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Fixing Unemployment Means Fixing Our Perceptions Of Work

By   /  September 21, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Mike Rowe is the host of The Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs show. Depending on your viewing preferences, he may also be best known as the pitchman for the Ford Motor Company. And in his spare time, he operates a company called Mike Rowe Works. He describes it as a small California company that is [...]

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Falcons’ Nest: It looks like a different year

By   /  September 21, 2012  /  Falcons Nest  /  Comments Off

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Tweet  Last year, the secondary for the Atlanta Falcons looked awful. Seriously, I think any of the local high school corners could have played better than the starters for the Dirty Birds. Well, I have to admit, so far it looks like a whole new secondary.

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Albany State to offer F.A.N.S. Experience, show appreciation at Saturday’s game

By   /  September 21, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

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Tweet by Edyth Y. Bradley In an effort to help increase awareness of nutrition and health-related issues, the Albany State University Golden Rams have designated their football game against the Miles College Golden Bears as their F.A.N.S Experience Day, ASU athletic administrators have announced. The event will take place before and during the game on [...]

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Endorsement for David Staples

By   /  September 21, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Ethics aren’t a partisan issue. People like to know that the people they buy to represent them are actually…you know…representing them. Unfortunately, people of the Georgia Public Service Commission District 5 don’t really have that going for them. Luckily, there’s a chance to fix that.

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Chehaw’s Thru the Zoo 5K

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Tweet  Come race like something’s chasing you  (Albany, Ga)- Chehaw Park will host its “Thru the Zoo 5k” and “Run your Tail Off 1 Mile Fun-Run” on Saturday September 22nd. Come and race past the Meerkats, Cheetahs, Colobus Monkeys, Black Bears, and much more. The 5k begins at 8:00am, while the 1 mile run starts [...]

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Powerball packs punch with Saturday’s $174M jackpot

By   /  September 21, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   ATLANTA – Dominating the charts is Saturday’s Powerball jackpot drawing, packing a powerful punch with an estimated $174 million to a single annuity winner.

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Dorothy Freeman Durbin

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Tweet Dorothy Freeman Durbin, 86 of Albany, GA, died September 19, 2012 at her residence. Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday at 11:00 AM at Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery. Rev. Bobby Moye will officiate.

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DARTON STATE COLLEGE TO HOST ELECTION STRAIGHT TALK FOR STUDENTS

By   /  September 21, 2012  /  Politics  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports ALBANY – The 2012 presidential election is just around the corner and Darton State College is giving students the chance to learn more about each candidate.  On Wednesday, September 26, from 11:00 a.m. to noon, Darton State College will host a campus-wide event called Election Straight Talk.

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Isakson Named “Taxpayer Hero” by Council for Citizens Against Government Waste

By   /  September 21, 2012  /  Politics  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today was honored as a “Taxpayer Hero” by the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste for his voting record for 2011. The award is given to members of Congress who demonstrate a commitment to increasing transparency, minimizing waste, permanently eliminating earmarks, and reducing the ever-growing [...]

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Albany State to offer F.A.N.S. Experience, show appreciation at Saturday’s game

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Tweet   In an effort to help increase awareness of nutrition and health-related issues, the Albany State University Golden Rams have designated their football game against the Miles College Golden Bears as their F.A.N.S Experience Day, ASU athletic administrators have announced. The event will take place before and during the game on Saturday, Sept. 22. [...]

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