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2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

UGA grad played role in year's biggest political upset, Eric...

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., center, joined at left by Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, arrives to meet reporters after a Republican Conference meeting at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Public Relations, Randolph-Macon College, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

4 hrs ago | Patch.com

Nutrition Staff Uses Summer Break To Improve Skills

Staff Report The Cherokee County School District's School Nutrition staff, just like teachers and other school-based staff, use the Summer Break as an opportunity for professional development.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Education Etc.

8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Players Am course record gives Garrett Rank large lead at Berkeley Hall

Garrett Rank dominated Friday's second round of the Players Amateur Presented by Nautica and set the competitive South course record with a 62 at the Berkeley Hall Club in Bluffton, S.C. The Canadian broke the previous record at the Hilton Head-area course by one stroke and takes a five-shot lead into the weekend.

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Related Topix: Bluffton, SC, Canada, University of South Carolina, Hilton Head Island, SC

12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Antebellum Trail meanders through towns that Gen. Sherman spared

Macon is about 85 miles from Atlanta, Athens is about 80 miles from Atlanta. American and Delta fly nonstop from Miami to Atlanta, a two-hour flight that starts around $245 in September.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Georgia, Milledgeville, GA, Baldwin County, GA, Putnam County, GA, Eatonton, GA

16 hrs ago | RedOrbit

ocean microbe shift workers

Like humans, ocean microbes have their own daily life cycles, following predictable patterns of eating, breathing, growing and other biological activity, according to new research published in the July 11 edition of the journal Science .

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Related Topix: Science, Oceanography, Science / Technology, Robots

20 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Power-Pop Artist Matthew Sweet Plays WHBPAC Tonight

Power-pop pioneer Matthew Sweet performs at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center tonight, July 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $55, $65, $75 and can be purchased online at www.whbpac.org .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Matthew Sweet, Westhampton Beach, NY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

SavannahNow

Debris workshop informs K-12 teachers about environmental issues affecting Georgia coast

Teachers sift through sand on Tybee Island. The University of Georgia Marine Extension Service along with the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography tested Tybee sand for microplastics as part of a workshop.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Chatham County, GA, Tybee Island, GA, Oceanography, Science, Skidaway Island, GA

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Video Interview: Allison Schmitt Super Happy to Be Back in Athens

ATHENS, Georgia, July 11. ALLISON Schmitt, a former Georgia Bulldog, definitely seemed happy to be back in her old stomping grounds at the University of Georgia.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Jennifer Davis: A paramedic who responds on the ground and in the air to those in need

When Jennifer Davis was an officer with the University of Georgia Police Department, she wanted to learn how to render aid to people she came across who were injured or in medical distress.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Cobb County, GA, Powder Springs, GA, Rockdale County, GA

Union-Recorder

River bridge forever honors Parham

Well-known public servant and Baldwin County resident Bobby E. Parham received another honor Thursday when the river bridge on East Hancock Street and Ga.

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Related Topix: Baldwin County, GA, Georgia, Georgia Government, Milledgeville, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia Museum of Art's Museum Mix to focus on music that inspired Pylon

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present Museum Mix, its free late-night art party, July 24 from 8 p.m. to midnight.

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

Tifton Gazette

Groundbreaking for new Expo building

Members of South Georgia's agricultural community took part in a groundbreaking Thursday morning at the Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Agriculture, Science, Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA

Voices

Kathy Fraser Fraser Studios

Voice Artist: Comments that describe my work include: bright, sincere, knowledgable, concerned, caring, believable, friendly and most of all conversational.

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Related Topix: Purdue University, PayPal, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Georgia Faces

Micrometeorology Textbook Footprints in micrometeorology textbook...

Some landscapes - like forests - are known for keeping carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Ecology

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA's growing trend: Gardeners, farmers pick up organic tips on farm tour

More than 100 people toured the University of Georgia's organic research and demonstration farm on Thursday, where they could pick up free samples of watermelon, juice, and a fair amount of knowledge.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

The Louisville Cardinal

New associate vice president for alumni relations appointed

The U of L Board of Trustees today appointed Deborah Dietzler as the associate vice president for alumni relations.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY, Hofstra University, Marketing

Athens Banner-Herald

UNC-Chapel Hill administrator Russell Mumper named UGA vice provost

Russell Mumper, an administrator who has been nationally recognized for fostering innovative instruction and has a strong record of facilitating interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial research, has been named vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Georgia.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of Kentucky, Inventions, Science / Technology, North Carolina State University

PhysOrg Weblog

For children with pacemakers, 'self-competence' affects quality of life

For children and teens living with a cardiac pacemaker, a low sense of self-competence seems to contribute to decreased quality of life, reports a study in the July Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics , the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Fifty Years Ago Today, July 10, 1964

The White House said earlier that additional agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation were sent to Mississippi in the wake of the disappearance of three young civil rights workers, but it declined to say how many agents were in the state.

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101.5 The River

A New Take on The First Pitch

Rick thinks that we ought to get her to throw the first pitch at the All Star game.

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

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