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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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WARREN D. GRANT: Who caused the first global warming?

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Climate change facts are plentiful

You can find any information on the Internet that you want and it will support any view point you want. You just have to decide what you want to believe.

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CAL THOMAS: The false god of politics

OPINION: Though false gods can't deliver, stupid people still act as if they can

Not worrying about paying for anything is classic liberalism. If they aren’t raising taxes, they are borrowing money from China to achieve their “vision,” though it’s more like a mirage.

Squawk of the Day - May 22, 2015

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Religion Bulletin - May 22, 2015

Jimmy Carter not scheduled to speak this week in Plains

First Southern Methodist Church will host a movie night at 7 p.m. on May 29.

Field of crosses near mall featured

Brief program planned Sunday afternoon

A brief program is planned at 3 p.m. Sunday featuring remarks by Marine Sgt. Major Joseph M. Davenport II of Logistics Command, Marine Corps Logistics Base.

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DJ Billy Ocean just wants folks to have a good time

DJ Billy Ocean humbled to be voted Albany’s favorite DJ

Whether at clubs, parties, dances, bars or weddings, for more than 20 years Albany’s Sean Hatcher has been making sure everybody is having a great time.

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Mendes show Saturday; Wild Adventures adds two concerts

LeAnn Rimes, Thompson Square performances part of concert series

Teen idol Shawn Mendes will perform Saturday at Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta.

Schedule announced for next weekend's Briar Patch fest

Regional favorite artists highlight weekend of music

Seventeen artists, among them some of the regional favorites who are Briar Patch regulars, will perform at the festival that kicks off next Friday at 5:30 p.m. with a performance by Josh Roberts & the Hinges.

Albany Almanac - May 22, 2015

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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Chehaw, Deerfield-Windsor National English Honor Society dedicate Little Free Library

Library meant to serve as a take a book, return a book gathering place

The Chehaw Little Free Library was designed by conceptual mixed media artist, Romy Maloon out of Atlanta. It is the size of a large birdhouse and has passages from The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein burned into the wood.

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Troy University's Albany site holds graduation exercise

More than 40 earned diplomas, with 10 percent of class being veterans

Troy University’s Albany site held its Spring Commencement exercise Thursday at Mt. Zion Baptist church. Twenty-two of the more than 40 graduates strode across the state to pick up their diplomas.

Georgia unemployment rate remains steady from March to April

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April was 6.3 percent, labor officials said

The latest data available from the Labor Department on the metro areas of the state showed that the Albany area, as well as the Macon area, was unchanged in its number of jobs from April 2014 to April of this year.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - May 20 - 21, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 20 calls on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.

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Squawk of the Day - May 21, 2015

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T. GAMBLE: Still looking down the lonely driveway

OPINION: Her rational mind knows to look each day is folly, but the heart is not rational

Each day she peered down at that country two-laned road. Each day, just like the last, she imagined she’d see him round the curve, slow down, and turn into the drive. And, each day now for over 4,000 days, he did no such thing. … It would not be the way this story ends. She’d already heard the ending.