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  1. Gov. Deal vetoes crosswalk bill, for nothing to do with crosswalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Athens Banner-Herald

    For reasons having nothing to do with crosswalks, Gov. Nathan Deal has vetoed a bill containing an effort by state Rep. Spencer Frye, D-Athens, to address flashing-yellow-signal pedestrian crosswalks in state law. A few of the flashing-yellow crosswalks were installed in Athens, most notably at two intersections along Prince Avenue and on Thomas Street in the downtown area.

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  2. Man arrested after breaking window to rescue dog from hot carRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    A man from Athens, Georgia, saved a dog from a hot car but was arrested because of how he did it. The move landed Michael Hammons behind bars.

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  3. Georgia Man Arrested for Trespassing After Saving Dog From Hot CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Gawker

    This Saturday, an Army veteran in Athens, Georgia smashed the window of a hot car to free a dog in distress and was subsequently arrested for criminal trespassing, The NY Daily News reports . According to police, the animal's owner was furious Desert Storm veteran Michael Hammons had broken the window of her Mustang and demanded he be charged.

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  4. Saving dog from hot car could get you arrestedRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... you should probably break the window," Hammade said. "Whatever the consequences are." That's exactly what happened in Athens, Georgia when Desert Storm veteran Michael Hammons chose to take action to save a dog. But Hammons was arrested for busting ...

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  5. Georgia Football: Who are the Most Indispensable Bulldogs for 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Dawn of the Dawg

    Sep 28, 2013; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs mascot UGA IX on the field before the game against the LSU Tigers at Sanford Stadium. Georgia won 44-41.

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  6. Man arrested after smashing window, saving dog from hot carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Statesboro Herald

    ... same protection does not apply when a pet's life is at stake, as one man has quickly found out. Michael Hammons of Athens was charged with criminal trespassing after smashing the window of a Mustang to free a small Pomerian mix left inside the hot ...

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  7. Disabled veteran arrested for rescuing dog from hot carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Examiner.com

    When a Desert Storm veteran in Athens, Georgia saw a dog in a hot car who appeared to be in distress, he broke the car's windows with part of his wife's wheelchair to help the animal. Chicago Now reported today that the owner of the car has charged veteran Michael Hammons with criminal trespass - but animal advocates feel that the charges should be dropped.

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  8. Man Who Broke Car Window to Save Dog ChargedRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Drudge Retort

    An Athens, Georgia, man who saved a dog from a hot Mustang has been arrested for smashing a window to free the animal. Michael Hammons was charged with criminal trespassing after freeing a small Pomeranian mix in distress from a hot car outside an Athens store.

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  9. Veteran saves dog locked in hot car owner thanks him by having hero arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Examiner.com

    Veteran saves a small dog in distress in a hot car and then the dog's owner had the veteran Michael Hammons arrested, the police in turn cited the own for leaving her dog in a hot car A dog owner should have pleased that an army veteran came and saved her small dog that was in distress after being left too long in her hot car, instead the owner has the Good Samaritan criminally charged for breaking her car window. That was the thank you Desert Storm veteran Michael Hammons experienced when he saved a woman's small dog in an Athens, Georgia shopping center parking lot.

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  10. LSUa s Jared Foster wins appeal, has eligibility restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN OUBRE -- LSU's Jared Foster watches a high fly ball on Tuesday night against Alcorn State. Jared Foster throws the ball to first base during an SEC baseball game between the University of Georgia and LSU on Saturday, April 18, 2015 in Athens, Ga.

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  11. U.S. war vet arrested after saving dog from hot carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The London Free Press

    A Georgia man was arrested and charged with criminal trespassing after he rescued a dog from a hot car by smashing in the windows. Shoppers in Athens, Ga., found the small dog locked inside a Mustang in a parking lot and called the police, NBC affiliate 11Alive reports, "I've got PTSD, and I've seen enough death and destruction," Hammons said.

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  12. Army Vet Walked by Car and Saw Something He Couldn't Ignore - His Next Move Got Him ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | TheBlaze.com

    When an Army veteran in Athens, Georgia, realized a small dog had been left inside a hot car with no water, he acted to save the animal despite knowing there would be "consequences." Michael Hammons, a veteran battling post-traumatic stress disorder, reportedly used the footrest of his wife's wheelchair to smash the widow of the car and free the small Pomeranian-mix in "distress."

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  13. Top-seeded Women of Troy Wind Up In Waco For Round of 16 And MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | USC Trojans

    ... capturing a 4-0 win over Idaho and a 4-2 win over Michigan at Marks Stadium to advance to the Round of 16 in Athens, Ga. There, the Trojans were up against top-seeded host Georgia, which they pushed to the brink before falling 4-3 to end their NCAA ...

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  14. Community Office Hours for Athens Small BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Patch.com

    Are you struggling with a business issue and don't know where to turn for help without costing an arm and a leg? Solve your business challenges over coffee, beers, or bites at The Globe on Lumpkin Street. Pop in for a quick session of free advice with business experts from the Four Athens community focused on marketing, business law, software development, financing, and more.

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  15. The Classic Center to host Pavilion Grand Opening Arts Festival on May 17 along Foundry StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Patch.com

    The Classic Center will celebrate the opening of its new 440 Foundry Street Pavilion on Sunday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ATHENS, GA - The Classic Center will celebrate the opening of its new 440 Foundry Street Pavilion on Sunday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a community arts festival. This free and family friendly event will feature the Sunday Center Market, the Classic City Chalk Fest, food trucks, live music, ice skating, kids' activities and more.

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  16. Athens cop charged with child molestation, aggravated sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The alleged victim came forward with his allegations against Senior Police Officer Kristin Matthew "Kris" Ward last month, at which time the 26-year-old officer was suspended with pay. Athens-Clarke County Police Chief Carter Greene said an internal affairs investigation was subsequently launched in which it was determined Ward violated his oath of office and other departmental directives.

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  17. Man Saves Dog in Hot Car, Gets Arrested AnywayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | KCEN

    ATHENS, Ga. - A Georgia man who saved a dog from a hot car wasn't rewarded for his action.

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  18. The B-52s to Bring Halloween Show to the Fox Theatre, 10/30Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... On February 18, 2011 the band joyfully celebrated its 34th anniversary with a triumphant return to their hometown of Athens, GA. Wig-wearing, boa-draped, glitter-covered fans came from near and far to celebrate this historic event, which saw the ...

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  19. Flashback: The story behind Dez Bryant's turbulent upbringingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Dallas Morning News

    ... eight-hour drive from Lufkin to Stillwater with Carldelro King, Dez's best friend. She took an 18-hour bus ride to Athens, Ga., to see Dez's college debut against Georgia in 2007. "It made me feel so good to see her," Bryant said, "I hugged her ...

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  20. Veteran Saves Dog Trapped in Hot Car, Gets ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | People

    Army veteran Michael Hammons was arrested for saving a dog's life. The Athens, Georgia, man heard people in a parking lot talking about a distressed dog stuck in the backseat of a hot Mustang and decided to take action, reports WXIA .

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