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Punching Jellybean…by accident!

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  Brett Buckner  /   Comments

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Tweet By Brett Buckner  As they say – time is money. They also say that money is the root of all evil.

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Darton looks to make history at Andrew, Tuesday

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet ALBANY – A win at Andrew College tomorrow would seal the Cavaliers’ first undefeated soccer season in program history.

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Protein could be key for drugs that promote bone growth

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  Health, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Health Sciences University researchers have developed a mouse that errs on the side of making bone rather than fat, which could eventually lead to better drugs to treat inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.

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Do you think a team of 25 people can pull a FedEx Airbus 12 feet?

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Find out on October 20th at The Arc of Georgia Plane Pull! The fierce Albany ARC (Advocacy Resource Center) Special Olympians are taking on an Olympic feat! They are going to the Atlanta airport on October 20 to pull a FedEx jet across the airport tarmac!  The Arc of Georgia is hosting a Plane [...]

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Letter to the Editor: Charter Schools

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  Education  /   Comments

Tweet I am writing as both a parent of students who attend a charter school and a teacher who works at one. The school I speak of is Pataula Charter Academy (PCA) located in Edison, Georgia. This is one of the controversial schools that was created by approval of a state commissioned board rather than [...]

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HOPE will endure!

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet  By Senator Buddy Carter    That’s the message that the Georgia Student Finance Commission, the state agency that provides financial aid to Georgia students, has communicated recently to leaders of the Georgia General Assembly.  

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Police seek info on determined thieves

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  Crime  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports Police have long warned people that locked doors will not prevent theft, only provide a deterrent to a thief breaking into your home.  The thieves who broke into Simply Fashions last night illustrated the point that the truly determined will gain entry.

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Zombie invasion to hit the Artesian City

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by Tom Knighton   Zombies used to be considered a B-List horror monster.  Those days are long since gone now that zombies are among the most popular villains in entertainment.  Now, they’re about to invade Albany in the River Zombie 5K.

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Herald’s Hetzler only giving part of the story

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet The publisher of The Albany Herald ran a column yesterday taking aim at WALB’s General Manger, Jim Wilcox. Wilcox apparently signaled the demise of the print newspaper and offered up WALB as an alternative to print media. Publisher John Hetzler was apparently not amused.

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VP Debate Entertaining, Unlikely To Change Much

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet  With my travel last week I wasn’t able to watch the Vice Presidential debate. Instead, I listened to it on the radio. In today’s instant technology digital age it was a “retro” way to observe political discourse. I did, however, have my twitter stream handy to keep me connected to the 21st century instant feedback [...]

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