News for Saturday, October 15, 2011


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Gladiators win in marathon shootout

Florida Everblades goaltender John Muse played like a winning goaltender Saturday night. It just won't show up in the stat sheet. The Gwinnett Gladiators and goalie Jeff Jakaitis outdueld Muse and the Everblades 2-1 in a shootout that went 11 rounds.

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PARKER: Celebrating the "f" word: Failure

Celebrating another taboo 'F'-word: failure. WASHINGTONBy the time Steve Jobs' Wikipedia page had been adjusted to past tense, eulogists had added a footnote to his biography of success. Failure.Jobs, though wildly successful, also failed often and badly. Therein, we note posthumously, lies perhaps the larger lesson of his life

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HUCKABY: Halloween a magical night for me

Halloween a is a favorite time to celebrate.

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O'REILLY: Not impressed with technology-addicted youngsters

Recently, I had occasion to travel to New Hampshire with seven children ranging in age from 3 to 16. Don't even ask how this happened. It was kind of like an earthquake: Things began to rumble, and soon there was destruction everywhere.. The primary purpose of the trip was to

Man shot by NCSO deputies

COVINGTON -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into the shooting of a man by two Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies in the early morning hours Saturday.. According to NCSO Lt. Tyrone Oliver, deputies were summoned to Milton Way in western Newton County around 2:15 a.m. with reports of

Newton returns home as a burgeoning NFL star

Cam Newton cheered on the Atlanta Falcons during their only Super Bowl season. He always joined right in for the team's trademark dance.

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Rare Pope's blood 'relic' to be unveiled at church

Lawrenceville chruch honored with rare vial of Pope's blood.

Dutchtown upsets Alcovy in homecoming win

Dutchtown -- Dutchtown was smelling upset as it welcomed the Alcovy Tigers in for homecoming in front of a standing-room-only stadium.. Alcovy (5-3 overall, 4-1 in Region 3A-AAAA) had the Region 3-AAAA Div. A title within its sight, but Dutchtown (4-3, 2-2) had other ideas. Although

Newton blows early lead in 26-10 loss to M.L. King

COVINGTON -- Newton jumped on the Lions early but turnovers quickly ended any hopes of an upset as the GACA Class AAAAA No. 3 ranked Lions came from behind to win the game 26-10 on Friday at Hallford Stadium.. The Rams (3-4 overall, 0-4 in Region 2-AAAAA) took advantage

Oct. 16 Newton Poll

Newton Citizen Poll

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EHS names 2011 Homecoming Queen

Eastside's Dormecia Gilbert, escorted by her father, Ronald Huff, hears the news that she has been named Homecoming Queen for 2011. Staff Photo: Lee Depkin

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TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER: P.T. Barnum dazzled audiences with 'mermaids,' little people and a traveling circus

The first time you saw somebody working with lions and tigers, you knew that was what you wanted to do.. It was soooo cool. Those cats were roaring and showing their fangs. They seemed really angry, but they did exactly what the trainer wanted.

2 Newton County deputies shoot man

Two Newton County deputies shot a man on Milton Way Saturday morning around 2 a.m. after receiving complaints that the man was out in the street firing a weapon.

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RONDA RICH: Breakfast for supper brings back memories of Mama

In accordance to our weekly routine, we gather at my sister's house every Sunday for dinner following church. Normally she, who does most of the work, chooses the menu but the tradition is that each one of us gets to choose lunch for our birthday.Since there are 15 of us

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Cards within win of pennant, beating Brew Crew, 7-1

The Cardinals are one game away from a World Series appearance after beating the Brewers in St. Louis.

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Rested Virginia quite ready for Georgia Tech

Virginia is smelling upset today after having a week off to prepare for the high-powered offense of No. 12 Georgia Tech, which sputtered some last week in a close win at home against Maryland.

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Vandy hopes to turn home-field edge into upset vs. red-hot UGA

Georgia has won four games in a row, but if the Bulldogs want to make it five, they'll have to go into Nashville, Tenn., and knock off a hungry Vanderbilt team this evening.