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Watch those cookies

By   /  December 30, 2010  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

Tweet Want to tell Website advertisers to get off your back? The government (FTC) is interested in how you feel about being targeted and tracked when you surf the Web. Some of the major browsers already give you a no tracking option and others are working to follow suit. It’s not hard to set them [...]

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Safety measures needed at convenience stores

By   /  December 30, 2010  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet How many times must we watch a surveillance video, where the criminals rush into a convenience store, with shirts pulled over their heads, and waving guns in the air? They surprise the workers, who have no time to protect themselves, or call the police. We would like to suggest some changes in convenience store [...]

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Let’s make Rouse’s passing meaningful

By   /  December 30, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

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Tweet By now, the Albany community has heard about Dougherty County police Lt. Clifford Rouse. The details of this horrific tragedy are both frightening and disturbing. On Thursday night, a few hours before Christmas Eve, Rouse responded to an armed robbery of the Pitt Stop convenience store across from the former Cooper Rubber & Tire [...]

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‘Big Nod’ to bring in 2011 at House of Jazz

By   /  December 30, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal “I’m a survivor, as far as all the stuff I overcame, as far as being on a major label and then being dropped — and still rapping. As far as going to prison and coming back, and my music sounding better than I did before I went in …” – [...]

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City withholding Jolivette’s pay

By   /  December 30, 2010  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp When Albany City Manager Alfred Lott refused to pay reinstated firefighter Joey Pait the money Pait would have earned while he was under indictment, a judge intervened and forced Lott to settle up. Now Lott is doing the same thing – out of retaliation, according to his attorney, and in violation [...]

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A new look at the old year

By   /  December 30, 2010  /  Rev. Snyder  /   Comments

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Tweet From a practical standpoint, and if I am anything I am practical, well, practically, this year has gone by rather quickly. The fact I have survived this past year has to count for something. I was musing on this with the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage just the other day. I was feeling rather [...]

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Albany Tech celebrates 50 years

By   /  December 30, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet By Walter L. Johnson II As 2010 comes to a close, Albany Technical College is turning 50 years old in 2011. The celebration officially got underway earlier this month, with a press conference on Dec. 7. Emmett Griswold, who serves as Albany Tech’s Dean of Academic Affairs for the Carlton Construction Academy, as well [...]

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