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Squawk of the Day - April 16, 2014

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Bright of the Day - April 16, 2014

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Albany Briefs 4/16/14

News briefs from the Albany area

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - April 16, 2014

Public service roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 37 incidents on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.

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Accused Dougherty teacher will be fired Mosely says

School superintendent teacher will be fired

Dougherty County School Superintendent David Mosely says accused teacher will be fired.

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City Commission clears path for West Albany Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market

Development would include new Wal-Mart grocery concept, fueling station

The Albany City Commission paves the way for a new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market near the corner of Westover Boulevard and Gillionville Road.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Politics 2014 -- Spell president with a capital 'D'

OPINION: Republics need a new strategy with 2016 on the horizon

The GOP’s strategy of alienating women and minorities doesn’t play well in presidential politics.

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Elimination of Dougherty County school staff furlough days still on agenda

The unexpected loss of $2.6 in equalization funding complicates adding instruction days and eliminating furloughs

Elimination of four furlough days for Dougherty County School System staff would cost $2 million.

Sylvester cop arrested in tampering with evidence charge

Cop jailed in Sylvester

A longtime Sylvester law enforcement officer is arrested on charges of evidence tampering and making false statements.

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Trojan Warrior Challenge to be held in Lee County

Trojan Warrior Challenge fitness fundraiser will benefit Lee County Special Olympics

Lee County Special Olympics will be getting a boost this weekend when area athletes gather for the Trojan Warrior Challenge fitness fundraiser.

Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - April 16-22, 2014

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

Albany Almanac - April 16, 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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Dougherty County Teacher of the Year finalist Sandra Masters says each child is unique (Video)

The county’s Teacher of the Year will be announced at a banquet Thursday

Sandra Masters is one of eight finalists for Dougherty County Teacher of the Year.

Deerfield-Windsor students place in foreign language competition

The event was held last week at Darton State College

Ten Deerfield students place in foreign language competition.

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Dougherty Teacher of the year finalist Martez Favis credits success to pain, support (Video)

The Sherwood Acres teacher is a finalist for the county's top teacher award

Dougherty County’s Teacher of the year to be named at a banquet Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn.

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