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Lewis-Polite wins DCSS Teacher of the Year April 17, 2014



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Rod Holt and the Fractured Souls to unveil debut album

Band will host CD release party at 340 Creative Group

Local favorites Rod Holt and the Fractured Souls will showcase their debut album at a CD release party Saturday.

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Shirley Temple Black, beloved childhood star and former ambassador, dies at age 85 (Photo Gallery)

As a precocious childhood movie star, Shirley Temple raised American spirits during the Great Depression

Shirley Ttemple Black, former U.S. ambassador to Ghana, dies at her California residence from natural causes, family says.

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Stories for redemption (VIDEO)

Theatre Albany play has two older adults recalling the good times and the bad as they deal with personal loss

“Stories About the Old Days” stars Betty Vaughn Sweat and Ken Stutely. The seven-performance run opens Friday at 8 p.m. at Theatre Albany.

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Luke Bryan ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee

Luke Bryan will co-host the Academy of Country Music Awards show on April 6.

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French DJ duo Daft Punk, teenager Lorde take top Grammys

French electronic music DJs Daft Punk and New Zealand teen Lorde took home the top Grammy awards on Sunday in a night that rewarded robots and newcomers, and recognized marriage equality.

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Justin Bieber arrested in Miami on DUI, drag racing charges

Pop star Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami Beach early Thursday on charges of drunk driving and drag racing.

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Liberty House gala set for Saturday

The Liberty House of Albany, Inc., will present its annual fundraising gala Saturday at the Oakland Library Event Center in Leesburg.

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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Jan. 22-28, 2014

The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.

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Lineup announced for 2014 Wanee Festival

Annual music gathering celebrates 10th annniversary

In perhaps the last time with their current lineup, the Allman Brothers Band will host the 10th anniversary of the Wanee Music Festival April 10-12.

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Quail Albany gives celebrity event a local flavor

Conservation hunt, skeet shoot, golf tournament part of Quail Albany event

Quail Albany officials say the local community has responded favorably to celebrity events that focus on the region.

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Miss Georgia Carly Mathis urges Kiwanians to 'make a difference in someone's life'

Mathis says life has slowed a bit since her Top 10 finish at last year's Miss America Pageant

Miss Georgia, Carly Mathis, urges Kiwanians to ‘make a difference in someone’s life.’

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CELEBRITY WATCH: Paula Deen hits the high seas

Luke Bryan and Jennifer Nettles have concerts scheduled for Atlanta and Jacksonville this year

Phillip Phillips appears to be focusing on song writing and studio work, while the Kendrick brothers are writing a script for their production company’s first film.

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Luke Bryan headlining first stadium shows this summer

The two-part concert tour includes a July 25 performance at the Lakewood amphitheater in Georgia

Luke Bryan’s That’s My Kind of Night Tour includes stadium shows in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Chicago.

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HAVE YOU SEEN ...? Devil Baby Attack

Prank has folks jumping back in shock

This one is a surprise, even in the mean streets of New York!

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'12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' top Golden Globe films (Red Carpet Gallery)

'American Hustle' takes three Golden Globes while '12 Years a Slave' wins the night's top prize

Only two films earned more than one award at the 71st annual event in Hollywood.