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44 min ago | The Times

Gibbs signs on as new Daswson schools chief

Damon Gibbs, left, joins Dawson County Board of Education Chairman Roger Slaton in signing the contract to become the school system's next superintendent.

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Related Topix: Dawson County, GA

4 hrs ago | Patch.com

Bridging Cultures by Opening Our Doors to Athens International Students

Georgia opens its doors every year to thousands of international visitors who work, play, and study in communities all across our state.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

6 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

Local veterans receive first DAR Distinguished Citizens Awards

National Defense Chairman Connie Tucker of the Col. William Candler Chapter DAR announced recipients of the first two Distinguished Citizen Awards at the group's April meeting: N.A. Jacobs and Col.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Army, Georgia Tech, Dahlonega, GA

10 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

University System of Georgia to keep tuition increases at 2.5%

The 2014-15 academic year will mark the third year in row tuition to attend the majority of the University System of Georgia's colleges and universities will rise just 2.5 percent.

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Related Topix: Georgia State University, Georgia Tech

10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

UGA researchers develop new drug formulation for cancer treatment

Health forums were abuzz in 2007 with news that a simple, inexpensive chemical may serve as a viable treatment to many forms of cancer.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Chemistry, Science, Franklin College

12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia Virtual History Project digitizes and mobilizes state's past

Tourists exit from Interstate 95, their vehicle heading south from Savannah, perhaps destined for the Golden Isles of St. Simon's and Jeykll.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Darien, GA, McIntosh County, GA, Sapelo-Island, GA

16 hrs ago | Brunswick News

St. Marys to interview final candidates ST. MARYS a " Three finalists...

Three finalists for the St. Marys city manager's job will meet in person with elected officials Thursday for private and public interviews.

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Related Topix: St. Marys, GA, Tybee Island, GA, Eastern Michigan University, Villanova University, Bowling Green State University

20 hrs ago | 101.5 The River

Exercise Questions You'd Like To Ask...But Don't

Unless you are a doctor of Sports Medicine, personal trainer or have been working out non-stop for the past several years, you probably have questions! In an effort to help, we've compiled a list of questions you'd LIKE to ask, but never will.

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Related Topix: Sports Medicine, Medicine, Dogs, Pets, Macon, GA

22 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens March for Babies takes place Saturday

March of Dimes ambassador family Andrea, Ryan, Colton and Kyler Hendrix and others will do their part to ensure that all babies born have a healthy start in life when they put on their walking shoes and participate in the 2014 Athens Area March for Babies 10 a.m. Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum at the University of Georgia.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA lecture to focus on security threats

The commander of the Los Angeles Police Department's Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau is scheduled to give a lecture on combatting extremist terrorism today at the University of Georgia.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News

Effingham Herald

SEHS' Bendig honored as countywide STAR student

South Effingham High School senior Liam Bendig, the system STAR student of the year, draws inspiration from and likewise inspires STAR teacher Brian Witrick.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Chatham County, GA

KRVN-AM Lexington

Top US Spy: Intel Cooperation with Pakistan - On the Upswing'

The strained spy relationship between Pakistan and the U.S. is "of lateon the upswing," according to America's top intelligence official.

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Related Topix: James R. Clapper, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism, Pakistan,

Athens Banner-Herald

Sgt. Lance Tipton: striving to make the community's streets safer

Becoming a police officer seemed like a natural progression for Lance Tipton when he was simultaneously serving in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

Athens Banner-Herald

Rapid toxicity test for household, industrial compounds in the works at UGA

Multiyear testing methods have left the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a list of 80,000 household and industrial compounds that need to be assessed to determine potential health risks.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science

Athens Banner-Herald

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary to deliver lecture at UGA

The University of Georgia's Mason Public Leadership Lecture has been rescheduled for April 22 at 9:45 a.m. in the UGA Chapel.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Weather

CNN

Grad: 'Leaning In' helped me land job

Editor's note: Julia Carpenter is a community manager at the Washington Post and a former CNN.com intern.

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American Journalism Review

Tough Career Choice: Legacy Media or Startup

Gone are the days when the primary journalism career path meant starting at the bottom of a news organization as a lowly junior reporter and slowly working your way up.

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Related Topix: Journalism

ComputerWorld

AI gets its groove back

After decades of start-and-stop, artificial intelligence is being advanced by major computing firms from Facebook and Google to IBM.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Dalton Daily Citizen

Saturday Academy wraps up

Martha Moreno was so excited about her 3-year-old daughter participating in the Saturday Academy this spring she could hardly put everything into words.

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Related Topix: Whitfield County, GA, Dalton State College

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Bulldog fans bask in Bubba's achievements

University of Georgia fans celebrated another Masters Tour--nament win for Bubba Watson on Sunday, who won another green jacket for his alma mater.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

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