News for Sunday, October 9, 2011


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Rangers edge Tigers in Game 1 of the ALCS

For the second straight Game 1 of this postseason, Tigers ace Justin Verlander is taken out of the game early because of a rain delay, and the Rangers take advantage by beating the Tigers, 3-2.

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Eagles Fall To Drew

RIVERDALE - Eastside had just turned an interception into a short drive and touchdown and led by three points midway through the third quarter Saturday against Drew. Meanwhile, the host Titans were backed up to their own seven-yard line.

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Phew!: Ga. Tech survives against Maryland

Maryland makes a late charge Saturday against Georgia Tech, which sees its high-powered offense sputter, but nonetheless the No. 13 Yellow Jackets get the win and move to 6-0 overall and 3-0 in ACC play.

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UGA keeps pace in SEC, tops Vols

Georgia coach Mark Richt gets his 100th career win as the Bulldogs stay in a two-way tie with South Carolina for first in the SEC East Division.

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NFL Bad Boy owner Davis passes at 82

One of the most controversial, polarizing and legendary owners in professional sports history, the Oakland Raiders' Al Davis, dies Saturday at the age of 82.

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Wilson leads Arkansas past Auburn, 38-14

The Razorbacks pull away in the second half in a game that Auburn led 14-7 in the second quarter.

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Dr. George Israel, Sr.

Dr. George C. Israel, Sr of Conyers, Georgia passed away 5 October 2011.

Roselle Bowers

Mrs. Margaret Roselle Young Bowers, age 88 of Lithonia, died Friday, October 7, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louie Bowers, Sr.; parents, James and Katie Robertson ...

Oct. 9 Newton Citizen Poll

"I don't understand why there's a shortage of labor to work on the farms since the illegals are not as available. With all the legal citizens on welfare and unemployment hovering at 10 percent, there should be an abundance of labor available. There was a time in this country when people would do any kind of work to provide for their families -- now they want to sit on their butts and let the government (ie the taxpayers) provide for them."