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Lake Chehaw drawdown starts today

A controlled drawdown of Lake Chehaw/Lake Worth begins today and will continue through the end of October.

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Big 10 for Sept. 21-28, 2012

These are the 10 most viewed stories on albanyherald.com for the week of Sept. 21-28, 2012. Click on the headlines to view the stories.

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Dream falls to Fever, in Game 2, 103-88

Tamika Catchings had 25 points and 13 rebounds, Briann January scored 24 points and the Fever beat the Dream 103-88 in Game 2 on Sunday to even the series.

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NFL ROUNDUP: Brady, Pats rip Bills; 49ers shut out Jets; Texans stay unbeaten

Tom Brady throws three TD passes and runs for a TD to lead New England to a 52-28 win against the Bills while the Jets can't find the end zone against San Francisco, which shuts out New York, 34-0, and the Texans stay perfect with a 38-14 win against Tennessee. (INCLUDES all the games played Sunday).

William Turner Hendry III

William Turner Hendry III died Friday.

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Keselowski wins again in Chase, taking home first at Dover

Brad Keselowski wins at Dover for his second victory in the Chase and takes the overall lead as well.

Catherine E. Willis Spillers

Catherine E. Willis Spillers died Friday.

Susan Gayle Reed

Susan Gayle Reed died Sunday.

Jessie Paul McLauchlin

Jessie Paul McLauchlin died Saturday.

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Europeans storm back, take Ryder Cup

The Europeans come back on Sunday to take the Ryder Cup as the Americans collapse on the final day.

Marilyn McBurney

Marilyn McBurney died Saturday.

Alice Harris

Alice Harris died Saturday.

George L. Deese Sr.

George L. Deese Sr. died Friday.

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Braves make history in Chipper’s farewell

The Braves win their 23rd straight Kris Medlin start with a 6-2 victory against the Mets on Chipper Jones’ final regular season home game.

Cornelia Brown

Cornelia Brrown died Sunday.

Charles Cross

Charles Cross died Wednesday.

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Kicking Carolina

Matt Bryant’s 40-yard field goal with five seconds left gives the Falcons a 30-28 win against Carolina, and keeps Atlanta unbeaten at 4-0.

Annette Roberts Cox

Annette "Ann" Roberts Cox died Friday.

Elizabeth L. Beaty

Elizabeth L. Beaty died Saturday.

Jo Anne Ayres

Jo Anne Ayres died Saturday.

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Squawk of the Day - Oct. 1, 2012

Pick up a copy of today's Albany Herald for more squawks.

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Rams rebound, tip-toe by Thorobreds

Albany State loses QB Keenan Grissett to an injury, but David Kooi comes in and saves the day to lead the Rams past Kentucky State on Saturday, 17-14, in the 16th annual Chicago Football Classic at Solider Field — snapping ASU’s three-game losing streak.

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RYDER CUP: Despite late charge by Europe, Americans grab huge lead

Keegan Bradley and his boyhood idol Phil Mickelson stake the Americans to a big lead at the Ryder Cup on Saturday, but Team Europe storms back and isn't out of it yet.

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#5, 5-0

The fifth-ranked Bulldogs hold on in a wild one Saturday to beat SEC East rival Tennessee, 51-44, to remain unbeaten at 5-0.

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Southwest Georgia golfer Clanton struggles with 8-over in opening round of U.S. Senior Amateur Championship

Leesburg's own Bill Clanton made his debut at the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship on Saturday in N.J., but he struggled during the first round and is well back of the lead.

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Stafford leads Monroe past city rival Albany, 12-0

Monroe bounces back from its 17-14 loss to Westover and shuts out Albany High, 12-0, to get back in the title hunt for the Region 1-AAAA crown.

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Jackets jolted by Blue Raiders in stunner

Led by a huge day on defense by former Miller County star T.T. Barber, Middle Tennessee shocks Georgia Tech, 49-28, on Saturday.

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No. 4 FSU exacts revenge on USF

Three years after getting embarrassed in Tallahassee by South Florida, the No. 4 Seminoles go into the Bulls’ house Saturday and finally get even as Albany native Rashad Greene has another big game.

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Braves blank Mets, 2-0

Atlanta shuts out the Mets on Saturday, 2-0, but still trails Washington by four games in the NL East with four games left to play.

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TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: W. Va. QB Smith throws for 656, 8 TDs as No. 9 Mountaineers bounce No. 25 Baylor

Geno Smith shatters all sorts of records Saturday when he and the Mountaineers light up the scoreboard against Baylor.

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PREVIEW: Falcons look to stay perfect vs. divisional foe Panthers

Matt Ryan and the Falcons put their 3-0 record on the line today against Cam Newton and Atlanta’s NFC South foe, the Carolina Panthers. (ADDS: breakout on Falcons' defense thriving on takeaways)

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