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1 hr ago | WTVC

Nearly 1,400 eligible for UGA summer commencement

The university says 802 undergraduate, 371 masters and specialist and 207 doctoral candidates are eligible for the ceremony Friday in Stegeman Coliseum.

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5 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

American Feed Industry Assn Names Cassandra Kusmisz Its Comms Specialist

AMERICAN FEED INDUSTRY ASSN NAMES CASSANDRA KUSMISZ ITS COMMS SPECIALIST Jul. 31, 2014 Agri-Pulse reports: The American Feed Industry Association is welcoming Cassandra Kusmisz as its new communications specialist.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Georgia Faces

Southern Corn Rust Southern corn rust can be difficult to contain if...

Southern corn rust struck Georgia's corn crop two weeks earlier this season and has spread across the Coastal Plain, says a University of Georgia plant pathologist.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA, Weather, Seminole County, GA, Effingham County, GA

Georgia Faces

Tree care class Arborist, landscaper summer training symposium slated ...

Selecting trees for small spaces will be one of many topics covered at the Arborist/Landscaper Summer Training Symposium.

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Related Topix: Dekalb County, GA, Decatur, GA, Agriculture

The Macon Telegraph

Wesleyan, Mercer on Forbes’ list of top colleges

Wesleyan College was ranked No. 325, and Mercer University was No. 477. Elsewhere across the state, Georgia Tech came in at No.

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Related Topix: Wesleyan College, Mercer University, Georgia Tech

Connect Savannah

'26 Hours on the Marsh' research completed

The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography completed an intensive, round-the-clock sampling regimen called "26 Hours on the Marsh" this month.

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Related Topix: Science, Oceanography

Athens Banner-Herald

TherapySouth to open new Athens clinic

Joiner earned a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise and sports science from the University of Georgia and a doctor of physical therapy degree from the Medical College of Georgia.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Medical College of Georgia

101.5 The River

Near tragedy on train track

The video doesn't let you know what happens...but both women did survive...although you wouldn't think so: Mary Beth Zolik has been part of morning radio in Toledo for over 25 years.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

The Coastal Courier

Eggs & Issues Breakfast set from Aug. 13

The next Eggs & Issues Breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, in the Hinesville Room at city hall, 115 E. M.L. King Jr. Drive.

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Related Topix: Hinesville, GA, Liberty County, GA, Entomology, Science

Sandy Springs Neighbor

McFerrin to lead Dunwoody High as new principal

Having grown up in Dunwoody, it seems only fitting that Tom McFerrin will now lead his alma mater of Dunwoody High School as principal.

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Related Topix: Dunwoody (Dunwoody, GA), Georgia

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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

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

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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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

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

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

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

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