News for Saturday, November 6, 2010


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WSOP MAIN EVENT: Duhamel, Racener to play heads up for $9M, gold bracelet

Nearly 15 hours after it began, the World Series of Poker's Main Event is down to just two as poker pros Jonathan Duhamel and John Racener outlast the November Nine and will play head's up for the $9 first-place prize and coveted gold braclet Monday night.

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Not to be for Z: Zenyatta's winning streak snapped at 19 after photo finish at Breeders' Cup Classic

Zenyatta loses to Blame by a head in a photo finish at the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday as this decade's most dominant horse is beaten for the first time in 20 races and misses history.

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FSU falls to North Carolina, 37-35, on late field goal

Casey Barth kicks a 22-yard field goal with 55 seconds left as North Carolina beats Florida State, 37-35, thanks to a last-second miss by Seminoles kicker Dustin Hopkins.

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SUNDAY PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Playoff picture for SW Georgia teams takes shape

The Herald breaks down who's still alive and where they'll play as the GHSA and GISA state playoffs begin Friday evening for everyone. (EDITS: corrects Sherwood to a No. 4 seed; fixes SGA's record as 8-1).

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Newton leads Auburn in rout against Chattanooga

Auburn's embatteled quarterback, Cam Newton, shook off his critics and scored four touchdowns -- in the first half alone --- to lead Auburn past Chattanooga, 62-24.

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Westover beats Monroe, wins coveted city title

The Patriots jump out to a 21-0 lead in the city title game Saturday against Monroe and never look back, winning the city championship

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STATE CHAMP!: Westover's Taylor wins AAA state cross country title

Westover cross country star Ericka Taylor -- 16 years old and just a sophomore -- wins the GHSA Class AAA State Championship on Saturday afternoon in Carrollton.

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'Tis the season for employment opportunities

Temporary employment agencies say demand for help is currently greater than during recent holiday seasons.Terry Lewis, staff writer

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Lee prepares for first SPLOST step

Lee County's current special-purpose local-option sales tax is scheduled to last through Sept. 30, 2013.

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'Legally Blonde' to open Tallahassee Broadway series

A single performance of "Legally Blonde: The Musical" Monday is the first of an impressive series of touring Broadway shows.

Police/Fire/EMS Nov. 7, 2010

Crime report for Nov. 7, 2010

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On the job with ... Mike Matre

Danny Carter holds a Q&A with Mike Matre, president of Matre Foresting Consulting

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Dogs take care of Idaho State, 55-7

Georgia has no trouble mopping up Idaho State, 55-7, in a non-conference game Saturday.

Beekeeping group may be forming in Albany

The Georgia Department of Agriculture said that Africanized bees were responsible for the death of a Dougherty man last month.Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

Skyline trailer

USA Weekend exclusive trailer for the film "Skyline" starring Eric Balfour and Acottie Thompson.