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The initiation of Susan Rice

Opinion column

A variety of insults have been deployed in opposition to Susan Rice's likely nomination for secretary of state: She is not qualified; she's too aggressive; she "misled" the public following the lethal attack on the American consulate in Libya.

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The conservative learning curve

Opinion column

Over the long run, the most important impact of an election is not on the winning party but on the loser.

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Dougherty County Jail Report - Dec. 10, 2012

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Nov. 29-Dec. 6, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.

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Thumbs Up! - Dec. 10, 2012

Editorial

See who deserves this week's Thumbs Up!

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Messi scores 86th goal to break 40-year-old record

Arguably the most coveted record in pro soccer is passed Sunday by Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, who scores his 86th and 87th goals of the year to break the 40-year-old, single-season scoring mark.

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NFL ROUNDUP --- WEEK 14: Seattle embarrasses Arizona, 58-0; RG3 hurt in Redskins' OT win vs. Ravens

The Seahawks break all sorts of franchise records Sunday when their defense goes wild and crushes the Cardinals to the tune of 58-0

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Stunning KO may mean Pacquiao-Marquez, Part 5

Fighting for an unprecedented fourth time Saturday in Las Vegas, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez put on a show for the ages, complete with four knock downs — two by each fighter — and one shocking, last-second, sixth-round knockout by Marquez, who may have set up a fifth bout with the win.

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Shellman Shuffle

The Falcons’ second loss of the season came Sunday against the Carolina Panthers, who are led in the 30-20 win by former Randolph-Clay star and Shellman native Thomas Davis with seven tackles, including three for loss, and one huge, game-changing interception.

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Restoring confidence in America again

Help us, we're falling and we can't get up again.

Janet Culver Woods

Janet Culver Woods died Saturday.

Anna Stubbs

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Margie L. Sims

Margie L. Sims died Saturday.

David Jackson Simpson Sr.

David Jackson Simpson Sr. died Sunday.

Joseph C. Shirley

Joseph C. Shirley died Saturday.

Duey Senn

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Lillie Belle McLemore

Lillie Belle McLemore died Wednesday.

Dorothy M. Bolton

Dorothy M. Bolton died Friday.

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Broad Avenue post office has a rich and varied history

The federal post office on West Broad Avenue in Albany has been at that site for more than a century.

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Five join ASU Foundation board

The new members of the ASU Foundation will serve three-year terms on the board.

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Center for African American Male hopes banquet will expand image

An Albany State University program is having a positive impact on young men in the university's service area.

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Squawk of the Day - Dec. 10, 2012

Pick up a copy of the Monday Albany Herald to see what everyone's squawking about!

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Big 10 headlines for Nov. 30-Dec. 7, 2012

These were the most-read stories at albanyherald.com for the week of Nov. 30 through Dec. 7, 2012.

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Sin City stunner

Fighting for an unprecedented fourth time, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez put on a show for the ages late Saturday night in Las Vegas, complete with four knock downs --- two by each fighter --- and one shocking, last-second, sixth-round knockout by Marquez.

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Deerfield boys stay perfect with 46-28 win against Tattnall Square

Ramello Carter scored 22 points to lead the Knights to an easy victory and help them improve to 3-0 this season. (ADDS: Crisp Academy girls, Seminole boys, girls, Randolph-Clay boys, girls)

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