News for Monday, November 8, 2010

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Cowboys fire head coach Phillips

The Cowboys fire coach Wade Phillips in the middle of the season after Dallas' sad 1-7 start.

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Steelers, Harrison hang on against Cincinnati

The Steelers hang on to beat Cincinnati, 27-21 as James Harrison makes a game-saving play.

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ASU's Childs named SIAC Player of the Week

ASU's Ronnie Childs is the SIAC Player of the Week after his big game in the Rams' 12-7 victory against Fort Valley State for th SIAC title.

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High School Football Package: Includes Fab Five, Herald Heisman Watch, Quote of the Week and playoff schedule.

A final look at the Fab Five poll , Dynamite Dozen feature, Herald Heisman Watch and the schedule for this week's playoff games.

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Bulldogs prepare for Auburn

Georgia knows just how big this week's game against unbeaten Auburn is for both teams.

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Tech worried about Nesbitt

Georgia Tech doesn't know if QB Joshua Nesbitt will return after Nesbitt broke his arm against Virginia Tech on Thursday.

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Dougherty school system to run ads at theater

Later this month, area moviegoers will begin to see advertisements for the Dougherty County School System.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

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'Operation One Voice' runs into town

U.S. Marines make a stop in Albany as part of a 625-mile run to benefit families of fallen and injured special forces soldiers.- Terry Lewis, staff writer

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Magic beat Hawks, 93-89, in early division duel

Nothing's changed between the Hawks and the Magic, who hand Atlanta a 93-89 lose in the first meeting this season between the two teams.

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Darton women's hoops hopes youth prevails in 2010-11

It may be a rebuilding year at Darton, where the Lady Cavs lost four starters, but they're 2-1 and looking for a bright season.

Police/Fire/EMS for Nov. 9, 2010

Crime, fire and EMS report for Nov. 9, 2010

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It's official: Lee County's Walker sets state single-game passing record

Justin Walker's 591 passing yards he put up during a loss Thursday against Warner Robins officially breaks the GHSA all-classes state record of 552 yards set by former Lassiter star and UGA freshman QB Hutson Mason just last year.

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Citizens voice opposition at 'saggy pants summit'

The Albany City Commission will vote later this month whether to amend its lewdness ordinance to include sagging pants.

County moving forward with storm drainage improvements

County officials have spent nearly half of the funds for major storm drainage improvements in flood prone areas, officials say.

County likely to amend health care plan (Video Included)

Plan changes will include a requirement to use generic drugs, better coverage of specialty drugs, and coverage for spouses of retirees until they reach 65.

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OPEN THREAD: What do ya think?

EDITOR'S NOTE: Each week, The Herald's sports staff will pose a topical question about the high school football season, and this thread will be open all week for your thoughts and comments.

Modeste: 29 small businesses certified in first quarter

The Dougherty County office of Small Business Development was created this year.

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Bowles: Three tons of garbage pulled from Flint (VIDEO INCLUDED)

KADB Officials are going this week to accept a statewide award for their program, authorities say.

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City soliciting applicants for 911 vacancies

Each of eight vacant positions in Albany's E911 center has a starting salary of $27,000.- Ricki Barker, staff writer

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