News for Tuesday, November 9, 2010


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Auburn fuming: Allegations against Newton 'garbage'

Auburn quarterback Cam Newton has been saying all along he hasn't done anything wrong, but Tuesday he was backed up by his coach and athletic director.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Bulldogs get physical in Tuesday practice; FSU's Ponder still ailing

Georgia continues its preparations for Auburn on Tuesday as coach Mark Richt praises the defense's effort.

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GSW men's soccer places five on PBC All-Academic Team

Kacey Barnard, Kevin Huet, Jon McVaney, Yimi Reyes and Ethan Vick are all named to the Peach Belt Conference's All-Academic Team on Tuesday, joining five members of the women's team who received the honor last week.

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Warrior mentality

The Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors have ripped off eight wins in a row heading into Friday's first round of the state playoffs thanks to believing in themselves when not many others did.

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Rich kid: Canadian Duhamel newest WSOP champ

Canadian Jonathan Duhamel, 23, wins $9 million at the World Series of Poker Main Even winner late Monday.

Police/Fire/EMS - November 10, 2010

Albany police respond to at least 32 incidents.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Pickup smashes into Riverfront Park sign

A Ford Ranger crashes into the Riverfront Park decorative concrete sign at the Pine Avenue and Front Street roundabout.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Phoebe employees offered diabetic tips

Roughly 24 million Americans have diabetes, including about 6 million who have not yet been diagnosed.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

East Albany Wal-Mart looms over Lee SPLOST

Projected retail sales figures indicate a downturn for the Lee County Wal-Mart once a similar store is completed in Albany.

Unemployment insurance to be discussed

The Albany Area Employer Committee and the Georgia Department of Labor's Albany Career Center will co-sponsor a seminar on unemployment insurance for businesses in the area Tuesday.

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Lee Commission rejects road proposal

A Lee County Commissioner tries to tie improvements to a dirt road in his district to a controversial conference center.

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Darton hosts international festival

Darton College students learned customs and history of more than 30 countries Tuesday at the college's international festival.

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Georgia recruited Newton as a tight end

When Georgia coach Mark Richt was asked about whether the Bulldogs recruited Auburn star quarterback Cam Newton, he said they did -- but as a tight end.

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Close calls fine as long as Falcons win

Atlanta's turnaround is quick this week -- it hosts Baltimore on Thursday night -- after last week's close call against Tampa Bay in what seems to be a recurring theme for the Falcons this season.

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Trial begins for fatal 2007 shooting

The trial of three men accused in the March 2007 murder of Jack Camp begins Tuesday with opening statements from attorneys.Pete Skiba, staff writer

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NHL GMs reject proposal on goal challenges

GMs around the NHL meet Tuesday to discuss expanding instant replay, hits to the head and controlling players' social media.

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Hawkins fired as Colorado football coach

After his team squandered a huge lead vs. Kansas on Saturday, Colorado coach Dan Hawkins is fired Tuesday.

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Kansas still can't explain miracle comeback

Days later, the nation is still buzzing about Kansas' 35-point comeback to beat Colorado last Saturday.

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Leesburg man found dead

Two employees discovered the man's body in room 144, officials say.