News for Saturday, June 30, 2012


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Bill O'Reilly: CSN should leave protest in the past

Fresh off of my jaunt down memory lane with The Beach Boys, I decided to revisit another iconic group: Crosby, Stills and Nash.

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Darrell Huckaby: Supreme Court has long history of political decisions

There have been dozens -- or even hundreds -- of landmark cases that changed the course of history of the United States.

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Rob Jenkins: A shout-out to some of my favorite freedoms

Celebrating the Fourth of July always make me appreciate the freedoms we enjoy as Americans.

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Felix sets sights on elusive gold in 200

EUGENE, Ore. -- Allyson Felix the sprinter feels like she's running fast with the London Games approaching. But Felix the competitor worries she's running out of time to capture that elusive gold in the 200 meters.

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Perfect set played at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England -- Absolutely perfect -- 24 points played, 24 points won. Can't be any better than wild-card entry Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazahstan was at the beginning of her third-round match at Wimbledon on Saturday.

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UGA tailback Crowell dismissed following arrest

ATHENS -- Georgia tailback Isaiah Crowell was dismissed from the team Friday by coach Mark Richt after the sophomore was arrested on felony weapons charges.

Sansing pulls off rare feat

There's a good chance that Stephen Sansing is the only one of his kind in the state of Georgia. Sansing, who coaches five teams at Rockdale High School, took each program to the state tournament during the 2011-12 school year.

Eastside coach to hold July hoops camp

COVINGTON -- Eastside head basketball coach Gregory Freeman will be conducting a skills camp for players of all skill levels starting Monday July 9. The $65 three-day camp will be from 9 a.m. until noon for players ages 6-17 and all skill levels.

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Braves win as Nats' Strasburg can't take the 104-degree heat

ATLANTA -- Mike Minor won for just the second time in 12 starts and the Atlanta Braves overcame 104-degree heat to beat Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals 7-5 on Saturday. Strasburg (9-3) left after just three innings because of weather-related issues.

Troopers will step up enforcement over the Fourth

The Georgia State Patrol will be out in force over the Fourth of July holiday.

Walk of Heroes open for the 4th

The Walk of Heroes Memorial will be open on July 4th.

Candidates admit to crime convictions

Two candidates for Newton County office admitted to having been convicted of a crime while another would not directly address his criminal past at a forum held Thursday.

District 1, 3 candidates face off at forum

Candidates for districts 1 and 3 on the Newton BOC squared off at a forum Thursday.

Lindsey sends former AHS employee cease and desist notice

Attorney Stephanie Lindsey has served at least one person she alleges is a malicious web poster with a cease and desist notice.

City to keep closer eye on massage businesses

The city of Conyers has enacted an ordinance governing massage businesses and massage theraptists.

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Newton, Rockdale offer musical theater camps

For the talented boys and girls who will dance and sing their way across Newton and Rockdale counties this summer, it will be a time to shine as they hone their theater skills under the direction of experts leading camps in both communities.. The Arts Association of Newton County presents