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Albany State Golden Rams to face Wingate Bulldogs in playoff game

By   /  November 27, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany State University and Wingate University football fans who cannot attend the NCAA Division II second-round playoff game, which kicks off today at 1 p.m., can catch all the action on an NCAA website. Fans can watch live action from the Albany State University Coliseum by accessing the NCAA All-Access website at http://www.ncaa.com/allaccess/index.html?media=212355. The [...]

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Vietnam War: The real story

By   /  November 27, 2010  /  Marvin Mixxon  /   Comments

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Tweet Mr. Ted Anderson (Albany Journal, Nov. 17), a recent country music hit declared, “You should have seen it in color.” We Vietnam veterans did — in cinemascope, wide-screen, bright and bold Technicolor. What you got from that Military Channel program you referenced was only a snapshot of incidences, not the whole story. Your recounting [...]

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This Frier’s cookin’

By   /  November 27, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet One rule of thumb with any successful project is commitment and determination. If you are embarking on a career as a musician/songwriter, you had also better develop along the way, a thick skin and lose any aversion to hard work you may have. Being a performer may look like nothing but a good time, but ask Landis [...]

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What is a botnet?

By   /  November 27, 2010  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

Written by Jim Hall. Email your questions to geekspeak@mchsi.com . You can find Jim online at HallsTrainingSolutions.com

Tweet Some of your questions require a bit of background and additional definitions of related terms before I can deliver an answer that makes sense to you. This week’s question about botnets is such a one. Webopedia defines a botnet as a type of bot running on an IRC network that has been created with [...]

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LaMont: City trying to buy secret recordings ‘I am not for sale!’

By   /  November 27, 2010  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp Mary LaMont says she thought about it for a moment, but that’s about all. Her ethics just wouldn’t let her walk away with $500,000 or more while leaving the ailing municipal government and Albany community in the dust. LaMont, the former city human resources director who has audiotapes and other evidence [...]

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Everyday Opportunities to Say, “Thank You”

By   /  November 27, 2010  /  Doug Rea  /   Comments

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Tweet Thank God for Georgia! No, not the state of Georgia, or the school, but thank God for the safe return of our family pet. She is a Chihuahua-dachshund, 6-pound dog affectionately named — you guessed it — Georgia. A few years ago “somebody” (a certain pastor who will remain nameless) left her outside too [...]

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