News for Wednesday, November 3, 2010


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UGA hoops star Thompkins turns ankle, out for at least season opener

Preseason All-American Trey Thompkins hurts his ankle in practice and is going to miss the Bulldogs' season opener Nov. 12.

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Judge's ruling spooks parents with young kids

The 5-year-old boy and I often watch Animal Planet together. He, like myself, is a big animal lover. One of his favorite shows on Animal Planet is Animal Planet's "Haunted."

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Georgia trying not to look ahead to Auburn

Georgia resumed preparations for Saturday's game against Idaho State on Wednesday, and maintained it wasn't looking beyond the home game toward next weekend's showdown with Auburn.

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Georgia Tech ready for Hokies tonight

Georgia Tech, coming off a bye, gets ready for Virginia Tech in a key ACC game tonight.

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Posey, Giants celebrate title with victory parade

Lee County's Buster Posey and the Giants celebrate with a victory parade in San Francisco, where the Giants came home after winning their first World Series since the franchise moved west in 1958.

Woman now accused of premeditated murder

A Dougherty County grand jury hands down a second indictment in connection with a shooting death.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

APD: Clerk helped in locating missing Albany man

A man suffering from dementia is found and returns to his Adult Care Center.

Phoebe still planning to move forward with trauma center

Amendment 2 failed during Tuesday's election 52.6 percent to 47.4 percent.

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Two counties decide results (Updated with interactive map)

Challenger Mike Keown concedes the tightly contested Second District U.S. House race.

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2010 ornament unveiled for centennial anniversary

Easter Seals 2010 ornament commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce.

APD: Help find wanted people for questioning

The Albany Police Department wants help locating a man for questioning and a woman for aggravated assault.

Attorney: Golf cart driver acted responsibly

Given the large crowd and party atmosphere, Pendleton Drive resident acted as responsibly as she could, her attorney says.

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Bishop wins after night of uncertainty

Despite early projections to the contrary, U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop wins a 10th term in office.

Voters approve sale of liquor in Leesburg

San Joe's will now be able to sell mixed drinks thanks to the passing of two referendums Tuesday.

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Surfer Andy Irons found dead in his hotel

World famous pro surfer Andy Irons is found dead in his hotel room, shocking the surfing world.

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Lee gets star WR back for regular-season finale tonight

Lee County star receiver James Terrell is likely to return tonight from injury when the Trojans hit the road to face Warner Robins in their regular-season finale.

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Forfeit in their rear view, Indians set for playoff push

With the embarrassment of having to forfeit a game because of an on-field fight now in their past, Seminole County has quietly become one of the forgotten -- but most dangerous -- teams headed to the playoffs thanks to the return of star rusher Chris Brown.

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Thrashers take care of Florida, 4-3

The Thrashers beat Florida on the road, 4-3, in big divisional game.

Police/Fire/EMS - Nov. 4, 2010

Albany police respond to at least 36 incidents

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Detroit's Villaneuva rips Garnett for 'cancer patient' remark

Detrooit's Charlie Villanueva, who has a medical disorder that causes hair loss, tweets that Kevin Garnett called him a "cancer patient," and the story takes off on Twitter.

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Help locate missing man

ALBANY, GA -- Missing man found.

Albany woman re-indicted in shooting death

Marlina von Hamilton of Albany, indicted last month on a felony murder charge in her ex-husband's shooting death, has been re-indicted by a Dougherty County Grand Jury on malice murder and aggravated battery charges.

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How the Second District voted

The Georgia Secretary of State's elections division posts the county-by-county unofficial results in the Sanford Bishop/ Mike Keown race.

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Mike Keown has conceded the race for U.S. representative of the Second Congressional District.