News for Wednesday, July 7, 2010

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Spain eliminates Germany

Spain shuts out Germany, 1-0, to advance to the World Cup final against The Netherlands.

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Buster bustin' out: Posey hits two HRs, collects 6 RBI (EDITS: includes POSEY WATCH)

Leesburg's Buster Posey hits his first career grand slam and finishes the night going 4-for-4 with two homers, six RBI and scores three times as Giants beat Brewers, 15-2.

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Armstrong has flat day at Tour de France

Lance Armstrong has a flat tire and other problems on the fourth stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday.

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Clemens, lawyers want to revive his lawsuit

Roger Clemens' lawyers ask a federal appeals court to revive his lawsuit against former trainer Brian McNamee, who has accused Clemens of once-repeated steroid use.

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Kansas officials charged in $1 million ticket scalping scam

Kansas University athletic officials are charged Wednesday for their invovlement in a far-reaching $1 million scalping scam .

Skate park talks falter

Interim ADICA Director James Taylor recommends selling an Albany skate park after potential contract talks falter.- J.D. Sumner, government writer

Off-duty trooper chases down teen suspects

An off-duty Georgia State Trooper chases down teens who robbed a man and recovers stolen cash.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Man wanted on rape, assault, cruelty charges

The Albany Police Department issued a wanted bulletin for James Lewayne Williams on violent charges.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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'Person of interest' in shooting case released

Albany Police detectives question a man and release him in connection with the shooting of an Albany businessman.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Apparently burglar takes hygiene seriously

A burglar breaks a window and grabs hygiene supplies from a West Broad Avenue store.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Opening held for Lee shelter

The long-awaited Lee County animal shelter opens its doors for the first time Wednesday and is crowded with well-wishers.- Haley Frakes, Herald intern

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AB&T stock offering generates $5M capital infusion

The chairman/CEO of a local bank says recapitalization funds garnered through stock offer a win-win for customers.- Terry Lewis, staff writer

Police/Fire/EMS - July 8, 2010

Albany police responds to at least 53 incidents.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Weekend highs to top 100

Extreme high temperatures, which have plagued the Northeast recently, are expected to settle here this weekend.- Ricki Barker, staff writer

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Boozer feelin' Bull-ish, chooses Chicago

On a big day for NBA free agents, Carlos Boozer decides to sign with the Bulls.

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LeBron to decide tonight

LeBron James will announce where he's playing during a one-hour special on TV tonight.

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It's a Heat wave

Dwyane Wade stays with the Heat and Chris Bosh joins him in the biggest free agent signing day of this wild period of NBA free agents. Of course, the question now is simple: Will LeBron James join them?

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When All-Star Games were all about the stars

Longtime dean of Georgia sportwriters Furman Bisher takes a look at the MLB All-Star game.

ADICA back to square one on skate park

After its latest effort to contract with an operator to run its skate park in downtown Albany falls through, ADICA is mulling its options, including selling the facility.
J.D. Sumner, government reporter

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