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  1. Daughter struck by Atlanta subway train while trying to save motherRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Horrified subway riders rushed to save a woman pushed in front of a commuter train in Atlanta, and the woman's daughter was struck by the train while trying to help, witnesses said. A 28-year-old suspect was in custody after Sunday afternoon's chaos at the city's Midtown Station, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority said in a statement.

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  2. Georgia teacher donates kidney to studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Paulding County, Ga., teacher is giving the gift of life to one of his students. Kaden Koebcke, 12, has needed a new kidney for most of his life.

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  3. DENNIS: Expectations trump excitement as season is two weeks awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Athens Banner-Herald

    My dad shook me awake around 4:30 in the morning, but it was of no use because I was already awake. Sept.

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  4. Oconee County sheriff's blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Athens Banner-Herald

    WIRE THEFT: On Aug. 2, Sgt. Mark Smith was dispatched to a construction site off Virgil Langford Road for the new Mercedez Benz dealership, where more than $5,000 worth of wire was stolen.

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  5. Georgia's football playoff expenses top $6.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The school reported costs of $6,539,844.79 for its trips to the Rose Bowl and to Atlanta for the national championship game, according to information submitted to the NCAA obtained in an open records request. By comparison, expenses for the Bulldogs' Liberty Bowl trip to Memphis in the 2016 season were $1.835 million, the school reported to its athletic board last year.

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  6. New faculty learning of UGA's impact on state's economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Athens Banner-Herald

    From peaches to cars to ships to movies and everything in between, new University of Georgia faculty members are getting a firsthand look at the institution's statewide influence. This week, about 40 new University­­­­ of Georgia faculty members embarked on a five-day tour of the state meant to showcase agriculture and agritourism, industry, innovation, the Georgia coast and its rural communities.

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  7. Suspect in 2002 alleged Athens murder indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Clarke County grand jury this week indicted a 34-year-old Decatur man for an alleged murder that occurred in Athens 16 years ago. Abdus Salaam Laroche was arrested May 8 for the 2002 fatal stabbing of 49-year-old Pamela Crisler in the mental health and substance abuse counselor's home at College Place Apartments.

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  8. Train strikes car outside Atlanta, killing 3 womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Athens Banner-Herald

    South Fulton police Lt. Derrick Rogers tells news outlets that the Monday afternoon crash involved a CSX train on Buffington road at the intersection with Roosevelt Highway.

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  9. Former Bulldog Isner wins fifth BB&T Atlanta OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ATLANTA  - John Isner won the BB&T Atlanta Open for the fifth time in six years Sunday, beating fellow American Ryan Harrison in the final for the second straight year. The top-seeded Isner beat the eighth-seeded Harrison 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 at Atlantic Station to join Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe, Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras as the only Americans to win an ATP Tour event five times or more.

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  10. Huckaby: Back in Athens for a hometown boy's big runoff winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    I thought we'd have a late night Tuesday, so I booked a room at the Holiday Inn in Athens. That's where Republican nominee for governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp was having his election night watch party.

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  11. Isner seeks fifth title in BB&T Atlanta OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Top-seeded John Isner advanced to the BB&T Atlanta Open final for the eighth time, beating fourth-seeded Matthew Ebden of Australia 6-4, 6-7 , 6-1 on Saturday. Seeking his fifth victory at Atlantic Station in the last six years, Isner will face eighth-seeded Ryan Harrison in a rematch of Isner's victory in the final last year.

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  12. Deal appoints lifelong Madison County resident as Superior Court judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Lauren Watson will take the place of the circuit's chief judge, Thomas Hodges III, who will retire on July 31. Gov. Nathan Deal, who made the appointment, will swear-in Watson as judge in an Aug. 14 ceremony at the state Capital in Atlanta. Watson, a graduate of the University of Georgia's School of Law, has been an attorney in the Athens area since 2006.

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  13. Oconee County sheriff's blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    METH SEIZED: On July 11, a deputy was at a location serving a warrant in Clarke County when he observed a vehicle pass and he knew the wanted person was known to travel in such a car. The deputy followed and a check showed the license plate belonged on a Pontiac and not a Honda Civic.

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  14. SEC brings the Media Days show to AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Athens Banner-Herald

    College football's most powerful conference is taking its summer show on the road after 33 years in the Birmingham area. SEC Media Days-four days of pigging out on pigskin talk from the league's 14 head coaches and 42 players-cranks up in Atlanta Monday at the College Football Hall of Fame and the adjacent Omni Hotel at CNN Center.

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  15. New UGA Press books explore Georgia's garden historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The books are large in scope and literally large - a combined 11 pounds and nearly 1,000 10- by 12-inch pages. One of the books, “Seeking Eden: A Collection of Georgia's Historic Gardens” by Staci Catron and Mary Ann Eaddy, grew out of the other book.  “Garden History of Georgia 1733-1933,” compiled by Loraine M. Cooney, a founder of Atlanta's long-running Piedmont Arts Festival, and edited by Hattie C. Rainwater, was originally published in 1933 by Atlanta's Peachtree Garden Club.

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  16. New UGA basketball coaching staff 'excited about what we can do here'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Tom Crean's enthusiasm from the moment he arrived in Athens has resonated with the fan base and hardly has let up. He took a more methodical approach in assembling his Georgia basketball coaching staff with the last of his three assistant hires coming more than nine weeks after he took the job.

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  17. Authorities say man who burned self to protest VA has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Athens Banner-Herald

    State investigators say a man who identified himself as an Air Force veteran has died after he lit himself on fire in front of the Georgia Capitol last week to protest the Veterans Affairs system. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation tweeted Tuesday that 58-year-old John Michael Watts died Monday.

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  18. Second baseman Ivan Johnson leaving Georgia's baseball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Ivan Johnson, the Bulldogs' freshman second baseman who saw significant playing time in 2018, is transferring from the university. Johnson announced the news on his personal Twitter account Sunday afternoon.

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  19. UGA police chief retiring with eye on 2020 Oconee sheriff electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Though he has served in law enforcement for three decades, Jimmy Williamson will be at the ripe young age of 51 when he officially retires Saturday as chief of the University of Georgia Police Department. “I'm going to continue working for UGA right up to June 30, but after then I'm going to take some time off and recharge my batteries a bit and find somewhere that I can assist somehow," Williamson said.

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  20. Disgruntled veteran sets himself on fire outside Georgia CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Disgruntled with the U.S. Veterans Administration, a veteran set himself on fire outside the state Capitol in downtown Atlanta on Tuesday, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Shortly after 10:30 a.m. local time, the Air Force veteran parked a Nissan Sentra on Washington Street, Georgia State Patrol Capt.

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