News for Monday, May 30, 2011

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Bikini season arrives

Not all bikinis leave their wearers at risk for a wardrobe malfunction at the pool or beach.- Samantha Critchell, The Associated Press

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Officials deal with hearse fire, stabbing

A probable gang-related vandalism and a fight with a boxcutter makes for a messy early Sunday in Albany.Pete Skiba, staff writer

Community Calendar - May 31, 2011

This is a list of events happening around the area this week.

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Bishop introduces House bill to help veterans find jobs

U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop's 'Hiring Heroes Bill' is meant to assist veterans' transition back into civilian life.Terry Lewis, staff writer

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Indianapolis 500 champ starts search for next job

Without a current sponser, Indy 500 champ Dan Wheldon starts a search for his next job.

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Jim Tressel resigns as Ohio State's football coach

Nearly three months after Ohio State suspended Jim Tressel for five games and fined him $250,000, the football coach leaves the Big Ten program amid scandals and controversies.

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Thrashers' sale could be complete this week

The Atlanta Thrashers' sale to a group which would move the team to Winnipeg could be completed as early as today.

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Champs of free agency, Heat seek much bigger win

The Miami Heat are four wins away from an NBA Title, validating their free-agent spending spree this past offseason when they acquired superstars LeBron James and Chris Bosh.

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Braves struggle in 3-2 loss to San Diego

Playing in extra innings for the eighth time in their last 18 games, the Braves fall victim to a 10th-inning home run by Padres pinch-hitter Kyle Phillips.

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3 Georgia teams make NCAA baseball field

Georgia, Georgia Tech and Georgia Southern receive bids to play in the NCAA Div-I baseball tournament, which begins Friday at 16 regional sites.

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Matheny critical of Cousins for hit on Posey

Many have weighed in on the season-ending collision at home plate that gave Buster Posey a broken ankle, including former catcher Mike Matheny, who says, "it wasn't a necessary play."

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Bulldog mentality

Former Deerfield-Windsor star and 2008 Albany Herald Player of the Year T.J. Mitchell will try to help lead the Georgia Bulldogs' men's golf team as it takes aim at a NCAA National Championship today in Stillwater, Okla.

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