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1 hr ago | The Aiken Standard

State symbols: A look at the emblems chosen to represent South Carolina

The state of South Carolina is represented by a variety of symbols, emblems and icons - the most recent being the Columbian mammoth, which the legislature approved as the state fossil in May. Other state symbols include the Carolina wren as the state bird, boiled peanuts as the state snack food and amethyst as the state gem.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Columbia, SC, Antreville, SC, Spartanburg, SC

5 hrs ago | Insight News

Here's to you, Mr. Robinson

In a world where talent takes you far, Keith Robinson is ahead of the game. He's a true triple threat -- having already mastered acting and songwriting, he's now positioning himself to take over the music world with a velvety voice.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Oscars

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Effingham Herald

Digging into archaelogical field school

The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and professor Victor Thompson of the University of Georgia recently completed a joint five-week archaeological field school on Ossabaw Island.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Anthropology

Athens Banner-Herald

More details emerge on Dui arrest of Uga LB Davin Bellamy

Athens-Clarke County police on Monday provided more details about the DUI and speeding arrest of University of Georgia linebacker Davin Bellamy early Saturday.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Hay & Forage Grower

Armyworms Attack Georgia Hayfields, Pastures

Fall armyworms have been found in Georgia hayfields and pastures earlier than normal this year, warns Mark Crosby, University of Georgia Extension agent for Emanuel County.

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Related Topix: Emanuel County, GA, Agriculture, Science

Competitor Magazine

U.S. Sprinter Torrin Lawrence Killed In Car Crash

Torrin Lawrence, a sprinter who represented the United States at the IAAF World Relays in May, died early Monday in a car accident.

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Business Journal

UGA team researchers awarded $7M from NIH

A research team in The University of Georgia's Center for Family Research got $7 million from the National Institutes of Health to study Georgia's youth.

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Related Topix: African-American

Athens Banner-Herald

'Good Morning America' anchor to speak at cancer society fundraiser in Athens

The American Cancer Society announced today that Amy Robach, news anchor for ABC's Good Morning America and University of Georgia alum, will be the featured speaker at its fifth annual Suits & Sneakers gala on Aug. 16 at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Philly.com

Kacie McDonnell: Will she have a new 'Bachelorette' bud?

MAY 14: Traffic Reporter/Producer at Fox Television Kacie McDonnell holds up a sign of herself and HRH Prince Harry as he visits Mantoloking, one of the areas affected by Superstorm Sandy on the fifth day of his visit to the United States on May 14, 2013 in Ocean Heights, New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Fame, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, The Bachelor, Reality TV

101.5 The River

He Is So Excited, He passes Out

What happens when a dog's owner comes home after being gone for 2 years? Watch what happens at the :20 mark! Mary Beth Zolik has been part of morning radio in Toledo for over 25 years.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Faces and places

Wilkerson, born and raised in Macon, received his bachelor’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Georgia.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Blackshear, GA, Pierce County, GA, Mercer University, Small Business, Personal Finance

New York Post

Silent and deadly? Goodell the latest to look other way on abuse

Roger Goodell took fire last week after Baltimore's Ray Rice was handed a two-game suspension after being charged with assaulting his wife.

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Related Topix: Texas

Sat Jul 26, 2014

SavannahNow

Newsmakers

Duties: Pollen will be responsible for overseeing the mission related activities, including: vocational evaluation and assessments, work adjustment/skills training, job placement and collaboration with community partners to identify strategies to address personal, social and economic needs of individuals with barriers to economic independence.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Savannah College of Art & Design, University of Alabama, Sweet Briar College

Athens Banner-Herald

Huckaby: Aftermath of Battle for Atlanta is interesting history

We have just passed the 150th anniversary of the Battle for Atlanta, which occurred during the recent unpleasantness between the North and the South.

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

WDUN-AM Gainesville

88yearold to get degree during UNG graduation

An 88-year-old man, who will receive his bachelor's degree in English, will be among the graduates next week at the summer commencement at the University of North Georgia.

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Related Topix: Dahlonega, GA, Lumpkin County, GA, Georgia, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Forsyth, GA, Monroe County, GA

New York Magazine

How Fox News Promotes Government Dysfunction

The network's inaccurate reporting creates "surprised losers" at election time, who then help gum up the gears of governance.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Sports

Fri Jul 25, 2014

SavannahNow

Polly's People: Reliving fond memories of Home Ec

Officially known as Home Economics, it started as a girls-only class that revolved around the business of running a household.

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Related Topix: Echols County, GA, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

TSA adds second pre-check application site

Do you hate those long lines at the airport? TSA officials announced on Friday that Hartsfield Jackson International Airport is adding a second pre-check application site.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Court records reveal lurid details in Athens man's child...

A recently-filed indictment and other court documents reveal disturbing details of an Athens man accused of sexually exploiting children.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Sgt. Ben Dickerson: Former detective supervising officers on patrol

Ben Dickerson spent nearly half of his career with the Athens-Clarke County Police Department's Sex Crimes Unit where he investigated many assaults on young children.

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