News for Monday, November 9, 2009


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21-year-old Michigan student makes WSOP history

Joe Cada, 21, becomes the youngest World Series of Poker Main Event champ in history when he defeats Darvin Moon heads-up for the title and $8.5 million early Tuesday morning in Las Vegas.

Seniors not first in line for vaccine

Hospitalization rates continue to be highest in younger populations, the CDC reports.

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ADICA approves payment to city

The four board members in attendance approve the measure unanimously.

DCSS superintendent opening already garnering applications

Dougherty County School Board also recognizes top personnel for October at monthly meeting.

Local company owed $1M

The name of the company has not been released by state officials, authorities say.

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Prized recruit to start for FSU

Top quarterback prospect, redshirt freshman E.J. Manuel, will make his first start at quarterback this weekend for Florida State.

Lee County to vote on fire/EMS bid

A proposed emergency response facility near Smithville has been on the books in Lee County for eight years.

Lee hopes to connect school schedule with Dougherty

Lee County Board of Education also discusses lower SPLOST revenue at the monthly meeting.

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UPDATE: Albany manufacturer due more than $1 million sales tax refund

The Dougherty County Commission learned Monday that the county and Albany governments and Dougherty School Board will have to refund more than $1 million in sales tax money they collected to a local unidentified manufacturing company.