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Colo. sheriff says Democrats withholding pay raises in retaliation for gun bill opposition

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

Tweet Written by Greg Campbell of the Daily Caller News Foundation Colorado – El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa says that unnamed Democrats in Colorado’s state Senate have threatened to withhold pay raises for the state’s sheriffs in retaliation for their opposition to a package of gun control measures that will get their final vote [...]

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Powerball jackpot scales upward to $183M

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – Powerball is moving onward as the jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing is up to $183 million to a single annuity winner. The excitement is spreading across Georgia as Powerball continues to roll. The jackpot has grown since Feb. 9 and has rolled nine times.

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Harvard admins snoop through deans’ emails in search of press leak

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

Tweet Written by Robby Soave of the Daily Caller News Foundation Cambridge, Mass. – Faculty at Harvard University expressed outrage following revelations that administrators had searched through private email accounts of over a dozen university deans. The university conducted the searches in order to find out who leaked details of Harvard’s response to a cheating [...]

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Jean Seigler Pace

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

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Tweet Mrs. Jean Seigler Pace, 86 of Albany died March 10, 2013 after an extended illness. A drop-by celebration of life gathering will be Wednesday March 13, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Turtle Hill, 2700 N. Jefferson St. Albany, GA.

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PANTHERS DOMINATE BUCS IN SEASON OPENER

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  Albany Panthers  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal LAKE CHARLES, LA – The back-to-back and defending Professional Indoor Football League champion Albany Panther’s dominant road performance against the Louisiana Swashbucklers on Saturday, March 9th could not have been a more auspicious start to its 2013 season. The team jumped out to an early 14-0 lead with two touchdown [...]

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Cavaliers sweep South Georgia, lead conference

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann Douglas, Ga – The Cavaliers swept South Georgia College in a three-game series over the first weekend of conference play, pushing Darton to an awesome 17-4 record and keeping them as No. 1 in Region 17.

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Avoiding Post-Disaster Scam Artists

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  Practical Money Matters  /   Comments

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Tweet Have you ever turned on the light in a dark basement and shuddered as cockroaches scurried away? I get that same sense of revulsion whenever I hear about unscrupulous swindlers taking advantage of the victims of natural and man-made disasters.

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State Launches Sober Driving Partnership For St. Patrick’s Day

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA, Ga. – (ATLANTA) The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) has launched a life-saving partnership with safe and sober driving coalition TEAM Georgia to make sure Georgia motorists know that if they drive impaired this St. Patrick’s Day, they’ll need a lot more than the luck of the Irish [...]

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40 Days at the Capitol- Installment 7

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  Buddy Carter  /   Comments

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Tweet To our readers: State Senator Buddy Carter (R- Pooler) will be reporting each week during the Legislative Session.  The session began January 14, 2013 and is expected to last until the latter days of March.

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Ten Days Left To Achieve Ethics Reform This Year

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet There are ten business days left for the 2013 session of the Georgia General Assembly.  If all goes as planned the legislature will wrap up its business this month, likely the Thursday evening before Easter weekend begins the next day.  While matters of budget will take up a good bit of the remaining time, [...]

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