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1 hr ago | News Observer

Chapel Hill historian receives National Humanities Award

It was her second trip to the White House, 71 years after the first. Scott, a longtime professor at Duke University, joined 20 other recipients of the 2013 National Medal of Arts or the National Humanities Medal in the East Room of the White House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Duke University, Montezuma, GA, Macon County, GA, US House of Representatives, David Scott

6 hrs ago | Tifton Gazette

Internship offers 'life-changing' experience for local students

A six-week internship program with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is having a life-changing impact on high school students statewide.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Georgia, Education Etc., Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA

10 hrs ago | Food Production Daily

Bird is the word: CMS and UGA tackle poultry processing safety

The antimicrobial specialist is teaming up with scientists at the University of Georgia on technology to increase the safety of secondary poultry processing environments.

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12 hrs ago | MLive.com

Research indicates that early neuter procedures in dogs can lead to health issues #8212; but where does this take the conversation on overpopulation?

Research indicates that early neuter procedures in dogs can lead to health issues - but where does this take the conversation on overpopulation? The idea of having spay and neuter procedures done early in a pet's life has become the rule with the uptick in pets being adopted from shelters and rescues, and one main reason behind it is certainly ... (more)

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Genetics

16 hrs ago | GPB.org

Georgia Voting Out Veteran Lawmakers, And Their Seniority

The race for Georgia's open U.S. Senate has been costly. And not just in dollars.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, Representative Paul Broun, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

20 hrs 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

Yesterday | 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

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