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Teheran allows three hits in Braves' 1-0 win vs. Phillies

Julio Teheran throws his first career shutout Wednesday to beat Philadelphia and extend the Braves' winning streak to five.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - April 17, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 23 incidents on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.

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Squawk of the Day - April 17, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.

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Bright of the Day - April 17, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to read about the Bright Side of life.

Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission eyes future

EDC wants to extend its self-awareness campaign for Albany and Dougherty County

With Phase I of its communications plan under way, the Albany-Dougherty EDC is looking ahead to the second phase of its program.

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Albany and Dougherty County industries recognized

The Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission presents its annual top industry awards to four companies

Business and civic leaders from Albany and Dougherty County honored four businesses at the Economic Development Industry Awards on Wednesday.

Child, 7, shoots himself in foot at Albany motel

The boy is treated for his gunshot wound at the Albany hospital

A woman says her grandson, 7, accidentally shot himself in the foot with a gun he found beneath sofa cushions at an Albany motel.

Second Albany 'Scared Straight' segment to air on A&E

A Dougherty County Sheriffs Office intervention program to air on A&E

The second 'Beyond Scared Straight' segment of the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office airs tonight.

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KATHLEEN PARKER: Erase the race card

OPINION: During what many had hoped would be a post-racial America, racial division has been amplifie

The race cards have been flying so fast and furious lately, one can hardly tell the kings from the queens.

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T. GAMBLE: Rights break out right and left

OPINION: The explosion of rights in the U.S. could lead to a lot of rich, single Americans

If you snooze through history class, you may think your rights are restricted those actually found in the U.S. Constitution and its amendments.

Albany Almanac - April 17, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

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Investigation of accused Sylvester policeman continues

Sylvester officer George Hall has been freed under a $15,000 bond

The Sylvester police chief says prosecutors asked that “other issues” regarding George Hall be turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

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Georgia Board of Regents hikes tuition 2.5 percent at most state schools

It marks the third straight year the board has increased tuition by 2.5 percent at most Georgia universities and colleges

Georgia’s four research universities will see tuition increases of 4 percent to 9 percent following Tuesday’s action by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents.

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Gov. Nathan Deal signs SB 349 into law at the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport (Video)

The new law will enhance the quality of services provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

Deal signs new law, talks about Port of Savannah Project and an attack by GOP gubernatorial challenger David Pennington

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BRAVES NOTEBOOK: Johnson back in lineup, moved to seventh spot

Braves hitting coach Greg Walker said he wanted Chris Johnson to “get the fight back between him and the pitcher” instead of fighting himself.

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Deerfield-Windsor track & field teams roll to region titles

Both boys and girls Deerfield teams win GISA Region 3-AAA titles

The Lady Knights used Tarah Young’s 17.5 points to run away with the region title, while Chapman Ivey paced the Knights to a championship.

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Major League Soccer coming to Atlanta

Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city’s new open-air stadium downtown.

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COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Darton baseball, softball keep winning streaks alive

Cavs have won 14 straight, Lady Cavs have won 12 in a row

The Darton baseball and softball teams, who are both ranked in the Top 20 in the NJCAA, extended double-digit winning streaks on Wednesday. (ADDS: Albany State baseball loses to Columus State, Albany State softball splits with Claflin)

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Pop singer Miley Cyrus cancels concerts after hospitalization

Miley Cyrus has canceled a concert in St. Louis on Wednesday as she remains hospitalized from a "severe allergic reaction to antibiotics."

Auburn University cancels classes after threatening message

Auburn University in Alabama canceled classes on Wednesday due to concern about a threatening message posted in a campus restroom, the school said on its website.

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