News for Tuesday, March 23, 2010


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Make the most of your extra daylight time this year

"Spring forward and Fall backward." That is how we remember how to turn our clocks as a part of Daylight Saving Time.

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Caldwell resigns as Westover's coach, A.D.

After coaching at Westover for seven years, Jeff Caldwell tells the school he will resign as both football coach and athletic director at the end of the school year.

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Moore keeps UConn unbeaten

Maya Moore's 19 points helped spark the Huskies to a 90-36 win against Temple in the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament.

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Venus busy these days

Tennis star Venus Williams is busy these days, and winning at Key Biscayne is her next goal.

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Door open for Hewitt to leave

g Georgia Tech has granted St. John's permission to interview Yellow Jackets coach Paul Hewitt for the Red Storm's current job opening.

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AP swimming article paints unfair picture

EDITOR'S NOTE: This column by Albany Flint River Rapids swimming coach Jeff Demott is in response to an article by The Associated Press that was published in Sunday's sports section of The Albany Herald.

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Caldwell talks about his future plans

Jeff Caldwell, who is resigning as Westover's football coach and athletic director at the end of the school year, said he is still on good terms with players and the administration.

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Panthers scrimmage tonight

The Albany Panthers' intrasquad arena-football scrimmage tonight at the Albany Civic Center is free to the public.

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Kincheloe sisters lead Deerfield

Deerfield-Windsor sisters Casey and Lacey Kincheloe score while the Lady Knights shut out Brookwood, 2-0, on Tuesday afternoon.

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In total command

Westover pitcher Robert Daniel goes the distance, pitching a one-hitter and striking out 13 while the Patriots defeat Worth County, 3-1, on Tuesday afternoon.

Documents: Mathis had 50 pills when arrested

Attorney and former congressional candidate Craig Mathis was released from jail Sunday under a $5,000 bond.J.D. Sumner, government writer

Lee postpones mapping vote

The Lee County Commission takes some of the bite out of its existing dangerous animal ordinance.-Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

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Leesburg to host communitywide crusade

Renowned speakers are set to deliver messages Sunday-Wednesday during the "That We May Be One in Christ" crusade.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

Civil Rights Institute launches campaign

Mayor Willie Adams and Artesian Contracting Company recently made donations to the Albany Civil Rights Institute.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

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Albany expands fencing restriction

Albany city commissioners vote Tuesday to outlaw farm fencing in front yards.- J.D. Sumner, government writer

Police/Fire/EMS - March 24, 2010

Police respond to at least 48 incidents

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Phoebe holds open house for behavioral health unit

The unit will provide services to patients 18 and older, officials say.Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

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Lopez honored by sheriffs' group

Last year, LPGA Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez's charity tournament raised $61,000 for youth homes statewide, officials say.J.D. Sumner, government writer

Officials analyze CRCT tests

Dougherty group checks over CRCT documents that were flagged as part of Georgia's erasure analysis.- Ethan Fowler, education writer

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Darton unveils new nursing building during ceremony

Darton College's new nursing facility will fill a need that was first addressed in 1998.- Ethan Fowler, education writer

Worth County school chief retiring in June

Worth County School Superintendent Jim McMickin is leaving the job in June, six month earlier than he had indicated.- Ethan Fowler, education writer

APD Chief to speak at task force meeting

Albany Police Chief John Proctor to give "view from the top," city commisisoner says.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Deerfield Windsor School's No. 2 executive resigns

Deerfield-Windsor School Middle School/Upper School Director Brian Kelly left his position Friday.- Ethan Fowler, education writer

Isakson hospitalized

Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson was hospitalized Monday, officials say.