News for Sunday, May 4, 2008

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Braves explode in 7th for 9-1 win

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves made it easy for Jo-Jo Reyes to win his 2008 debut.

Big Brown takes roses at Churchill Downs Runner-up euthanized after breaking both front ankles

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Big Brown backed up his trainer's boasts with an explosive finishing kick and won the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, a commanding victory turned somber by the fatal breakdown of the filly Eight Belles on horse racing's biggest day.

Widespread financial fraud ring uncovered FBI agents take over investigation begun by Covington police

COVINGTON - Most con artists agree - Covington looks like a small, quiet town where you can get away with breaking the law without being noticed.

Bill Shipp - Wright, Carter and Miller are three of a kind

Every time I see the Rev. Jeremiah P. Wright holding forth on TV, I think of Jimmy Carter and Zell Miller.

College Notebook: Lee earns newcomer award at Georgia State

Catherine Lee is producing a phenomenal freshman year at Georgia State University.

Marks takes third at state in triple jump

ALBANY - Newton High School's Shay Marks had the top finish of the local performers competing at the state track meet Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium.

Race includes diverse group of candidates

CONYERS - The Georgia House District 93 race offers a diverse array of candidates from which voters may pick, beginning with the start of the advance voting period Monday and leading up to the May 13 election.

Several Rockdale schools install new security cameras

CONYERS - Rockdale County Public Schools maintenance employees have been working this school semester to install new security cameras at several schools.

Dan Crockett - Obama shouldn't be accountable for Wright's words

Whenever I turn on the television these days, it seems I'm bound to hear of some new intrigue on the part of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, and how it's probably going to undermine the presidential campaign of Sen. Barak Obama. And it always boils down to the same two questions: If Wright preached hate for the 20 years Obama attended his church, then shouldn't we be concerned that Obama believes the same hateful things? And if he believes those things, is he fit to run our country?

Salem girls reach state semifinals

CONYERS - The Salem girls soccer team is on a roll right now.

Community Calendar 5/4/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Widening gets state approval Work on Parker Road expected t

CONYERS - Rockdale County offi

Yard sale benefits nonprofit

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