News for Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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Jets' Ryan angered by anonymous rips of Tebow

A report surfaces Wednesday featuring anonymous N.Y. Jets ripping the ability of backup QB Tim Tebow.

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PREVIEW: Lee County up to task for tough first-round playoff test

When the Trojans lost to Bainbridge last Friday and had to settle for the No. 4 seed in Region 1-AAAAA, it forced Lee onto the road to face No. 1 Whitewater, which comes in red-hot after winning nine in a row.

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Albany club gives thanks

Ron Bryant, left, serves a spoonful of cornbread dressing to Jakarre Moore, right, during the Jefferson Street. Boys and Girls Club Unit’s 15th annual Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday. Club members and their parents were treated to a holiday meal served by the leadership of the Keystone and Parents Clubs.

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Elections Board to seek attorney fees from Heard

A Dougherty School Board candidate filed suit in Superior Court in an effort to have his name placed on the Nov. 6 ballot.

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Elections Board member's future unclear

A member of the Albany/Dougherty Board of Elections has refused to take part in the certification of recent elections.

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Trailer missing from truck stop

According to an Albany Police Department report, a 53-foot-long trailer disengaged from its tractor cab and left at the Pilot Truck Stop on Cordele Road disappeared after Nov. 2.

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Man jailed, charged with burglary

Albany Police Department officers arrested 40-year-old Bradley Lamar Jordan for the Tuesday cash theft/burglary of Austin’s Firegrill and Oyster Bar, according to an Albany Police Department report.

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APD: Man wanted for September assault

Police would like the community’s help in locating 32-year-old Stanfield Hicks, a 6-foot-tall, black man weighing about 130 pounds, an Albany Police Department report stated.

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Georgia 'Dirty Dozen' water list released

The Flint River is fourth on a list of recipients of the 12 dirtiest offenses to Georgia’s water.

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Soccer tournament kick to city's income

Darton State College is hosting the NJCAA Division 1 Men's Soccer Championship, and the economic impact is significant.

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School superintendent selection a critical job

On Wednesday, the closing of a chapter of the Dougherty County School System began.

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Police/Fire/EMS - Nov. 15, 2012

Albany police respond to at least 40 incidents.

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Election’s done; have a slice of fruitcake

Opinion Column

Well, the presidential election has finally ended, and now you will no longer be entertained by an avalanche of ads.

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Radium creek still dry after a year

Letter to the Editor

In a letter to the editor, Chris Reetz of Albany says that Radium Creek is still dryafter a year.

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GOP needs to find a candidate their party can believe in

Opinion Column

In the wake of Mitt Romney’s loss, many Republicans say the GOP must make far-reaching changes to be competitive in future elections.

David Brooks Barronton

David Brooks Barronton, 56, Albany, died November 13, 2012

Barbara Faye Grant

Barbara Faye Grant, 55, Albany, died November 13, 2012

Zada Christine Hall

Zada Christine Hall, 81, of Donalsonville, died November 13, 2012

Frank Ford, Jr.

Frank Ford, Jr., 94, Leesburg, died November 10, 2012

Lenard Denison, III

Lenard Denison, III, 56, Camilla, died November 12, 2012

Harvey Lewis Harris

Harvey Lewis Harris, 67, Columbus, died November 1, 2012

Marjurie Childs

Marjurie Childs, 51, Camilla, died November 14, 2012

Harry Henderson

Harry Henderson, Jr., 94, Pinehurst, died November 12, 2012

Ira G. Melvin

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Bobby Edward Cherry

Bobby Edward Cherry, 60, Poulan died November 13, 2012

Edwin Wayne Hammond

Edwin Wayne Hammond, 76, died November 12, 2012

Bernice Neal

Bernice Neal, Miami, FL died November 13, 2012

Carl Rathel

Carl Rathel, 80, Donalsonville, died November 12, 2012

Mary Lou Spires

Mary Lou Spires, 52, Fitzgerald, died November 13, 2012

Harold Lee Caton

Harold Lee Caton, 84, Wilmington, NC, November 12, 2012

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Squawk of the Day - Nov. 15, 2012

For more squawks, see today's Albany Herald!

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Teacher sues Calif. district over breastfeeding

A former California school teacher accuses school officials in a lawsuit of failing to accommodate her breastfeeding schedule.

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DCSS board releases Murfree from contract

The Dougherty County School Board votes 4-3 to release Joshua Murfree from his contract on Dec. 18.

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Fire wrecks apartments on Marie Road

Albany firefighters get an apartment fire under control just after noon Wednesday.

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Feinstein: Petraeus to testify on Benghazi attacks

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee says former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to testify to Congress about the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.

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Official: Pelosi to remain as leader of House Dems

A congressional official said House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told her party caucus Wednesday that she will remain as minority leader in the new session of Congress.

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Gun nut or cabinetmaker extraordinaire?

In this video from Q-Line, a maker of furniture and cabinetry built to double as a place to hide precious items, or, in this case, your arms cache.

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