for attempted murder suspect from Rome; Lindale man in custody. New buyer for American Legion. More on AirLife's exit. Plus: News radar, Peaks & Valleys.06/19/2019
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    HHPodcast Interview: Underground Rome -- Down and a Little Dirty. Exploring what's below Broad Street with Mark Cochran of Cevian Design Lab.06/18/2019
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    HHPodcast News Update: AirLife chopper leaving Redmond. Economic development hire close. Business newsmaker updates. 06/18/2019
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    HHPodcast News: Closer look at the East Bend (Kmart) updates. Political season begins. Names in the news. Peaks & Valleys.06/18/2019
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    HHPodcast News: A heart-breaking reunion at Notre Dame. Wayne Robinson launching Rocket Wash. Plus: Peaks & Valleys, the highs and lows of Northwest Georgia.06/17/2019
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    HHPodcast News: Local news, views and our first extended weekend entertainment report in segment two.06/14/2019
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    HHPodcast News: Search on for Rome shooting suspect. Second fatal accident in a week. Business: New thrift store yards from Goodwill? Busy weekend alert. Peace out (retires). Rapid Fire d06/13/2019
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    HHPodcast guest interview: From 'Community Watch' at Georgia Highlands College, the not-so-secret origins of the Hometown Podcast. An interview.06/12/2019
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    HHPodcast News: It's a $10 million-plus summer in Rome, Floyd County. New parking signs are going up in downtown -- three weeks later. Midweek observation: Giving summer back to our kids.06/12/2019
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    HHPodcast News: Downtown Rome's parking issue is solved; now to fix related problems. We have all the local headlines and an extended Peaks & Valleys on the parking debate.06/11/2019
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    HHPodcast News: August opening for Chicken Salad Chick (with drive through). A different slice of downtown. Pop-up pie shop (bring $$). Plus: Peaks & Valleys, rant of the day. 06/10/2019
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    HHPodcast News: There's something about the rain this weekend. Lots of education news. Weekend guide. Plus: Weekend observations on parking and Monday's City Commission vote. 06/07/2019
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    HHPodcast Interview: Parking in downtown Rome -- problems & promise. With guests Jay Shell and Harry Brock.06/07/2019
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    HHpodcast News: Hotel proposal has some sleepless. Weekend washout: 4 to 6 inches of rain due. Weekend guide. And today's headliner: Dylan Beasley.06/06/2019
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    HHPodcast News: What Evie McNiece's decision means to an already sizzling City Commission race. Plus: Weekday observations!06/05/2019
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    HHPodcast News: News about East Bend (former Kmart), downtown parking and even Paul Harvey (podcast inventer?)06/04/2019
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    HHPodcast News: The first edition (06/03/19)06/03/2019

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