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Jim Hendricks

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Spring forward: Daylight saving time goes into effect at 2 a.m. Sunday

Clocks will be on daylight saving time until Nov. 1

Clocks in most parts of the United States will move an hour ahead as daylight saving time officially starts at 2 a.m. Sunday.

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Albany Almanac - March 7, 2015

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Albany Almanac - March 6, 2015

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Albany Almanac - March 5, 2015

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U.S. House delegation from Georgia split on Homeland Security funding passage

Funding of immigation executive action sticking point for most Republicans

Georgia’s U.S. House delegation was split along party lines on the passage of House Resolution 240, which was passed with funding for executive orders on immigration by President Obama. No Georgia Republicans voted for passage, while all georgia Democrats supported the resolution that funds Homeland Security through the end of September.

Albany Almanac - March 4, 2015

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Albany Almanac - March 3, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 28, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 27, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 25, 2015

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JIM HENDRICKS: Some Cracked Mugs on a dreary day

OPINION: An the envelope please …

There’s nothing like a dreary day to bring to mind people and events that are disappointing.

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Flint River inspires Steven Landis' concerto 'Thronateeska'

The Albany Symphony Orchestra and the ensemble enhake will premiere 'Thronateeska' on Saturday

Nearly five years in the making, “Thronateeska,” inspired by the Flint River that is Albany’s most prominent natural feature, will be performed in the middle segment of the Albany’s Symphony Orchestra’s “Water” concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Albany Municipal Auditorium.

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 25, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 24, 2015

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Daily gas pump average price increases reach four full weeks

The national average for 2015 is expected by federal officials to be $2.33 this year

As warm weather approaches, so do 30- to 50-cent increases at the gas pump, market experts say.

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Albany Symphony Orchestra premieres 'Thronateeska' with 'Water' concert

Long-time Albany Symphony performer Steven Landis writes concerto for 50th anniversary of ASO

The ensemble enhake will perform Saturday with the Albany Symphony Orchestra as they debut the concerto “Thronateeska.” Written by Steven Landis for the orchestra’s golden anniversary, “Thronateeska” is part of the “Water” concert as the ASO continues its “Brave the Elements” subscription series with its annual casual Beethoven in Blue Jeans performance.

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 21, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 20, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 19, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 18, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 17, 2015

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Albany National Youth Sports Program launches 40 Dollars for 40 Years campaign | VIDEO

The NYSP will be renamed Albany State University Sports and Enrichment Program this June

Organizers of the summer sports and enrichment program are hoping that 1,000 people will donate at least $40 each to support the five-week summer program that has 350-400 students each year and about 25,000 over its 40 years of existence.

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Gas prices continue to rise

Experts still do not see $3 per gallon gas this year

Fuel prices are creeping up, though they are still a relative bargain compared to what motorists were paying last year.

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Albany Chorale aims for A Knight to Remember with its madrigal dinner

Oorganizers hope the fundraiser will become a signature annual event for the chorale

The Albany Chorale will be turning the clock — or maybe the hourglass — back a few centuries later this month as it conducts A Madrigal Dinner, an event that it hopes will be A Knight to Remember that will grow into an annual signature event. The fundraiser also employs Albany Tech, Darton State and a local Renaissance re-enactment group.

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 14, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 13, 2015

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JIM HENDRICKS: Looking for that perfect Valentine's Day gift

OPINION: Advice to the lovelorn on the most romantic holiday of the year

Finding the perfect Valentine’s gift isn’t the hard part. Getting it to the right person, however, can be a challenge.

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 12, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 11, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 10, 2015

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Shround Encounter exploring Shroud of Turin coming to Albany church

The Shroud of Turin continues to be one of the most debated religious artifacts in the world

The Shroud Encounter is a 90-minute program that provides information about the Shroud of Turin, which some believe is an image of Christ and others contend is a medieval forgery.

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Theatre Albany cast improving on perfection

Theatre Albany opens musical revue that takes a humorous look romance and relationships

Valentine’s Day, which is Saturday, is all about relationships and romance. So is Theatre Albany’s production of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” The opening night curtain for the two-week, seven-performance run is Friday.

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 7, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 6, 2015

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Metro Albany, Southwest Georgia Briefs - Feb. 5, 2015

News from Albany and the surrounding area

Fitzgerald author visiting home; Valentine’s Day pARTy; Charity barbecue set for weekend

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 5, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 4, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 3, 2015

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Metro Albany average gas price rises above $2 per gallon

Often the lowest in the state over the past few months, metro Albany gas is now third highest in Georgia

The national and Georgia streaks of dropping average gas prices has halted and experts think it likely will tick upward as warm weather approaches.

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The cost of romance for Valentine's Day to hit new record

Americans will spend a record $18.9 billion on Valentine's Day gifts

A survey released last week by the National Retail Federation found that the average person who celebrates Valentine’s Day will spend an average of $142, with men spending double what women will spend.

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Albany Almanac - Jan. 31, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Jan. 30, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Jan. 29, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Jan. 28, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Jan. 27, 2015

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A Super Bowl of Chili

Chili is the perfect food to warm up a cold day

Get your game on with a chili recipe that’s sure to please.

Albany Almanac - Jan. 24, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Jan. 23, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Jan. 22, 2015

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Southwest Georgia congressional delegation reacts to State of the Union speech

Republican lawmakers at odds with direction while Democratic legislator is mostly supportive of president

Georgia’s senators and U.S. Rep. Austin Scott find mostly negatives in President Obama’s State of the Union address while U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop says that even though he is supportive of most of the president’s initiatives, he has different views than the White House on issues such as the Keystone pipeline and EPA authority expansion.