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UK downplays climate change in school curriculum

By   /  March 18, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller News Foundation The latest draft guidelines for for the United Kingdom’s national curriculum for children under 14 been attacked by climate change activists for not mentioning climate change and sustainable development. The draft guidelines do not mention climate change in the geography section and make one [...]

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Powerball jackpot blazing away at $260M for Wednesday

By   /  March 18, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – The jackpot for Powerball is in high gear, reaching an estimated $260 million to a single annuity winner for Wednesday’s drawing. The excitement is spreading statewide as lucky Georgia Lottery players won big from Saturday’s drawing.

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PANTHERS CONNECT FOR GAME WINNING FIELD GOAL

By   /  March 18, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY, GA – In a thriller, enthusiastic fans witnessed the Albany Panthers (2-0) top the Columbus Lions (1-1) 40-37. Kicker Ryan Gates provided the heroics with a 29 yard, game winning field goal following a brilliant Panther offensive series.

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‘All Star Saturday’

By   /  March 18, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga – “All Star Saturday” will be held at Darton State College on Saturday, March 23, 2013.  “All Star Saturday” will feature 4 very exciting All Star basketball games, a Youth Cheer & Dance Showcase and a special tribute to Dr. John Ira Davis, Jr.

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Cavs finish off East Georgia, stay undefeated in conference

By   /  March 18, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann Albany, Ga. – The Darton State College Cavaliers jumped out to an early lead on East Georgia State College and captured a 13-1 victory, before sending them packing with an 11-1 blowout in a doubleheader, Saturday.

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40 Days at the Capitol- Installment 8

By   /  March 18, 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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The Movie Guy: The Watch and Red Lights

By   /  March 18, 2013  /  Movie Guy  /   Comments

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Tweet The Watch (Out on DVD now…)      I can remember when this movie was due to come out, it was around the time of the Trevon Martin shooting and there was some thought that it might be insensitive for the movie makers to release the movie given how events unfolded in that very real [...]

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Guns & Mental Health: Many Quick Fixes; Long Term Solutions Require Study

By   /  March 18, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet On December 14th 2012, Adam Lanza killed 20 children and 6 adults at the Sandy Hook elementary school.  He had killed his mother before going to the school.  He killed himself while there. “Tragedy” is too trite to describe the incident, and doesn’t begin to describe the event and its effect on the national [...]

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Every time this community seems to let me down…

By   /  March 18, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet I’m a cynical bastard.  It goes with the job.  However, I also have a bit of optimist inside me as well.  Sometimes, that part is crushed, and other times it’s rewarded.  Well folks, this is one time I’ve been rewarded.

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States consider increasing gas taxes

By   /  March 18, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by Betsi Fores of the Daily Caller News Foundation If you’ve ever felt the pain at the pump from filling up your tank and wanted to decry big oil, your anger would be misplaced.

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