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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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Eugene M. Aydlotte, Jr.

Eugene M. Aydlotte, Jr. of Sylvester died April 20, 2014 at Sylvester Health Care.

Jack Joel Brown

Jack Joel Brown, 70, of 9816 Hwy. 200 Damascus, Ga. 39841 passed away today, April 18, 2014

Sherry “Darlene” Baker

Sherry “Darlene” Baker, 55, of Sylvester formerly of Terrell County died Saturday April 19, 2014 at her residence.

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Lillie Belle Malone

Lillie Belle Malone, 74, of Albany died Wednesday April 16, 2014 at her residence.

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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.

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