News for Monday, July 19, 2010

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Sports complex added to SPLOST

Negotiations are under way between the city and the county to add a sports complex the the list of SPLOST projects, officials say.J.D. Sumner, government writer

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NCAA investigating one of SC's athletic programs

The NCAA investigates a possible rules violation by the University of South Carolina.

Evans may take stand in local trial

Defendant Jarnay Evans could take the stand against three former co-defendants today, officials say.J.D. Sumner, government writer

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Still in shock, Oosthuizen contemplates future

It still hasn't hit Louis Oosthuizen that he won the British Open this past weekend.

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It's about time for Pacquiao vs. Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr. should stop messing around and fight Manny Pacquiao.

County OKs new health service

The one-year deal will be paid for through the internal service fund for Group Health.

Mathis gets indicted

Investigators say Craig Mathis had 52 pills in his possession when he was arrested in March.

Lee County AYP streak ends

Lee County High School missed meeting the national AYP standard for the first time in seven years.Ethan Fowler, education writer

Moultrie firm seeks bid reconsideration

Roughly $2,000 separated the low bidder, JCI of Moultrie, from LRA of Albany, which was awarded the bid.

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Candidates make final bid for votes as primary arrives

Candidates urge their supporters to go to the polls today.Terry Lewis, staff writer

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United Way hosting AmeriCorps Vista aides

Two more rounds of volunteers from a national organization are coming to the Albany area in the coming months.

Police/Fire/EMS July 20, 2010

Crime, fire andEMS reports for July 20, 2010

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Contador takes Tour de France lead in stage won by Voeckler

While Thomas Voeckler wins the 15th stage Monday, Alberto Contador grabs the overall lead.

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Kovalchuck agrees to 17-year deal with Devils

Russia's Ilya Kovalchuk, the NHL's biggest free agent this year, decides to stay with the New Jersey Devils for a long time.

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Cox, Venters suspended

Major League Baseball suspends Atlanta Braves pitcher Jonny Venters for four games and manager Bobby Cox for one following their actions against Milwaukee last weekend.

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First day belongs to Fordham at Junior Open

Defending champ John Fordham leads the Albany Junior Open at Stonebridge Country Club after shooting a 3-under 69 Monday, the same score he fired on the final day last year.

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A brand new Legacy

On first glance, it seems like Sherwood's new Legacy Park is just another sports complex, but look closer and you'll see an outreach ministry with the biggest of dreams.

15 DCSS meet Adequate Yearly Progress

Three Dougherty County public high schools, three middle schools and five elementary schools didn't meet the national AYP standards.

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