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Squawk of the Day - April 19, 2014

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Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - April 19, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to 37 incidents on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.

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Albany State University Briefs - April 19, 2014

A roundup of news from the Albany State University campus

An ASU business student places in elevator pitch competition, students are recognized for academic excellence and new online courses are now available.

Three sentenced for tax fraud in Albany

Identity tax fraud trio sentenced in Albany

A three-person conspiracy team sentenced in federal court.

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Candidates square off at D.I.R.T. forum

Candidates from area races address the community and students at Darton State College’s D.I.R.T. Club political forum

Local and state candidates squared off Thursday night at Darton State College’s DIRT forum.

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Dougherty County School System Notebook

News and notes from around the DCSS

Dougherty County School System Notebook

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Dougherty County educational leaders meet at MCLB-Albany

The educational group plans on holding community listening sessions in early summer.

Leaders firming up plans to help reduce the County’s dropout rate.

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Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitives - April 18, 2014

Virginia Loretta Pinder is being sought by Dougherty County authorities

Virginia Loretta Pineda, 46, of Putney, is wanted on eight theft charges.

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Bright of the Day - April 18, 2014

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Squawk of the Day - April 18, 2014

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Mother appeals denial of death benefits in Randolph County case

A Randolph County Superior Court judge dismissed the case last year, finding Louise Barzey had no right to the death benefits of her son

Deron Shorter, 37, was killed in July 2010 when the city of Cuthbert mower he was operating crashed into a ditch and turned over on top of him. His mother, Louise Shorter Barzey, has been attempting to claim his workers comp death benefits. Oral arguments in the case will be heard Monday by the Georgia Supreme Court.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - April 18, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 32 incidents on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.

Religion Bulletin - April 18, 2014

Weekly religion news

Former President Jimmy Carter will teach Sunday School at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains on Easter Sunday.

Albany Briefs - April 18, 2014

News briefs from the Albany area

A communitywide Easter egg hunt is planned at 4 p.m. Sunday at Renaissance Cultural Arts Center, 950 N. Maple St.

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Leesburg officials ask to be a permanent part of a regional transportation group

DARTS lists projects on Dougherty/Lee Long-Range Transportation Plan

Leesburg officials say they want to be part of the region’s transportation decision-making process.

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