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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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The Macon Telegraph

Deadline approaching for Georgia alligator hunt

SPECIAL TO THE TELEGRAPH An alligator, measuring 13 feet 11 inches, was killed in Lake Seminole during Georgia’s 2013 alligator hunt.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

North Phenix Baptist Church's new pastor feels like he's come home again

In the span of a couple of years, his wife, Mary Ann, died, his house was foreclosed, his car was repossessed, and he no longer was the pastor of the church he had founded and led for more than 17 years.

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Related Topix: Phenix City, AL, Wedding, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Athens Banner-Herald

WR prospect accused of burglary returns to Georgia, posts bond

One of the nation's top wide receiver recruits for 2016 turned himself in Friday in Athens after an arrest warrant was issued three days earlier on a charge of felony first degree burglary.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Business Law Prof Blog

Summer Reading - All Over But the Shoutin'

One of my younger brothers is a PHD Candidate in Literature at University of Alabama.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama

101.5 The River

Your Favorite Comfort Food

Where you are from may impact your choice of comfort foods. For instance, MB is from Michigan, that state's official comfort food is the Coney Dog.

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

The Macon Telegraph

UGA seeking vice president for instruction

The committee also includes recipients of the university's highest teaching honor, representatives of departments that report to the vice president for instruction, as well as a staff member and an honors student.

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Thomasville Times Enterprise

Pecan leaves dropping

The pecan crop in Georgia produced a little over 60 million pounds in 2013. Steady rainfall and pecan scab disease decimated pecans last season, especially in south Georgia.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Georgia, Weather

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA's new wrinkle on tending its beef herd: horses and stockmen

If you don't think they're serious about sustainability out at the University of Georgia's J. Phil Campbell Sr. Research and Education Center in Oconee County, then you haven't seen the revolutionary, yet old-fashioned, way they're tending their cattle herd.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Agriculture, Science

Athens Banner-Herald

Worst of recession over, outlook bright, Morris CEO tells UGA audience

Economic skies are brightening, both for Morris Communications and the national economy, according to the chairman and CEO of the family-owned media company.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Journalism

The Star

Georgia researcher studies sturgeon in Brothers River

Each year, the Buffer Preserve plays home to a handful of researchers from all over the U.S. who live on-site while conducting research in the area.

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Related Topix: Apalachicola, FL, Southern College, Gulf County, FL

New Hampshire Public Radio -

The Weird, Underappreciated World Of Plastic Packaging

Food companies spend a lot of time and resources coming up with the perfect plastic packaging to keep their products fresh.

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Related Topix: Weird

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Columbus metro area jobless rate jumps to 8.5 percent in June

The Columbus metro area unemployment rate jumped from 8 percent in May to 8.5 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

The Skanner

Kam Williams Celebrity Interview: Keith 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, Entertainment

EurekAlert!

Election surprises tend to erode trust in government

When asked who is going to win an election, people tend to predict their own candidate will come out on top.

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Related Topix: Journalism, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Business Journal

Report: UGA has the 4th-most expensive football ticket

The University of Georgia has the 4th-most expensive ticket of the upcoming season, with a median price of $200, just ten dollars cheaper than the median price for an Ohio State ticket, which tops the list, according to The 2014 College Football Tickets Report by Vivid Seats , a secondary ticket seller.

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