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41 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

UGA Activities Fair encourages student involvement in clubs, organizations

The University of Georgia Center for Student Organizations will hold its annual Fall Activities Fair 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday on the Tate Student Center Plaza, North and West Lawns.

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Related Topix: Events, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Tapes of Richard Nixon recounting resignation released by library

YORBA LINDA >> Almost a decade after Richard Nixon resigned, the disgraced former president sat down with his one-time aide and told the tale of his fall from grace in his own words.

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Related Topix: Yorba Linda, CA, Linda, CA, San Clemente, CA, Whittier, CA, Cal State Fullerton

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA police detective honored for 'Respect for Law'

John Gagliano's team-player attitude emerged while growing up in Oglethorpe County, where he also found he had a desire to do "worthy work."

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Related Topix: Oglethorpe County, GA, Southern University, Georgia Southern University

LaGrange Daily News

Students get taste of college life, 1 takes spelling bee win

From left are Lonnie Thornton, Tristan Ware and Vondel V. Gilbert. Tristan, part of the West Georgia STAR program at LaGrange Housing Authority, toured University of Georgia in July as part of the Georgia Association of Housing and Redevelopment Youth Conference and won a spelling bee against more than 20 students from across the state.

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Georgia Faces

PMIL Meeting More than 35 international scientists come to Georgia to ...

Charles Y. Chen, a peanut breeder with the USDA ARS National Peanut Research Laboratory in Dawson, leads a tour for a group of visiting international scientists.

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Related Topix: Georgia, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Business Journal

Florida-Georgia game to cost $1.4 million more to taxpayers

Jacksonville City Council's Finance Committee approved an additional $1.4 million for next year's Florida-Georgia game, according to the Jacksonville Daily Record.

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The Times

Wanda Cannon

Around this time of year, I begin sending out applications to individuals interested in taking our Georgia Master Gardener classes at the Hall County Extension office.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Home Gardening, Home

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Georgia Faces

4-H Green Jacket Georgia 4-H recognizes England's support with Green...

Georgia Representative Terry England is the 2014 winner of the Georgia 4-H Green Jacket Award.

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Food Management

Retiring Floyd Made his Mark on Georgia, Campus Dining

J. Michael Floyd set to retire from UGA after 40-year career in college foodservice that started at Valdosta State in 1973 Mike Floyd went to Valdosta State in 1973 planning to become a history teacher, but a job as a line runner in the cafeteria his freshman year led to a long and distinguished career in college foodservice.

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Dawn of the Dawg

Students join Georgia Bulldogs in Sanford Stadium practice

Aug 1, 2013; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs including receiver Tramel Terry compete in a drill during practice at the University of Georgia.

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Dawn of the Dawg

Clemson fan site tweets pic of Todd Gurley running from police

Early Thursday morning a Clemson fan thought he'd have a little fun at the expense of the University of Georgia's players' run-ins with crime, and they chose Todd Gurley as the subject of their satiric jab.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Audubon Society will hear about mapping with drones

The Oconee Rivers Audubon Society will play host to a presentation on the use of remote-control airborne cameras - drones - to map critical habitats at 7 p.m. Sept.

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101.5 The River

It's Not EVER Going to Fit

OK, we love stories of people that never give up, but this one may be the first time we agree that they should have stopped after the first 30 seconds.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

American Reporter

MomentumTHE War of the Theater Groups

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 16, 2009. 4:04AM -- Here in this coastal resort town that is home to more Scientologists and assorted inventors and kooks than you can shake a stick at, Barry Holzsweig is breaking the mold today as he opens a long, sleek service station on a busy U.S. Highway 19 in an event that could be almost as important as the sale of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Clearwater, FL, Theater, Arts, Inventions, Science / Technology, Charlie Crist, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Regents OK $1 million budget boost for Baldwin Hall

The $1 million increase in the renovation and expansion of Baldwin Hall on the University of Georgia's medical campus won the approval of the Board of Regents in Wednesday's monthly meeting.

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Athens Banner-Herald

The Editor's Desk: Good to see new cycling infrastructure at UGA

Hard to believe, but for someone who began cycling a few years ago as a skeptic about the efficacy of bicycle commuting, I've become a regular bicycle commuter.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Opinion

Time

A White Gay Man and a Black Woman Hug It Out

In the name of an open dialogue on race, two sides of a divisive opinion try to come together in an online chat Last month, Time.com posted a piece, " Dear Black Women : White Gays Are Your Allies, So Don't Push Us Away," by regular contributor Steve Friess responding to University of Mississippi student Sierra Mannie's op-ed, " Dear White Gays : ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, University of Mississippi

Athens Banner-Herald

Stelter: Energy column misleading

University of Georgia environmental engineering professor David Gattie's Monday column on energy production, headlined "U.S. needs multifaceted approach to energy issues," was factual, though misleading due to what it left out.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

MDJonline.com

Moore Colson announces 8 promotions

From staff reports Marietta-based accounting firm Moore Colson recently announced the promotions of eight firm professionals.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Berry College, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA Science Learning Center groundbreaking to be held Tuesday

The University of Georgia will break ground on the 122,500-square-foot Science Learning Center 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the south end of the S10 parking lot off Carlton Street.

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