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  1. Georgia Athletic Association Board approves $400k for indoor practice facility researchRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dawn of the Dawg

    November 17, 2012; Athens, GA, USA; A general view of the field prior to the game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Georgia Southern Eagles at Sanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports The roar heard throughout Georgia this afternoon was of hearty hoorah as the Georgia Athletic Association Board approved $400,000 for the initial research into the potential construction of an indoor practice facility.

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  2. UGA Game Week: Everything you need to know for Georgia vs. TroyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dawn of the Dawg

    September 29, 2012; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley celebrates with mascot Hairy Dog after the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at Sanford Stadium. The Bulldogs won 51-44.

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  3. Ice Dogs ready for a full season at home, at lastRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    An answer to a long-asked question is on the back of the Georgia Ice Dogs' best-selling T-shirt. Chances are, even the most ardent supporter of Bulldog athletics - NCAA-sanctioned and not - wouldn't have known the club hockey team existed since it never played home games in Athens.

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  4. Public ice skating sessions start Sunday at Classic CenterRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Classic Center in downtown Athens will offer public ice skating sessions in its new arena starting Sunday and continuing through December. Tickets are $12 each and on sale now.

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  5. Around Here police blotterRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... her 1998 Jeep Cherokee without her permission and that he had also stolen $400. She said they had been bar-hopping in Athens that evening and on the way home, he wanted $100, but she refused to give it to him. They argued all the way to her home, ...

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  6. Around Here briefsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... drop box in the lobby of the Jackson County Jail. The Madison County Library will host a visit by Jenny Burke, the Athens author of "The Dragon Dreamer," at 2 p.m. Oct. 4. The book is a science fantasy story about a dragon. For information on the ...

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  7. #DaRundown Sports Podcast Ep. 25: UGA Football talk w/ Jeremy AttawayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Dawg Sports

    ... I invited Jeremy Attaway ( @MaconDawg ) from DawgSports.com , where they cover all things athletic going down in Athens, GA, to help sort out the feelings of the Dawg fans in all of these areas and more. Is Todd Gurley the truth and where does he ...

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  8. 'Proud mama' Sarah Palin defends daughter Bristol's role in violent brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... is complete garbage.)" David Ferguson is an editor at Raw Story. He was previously writer and radio producer in Athens, Georgia, hosting two shows for Georgia Public Broadcasting and blogging at Firedoglake.com and elsewhere. He is currently working ...

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  9. Missing firearm sparks disputeRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Laurens County sheriff's deputy on Thursday reported the theft of a personal firearm he had left at the Best Western motel on North Milledge Avenue, Athens-Clarke County police said. The deputy said he was in Athens for an event in June, and after realizing he left his Glock handgun under a mattress he called the motel.

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  10. Athens burglaries under investigationRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A burglar used a rock to break a back window of a home in the 300 block of Old Will Hunter Road between 7 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. Thursday and steal a TV, a laptop computer and a phone charger valued at $1,130, Athens-Clarke County police said. Another burglary was reported in the 200 block of Stone Mill Run where between 7 p.m. Thursday and 1 a.m. Friday.

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  11. The CIA Is Scaling Back Its Spying Efforts Against Friendly Governments In EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... James R. Clapper speaks during a Charter Lecture at the University of Georgia on Monday, April 14, 2014, in Athens, Ga. Spying stand-downs are common after an operation is compromised, but "never this long or this deep," said a former CIA official, ...

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  12. Warning lifted after threat at UGA campusRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    ATHENS, Ga. - Authorities say an evacuation order for a building on the University of Georgia campus in Athens has been lifted.

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  13. Friday Morning 'Dawg Bites.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Dawg Sports

    ... going to take a lot more than what we've seen so far for him to be ousted, but make no mistake, a strong showing in Athens on Saturday would go a long way to helping out his cause. The Trojans pass-happy spread attack put up a ton of yards the last ...

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  14. Weekly Road Construction ReportRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    ... at the Police Services Center Tuesday morning. Tolbert graduated on Friday from the Regional Police Academy in Athens, Ga. Officer Tolbert is a native of Fayetteville, Ga. where he graduated from Lovejoy High ... (click for more) A woman was stabbed ...

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  15. Police accuse Athens man of using ruse to spy on women in bathroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 27-year-old Athens man was arrested Thursday for allegedly walking in on women as they used restrooms at a party. The latest charge comes eight years after Bawayan was arrested for the same offense while a student at the University of Georgia.

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  16. Georgia Bulldogs, Mark Richt nearly unbeatable at home vs. non-conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Dawn of the Dawg

    November 24, 2012; Athens, GA, USA; The Georgia Bulldogs and head coach Mark Richt accept the Governors Cup after the game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Sanford Stadium. Georgia won 42-10.

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  17. 30-person brawl reported in west AthensRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The fight began between the 16-year-old victim and another teen in the area of Chalfont Place and Chalfont Drive, Athens-Clarke County police said. It quickly grew into a brawl involving up to 30 people.

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  18. UGA senior Toby Johnson is motivated to make his last year in Athens countRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    When senior defensive tackle Toby Johnson learned he'd received the nod to start against South Carolina last weekend, he was happy enough to do a back handspring. "I'm retired from that," Johnson quipped of his unique jumping ability, which was recorded last year and has been viewed some 4,600 times on YouTube.

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  19. Public Ice Skating to Begin Sunday at The Classic Center ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    The Classic Center in downtown Athens will be offering public ice skating sessions in its new Arena beginning this Sunday, Sept. 21 and continuing through December.

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  20. Make My DayTHE Better B.S. DetectorRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... provide fast broadband in both directions for free. This past Saturday I was at a Panera bread on Atlanta Highway in Athens, Ga., home of the University of Georgia. There must have been 20 or more students working together or alone at booths ...

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