News for Wednesday, November 25, 2009


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Buie case venue decision delayed

Brunswick, Macon and Fort Valley are possible locations for the fraud trial of Albany's former downtown manager.

Grand jury indicts on multiple cases

A Dougherty County grand jury hands down indictments on multiple charges against an airport official and another Albany man.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Albany Police Department arrests copper thieves

Albany Police say they have put a dent in the rash of local copper thefts from air-conditioning units.

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Retailers expecting large Friday turnout

Shoppers will be looking for bargains at local retailers on the traditional first official day of the Christmas shopping season.

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Student groups feed needy

Sponsored by the Albany Police Department, two groups of students take food to families for the holiday season.- Pete Skiba

City denies borrow pit zoning request

Buddy Clark of Concrete Enterprises bought a total of 26 acres off Blaylock Street near the Paul Eames Sports Complex six months ago.

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Rookie Jennings flying high

Rookie Brandon Jennings of the Milwaukee Bucks, who used to play in Europe, scored 55 points against Golden State and is quickly making his mark on the NBA.

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Hendrick turns focus to Earnhardt Jr.

After Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports won his fourth Cup Series points crown in a row, team owner Rick Hendrick's focus is now on reviving Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s career.

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SEC NOTEBOOK: Walsh, Butler shine for Bulldogs

Georgia place-kicker Blair Walsh and punter Drew Butler are up for national awards.

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ACC NOTEBOOK: Wake's seniors try to go out in style

Wake Forest, whose seniors were part of the 2006 ACC championship team, tries to have those seniors as the winningest class in school history.

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We will miss you, Uga VII

Georgia sidelines reporter and Herald guest columnist Loran Smith, for whom the late Uga VII was named after, pays tribute to the mascot.

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One day away, Part 2

The Eagles' lucky charm, legendary coach Don Beard, may miss the title game after coming down with the flu.

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One day away, Part 1

Deerfield knows that in order to stop George Walton in Friday's GISA Class AAA State Championship Game, it'll be all about leverage.

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Leavell tickets set for benefit

Keyboardist Chuck Leavell will play a Feb. 5 concert to benefit an Albany women's recovery residence.- Carlton Fletcher, metro