News for Friday, January 1, 2010

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Coaching destinations at Boise, TCU changed

Texas Christian and Boise State used to be stepping stones for coaches on their way to bigger jobs. That's not the case anymore as the two teams are undefeated and preparing for Monday's Fiesta Bowl.

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End of an era

Bobby Bowden, who is major college football's second-winningest coach, will lead the Seminoles one final time in today's Gator Bowl against West Virginia.

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Gamecocks hope to keep momentum

After beating Clemson to finish the regular season, South Carolina has a chance to use today's Papajohns.com Bowl as a springboard for next year.

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Ole Miss, Oklahoma State square off in Cotton Bowl

Ole Miss will try to salvage its season in today's Cotton Bowl against Oklahoma State.

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Thrashers blow three-goal lead in loss

Atlanta loses, 4-3, against Buffalo on Friday night in overtime.

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Knicks edge Hawks in OT

Nate Robinson is the difference for New York, which beats Atlanta, 112-108 in overtime at Philips Arena.

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Life's a bed of roses for Buckeyes

Ohio State ends a three-game losing streak in Bowl Championship Series games with a 26-17 victory against Oregon in the Rose Bowl.

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No. 11 Penn St. nips No. 13 LSU 19-17 in Capital One Bowl

The Nittany Lions give coach Joe Paterno another victory after MVP Daryll Clark engineers a drive that leads to a final-minute field goal and 19-17 win in the Capital One Bowl.

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Gators clobber Bearcats

Florida quarterback Tim Tebow saves his best for last while the Gators cruise to a 51-24 win against Cincinnati in the Sugar Bowl.

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Auburn escapes Outback with win

The Auburn Tigers survive a couple of close calls and beat Northwestern in Friday's Outback Bowl in Gene Chizik's first year as coach.

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Fond farewell

Florida State coach Bobby Bowden ends his career in style in the Gator Bowl as his Seminoles defeat West Virginia, 33-21.

Health Department focusing on diabetic eye health

There are roughly 200 participants in the Dougherty County Health Department's diabetic program.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

Freeze to hit Albany tonight

The National Weather Service predicts temperatures in the low 20s tonight and Sunday night.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

New year brings no local road fatalities

Calling Albany unique, officials say New Year's Eve was quiet on roads.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Public hearing on transit center likely for February

Questions raised during the environmental assessment first done by the city went unanswered, prompting a second assessment, officials say.- J.D. Sumner, government writer

Area leaders to initiate anti-violence movement

A male summit is scheduled to take place Jan. 9 outside the Dougherty County Courthouse.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

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