News for Saturday, April 3, 2010


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Top N.D. recruit Matt James, 17, dies after falling five stories from Panama City, Fla., hotel balcony

Matt James was drunk, police say, when he fell off a balcony during spring break and died in Florida.

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Richt praises QBs after second spring scrimmage

Logan Gray, Zach Mettenberger and Aaron Murray all play well Saturday in the Bulldogs' second spring scrimmage.

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Thrashers' playoff hopes take another hit after losing to Pens in OT

Atlanta is three games out of the 8th and final playoff spot in the East with three games left in the regular season.

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WOMEN'S NCAA FINAL FOUR: UConn two wins from second perfect season

The only thing that stands in UConn's way of ending another perfect season is Baylor and 6-fot-8 star Brittney Griner.

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Duke crushes West Virginia, will face Butler for title

Duke leads almost the entire way Saturday against West Virginia, only to pull away late and crush the Mountaineers, 78-57, and reach the NCAA Championship Game on Monday night against Butler.

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Butler beats Michigan State, continues Cinderella run

Butler beats Michigan State, 52-50, on Saturday in the Final Four in Indianapolis to advance to the title game Monday against Duke.

Palm Sunday concert enriching

Palm Sunday afternoon, March 28th, brought ASU's fine Concert Chorale and Chamber Singers to the ACAD stage in a program of sacred music to match the solemnity of the beginning of Holy Week.

Easter Symbols

The highest holy day on the Christian calendar is packed with symbols that tell the Easter story.

Sugar egg crown jewel of basket

The shelves were full of them, every shape, color and size imaginable. Standing at the end of the aisle, rows of pastel plastic, dyed wicker and rainbow-colored fabric waiting there before me, I was overwhelmed.

New Easter outfits a well-heeled tradition

Years ago, before fuel conservation became popular and trendy, I was a forerunner to saving gas by combining errands. When I go into town, I spend several hours doing errands that I have been waiting to do. It saves both gas and time.

LookingBack April 4

Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. You can contact her at (229) 888-9371 or

Police/Fire/EMS - Apr. 4, 2010

Albany police respond to at least 35 incidents.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Fire damages Equinox plant

Firefighters respond to a fire at a flavoring and fragrance chemical manufacturing business 3 p.m. Saturday.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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The Love Dare Wedding Edition is now available

"The Love Dare Day by Day: Wedding Edition" focuses on newlyweds.- Ricki Barker, staff writer

Neighborhood watch members meet APD

The second County and City Neighborhood Watch Association meeting sees no dimming of enthusiasm for the task at hand: fighting crime.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Kitchen inspections April 4, 2010

Kitchen inspections in Dougherty County

Business licenses April 4, 2010

Business licenses for April 4, 2010

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On the Job with John McDuffie

On the Job interview with John McDuffie.- Danny Carter, managing editor

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Equinox wins SBA award

Small Business Adminisstration honors Equinox Chemicals of Albany

Chambers plan special gathering

Danny Carter's Sunday Inc. column

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Global networking

The CEO of the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce is working to establish business relationships with emerging markets. Carlton Fletcher, metro editor