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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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Earl Lee McGie, Sr.

Earl Lee McGie, Sr. died at his residence in Leesburg, GA, on Thursday, April 17

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David Shealie Hautman, Jr.

David Shealie Hautman, Jr., 92, passed away at home after an extended illness on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

Rodger Dale Robinson

Rodger Dale Robinson, 62, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at Memorial Hospital.

Pamela Faye Johnson

Pamela Faye Johnson, of Albany, died Thursday, April 17, 2014

Oliver Champlin Sindersine, III, OD

Oliver Champlin Sindersine, III, OD, 65, of Albany, GA, died April 19, 2014 at his residence.

Stephen (Shanko) Kemp Meshanko

Stephen (Shanko) Kemp Meshanko, 53, of Albany died Thursday April 17, 2014

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Dougherty to name former Harlem Globetrotter Randolph as hoops coach

Former Groves coach will lead Dougherty High pending background check

Ty Randolph, who played two years for the Harlem Globetrotters and recently worked in player development at the NBA level, will be the new Dougherty High boys basketball coach pending a background check.

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BOB KORNEGAY: I hear the guns

OUTDOORS: Ghosts of battles haunt areas of natures beauty

Nature and history are often intertwined.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia Fishing - April 19, 2014 weekend

FISHING REPORT: A weekly summary of how fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

Fishing prospects at Lake Seminole and the Flint River are upgraded to good this week; still fair at lakes George and Blackshear.

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BYRON YORK: Hillary Clinton leaning on records of husband, Obama

OPINION: In her four years as secertary of state, Hillary Clinton has no achievements to point to

As she eyes a run at the presidency, Hillary Clinton has there is no single, momentous thing that she can point to as having achieved during her years as the nation’s top diplomat.

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E.J. DIONNE: Jeb Bush offers ray of optimism

OPINION: Jeb Bush is exception to the general gloomy pessimism of the Republican Party

Jeb Bush is critical of President Obama, but he does not suggest, as so many in his party do, that because of President Barack Obama, the United States is on a path to decline and ruin.

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Phoebe Sumter employee retires after five decades

Coggins has seen many changes in the workplace since 1964

Yvonne Goggins said that while she will definitely miss her job, it will be the people she will miss the most.

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Bright of the Day - April 19, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to read about the Bright Side of life.

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Squawk of the Day - April 19, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - April 19, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to 37 incidents on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.

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