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DOT wasting public money

By   /  July 9, 2011  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet Wonder why the U.S. government is $14 trillion dollars in debt? Look no further than a road project in Dougherty County. Okay, it’s not really responsible for much, if any, of the debt, but it is an example of how the government often wastes money. Crews are wrapping up a project to improve safety [...]

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Farewell, Glenn Beck

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Tweet Last night was the final episode of the Glenn Beck show on Fox News. I realize that Glenn Beck is a polarizing figure. People either love him or hate him, but I don’t think that people can deny that he is one of the top influential people in media today. I first found Mr. [...]

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Honoring ‘Smitty’

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Tweet Members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Carlton Watkins (left) of Washington, D.C., and Glenn Singfield (right) of Albany, present a check for $10,000 to Clifford Porter Jr., vice president for Institutional Advancement at Albany State University to create an endowment in honor of their fraternity brother Albert “Smitty” Smith (’71) of Atlanta, who’s [...]

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Georgia Chamber Small Business Healthcare Policy

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Tweet How important is the issue of health insurance coverage for owners and employees of small businesses? How does this issue impact your sustainability and profitability? With a great deal of national discussion taking place in regard to the availability and access to healthcare, there is particular interest on the behalf of the State of [...]

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ALBANY TEEN EARNS $1,000 KOHL’S CARES® REGIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR IMPACTFUL COMMUNITY EFFORTS

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Tweet MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., July 7, 2011 – The Kohl’s Department Stores’ (NYSE: KSS) Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program honors more than 200 deserving volunteers with $1,000 scholarships toward post-secondary education. Elijah Bankston, 18, from Albany was chosen from more than 37,000 nominees nationwide for making a positive impact on his community through his involvement in [...]

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Gamma Ray Flares in Binary Star are a Mystery

By   /  July 9, 2011  /  Words from the Wetherbee  /   Comments

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Tweet Something very odd has happened 8,000 light years away in the southern constellation Crux. A binary star system has emitted strange gamma ray flares as the small pulsar star of the pair approached and passed through its closest point in orbit around the large Be-class star. The Be-class star, designated LS 2883, is surrounded [...]

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Sonic Armed Robbery

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Tweet Subject: Armed Robbery Weapon Type: Kitchen Knife Location: Sonic (908 South Slappey) Time: 18:15 hours Incident Date: July 7, 2011 Suspect Description: black male, approximately-6’0 tall, approximate 240 pounds, in his late 20’s to Early 30’s with a low hair cut He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, black shorts, white and red [...]

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