News for Sunday, October 7, 2012

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Kenseth wins after Stewart flips car

Matt Kenseth wins at Talladega after Tony Stewart’s car flies upside down, triggering a 25-car pileup.

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High-flying Falcons

Washington’s Robert Griffin III leaves the game with a concussion, and the Falcons improve to 5-0 with a 24-17 win against the Redskins.

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October is the best month in the year

October should last longer. How nice it would be if it could be renewed. Make it endure, make those comfortable temperatures linger.

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'BIG 10' for Sept. 28-Oct. 5, 2012

These are the 10 most viewed stories on albanyherald.com for the week of Sept. 28 - Oct. 10, 2012. Click on the headlines to view the stories.

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Thumbs Up! - Oct. 8, 2012

See who deserves this week’s Thumbs Up!

Alma Wallace

Alma Wallace died in Texas.

Johnny Earl Huggins

Johnny Earl Huggins died Friday.

Bobby Jack Smith

Bobby Jack Smith died Sunday.

Peggy Martin

Peggy Martin died Saturday.

Donald P. Cook

Donald P. Cook died Friday.

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Dougherty Jail Report - Sept. 27-Oct. 4, 2012

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Sept. 27-Oct.4, 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. 8, 2012

Check out today's squawk of the day!

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Lineup set for three days of Throwdown

More than 50 acts are scheduled to perform over the three days of the Georgia Throwdown music and arts festival.

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Loss of 3 percent offset has teachers mulling retirement

A Dougherty County School System official urges teachers to carefully consider their options.

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ASU to hold candlelight vigil in honor of student

An Albany State University junior from Stone Mountain was found drowned in the Flint River last month.

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Obama gets knocked out in Denver debate

Contrary to conventional wisdom that debates are rarely, if ever, game-changers, the first presidential debate was a demolition derby.

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Campaign has a moral hole

Does our presidential campaign lack a moral core?

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Florida State stunned by NC State

The No. 3 Seminoles’ undefeated season is over after a stunning loss to NC State.

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Outmatched

In a Top-10 matchup between a pair of undefeated SEC teams, No. 5 Georgia was dominated by No. 6 South Carolina, which held UGA running backs Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall to 76 yards combined.

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Disputed call in Braves’ loss leads to cries for replay

The Braves were on the wrong side of a controversial call in Friday’s Wild Card game against St. Louis, which has many demanding instant replay in baseball.

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Clemson wins shootout with Ga. Tech, 47-31

Georgia Tech gives up 601 yards to Clemson, which hands the Yellow Jackets their third straight loss.

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Perfect Falcons ready to stop RG3, Redskins

After beating dual-threat QB Cam Newton last week, the Falcons might have an even tougher test today against red-hot Robert Griffin III and the Redskins.

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Westover hosts 31st annual cross country meet

Bainbridge’s Chase Harris and Westover’s Ericka Taylor post top local times in the Westover Invitational.

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LOCAL PREP COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Baconton beats North Cobb

Baconton Charter improves to 3-4 with a 45-21 victory against North Cobb. (ADDS: Darton soccer, Darton XC)

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OUTDOORS COLUMN: Canadians know more than just hockey

Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay writes about his experiences with outdoorsmen from Canada.

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ASU’s offense comes alive in 36-14 win

The Rams gain a season-high 457 yards of total offense and beat Lane in the Music City Classic to improve to 3-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference.

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