News for Saturday, November 26, 2011

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Rob Jenkins: Getting a head start on the 'nice' list

Here are a few of my better deeds from the past year.

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Bill O'Reilly: 2011 memo to the Occupiers

The Occupiers have no clue what they are really protesting.

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Darrell Huckaby: It's about time for my first Tweet

It' time we Tweeted some good news.

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Richardson powers No. 2 Bama past Auburn, 42-14

AUBURN, Ala. -- Trent Richardson and No. 2 Alabama turned the Iron Bowl into a statement game. Now, they'll wait and see what happens in the national title and Heisman Trophy races.. Richardson rushed for a career-high 203 yards and AJ McCarron threw three first-half touchdown passes to

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Murray leads Bulldogs past Tech

ATLANTA -- Georgia's record-setting quarterback did pretty much what he wanted to against his team's biggest rival. Aaron Murray threw for 252 yards and four touchdowns to four different receivers in the No. 13 Bulldogs' 31-17 victory over No. 25 Georgia Tech on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium.. Georgia

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Smith keeps it simple for his Falcons team

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith worked two full-time jobs before joining his family for dinner on Thursday.. The event-filled Thanksgiving was a non-stop whirlwind that included practice and meetings at the Falcons' training complex in Flowery Branch and community service 50 miles south in downtown

Murray leads Bulldogs past Tech

Georgia’s record-setting quarterback did pretty much what he wanted to against his team’s biggest rival. Aaron Murray threw for 252 yards and four touchdowns to four different receivers in the No. 13 Bulldogs’ 31-17 victory over No. 25 Georgia Tech Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

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Ga. to consider vast changes to justice system

Lawmakers are poised to consider substantial changes to the state's criminal justice system that could reshape the way Georgia courts are run, overhaul the state's expensive prison system and even transform the way offenders are sentenced.

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'Nutcracker' ballet takes the stage in Covington

A ballet dancer since the age of 3, Ashley Lazenby has a wealth of experience when it comes to "The Nutcracker," Tchaikovsky's timeless holiday classic. "My very first 'Nutcracker' was when I was in the eighth grade," Lazenby said. "I was in Waltz of the Flowers and the Chinese divertisma. Since then, over my career I've done pretty much everything there is to do in 'Nutcracker.'"

Annual Toy Run to support Rockdale Emergency Relief

CONYERS -- The season of giving kicks into high gear on Dec. 3 with the 21st Annual Christmas Toy Run organized by the Conyers Riding Association.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Movie shows insight into 'Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey'

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

Rockdale Master Gardeners to honor volunteer work with new award

CONYERS -- The Rockdale County Master Gardeners will recognize the top green thumb in the community with its new Volunteer of the Year award.

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Conyers Police seek Atlanta man in shooting

CONYERS -- The Conyers Police Department is looking for an Atlanta man wanted in connection with a Thanksgiving Day shooting.

Shoppers report mostly hassle-free Black Friday

CONYERS -- Shoppers out and about on Black Friday reported shorter lines and smaller crowds. Midnight openings at stores like Kohl's, Macy's and Target meant the rush was over at several stores before regular business hours even started.

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