News for Sunday, February 28, 2010


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Police: Cause of death still unknown for body discovered Sunday

The Albany Police Department says they are continuing to investigate the death of an Albany man whose body was found Sunday behind a home on Cotton Avenue.

Supreme Court rules in Thomasville woman's favor

The Georgia Supreme Court has reversed a decision by the Georgia Court of Appeals that blocked a Thomas County woman from continuing with a wrongful death suit against a state residential treatment facility.

Libraries up in down economy

Every semester for the past three or four years, more and more students come by my office and ask me for the ISBN -- the publication number -- for the following term's books.

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Possible Big Ten expansion met with mixed reactions

The Big Ten is thinking of expanding its conference, but some don't think it's a good idea.

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Rice's Kazemi hopes to pave way for other Iranians

Rice's Arsalan Kazemi is the first Iranian-born athlete to play NCAA Division I hoops.

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Mahan ends two-year PGA victory drought

Hunter Mahan wins his first PGA Tour event since 2007, taking first place in the Phoenix Open by one stroke against Rickie Fowler.

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Johnson makes it two in a row

A week after Jimmie Johnson's critics call him lucky to win in California, Johnson passes Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon and wins again, this time in Las Vegas.

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Lady Dogs win home finale

Georgia senior guard Ashley Houts scores 15 points at Stegeman Coliseum as the Lady Bulldogs beat Arkansas, 69-48.

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The agony of defeat

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby scores the winning goal in overtime for Team Canada, giving his country the gold medal after a valiant effort by the Americans.

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Restaurants unite for cancer research

Relay for Life Co-Chairs say their goal is to raise $150,000 for the event.Ricki Barker, staff writer

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Young helps spark Clemson win

Playing only 90 minutes down the road from his hometown of Albany, former Deerfield-Windsor star Andre Young scores 12 points for Clemson and jumpstarts a comeback past Florida State, 53-50, on Sunday.