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Squawk of the Day - Sept. 20, 2014

Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to find out what everybody’s squawking about.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Sept 20, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 31 incidents on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.

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Dougherty County Stephens Farm designated Centennial Farm

Dougherty farm one of state's few African-American-owned farms held by family for 100-plus years

A Dougherty County family’s farm that has been in the family for eight generations is officially designated a Centennial Farm.

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Three charged in Lee County daylight burglary

Lee County sheriff's deputies charge men with stealing guns

Neighbors alert Lee County deputies to daring daylight burglary.

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Albany Almanac - Sept. 20, 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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Ribbon cut at Veterans Affairs clinic on Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany | VIDEO

VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic formally introduced

The almost 6,000 veterans in the region now have on-base access to care from VA providers. This takes place alongside the existing care from Navy providers to the approximately 1,300 active duty military and their families, and 2,800 civilians at the installation.

Jury issues multiple guilty verdicts in PCA salmonella trial in Albany

Three defendants are found guilty of most of the charges against them in the federal trial

Stewart Parnell, Michael Parnell and Mary Wilkerson were tried on charged related to the distribution of products made with tainted peanuts traced to the Blakely plant Setwart Parnell owned. Govermment officials say nine deaths and hundreds of illnesses were tied to the tainted food.

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Four local bands to perform at Sasser Tailgate Jam

Music, competitions, kids’ activities featured during all-day Sasser gathering

Four local bands will perform Saturday during the daylong Sasser Tailgate Jam.

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Chuck Leavell stays busy

Rock pianist Chuck Leavell has a jam-packed schedule

From solo shows and concerts with the Stones to recording with John Mayer and helping the UN, rock pianist Chuck Leavell has a busy few months ahead of him.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Sept. 19, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 34 incidents on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.

Religion Bulletin - Sept. 19, 2014

President Carter not teaching this Sunday in Plains

First Baptist Church of Doerun is hosting a gospel sing at 6 p.m. Sunday featuring the Kingsmen at 6 p.m.

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Ten cool things to look for at Music Midtown

Festival’s highlights start with headliners Eminem, Jack White

Music Midtwon 2014 kicks off at 4:30 this afternoon with dueling headliners on at 9 p.m.

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Albany man celebrates 100th birthday

Man celebrates century mark with friends and family

James D. McIntyre celebrated his 100th birthday this week by having breakfast with friends and family.

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Two arrested in Crisp County murder case

Crisp County officials charge two in shooting investigation

The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office and the GBI announce two arrests in the Armstrong murder case.

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What Michelle Nunn, David Perdue have to say on rural care crisis

Senate candidates have opposite views on solutions

The election in November puts Nunn and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter on one side of the Medicaid expansion issue, and Perdue and Gov. Nathan Deal on the other.

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