News for Thursday, November 11, 2010

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Albany pair falls to fourth in Georgia golf tourney

After leading the first round, Albany's Ben Benford and Bill Clanton fall to fourth in the Georgia Senior Four-Ball Championship Tournament on Thursday.

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Auburn DBs brace for Georgia's Green

The Bulldogs may be worried about Auburn QB Cam Newton, but Auburn has to get ready to face Georgia receiver A.J. Green on Saturday.

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HERALD GUESSPERTS: Week 12

Find out which teams The Herald's sports staff, and Week 12 Guest Picker (and Herald metro editor) Carlton Fletcher, have chosen in this week's edition of "Guessperts."

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Georgia Tech, Miami turn to backup QBs

Both quarterbacks are out for this week's Georgia Tech-Miami game, which suddenly lacks the luster of games in the past.

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Rogers: Newton wanted cash for son to sign at Mississippi State

A former Mississippi State player tells a Dallas radio show that Cam Newton's father wanted between $100,000 and $180,000 to sign his son at Mississippi State.

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ASU volleyball bounces back, wins three games at SIAC tourney

The Albany State volleyball team recovers from getting kicked out of the winner's bracket on Wednesday by winning all three of its games on Thursday. (EDITS: Includes Lady Rams making the All-Conference team.)

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The many faces of Randy Moss

Randy Moss has a reputation for being a great teammate, and one for not being the coach's dream.

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PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFF COLUMN: DWS deserves every victory

Herald high school beat writer Mike Phillips takes a look at the upcoming playoffs, and rather than making his usual predictions, he simply takes it all in.

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X-Games star inks deal with NASCAR

X-Games and action star Travis Pastrana inks a deal with Michael Waltrip Racing that could open a new career with NASCAR.

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Jefferson a familiar foe for TAE

Terrell Academy gets ready for -- who else? -- Thomas Jefferson in the first round of the playoffs, an opponent the Eagles are evenly matched against.

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Lee farmer Miller claims Chamber's lifetime award

The Lee County Chamber of Commerce names its man, woman, business, nonprofit, education and ag partners of the year.

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Nationals trips twice as nice for Darton duo

Fraternal twins Richard and Catherine Westerfield are both going to the NJCAA Nationals soon for Darton College, as Richard's men's soccer team preps for Texas and Catherine's women's cross country team heads to South Carolina.

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Celtics beat Heat again

Ray Allen hit seven 3s and Boston beat the Heat again, this time, 112-107, in Miami.

Police/Fire/EMS Nov. 12, 2010

Crime, fire ad EMS report for Nov. 12, 2010

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UGA's Adams wants to keep state's best

Georgia President Michael Adams, who grew up in Albany, wants to make higher education possible for more students in the state.

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Camp murder trial continues

Attorneys are scheduled to give closing arguments today in the trial of three men accused in the 2007 fatal shooting of Jack Camp.

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Knight Dreams

Deerfield-Windsor looks to expand on its perfect regular season by going all the way in the GISA state playoffs. They can start on that goal today against Griffin Christian.

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Miller Coors honors local vets

The vets at Thursday's event were featured in an Albany Herald series focusing on World War II vets.

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Teens found

Two teenagers who were missing since Tuesday have been found, authorities say.

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Regents: Most area colleges and universities see growth in enrollment

The University System of Georgia as a whole grew by 3.2 percent during the fall 2010 semester, documents show.

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State plans for end of graduation test

The state Board of Education is moving ahead with plans to phase out high school graduation tests.

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