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Albany Almanac - Mon. Day, Year

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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Albany Almanac - Dec. 19, 2013

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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Americans expected to set year-end holiday travel record

About three out of 10 Americans will travel over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period

When it comes to holiday traveling, about 91 percent of Americans plan to drive.

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Albany Almanac - Dec. 18, 2013

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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Albany Almanac - Dec. 17, 2013

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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Handful of Albany gas stations drop below $3 a gallon

Average gas pump prices in Albany led state metro areas Monday

Motorists in Albany saw gas drop to $2.999 a gallon over the weekend, but with the Christmas traveling next week that relief could be short-lived.

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BIG 10: Top viewed articles at albanyherald.com - Dec. 6-13, 2013

A fatal car accident was the most-viewed article last week at albanyherald.com

These were the most viewed stories at albanyherald.com for the week ending Dec. 13, 2013.

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Things to know in metro Albany - Dec. 16-22, 2013

These are events, meetings and programs you need to know about this week in metro Albany

Government agencies wind up their work for the year as the holidays get closer. It’ll be a busy retail day Saturday, which is also will have the shortest period of daylight of 2013.

Albany Almanac - Dec. 14, 2013

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - Dec. 13, 2013

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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Albany Almanac - Dec. 12, 2013

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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JIM HENDRICKS: Now that's a negotiator

FEATURES COLUMN: Never underestimate the determination of a 3-year-old grandson

Bedtime stories for kids can be far-fetched, but they can’t touch the conversations you have with them.

Albany Almanac - Dec. 11, 2013

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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Have yourself a very classic Christmas

Christmas is the most colorful holiday of the year, but some of the best films about it are black and white

Twelve black-and-white Christmas movies are sure to get even Scrooge into the Christmas spirit. In fact, he’s in one.

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Things to know in metro Albany - Dec. 9-15, 2013

These are meetings and events you need to know about in metro Albany for the week of Dec. 9-15, 2013.

Several government agencies have their final meeting of the year this week, and both Albany State and Darton State conduct their fall commencement ceremonies.

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Walter Flint to recount Christmases past at Thronateeska

The minister and former radio personality's home was an Albany Christmas showcase for more than a half-century

“Christmas Past — An Evening with Walter Flint” will be presented at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Thronateeska Heritage Center in Albany.

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Albany Almanac - Dec. 7, 2013

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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Albany Almanac - Dec. 6, 2013

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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Albany Almanac - Dec. 5, 2013

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - Dec. 4, 2013

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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Average gas prices in metro Albany third-highest for Georgia metro areas Monday

Metro Albany gas rises nearly a nickle in a week while state and national averages decline

Gas price experts expect average prices to decline in the coming weeks, though it may be slower in the Southeast where there was a fuel supply disruption in mid-November.

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Albany Almanac - Dec. 3, 2013

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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Thanksgiving holiday period Georgia traffic deaths down from 2012

Fifteen people lost their lives on Georgia highways and roads over the Thanksgiving holiday period

The 15 traffic deaths in Georgia over the the 102-hour Thanksgiving travel period were six fewer than the deaths from wrecks during the holiday period in 2012.

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Things to know in Metro Albany - Dec. 2-8, 2013

The Christmas season gets in full swing this week in Metro Albany.

Saturday will be perhaps the busiest of the year in terms of activities in Metro Albany.

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Theatre Albany plans plenty of 'Nunsense' for Christmas

'Nuncrackers,' the Christmas incarnation of Dan Goggin's Nunsense series of musical comedies, comes to the Albany stage

Theatre Albany Artistic Director Mark Costello says 'Nuncrackers' will pay homage to Christmas while also creating a lot of zany fun.

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Albany Almanac - Nov. 30, 2013

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - Nov. 29, 2013

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - Nov. 27, 2013

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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Albany Almanac - Nov. 26, 2013

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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Gas prices rise as Thanksgiving nears

An interruption in Gulf fuel production has caused retail gas prices to rise

More than 43 million Americans — including 1.24 million Georgians — are expected to travel away from home over the Thanksgiving holidays.

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Woman uninjured in Albany knifepoint robbery

A robber pulls a knife on a woman who is repairing an Albany residence

Albany police say the robbery suspect fled the scene on a red bicycle.

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Things to know in metro Albany for the week of Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2013

School is out while the focus is on Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Black Friday and the start of the Christmas season

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah begin on the same day for the second time since the U.S. established its Thanksgiving Day holiday.

Albany Almanac - Nov. 23, 2013

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - Nov. 22, 2013

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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Albany Almanac - Nov. 21, 2013

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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Sen. John Crosby to retire from Georgia Legislature

Following the recent death of his daughter, Sen. John Crosby says he will focus on home and his grandchildren

John Crosby, of Tifton, has represented District 13, which includes Lee and Worth counties, in the Georgia Senate since 2008 and will not seek re-election next year.

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Albany Almanac - Nov. 20, 2013

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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Albany Almanac - Nov. 19, 2013

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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Weekly Albany gas prices see small drop

Despite a small decline in Albany, Georgia and national averages for retail gas rose slightly from last week

Expectations are that even if gas prices rise over the next few days, motorists will be paying less for Thanksgiving holiday travel this year than they did in 2012.

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BIG 10: Most-viewed articles Nov. 8-15, 2013

The final People’s Choice player of the week high school football poll leads views for week

These were the most viewed articles at www. albanyherald.com for the week.

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Things to know this week in metro Albany - Nov. 18-24, 2013

A number of events are taking place in metro Albany the week before Thanksgiving

These are events and meetings in the metro Albany area that you need to know about this week.

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Albany Almanac - Nov. 16, 2013

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - Nov. 15, 2013

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - Nov. 14, 2013

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany area will see sub-freezing temperatures early Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for the Albany area from 1 a.m.-8 a.m. Thursday, with the low expected to drop to 29 degrees.

Albany Almanac - Nov. 13, 2013

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany motorists continue to see lower pump prices

The national average for gas could drop to $3.05 by Christmas, some experts believe

Metro Albany ranks third-lowest among the eight metro areas in Georgia for the average cost of retail gasoline on Monday.

Albany Almanac - Nov. 12, 2013

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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Sandra Deal, wife of Gov. Nathan Deal, to visit Albany Lily Pad

Sandra Deal is an advocate for volunteer work, children and families

Lily Pad, which provides services to families and children victimized by sexual assault and abuse, gets most of its funding through grants.

Things to know in metro Albany - Nov. 11-17, 2013

Salutes to veterans open the week for metro Albany

This is a list of events and activities you need to know about this week in metro Albany.