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5 hrs ago | For Whom The Cowbell Tolls

2015 Mississippi State Football Recruiting: Georgia OL Trey Derouen commits to the Bulldogs

The train kept rolling for the class of 2015 tonight as Lilburn, Georgia offensive lineman Trey Derouen committed to Mississippi State.

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Related Topix: Lilburn, GA, Mississippi State University, Boston College, Georgia Tech, Sports, NCAA Sports, Mississippi State University NCAA

6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Update on getting a guitar for a terminally ill guitarist: Behold, The Guitar

I talked with Jims sister this morning to get an update on him: he's back at his personal care home, he's fairly ill and not feeling well.

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Related Topix: Lawrenceville, GA, US News, Liberal Political News

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

NCR posts $91M profit, confirms restructuring

The Duluth, Ga.-based maker of electronic kiosks and ATMs reported its second-quarter profit rose nearly 5 percent due in part to software-related revenue growth and organic software-related revenue growth.

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Related Topix: Duluth, GA

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Newell Recycling to merge with Blaze Recycling

Financial terms were not disclosed. The deal is expected to close in August and the newly combined company will be named Newell Recycling Southeast.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, East Point, GA, Norcross, GA

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

AGCO second-quarter profit down 22% to $166M

The Duluth, Ga.-based agricultural equipment maker reported its second-quarter profit dropped due to the unfavorable impact of currency translation and decreased global demand.

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Related Topix: Duluth, GA

18 hrs ago | Daily Tribune News

Gwinnett man drowns in Lake Allatoona Sunday

A 26-year-old Snellville man drowned while trying to retrieve an inflatable float that had blown away from shore on Lake Allatoona Sunday.

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Related Topix: Snellville, GA, Effingham County, GA, Guyton, GA, Bartow County, GA, Emerson, GA

19 hrs ago | The Perspective

a oeToward Breaking The Cycle Of Missed Opportunities In Liberiaa s Historya

Liberia's 167th Independence Day Oration Delivered by George Klay Kieh, Jr. Professor Of Political Science & Former Dean Of The College Of Arts And Sciences, University Of West Georgia An oration marking the celebration of the 167th Independence Anniversary of the Republic of Liberia, sponsored by the Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta , ... (more)

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Asia, Georgia, University of Georgia West Georgia State, Lilburn, GA, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Monica Cook

AKWESASNE – Mrs. Monica Cook, 102, a native of Akwesasne, currently residing in Grayson, Georgia, passed away Friday morning, July 25, 2014 at the home of her daughter, where she had been residing for the past several years.

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Related Topix: Grayson, GA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Lark of Duluth to be featured in WI festival celebrating 100 years of commercial aviation

The original Lark of Duluth, owned by Duluthians Julius Barnes and W.D. Jones, made the first historic commercial flight across Tampa Bay on January 1st, 1914.

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Related Topix: Duluth, GA

Barrow County News

Bioscience authority to move forward

The Georgia Bioscience Joint Development Authority met at the Winder Community Center on Thursday for the first time, with a quorum, since last September and reaffirmed the need for the authority while planning out the steps to move forward with the authority's goals.

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Related Topix: Barrow County, GA, Winder, GA

The Times

Martial arts champs of all ages compete in Riverside event

Three area residents won trophies at Friday's "Cho Dan" - Korean for black belt - competition.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Suwanee, GA, Braselton, GA, Jackson County, GA, Sugar Hill, GA, Lawrenceville, GA, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Crimson And Cream Machine

Oklahoma Sooners Football | Orlando Brown Qualifies Academically, Headed To Norman

The Oklahoma Sooners are continuing to funnel signees onto campus. The most recent addition to the list is none other than Orlando Brown Jr. a 6-7 340lbs offensive tackle prospect who has now qualified academically.

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Related Topix: Duluth, GA, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Oklahoma NCAA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Lawrenceville babysitter wakes up to house fire

A 15-year-old girl was babysitting two small children Friday, ages 2 and 3, and all three had fallen asleep in an upstairs room.

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Related Topix: Fire, Lawrenceville, GA

Patch.com

Snellville Citizens Police Academy Looking for Applicants

The city's police department is now accepting applications for the 18th session of the Citizens Police Academy.

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Related Topix: Snellville, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Swafford plans fundraiser Sat.

Now that the Republicans have settled on their U.S. Senate nominee, the Libertarian candidate, Amanda Swafford of Flowery Branch, is wasting no time gearing up for the campaign ahead.

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Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Flowery Branch, GA, Buford, GA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Patch.com

Rooftop AC Units Valued at $17K Stolen from Dacula Building

Someone stole two air-conditioning units from the roof of a building on Dacula Road that has been unoccupied since October 2012.

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Related Topix: Dacula, GA

BroadwayWorld.com

Tap-a-cetic to Perform at the Gwinnett Center, 8/8-10

Brandon Chitwood, Co-Artistic Director of Southern Ballet Theatre, announces that TAPACETIC will be presented from Friday, August 8th, through Sunday, August 10th, at the Gwinnett Center, Performing Arts Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Duluth, GA

Examiner.com

Back to school with some sense and self-defense

Snellville Chi Kwang Do is having a back-to-school special. Classes are available for kids and adults, so check them out! Snellville Chi Kwang Do is having a back-to-school special.

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Related Topix: Snellville, GA, Life, Self Defense

Patch.com

What's the Asking Price? Swim, Tennis, Golf and Move-In Ready

Here's an inside look at an area home listed for sale on Zillow.com . This home at 704 Laurel West Court in Dacula has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 3,600 square feet.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Dacula, GA

Patch.com

Gwinnett, Peachtree Corners Agree on Crooked Creek Sidewalk Project

Crooked Creek Road will get new curb, gutter and sidewalk, pedestrian crosswalks and drainage improvements thanks to an agreement between Gwinnett County and Peachtree Corners.

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