News for Sunday, November 7, 2010

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Endangered turtles had record nesting year

Loggerhead turtles are an endangered species native to Georgia.

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Exchange Club finds fun in somber topic

Hearing loss is a serious topic, but Exchangites, especially the ones with hearing aids, had funny repartee with the speaker.

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Dougherty hosting inoculation drive

Flu, tetanus and pneumococcal vaccines will be among those available at the Albany Mall for the next few weeks.Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

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Overreaction hurts you both ways

I received a handwritten note last week from a reader that I've not met. Such notes are rare these days, and if you are like me, you open them first thing.

Births Nov. 7, 2010

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from Oct. 7-Nov 1.

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Looking Back Nov. 7, 2010

Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. You can contact her at (229) 888-9371 or mary.braswell@albanyherald.com.

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Climbin' the ladder

Joanna Smith, who has a top 20 video out, is following a Music City path very similar to the one blazed by Leesburg country music star Luke Bryan.Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

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Former Deerfield star gets All-District nod

Albany native and former DWS soccer star Tracey Mitchell gets honored by her conference.

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Auburn No. 2 in AP Poll, FSU out

Auburn jumps to No. 2 behind Oregon in the latest AP Top 25 poll, while the Florida State Seminoles drop out.

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Old boots still have a gleam for memories

I don't know how you girls do it," a voice said, and I turned around and saw him, sitting by the wall in a metal chair, a worn, green hat in his hands. He wore khaki pants and a working man's boots and his shirt was blue. Once a farmer, maybe, I didn't know, but something told me he was somebody who liked being outdoors. A woman came up beside me and asked to go around. I was in the way. I sat down.

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Hamlin takes Cup lead from Johnson

After Sunday's victory at Texas Motor Speedway, Denny Hamlin leads NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup with only two races to go.

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Auburn gets ready for Georgia, 'Bama

Georgia and Alabama are the only teams standing in the way of Auburn and its shot at a BCS championship this season.

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Best in the South

Michael Turner scores two touchdowns as the Falcons hold off the Buccaneers, 27-21, and move into first place in the NFC South.

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