News for Friday, May 20, 2011

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Hincapie tells feds Lance Armstrong used PEDs

A report by "60 Minutes" says George Hincapie, a longtime member of Lance Armstrong's inner circle, has told federal authorities he saw the seven-time Tour de France winner use performance-enhancing drugs.

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Kyle Busch on pole for NASCAR All-Star race

Kyle Busch ran the fastest time in practice of NASCAR's All-Star Race on Friday, completed the unique three-lap qualifying that included a mandatory four-tire pit stop in 1 minute, 59.19 seconds.

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Winnipeg mayor: Matter of time before Thrashers move to Canada

Winnipeg's mayor says it's just "a matter of time" before a deal to move the Atlanta Thrashers to his city is finalized and announced.

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GISA CLASS A STATE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Crisp Academy sweeps Randolph Southern

Crisp Academy ends Randolph Southern's magical postseason run with a pair of five-inning routs Friday in the GISA Class A Final Four.

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PREAKNESS PREVIEW: No more sneaking up on rivals for Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom tries to keep the hopes of horse racing's first Triple Crown winner since 1978 alive today in the Preakness Stakes.

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GISA CLASS A STATE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Westwood waltzes, reaches state title series

The Wildcats hammer Memorial in Game 2 of their GISA Class A Final Four series, 20-4, in four innings and will now play Crisp Academy next week for all the marbles.

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Advantage Deerfield

After three straight years of heartbreak against the Trojans, the Knights strike first in their GISA Class AAA Final Four series with Tattnall Square on Friday, winning Game 1 in Macon, 5-1, behind the arm of senior Chris Moates.

Busy Saturday planned downtown

Graduation ceremonies for all four public high schools are scheduled for Saturday at the Albany Civic Center.- J.D. Sumner, government center

Doco tax assessments mailed

Tax officials emphasize this week's mailouts aren't a tax bill, but merely a notice required by a new Georgia law.

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Colleagues remember local leader

Wendy Martin was previously the interim president of the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce.

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APD charge two with graffiti-related offenses

Officials say two men arrested this week are responsible for 15-20 separate incidents of graffiti on area businesses.

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