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Homerun, Herald plan gas giveaway

A lucky Albany Herald reader will win $1,000 worth of free gas from Homerun Foods to help make summer days a whole lot cooler.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

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Going, going, gone

It's been rumored for weeks that the Thrashers were leaving Georgia for greener pastures in Canada, and Tuesday it happened as Atlanta became the only city to ever lose two NHL teams in the modern era of the league.

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Braves fend off late comeback from Mets

Freddie Freeman and Justin Upton each finished with three hits and Ervin Santana pitched seven strong innings as visiting Atlanta held on to improve to 7-1 on its current nine-game road trip.

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Hawks take series opener vs. Pacers

Jeff Teague scored 14 of his game-high 28 points in the third quarter, leading the Atlanta Hawks to a stunning 101-93 victory Saturday night over Indiana.

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Squawk of the day - April 20, 2014

For more squawks, pick up a copy of today's Herald.

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Bright of the day - April 20, 2014

Check out today's bright of the day!

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KRAUTHAMMER: With campaign donations, the zealots win again

The debate over campaign contributions is never-ending for a simple reason: Both sides of the argument have merit.

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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The Easter Story

What is Easter, exactly? Peter Cottontail may get some attention at this time of year, but he is certainly not the reason for the season.

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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.

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BARRY LEVINE: Beatles smash records in 1964

No other group or solo act either before or since has had all five songs at the same time in the Top 5.

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.

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