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  1. Falcons trade up to draft Clemson defensive tackle JarrettRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Atlanta Falcons have traded up eight spots to choose Clemson defensive tackle Grady Jarrett in the fifth round of the NFL draft. Jarrett teamed with pass rusher Vic Beasley, whom Atlanta selected with the No.

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  2. Longtime spokesman leaving UGA as school retools public affairs officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Longtime University of Georgia spokesman Tom Jackson, a senior administrator at the school since 1988, has been appointed to head a new initiative for the University System of Georgia. Effective Aug. 1, Jackson, currently UGA's vice president for public affairs, will become the "heritage communications executive" for the University System, which comprises the state's 30 institutions of higher education.

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  3. Police say woman fatally shot in Atlanta escaped handcuffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Athens Banner-Herald

    A woman in police custody who was killed by officers in downtown Atlanta had escaped from her handcuffs and fired gunshots at the officers from a patrol car's backseat, police said Friday. Police Chief George Turner said 26-year-old Alexia Christian had apparently found the .380-caliber Taurus handgun inside a stolen truck, and it wasn't immediately clear why the officers didn't discover the gun when they took her into custody.

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  4. Police say man dies after truck hits tree during chase in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Police say a man died after the pickup truck he was driving crashed into a tree during a police chase. Police tell local media a witness flagged down Capitol police officers and said the pickup was driving erratically near the state Capitol with no lights on.

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  5. Atlanta airport announces big gains in air cargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The airport announced in a news release Wednesday that Hartsfield-Jackson's total cargo volume from January to March increased 9.56 percent, compared to the same period last year. The primary source of the growth came from international cargo, which rose about 12 percent.

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  6. Nepalese teen drowns after saving friend in Georgia lakeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    TV reports 17-year-old Nirmal Rai drowned Sunday in a lake at Stone Mountain Park east of Atlanta. Family members say Rai and his friends tried to swim from one island to another when one of the friends got into trouble.

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  7. 17-year-old drowns after saving friend in Georgia lakeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    TV reports 17-year-old Nirmal Rai drowned Sunday in a lake at Stone Mountain Park east of Atlanta. Family members say Rai and his friends tried to swim from one island to another when one of the friends got into trouble.

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  8. Dekalb County high school teacher killed in wreck with prom-going teensRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Atlanta high school teacher has died after a car crash with two students on their way to her school's prom. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 33-year-old Leah O'Brien of Decatur collided with two teenagers on their way to the Lakeside High School prom in Dekalb County Saturday night.

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  9. Police say Lil Wayne tour bus struck by bulletsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 26 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Police say rapper Lil Wayne's tour bus was hit by gunshots as it traveled on a metro Atlanta highway. Cobb County police spokesman Sgt.

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  10. FAA inspector charged with dodging security in Atlanta; caught with gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Athens Banner-Herald

    An inspector for the Federal Aviation Administration has been accused of illegally skirting airport security after he was caught with a gun. Ernest Abbott faces a misdemeanor charge of unlawfully entering Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport without going through security while flying from Atlanta to New York on Jan. 12. Prosecutors said he used an employee access card to bypass security in Atlanta.

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  11. UGA student protester not in violation, university panel rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A student disciplinary panel determined on Friday that a University of Georgia student did not violate UGA student conduct codes when he was arrested in a demonstration against state lawmakers' refusal to expand the Medicaid program in Georgia. UGA undergraduate Adam Veale was among 12 people police peacefully detained in Atlanta on March 2 as they protested state political leaders' refusal to accept federal money meant to extend Medicaid health insurance coverage to about 650,000 Georgians.

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  12. UGA student protester not in violation, rules university panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A student disciplinary panel determined on Friday that a University of Georgia student did not violate UGA student conduct codes when he was arrested in a demonstration against state lawmakers' refusal to expand the Medicaid program in Georgia. UGA undergraduate Adam Veale was among 12 people police peacefully detained in Atlanta on March 2 as they protested state political leaders' refusal to accept federal money meant to extend Medicaid health insurance coverage to about 650,000 Georgians.

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  13. Teen scalded with boiling rice; 70 percent of body burnedRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A teenager is hospitalized with burns covering 70 percent of his body after two other teenagers attacked him with a pot of boiling rice while he was sleeping. WSB-TV reports the 17-year-old victim is in a medically-induced coma in critical condition at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after Monday's attack.

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  14. Georgia teen scalded with boiling riceRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A teenager is hospitalized with burns covering 70 percent of his body after two other teens attacked him with a pot of boiling rice while he was sleeping. WSB-TV reports the 17-year-old victim is in a medically-induced coma in critical condition at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after Monday's attack.

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  15. Hawks, Ressler agree on $850 million sale for NBA teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Seven months after a racially charged email put the Atlanta Hawks on the market, there's an agreement to sell the NBA team for $850 million. A group headed by billionaire Antony Ressler, which also includes former NBA star Grant Hill and Spanx founder Sara Blakely, signed off on a deal Wednesday to purchase the team that made a surprising run to the top of the Eastern Conference this season.

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  16. Ribbon cut on first phase of Columbia Brookside mixed-income housing developmentRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    There was a lot of talk Wednesday about how Columbia Brookside is signaling the local realization of a new paradigm for public housing, but it may have been the straightforward observations of residents that best explained what the opening of the community means for Athens. "It's peaceful," Rowena Tucker, an elderly long-term resident of public housing in Athens, said after the ribbon-cutting for the senior-citizen residences at the Hawthorne Avenue community.

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  17. UGA's Grady College honors distinguished alumniRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication continued its centennial celebration Saturday night with a gala recognizing some of the school's most distinguished graduates. Among those honored Saturday at The Classic Center in downtown Athens were four Grady graduates who received Alumni Awards, which Dean Charles Davis said "serve as a vivid reminder of the excellence of our graduates.

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  18. Loran Smith: Bob and Brian Greise headline another successful awards banquetRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The University of Georgia Hall of Fame Chapter, one of the nation's top chapters for many years and ably led by President Lou Perno for the last two years, showcased a number of personalities at its recent awards dinner from House Speaker David Ralston to Dr. Steve Stice, UGA's exalted scientist to Chris Conley and David Andrews, who make all Georgia alumni proud to Bob and Brian Griese, scholar -athletes, who both own Super Bowl championship rings. The Georgia chapter has long underscored academic achievement for high school scholar athletes in Northeast Georgia, UGA scholar athletes and a selection of former Bulldog players who have used a degree to excel in business.

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  19. Bobby Brown tells concert goers his ailing daughter is awakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Bobby Brown told concert goers Saturday night that his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is awake nearly three months after she was found face down and unresponsive in a tub at her Georgia home. In a video, Brown tells the crowd during a concert appearance at the Verizon Theatre in Dallas, Texas, that "Bobbi is awake," adding that "she is watching me."

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  20. Georgia-Georgia Tech men's hoops game later on slate this coming seasonRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Georgia and Georgia Tech, which tipped off their men's basketball seasons against each other last year, are poised to play their annual game this time on the third Saturday in December. The game is lined up for Dec. 19 in Stegeman Coliseum, according to a contract draft obtained via an open records request.

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