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Big 10 for the week of Feb. 8-15, 2013

These are the most-read stories for the week of Feb. 8 through Feb. 15, 2013 at albanyherald.com

1.Phillip Phillips' mother charged

ALBANY — The mother of "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips has been charged with DUI, officials say.

2. City forecloses on L'Juas; former owner files suit to block sale

ALBANY — The City of Albany has foreclosed on a restaurant owned by a former board member of the Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority after they say more than $200,000 in community and economic development loans have gone unpaid.

3. Meals on Wheels driver robbed at gunpoint

ALBANY — A Council on Aging Meals on Wheels staffer was robbed at gunpoint Thursday morning, officials say.

4. Albany woman awarded Citizen's medal by White House

WASHINGTON — An Albany woman is to be awarded a 2012 Citizen's Medal by President Barack Obama for her work in trying to curb obesity in children.

5. Lee commissioners plan interviews for interim county administrator

LEESBURG — Lee County commissioners are moving quickly to find an interim county administrator following the announcement Thursday that Tony Massey will be leaving to take a job in Tennessee.

6. Squawk of the Day - Feb. 12, 2013

"I have a question I would like to ask Squawkbox readers: What would they do if they were living next to a neighbor dealing drugs?"

7. Man pleads guilty in $1M bribery case

ALBANY — An Albany man Wednesday pleaded guilty to federal charges of bribing a public official in the Middle District of Georgia before Judge W. Louis Sands.

8. Squawk of the day - Feb. 14, 2013

"Don’t some people know we have a leash law in Albany? What has happened to the dog park we were supposed to get?"

9. Dougherty Jail Report - Jan. 31-Feb. 7, 2013

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Jan. 31-Feb.7, 2013. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.

10. Squawk of the Day - Feb. 11, 2013

"If the post office is going to stop Saturday delivery, why wait until August? May as well start this coming Saturday."