News for Monday, January 9, 2012

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NASA says it's working to resolve former astronauts' items' ownership

MIAMI -- The head of NASA met Monday with former astronauts to discuss who owns space artifacts from moon shots and other missions, saying afterward that the agency will work cooperatively with them to resolve what's recently become a contentious issue.. NASA chief Charles Bolden said in a statement that

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Rams ready for state duals

Sports Writer. manny.fils@newtoncitizen.com. COVINGTON -- Now that Newton's wrestling team achieved their goal of making it to the Class AAAAA state duals tournament at the Macon Centreplex, they cannot let up.. "I'm not going to go to say I'm just happy to be here. If we're going to go

Rockdale parenting programs beginning soon

The free parenting programs provided by Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale begin on Jan. 24 for the winter courses.

Man arrested after shooting Beretta inside Covington home

CPD officers charged two in connection with shooting a gun inside a residence on Morris Drive in the early morning hours Sunday.

Newton schools under new bullying policy

Newton County students are under an updated bullying policy this year.

Newborn amending charter to address vacant seats

THe Newborn Town Council i s amending its charter to address vacant seats.

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Refurbishing work on Covington Square begins

City crews are at work replacing trees on the Square.

White House chief of staff resigning

William Daley is resigning as President Barack Obama's chief of staff.

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Auto industry 'Oscars' don't guarantee car sales

This year's winners, announced Monday as Detroit's annual auto show opened to the media, are the Hyundai Elantra and Land Rover Range Rover Evoque.

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Falcons show little in 24-2 playoff loss to Giants

Being embarrassed in the playoffs is becoming a habit for the Atlanta Falcons.

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Woods’ ex-coach to publish tell-all book

“The Big Miss,” a book written by Hank Haney about his six years as Tiger Woods’ swing coach, is set to hit shelves March 27 — one week before the Masters — and promises to be an inside look at Woods’ collapse on and off the golf course.

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No. 16 Georgia women rout SEC rival Auburn, 70-45

Jasmine James and Jasmine Hassell lead No. 16 Georgia past Auburn on Sunday as the Lady Bulldogs rebounds from an embarrassing loss to No. 6 Tennessee earlier this week.

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BCS CHAMPIONSHIP: Alabama kicker Foster tries to put woeful first meeting out of mind heading into rematch

Cade Foster’s three crucial misses in the first meeting against LSU cost Alabama dearly, but heading into the rematch tonight, all Foster can do is hope he gets a chance at redemption.

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BCS CHAMPIONSHIP -- NOTEBOOK: SEC commish thinks playoff may be coming; two Ga. football fans die on way to title game

SEC Commissioner Mike Slive says there will be serious talk this offseason about turning the BCS end-of-the-year format into a four-team playoff.

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BCS CHAMPIONSHIP: Must-see TV as LSU, ’Bama battle for title tonight

It may not have been the most popular pick by the BCS committee, but like it or not, the rematch between heavyweights No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama will happen tonight in the national title game in New Orleans as a new champion of college football will be crowned.

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