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Bishop Statement on Passage of Short-Term CR

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Tweet WASHINGTON – Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) to extend funding for the federal government for another week until a permanent bill for FY 2011 is completed. H.R. 1363, the Department of Defense and Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, [...]

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Paul Keenan Obituary

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Tweet Paul Keenan was born on November 15, 1920 in Albany, son of P.A. and Martha (Mattie) Wilkerson Keenan. He graduated from Albany High School in 1937; from Baylor School, Chattanooga, TN in 1938; from Emory University in 1942. He served both in the enlisted forces and as an officer in the U.S. Army during [...]

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Rams schedule released

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Tweet By Edythe Bradley   The Albany State University Golden Rams promise an upcoming season full of action and excitement as the 2011 tentative football schedule is released. Highlighting the 2011 schedule is the addition of a classic game and two non-conference games, including a matchup with a 2010 playoff opponent, ASU athletic administrators announced [...]

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Is Easter tardy?

By   /  April 7, 2011  /  Rev. Hagan  /   Comments

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Tweet Despite all of the admonitions from mothers everywhere to rise and shine, or that the early bird gets the worm, sometimes great things happen more late than early. That can be said this year for Easter. Easter 2011 will be celebrated at an unprecedented late date. Let me explain … The date for Easter [...]

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Ice cream part of Darton concert

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Tweet Staff reports The Darton Music Department will hold a spring band, choral concert and ice cream social in collaboration with the Darton Art Fair on April 12.

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SUPER LAWYER

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Tweet Pete Donaldson of Perry & Walters LLP in Albany has been named to the Georgia Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in Georgia for 2011. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the Super Lawyers rating service. Honorees have attained a high degree of [...]

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Labor market gaining steam

By   /  April 7, 2011  /  Aaron Johnson  /   Comments

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Tweet The U.S. job report was very favorable in March and exceeded expectations. While the unemployment rate only dipped a tenth of a percent to 8.8 percent, it was encouraging to see 216,000 new jobs. That occurred despite further contraction of government jobs with the private sector adding 230,000 positions. Ideally, we need to see [...]

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Be careful with federal funding

By   /  April 7, 2011  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet The city of Albany is getting a $250,000 grant to begin the planning phase of a project that would transform the McIntosh homes housing project. It’s part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Choice Neighborhoods Initiative. The goal is to transform distressed neighborhoods into places with affordable housing, safe streets, and [...]

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Pay-to-play hits home

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Tweet All things considered, college athletics is in a troubled state, and issues are starting to hit close to home. Just look around at the wreckage. The landscape is riddled with damage. With the NCAA tournament recently ending, consider that Kentucky’s coach John Calipari has pushed two programs, UMass and Memphis, into serious NCAA punishment. [...]

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Favorite Disney Characters and World Class Illusions Combine in Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Magic Show

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Tweet In a captivating combination, favorite Disney characters join a professional illusionist live on stage in a performance that will excite and delight children of all ages. From Feld Entertainment, the producers of Disney On Ice, Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Magic Show brings audiences into a world where Disney magic takes on a whole new [...]

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