News for Sunday, October 28, 2007


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College notebook: Young Harris' Dunn makes all-region team

Young Harris team captain Heather Dunn finished fifth overall in the 2007 National Collegiate Junior College Athletic Association Region XVII women's cross country championship last Saturday at Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland.

Bulldog celebration time Mob after first TD sparks Georgia to victory over Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Georgia Bulldogs celebrated in the end zone early and on the sideline late.

Petrino getting more than he bargained for leaving college

FLOWERY BRANCH - On that giddy day nine months ago, which now seems more like nine years, Bobby Petrino bragged he was getting one of the best coaching jobs in the NFL.

Winning '06 Cup eased Johnson's burden in Chase

HAMPTON - A year ago, the pressure was almost unbearable for Jimmie Johnson as he prepared for the fall race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Top 25 roundup: Dixon, Stewart lead Oregon past Southern Cal

EUGENE, Ore. - Oregon can start seriously thinking about a national title run. As for Southern California, just winning the Pac-10 could be a long shot at this point.

Justice scandal makes its way to the South

Like so many national stories these days, the deepening scandal surrounding the Bush administration's unforgivable politicization of the U.S. Department of Justice seems to pass Georgia right by.

Gore puts climate on front page

Sour grapes quote of the week: "It's perfectly appropriate for Gore to win the Nobel Prize because it only goes to very left-wing people who are critical of America." Awww, come on Mr. Gingrich. Can't you join in former Vice President Al Gore's acclaim without such a demeaning comment?

Commissioner race leaves hard feelings

Georgia transportation officials have been laying the groundwork all year to convince state lawmakers to start plugging a projected $7.7 billion six-year shortfall in needed highway and transit projects.