News for Thursday, April 15, 2010


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Fox adds more post-race coverage for NASCAR events

NASCAR fans can now go online after Sprint Cup races for more coverage than ever before.

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NCAA bans eye-black messages, wedge blocks

The NCAA hands down its annual rule changes Thursday.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Fannin leading Auburn RB race; UGA's Boykin named to Ronnie Lott Watch List; Nesbitt wants to be called 'Joshua'

Auburn has no shortage of talent in its backfield coming out of spring, led by versatile all-everything star, Mario Fannin.

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24th Albany Sports Hall of Fame induction: Margot Todd Evans

These days, Margot Todd Evans is a teacher in Cairo, but many, many years ago, she was -- and arguably still is -- the most talented gymnast to ever hail from Albany.

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Under the lights

In what's become a fixture on the Southwest Georgia sports scene, the annual Westover Relays -- one of the only track meets in Georgia to run its finals at night -- enters its seventh year today at Hugh Mills Stadium.

Police investigating two violent burglaries

Armed burglars rob residents at two Albany locations Wednesday and Thursday.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Police/Fire/EMS - Apr. 16, 2010

Police respond to at least 42 incidents.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Baltimore cellist comes to rescue

After a visa problem keeps a Russian professor grounded, the Albany Symphony Orchestra finds a replacement performer.- Jim Hendricks, editor

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Former dealership's taxes set to triple

Tax officials say the owner of blighted midtown property has yet to pay last year's taxes.- J.D. Sumner, government writer

Replacing departing assistant DA up in air

Budget constraints could pose a problem in replacing the Dougherty Judicial Circuit's chief assistant district attorney.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Camilla pharmacist still awaits sentencing

Attorneys for J. Harris Morgan are awaiting a decision for a retrial or acquittal from the court.- J.D. Sumner, government writer

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Lee volunteers to help with cleanup

More than 100 citizens are expected to meet Saturday to help with sprucing up sections of Lee County.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

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Olympic gold medalist Smith set to speak at CAAM event

An Olympic medalist best known for raising his clenched fist in the air on the medal stand will talk at an ASU event Saturday.- Ethan Fowler, education writer

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'Violence' group to host hoopfest

A four-points-of-the-compass torch run starts the City of Champions Hoopfest weekend.- Pete Skiba, staff writer