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1 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee High science students test the waters of a city park

Science students at Oconee County High School got their hands wet Friday as they conducted lab tests in the cool waters of a park stream.

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Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA

4 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

Health Navigators ended after bill pushed through Georgia General Assembly

Health Navigators is designed to help consumers, small business owners and employees navigate the ACA, according to the UGA Health Navigators' website.

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Related Topix: The Navigators, Pop/Rock, Georgia, Georgia Government, Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Governors

5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

University of Georgia uses reclaimed materials in field renovation project

In continuing with the University of Georgia's drive for a more sustainable campus, the UGA Athletic Association has renovated two of the Woodruff Practice Fields using reclaimed materials.

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5 hrs ago | Pam's House Blend

Clapper Goes on Tour to Persuade University Students Snowden Is No Whistleblower, Not a Hero

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is touring universities and colleges in the United States in an attempt to persuade students that they should not consider former NSA contractor Edward Snowden a whistleblower or a hero.

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Related Topix: Prison, James R. Clapper, Tampa, FL, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Police curious about motive behind man seeking tours of UGA sorority houses

An "awkward looking" man who visits University of Georgia sorority houses and asks for tours is being sought by police.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Phi Mu, Sororities, Crawford, GA

6 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

FCCLA students attend leadership conference

ECCA students who attended the FCCLA State Leadership Conference were, right to left: Haleigh Helmly, Malaika Garrett, Victoria Harden, Megan Driggers and Jessica Medina.

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Related Topix: Effingham, KS, Culinary Institute of America

10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Oconeee woman learns pet dog killed with rat poison

An Oconee County woman received the results Thursday she had expected: the death of her pet dog was due to poisoning.

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Related Topix: Georgia

10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

UGA student wins Truman scholarship

University of Georgia student Sarah Mirza is one of 59 students nationwide to receive a Harry S. Truman Scholarship, awarded to juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government and elsewhere in public service.

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12 hrs ago | 101.5 The River

Intruder Lurks in Baby's Room

Here is a very unsettling video from a "baby cam." An intruder broke into this house and lurks around, finally standing over a baby's crib.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Macon, GA

16 hrs ago | The Times

Wanda Cannon

The 2014 Georgia Gold Medal Plants have been selected and are rated as the No. 1 superior ornamental plant for residential landscape use in Georgia.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Home Gardening, Home

Thu Apr 17, 2014

SavannahNow

Editorial: Georgia's university officials must stop the bleeding on tuition hikes

Those were some of the excuses that officials with the University System of Georgia offered this week for yet another increase in the cost of attending a public college in this state.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Georgia, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Georgia Tech, Opinion

CBS News

Four years after devastating BP oil spill, scientists search for life in the Gulf

A well drilled by the BP oil company blew out, killing 11 workers on the Deepwater Horizon rig and unleashing a gusher into the Gulf of Mexico for 87 days.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Oceanography, Science

Athens Banner-Herald

University of Georgia professor wins highest award from Arbor Day Foundation

University of Georgia professor Kim Coder has been honored with a national award from the Arbor Day Foundation, winning the organization's highest prize for dedicating his career to arboriculture, tree health education and conservation.

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Related Topix: Agriculture

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA researchers find new method to combat common childhood illness: RSV

Almost all children are infected with respiratory syncytial virus by the time they are two.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Toddlers, Family, Genetics

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens photographers, film festival win environmental awards

This year's Alec Little Environmental Awards have a decidedly visual focus - the winners are a film festival and a husband-wife team of nature photographers.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Science, Ecology

Wall Street Journal

Is an Elite Education Is Worth the Price of Admission?

TED JENKIN: It is apparent that college-education costs and health insurance are the two arenas that have defied gravity over the past six years through this recovery.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech

MainStreetNews.com

Hamrick to pole vault at Georgia Tech

Jefferson's Mason Hamrick will continue his standout pole vaulting career at the major college level, signing with Georgia Tech last Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech, Georgia

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Exhibits to explore how art begat rock in Athens

Art Rocks Athens, a city-wide exhibit exploring the art community that spawned Athens' world-renowned rock scene, is more than a month away from its Memorial Day weekend debut.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays

Chattanoogan.com

Nine Georgia Northwestern Students To Compete In National Phi Beta Lambda Competition

Nine Georgia Northwestern Technical College students will be competing on the national stage in June after a huge showing at the statewide Phi Beta Lambda competition in Atlanta, Georgia's Westin Atlanta North last week.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Dalton State College, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Athens Banner-Herald

ACCG honors UGA Extension's Beverly Sparks for statewide leadership

Beverly Sparks, second from right, director and associate dean of Extension in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, accepts a proclamation recognizing the Georgia Association of Agricultural Agents from Mike Berg, far right, outgoing president of the Association County Commissioners of Georgia.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Entomology, Science

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