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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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Roundtable called in Albany to get young adults connected to Affordable Care Act coverage

Efforts ongoing to educate young adults about Affordable Care Act coverage

The purpose of the roundtable was to meet with leaders in the Albany area who have been working to educate young adults about the Affordable Care Act, and maximize consumer access and enrollment in marketplace health plans for Albany’s young adult population ahead of the next open enrollment period that begins on Nov. 15.

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Squawk of the Day - Sept. 19, 2014

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

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Weinberg Foundation donates $1 million to SOWEGA Council on Aging

Pursuit of the largest grant the council has received from a private foundation took two years to complete

The announcement is made Thursday morning at the council’s Kay Hind Senior Life Enrichment Center, where the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Ballroom was being dedicated.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Sept. 18, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 27 incidents on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.

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Albany Museum of Art to open Menaboni exhibition

Artist Menaboni’s friend Russell Clayton to serve as guest curator for exhibit

The Albany Museum of Art’s “Athos Menaboni: Six Decades of Painting in Georgia” exhibit preview will be held tonight.

T. GAMBLE: Anger should lie with justice system in Ray Rice case

OPINION: NFL star Ray Rice got off easy in court after decking his wife in an elevator

The only shocking aspect of Ray Rice knocking out his future wife was how shocked the NFL appeared to be that it happened.

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Police seek help

Albany police seek truck and driver

The Albany Police Department is looking for a Ford truck and driver.

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Historical marker placed at Shiloh Baptist Church

Dozens of supporters gathered at Shiloh Baptist Church in Albany to celebrate the dedication of a new state historical marker in front of the church that commemorates the importance of the church in the Albany Movement during the tumultuous civil rights era of the 1960s.

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Two Albany stores robbed on Wednesday

Two stores in Albany were robbed Wednesday by an unmasked bald black man.

Albany Almanac - Sept. 18, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

CATHERINE RAMPELL: Millennials missing out on milestones of life

OPINION: Marriage, buying a house, even entry-level jobs are out of reach for many millenials

To some, this arrested development is evidence of a prolonged adolescence and a rejection of self-sufficiency, perhaps encouraged by indulgent “helicopter parenting.” Recent data, though, suggest that these standard, American-dream-style signposts still retain an incredibly strong hold over young people’s desires and aspirations. What’s changed is that basic goals such as getting married, having a secure job and owning a home have drifted further out of reach.

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Georgia Board of Regents proposes $19.8 million for new facility at Albany State University

If the funding is approved by the governor and General Assembly, the new building will replace aging Holley Hall

The funding would pay for construction of a facility that would include the departments of English, Modern Languages, Mass Communication and Fine Arts.The plan does not include an auditorium for the Performing Arts.

Kroger hiring 2,000 new employees in Georgia, South Carolina and eastern Alabama

Positions will be permanent jobs with grocery store giant

Kroger announced Wednesday that it will hire 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division which includes Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.

Squawk of the Day - Sept. 18, 2014

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

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David Mosely, Werhner Washington added to Albany Tech board

Two new appointees begin serving today

David C. Mosely, superintendent of the Dougherty County School System, and Werhner V. Washington, plant manager for Procter & Gamble, will begin serving on the Albany Tech Board of Directors at the September meeting today.