News for Monday, April 26, 2010

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NHL PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Bruins close out Sabres; Blackhawks finish off Predators; Captials, Canadiens go to Game 7;

Chicago, Montreal and Boston all win Monday night in NHL playoff action.

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UFC star Ortiz arrested; lawyer blames fighter's ex-porn star wife, calls her drug addict

Hours after UFC star Tito Ortiz is arrested for allegedly assaulting his former porn-star wife, Jenna Jameson, Ortiz's lawyer says Jameson is addicted to Oxycontin.

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SEC commish: Expansion possible

It's not likely at the moment, but SEC Commissioner Mike Slive says Monday the conference is looking into possible expansion --- just in case.

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Braves fall to Cards, lose sixth straight

Reeling Atlanta loses to St. Louis, 4-3, late Monday night for their sixth straight loss in a row.

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Bulldogs QB Gray looking to transfer?

After not being named the preseason starter, Logan Gray has a heart-to-heart with Bulldogs coach Mark Richt on Monday and may be considering leaving the program.

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Playoff-bound Worth baseball clinches Region 1-AAA title with rout of Monroe

The Worth County Rams will open up next week's GHSA Class AAA state tournament as the No. 1 overall seed out of Region 1-AAA.

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State Champs!!! (Part 2)

Westwood sophomore Sydnee Smith not only didn't lose a match all season, but she only lost one game in four matches during her run to a second consecutive GISA Class A State Championship on Monday in Macon.

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State Champs!!! (Part 1)

Despite having never played competitively together before this year, Deerfield Sister Act, Sarah and Hope Kitchen, end a magical season Monday with a Class AAA state doubles title in Macon.

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Psst ... rumors can be hurtful

Psst ... rumors can be hurtfulHave you ever been the target of a rumor? Do you remember how it made you feel?

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Tonya's in town

Former Olympic U.S. figure skater Tonya Harding was due to arrive in Albany late Monday night for a series of appearances and events starting today and culminating Friday night at U.S. 19 Dragway, where she'll not only race, but give fans a chance to race against her.

Red Cross: Need for blood continues year round

Crucial life-giving donations tend to drop significantly in the summer months.Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

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Lee School Board to initiate planning talks

The Lee County Board of Education needs to have a school system strategic plan in place by 2013.- Ethan Fowler, education writer

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Pit bulls impounded in local incidents

A total of 120 dogs have been taken into custody in a series of operations in Worth and Dougherty counties.Terry Lewis, staff writer

Yard sale to span three counties, 52 miles

Highway 82 Spring Clean Yard Sale coming Saturday.- Terry Lewis, staff writer

Incumbents, newcomers qualify for races

No candidate signs up to run on the first day of partisan primary qualifying in Lee County.Carlton Fletcher, metor editor

Lee man charged in death of child

Thomas Darling faces charges of felony murder and cruelty to children in connection with the death of two-year-old Lila Grayce Newman.Ricki Barker, staff writer

Police/Fire/EMS - April 27, 2010

APD responds to at least 25 incidents

Albany ranked in best small cities list

Southwest Georgia's regional economic hub received similar recognition in 2008.Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

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