News for Friday, July 9, 2010


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Bowyer hits Chicagoland scrambling to make Chase

Clint Bowyer finds himself stuck in a group of marquee drivers scrambling to make the Chase.

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Defending champ Stricker leads Deere Classic

Defending champ Steve Stricker takes a 1-stroke lead at the John Deere Classic.

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Cavendish takes 6th stage for 2nd straight Tour win

Britain's Mark Cavendish wins his second stage in a row at the Tour de France.

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Terrell County wins national archery title

A group of Terrell County archers win the national archery title in Kerrville, Texas.

ADDU: Investigation nets cocaine charges

An Albany man runs from police right into jail, on drug charges. -Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Battle of the South Basketball Tournament starts today

The annual hoops tournament, which is free to the public, runs through Sunday at Darton College.

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Boucher and Co. put on a show at ASU

Grayson "The Professor" Boucher and his teammates wow the crowd at Albany State University Friday, beating Team Albany, 156-139.

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Braves roll past Mets, 4-2

The Atlanta Braves hit back-to-back home runs in the seventh inning and get a strong pitching effort from Tommy Hanson.

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Cajun Cookoff

For the Albany Panthers, tonight's game against the Louisiana Swashbucklers is more than just a first-round playoff match ... it's a chance for revenge.

Dog dies due to heat wave

Albany police say a mixed-breed dog died in a yard from heat stroke Thursday. - Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Animals entertain civic club

An Albany civic club hosts Chehaw residents during a Friday meeting. -Pete Skiba, staff writer

Five arrested in Sumter meth bust

Sumter County deputies arrest five men on various charges involving methamphetamine.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Radium Gardens to open Monday

Dougherty County used special-purpose local-option sales tax money to build a new tourist destination.- J.D. Sumner, government writer

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Early voting costs increase

Statewide voter turnout during the early voting period is slightly more than 1 percent.- J.D. Sumner, government writer

Police/Fire/EMS July 10, 2010

Crime, fire and EMS reports for July 10, 2010

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Moore defines the term 'Marine Mustang'

A local veteran of Pearl Harbor, Midway and Guadalcanal held every enlisted rank and three commissioned ranks.- Terry Lewis, staff writer