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3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Video: Ice bucket challenge has special meaning at Saint Joseph Catholic School

The ice bucket challenge washing over the United States and United Kingdom is flooding through Athens, too; notable Athenians including University of Georgia president Jere Morehead have been doused with a bucket of ice water, and even the university's mascot, Uga, was challenged to a drenching.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Life, Charity

4 hrs ago | Science Daily

More wolf spiders feasting on American toads due to invasive grass, study shows

An invasive grass species frequently found in forests has created a thriving habitat for wolf spiders, who then feed on American toads, a new study has found.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Entomology

6 hrs ago | Scientific American

Carrying canola forward

Do you ever wonder about the science behind your food? We do, too. Our group of writers serves up juicy topics like genetic engineering, gut bacteria and the chemical reactions that occur during cooking.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Molecular Gastronomy, Genetics, Medicine, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Journalism, Agriculture

8 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

A 'green' lantern

A Shepherd University microbiology instructor will share insights about the decline of frog populations at a Potomac Valley Audubon Society program next month.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, Shepherd University, Kearneysville, WV

9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Largest Kroger in Georgia opened Wednesday in north Athens

The largest Kroger in Georgia opened Wednesday in north Athens, located at the intersection of Highways 29 and 72, and becomes the supermarket company's fourth store in the Athens area.

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

10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Pickpocket steals from UGA student

A 19-year-old University of Georgia student reported she was the victim of a pickpocket Monday evening as she shopped in Walmart on Lexington Road, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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14 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

UGA students press Governor Nathan Deal on immigration issue during campaign visit

Gov. Nathan Deal may have gotten more than he bargained for at a campaign event hosted by the University of Georgia College Republicans Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration

18 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Man gets 5 years in investment fraud scheme

A judge on Tuesday sentenced a man accused of running an investment fraud scheme that lost millions in investor dollars to serve five years in federal prison.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Proctorville, OH

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Exhibit celebrates UGA student experiences with community partnerships

The University of Georgia's Archway Partnership and College of Environment and Design are celebrating the seventh anniversary of their collaborative relationship with an exhibit and reception 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday in the main hall of the Jackson Street Building, 285 S. Jackson St., North Campus.

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Related Topix: Georgia

SavannahNow

On Food: Pat Branning honors Lowcountry in new edition of cookbook

When Pat Branning put together a spiral-bound collection of recipes as a fundraiser for St. Helena's Episcopal Church in 2009, she had no idea that she was taking her life in a completely new direction.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Ramey: Medlink provides insurance navigation help

A recent Athens Banner-Herald story on the ending of the University of Georgia's health care navigator program as the result of a state law noted that the Athens Neighborhood Health Center still can provide information on the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Madison, GA, Morgan County, GA, Opinion

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA stages groundbreaking for new Science Learning Center

Gov. Nathan Deal praised the University of Georgia's new Science Learning Center for the role it will play in economic development.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Chemistry, Science

Ag Professional

Terminating pest applications on soybeans in Georgia

The University of Georgia has been looking at a lot of early-planted soybeans and trying to decide on continuing insect and disease sprays.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Ag Professional

Terminating pest applications on soybeans in Georgia

The University of Georgia has been looking at a lot of early-planted soybeans and trying to decide on continuing insect and disease sprays.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA Institute of Higher Education launches 50th anniversary celebration year

The University of Georgia Institute of Higher Education will launch its 50th Anniversary with a celebratory reception 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Meigs Hall on UGA's North Campus.

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

Athens Banner-Herald

The Editor's Desk: Workforce-focused education may shortchange Georgia

With Georgia's gubernatorial election just a few months away, it's impossible - and maybe a bit foolish - not to look at incumbent Republican Gov. Nathan Deal's actions through the lens of the campaign for the governor's office.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Georgia, US Governors, Clarke County, GA, Athens, GA, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Science Daily

Boron facilitates stem cell growth, development in corn

The eastern half of the United States is plagued by boron deficient soil and corn and soybean farmers are required to supplement their soil with boron; however, little is known about the ways in which corn plants utilize the essential nutrient.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Agriculture, University of Missouri, Cal State Long Beach

Athens Banner-Herald

Range of emotions shown at Athens Touchdown Club meeting

The voices in conversation during the social hour of Monday evening's Athens Touchdown Club meeting frequently changed inflection from really high to really low.

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Statesboro Herald

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Food World has begun a $1 million renovation, redesign and reset of the Fair Road store.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Fields joins Athens Bone and Joint Orthopedic Clinic

Fields received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Georgia and his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

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Related Topix: Medical College of Georgia

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