Newscast: Christmas parade lights up Rome. Fire death investigated. Dining updates. Rant: Paul Harvey was right; ‘it’s not one world.’ (Also available: Just the Rant).

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Suddenly realizing Christmas is three weeks from today, these items:

  • Rome’s Christmas Parade: Photos from Tuesday night’s trip down Broad Street. Plus: This year’s winning entries.Next up: Cartersville and Rockmart.
  • State helping to investigate a house fire that took the life of a 69-year-old Gordon County man.
  • Dining: Truett’s Chick-fil-A celebrates first year next week. Cook Out opens in Calhoun. Potluck community cookout for SEC Championship at Rome City Brewing on Saturday.
  • Health: Another week of “high” level flu activity in Georgia. Hardest hit age group so far: 18 through 49.
  • Isakson’s farewell address in the Senate. He stresses the need for bipartisanship, ‘to find common ground’ and solve problems.
  • A reminder that Gov. Brian Kemp will appoint Isakson’s successor during a 10 a.m. briefing today.
  • Rant of the Day: Paul Harvey was right; “it’s not one world.”


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