News for Friday, April 9, 2010


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Notre Dame QB Clausen looks spectacular in NFL pro day

Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen completes 57-of-59 passes at his NFL pro day Friday.

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LATE FRIDAY: ESPN reports Roethlisberger won't be charged in Milledgeville sex assault case

ESPN sources say Friday that when Milledgeville D.A. Fred Bright takes the podium at a news conference Monday, he will announce that Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will not be charged for sexual assault of the 20-year college student.

Symphony taking classical turn to Vienna

After taking concert goers on a trip to various places and time periods, the Albany Symphony Orchestra is returning to its roots with "Classical Vienna."

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Turner Job Corps men's hoops wins 3rd national title in a row

Led by tournament MVP Dumund Stewart, the Turner Job Corps men's basketball team wins its third straight Job Corps Athletic Association National Championship on Friday.

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Tech's Favors bolts

Expected to be a Top 5 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, Georgia Tech men's basketball star Derrick Favors declares for the draft Friday.

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It's G-Day in Athens

Georgia's annual G-Day game goes down today at Sanford Stadium in Athens and is free to the public.

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MASTERS NOTEBOOK: Watch out for Ricky Barnes!

Ricky Barnes is in the hunt after the second round of the Masters.

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Italy's Manassero, 16, makes cut, Masters history

Amateur Italian golfer Matteo Manassero becomes the youngest player to ever make a Masters cut Friday.

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Huh?: FAA grounds planes with signs taunting Woods

Something was a little fishy in Augusta on Friday as the FAA in Atlanta made an unexpected visit to a company flying planes with banners taunting Tiger Woods and grounded them after a brief safety inspection.

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The English are coming!

England's Lee Westwood starts fast Friday on Day 2 of the Masters and ends in a tie for the lead with countryman Ian Poulter as Tiger Woods lurks two shots behind.

TV series to revisit case of missing teacher

Crews from NBC have been in Ocilla all week filming an episode of a series that will feature missing person Tara Grinstead. - J.D. Sumner, government writer

Albany police arrest four adults, one juvenile on drug charges

Albany Police Department officers serve a search warrant that leads to a drug bust by the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Sheriff's golf tourney a success

The first Dougherty County Sheriff's Office "Building Unity in the Community Golf Tournament" raises cash for programs.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Exchange Club rewards local students

The Exchange Club of Albany awards $250 to students after a patriotic speech contest.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Police/Fire/EMS - April 10, 2010

Police respond to at least 20 incidents.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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City approves early funding for Broad bridge repairs

Construction of a Clark Avenue Bridge connecting east and west Albany is on the DOT's long-range plans.- J.D. Sumner, government writer