News for Sunday, October 21, 2012


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ASU volleyball team stays perfect with win against Claflin

Albany State's women's volleyball team is 16-0 in conference after beating Claflin on Sunday.

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A Giant win

Ryan Volgelsong strikes out a career-high nine batters and stops the Cardinals as the Giants stay alive with a 6-1 win in Game 6 of the NLCS, forcing a Game 7 tonight.

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NFL ROUNDUP: Brees leads Saints past Bucs; Giants edge Redskins; Cowboys hang on against Panthers

Drew Brees throws four touchdown passes and Jonathan Vilma returns to help the Saints beat Tampa Bay, 28-21; Eli Manning connects with Victor Cruz for another fourth-quarter comeback, and the Cowboys find a way to hang on against Carolina: INCLUDES all the NFL games of the day.

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Kenseth wins at Kansas

Matt Kenseth wins the caution-filled Sprint Cup Series race in Kansas City, but Brad Keselowski has Chase lead with four to go.

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Big 10 for Oct. 12- 19

These are the 10 most read stories at for the week of Oct. 12-19.

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Dougherty Jail Report - Oct. 11-18, 2012

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Oct. 11-18, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.

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Squawk of the day - Oct. 22, 2012

Check out today's squawk of the day!

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RiverQuarium gets new tenant

An octopus is considered by experts to be the smartest of all invertebrates.

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AFD seeks updated lifesaving equipment

The newest generation of "jaws of life" tools is more efficient and much easier to operate.

Robert Earl Patton

Robert Earl Patton, 48, Leesburg, died Friday, October 19, 2012

George H. Bruederly, Jr.

George H. Bruederly, Jr., 89, Sylvester, died Saturday October 20, 2012

Clara Mae Henderson Nix

Clara Mae Henderson Nix, 69, Albany, died October 21, 2012

Nathaniel Whitaker

Nathaniel Whitaker, 58, Meridian, AL, died Thursday, October 18, 2012

Mary Lou Miller Swords

Mary Lou Miller Swords, 70, died Saturday, October 20, 2012

Elizabeth Turner Frisby

Elizabeth Turner Frisby, 90, Cuthbert, died Saturday, October 20, 2012

Eunice Stansberry Wigglesworth

Eunice Stansberry Wigglesworth, 81, Albany, died October 19, 2012

Geneva Nether

Geneva Nether, Sylvester, died Saturday, October 20, 2012

Annie L. Franklin

Mrs. Annie Lue Franklin, 87, Albany died Friday, October 19, 2012

Homer Holliday

Homer Holliday, died Saturday, October 20, 2012

Dorothy Gilford

Dorothy Gilford, Sylvester, died Friday, October 19, 2012

Nathaniel Tolbert

Nathaniel Tolbert, 48, Albany, died Saturday, October 20, 2012

Emma Lou Glass Evans

Emma Lou Glass Evans, 78, Donalsonville, died Saturday, October 20, 2012

Lucille Turner

Lucille Tuner, 88, Moultrie, died Saturday, October 20, 2012

Louise Carroll Willis Akridge

Louise Carroll Willis Akridge, 82, Meigs, died Friday, October 19, 2012

Catherine Horn

Mrs. Catherine Horn, 95, Colquitt, died Friday, October 19, 2012

Mary Ethel Hicks-Bailey

Mary Ethel Hicks-Bailey, 73, Albany, died Thursday, October 18, 2012

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Report: Crisp Academy three-sport star Bodrey killed in ATV accident

The Cordele Dispatch reported Saturday that Crisp Academy three-sports star James Bodrey, who led the Wildcats to the 2011 GISA Class A state title and had already signed a scholarship with Darton College, is killed in an ATV accident in Laurens County.

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ASU HOMECOMING NOTEBOOK: ASU seniors honored in final home game; Olympic hero Coachman returns to Albany

It was a day of tears and joy as seniors play their final game at ASU Coliseum on Homecoming, while ASU legend and Olympic pioneer Alice Coachman makes a surprise appearance.

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Auburn offense stalls in 17-13 loss to Vanderbilt

Kentucky downs Auburn, making the Tigers the first team to start a season 1-6 within two years of winning a national title.

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SUNDAY PREP NOTEBOOK: Late Westover TD delivers crushing blow to Americus’ Region 1-AAAA title hopes

Folks in Americus are likely still stunned today over what happened at the end of the game vs. Westover on Friday. (ADDS: Notes on Lee County, Monroe, Region 1-AAAA update, Deerfield and Mitchell County)

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Randolph Southern falls short of state softball title again

Flint River sweeps Randolph Southern on Saturday in the state softball finals as the Lady Pats finish runner-up for the second year in a row.

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They’re back!

After a 1-3 start to the season, Albany State is once again playing stellar football as the Rams win their fourth straight Saturday with a 36-9 romp of Clark Atlanta in front of a happy Homecoming crowd.

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NLCS: It’s do-or-die — again — for Posey, Giants in Game 6 tonight against Cardinals

Following a clutch Game 5 win Friday to pull to within 3-2 in the NLCS, Leesburg’s Buster Posey and the Giants face another must-win tonight against St. Louis as the teams head back to San Francisco, where fans will be hoping for two more games.

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Tech rebounds in big way, steamrolls Boston College

Georgia Tech snaps its losing skid and gets back on the winning track Saturday afternoon in Atlanta.

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The not-so-hidden Obama agenda

Everywhere you turn, President Obama is accused of not offering a clear second-term agenda. It's not surprising that Republicans say it, but you also hear it from quarters sympathetic to the president.

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Thumbs Up! - Oct. 22, 2012

See who deserves this week's Thumbs Up!

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Critics busy exhausting the insignificant slip-ups

Oh, to be 12 again, the better to enjoy the presidential debates.