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Judge Weaver released on $10K bail

Municipal Court Judge Willie Weaver posts $10,000 bail in connection with his arrest on a felony domestic assault charge.

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CYNTHIA TUCKER: U.S. deportation policy impolitic, inhumane

OPINION: The Obama administrations deportation policy is a travesty

While the president has worked hard to get a reluctant Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform, many immigration advocates say they’d rather see Obama relax his draconian deportation policies.

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MICHAEL REAGAN: Pennsylvania cannot afford to lose Gov. Tom Corbett

OPINION: Gov. Corbett has erased deficit without raising taxes, but is vulnerable politically

Gov. Tom Corbett’s biggest challenge won’t come from Democrats, but from his own party where many Republicans contend he isn’t conservative enough.

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Dougherty County Jail Report - April 21, 2014

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail April 10 through 16.

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Bees not agressive unless they are defending hive, Kathy Brinson says

One third of nation's food pollinated by honeybees

Kathy Brinson noted that bees swarming in early spring may be spotted in a tree forming a ball. At this point, she said, people shouldn’t be alarmed; they are not aggressive because they have not yet formed a hive.

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Johnson, Kirk square off for State Senate District 13

Greg Kirk and Bryce Johnson vie for State Senate District 13 seat

Greg Kirk and Bryce Johnson will be squaring off in the May 20 Republican primary for the State Senate District 13 seat being vacated by Senator John Crosby.

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Author recounts Albany’s racial struggles

Albany civil rights history to be published

Lee Formwalt, historian and former Director of the Albany Civil Rights Institute, announces his book on racial history.

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The Albany Herald’s Big Ten

There are the most-read stories at for the week of Apr. 11-18, 2014

The Big Ten — the most-read stories at for the week of Apr. 11-18, 2014

Albany Area Births - April 20, 2014

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from April 5-12, 2014.

Albany Area Community Calendar - April 20-28, 2014

The following is a list of meetings happening inthe area this week.

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MANDY FLYNN: Internet shopping lays a goose egg

FEATURE COLUMN: The internet is convenient for shopping, but short on creating memories

Saturday-before-Easter trips to the shoe store a prized memory.

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Easter is a time of renewal

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: Returning from death is the ultimate renewal

Easter is a time for finding renewed faith, family and life.

Albany Area Briefs - April 20, 2014

he Albany Civil Rights Institute will host a political forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 326 Whitney Ave.

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Worth agent middleman for agricultural information

County agents get involved in all types of agriculture

One day Scott Carlson may be in a cornfield listening to a farmer’s questions about insect control. The next, Carlson is on the UGA Tifton Campus searching for answers from researchers in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

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Business Portfolio - April 18, 2014

News about business people in Metro Albany

Regan Fowler has joined Fleming & Riles Insurance as a commercial account manager.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: 'Regifting' reaquaints long-lost 'friends'

OPINION: Musical nostalgia strengthens father-son bond

Son’s return of long-lost CDs is like being reacquainted with old friends.