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  1. Movie theater shooter's mental problems didn't stop gun buyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | WALB-TV Albany

    According to The Daily Advertiser, st... . Flowers are left in front of Red Arrow Workshop in Lafayette, La., on Friday, July 24, 2015.

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  2. Fate of Jamie Hood in jury's handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | WALB-TV Albany

    The jury is deciding the fate of accused cop killer Jamie Hood after he admitted to killing a police officer and injuring another four years ago. Hood, who is acting as his own attorney in his capital-murder trial, gunned down Athens-Clarke County Police Officer Buddy Christian and wounded Officer Tony Howard in 2011.

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  3. Thieves make off with semi loaded with liquor and wineRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WALB-TV Albany

    Law officers in Athens are investigating the theft of an estimated $100,000 worth of bottled liquor and wine after a semi-trailer loaded with the alcohol went missing. Athens-Clarke County police say the truck was stolen at a location on Newton Bridge Road sometime between noon Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

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  4. Neighbors try to prevent homeowner from building new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Neighbors in Athens, Ga. are petitioning to have their street declared historic.

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  5. Bucs fall in the NCAA Tennis First Round to GeorgiaRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Charleston Southern fell in the NCAA Regional First Round to host Georgia on Saturday afternoon at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex, dropping a 4-0 decision to the No. 7-ranked Bulldogs.

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  6. CDC eyeing bird flu vaccine for humans, though risk is lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Federal officials said Wednesday they're taking steps to create a human vaccine for the bird flu virus that's slammed the Midwest poultry industry, though they still consider the danger to be low and the food supply not at risk. Dr. Alicia Fry, an influenza expert with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said officials are hopeful there won't be any human cases of the H5N2 strain - which has cost chicken and turkey producers nearly 6.8 million birds since early March - but the country must be prepared.

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  7. With bird flu spreading, USDA starts on potential vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    As losses to poultry producers continue to climb from a deadly strain of bird flu, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is working on a potential vaccine in response to the current outbreak. A pure "seed strain" would target the H5N2 virus - which has already cost Midwest turkey and chicken producers more than 6.7 million birds since early March - as well as some other highly pathogenic viruses in the H5 family that have been detected in other parts of North America.

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  8. Huge metal rooster is found in forest following Athens heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Authorities say the hunt for a 10-foot metal rooster stolen from outside an Athens business has ended in a Georgia forest, where Rocket the Rusty Roster was discovered under a pile of wood. Lexington Village owner Bonnie Harris says she's grateful the sculpture has been found in one piece, but it was missing an eye and his beard was gone.

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  9. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    The rooster is roughly teen feet tall and weighs in at more than 300 pounds of scrap metal. For two weeks, "Rocket the Rusty Rooster" was perched in front of the Athens business that commissioned his existence.

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