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Officer responds to burglary, shots fired

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Christopher Mathews, age 19, is charged with multiple crimes after he allegedly pointed a firearm at an Albany police officer

Tweet Staff Reports Shots were fired early this morning when an Albany police officer found 19 year old Christopher Mathews trying to break into a Northwest Albany business.

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The Quit Smoking Express: Pond of Reflections

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Tweet By Carol Anzolletti The path before us has been travelled before.  We walk together, following the red tinted dew trail to a pond not far from the train tracks.  The ice blue surface shimmers and reflects the face of the blue moon, truly magnificent in its timing for introspection.  The Queen stands on the [...]

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Multimodal center back in the mix at commission meeting

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Tweet Written by Tom Knighton It looked like the idea of the multimodal center was dead.  In the truest sense, it probably is.  However, the Albany City Commission tentatively agreed to move forward with a request from the city manager’s office to spend money on another site study, despite the measure being voted down at [...]

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Labor Day Labor

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Tweet Special to the Journal Auburn, Ala. – Monday afternoon, the Auburn Tigers held a light practice in shorts at the Auburn Athletics Complex Practice Fields, beginning preparations for Saturday’s SEC opener at Mississippi State. That contest, with an 11 a.m. CT kickoff, will be televised by ESPN.

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Dragon*Con Wrap-up

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The Saturday parade is a huge hit in Atlanta, with folks coming for hours to just see the parade.  Could something like this help enrich Albany?

Tweet Written by Tom Knighton Dragon*Con has now come and gone.  One of the largest fan conventions in the nation, which also happens to be in our state, is now in the books for 2012.  So what did I see, and how does that apply to Albany?

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Vintage Albany

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Tweet                                               The top photo is a 1913 postcard of the Flint River Brick Company of Albany. The bottom left photo is a brick embossed with the company name. Though the streets of [...]

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Alabama’s Focus Turns to Western Kentucky

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Tweet Special to the Journal TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama football team started its preparations for Saturday’s home opener at Bryant-Denny Stadium with a 90-minute practice in full pads Monday afternoon. The practice began outdoors before weather moved the workout into the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility after roughly 15 minutes. No. 2 Alabama (1-0) is [...]

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Driskel Ready for His Shot as Gators’ Starting QB

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Tweet Special to the Journal GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It is now sophomore quarterback Jeff Driskel’s turn. Driskel got word Monday morning in a meeting with Gators coach Will Muschamp that he will make his first career start at quarterback on Saturday at Texas A&M. Driskel lined up at receiver on the first play of Saturday’s [...]

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Georgia Tech, Russell Athletic® Unveil New Football Jerseys For 2012

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Tweet Special to the Journal BLACKSBURG, Va. – In an effort to reenergize its look, while staying connected to its past, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are unveiling cutting-edge football uniforms for the 2012 season, and showcasing them for the first time in front of a prime-time national television audience on Labor Day at Virginia [...]

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Bulldogs Kick Off Preparations For SEC Opener

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATHENS, Ga. — The Georgia football team began preparations for its first Southeastern Conference and road game on Monday with a one-hour workout on the Woodruff Practice Fields. The Bulldogs travel to Columbia, Mo., to take on Missouri on Saturday at 7:45 p.m. ET. This will be the league opener [...]

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