News for Saturday, August 10, 2013

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KRAUTHAMMER: The first lexicological war: Throw the dictionary at them

In the end, this isn’t about language. It’s about leadership. The wordplay is merely cover for uncertain policy embedded in confusion and ambivalence about the whole enterprise.

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Stone Mountain's carver, now 81, not an artist but dedicated to task

Stone Mountain's sculptor, now 81, dedicated himself to task for over eight years

Roy Faulkner took over Stone Mountain’s Confederate Memorial in the mid-60s

Covington to get electric chargers

The city of Covington is continuing to diversify fuel options for its own fleet and the public and will soon install electric vehicle charging stations downtown.

Social Circle traffic stop leads to drug arrests

Social Circle police officers charge three with drug violations after traffic stop.

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Columnist Ronda Rich's book headed to the big screen

A book tour for a writer can sometimes lead to peculiar turns and twists. In the case of a visit that syndicated columnist Ronda Rich made in Arkansas some time back, the tour led to a surprise date with a town dignitary and a chance later to meet herself — or at least an actress portraying a character based on her — on the set of a made-for-TV movie

Conyers resident gets nod as new chief of Wildlife Game Management

Conyers resident gets nod as new chief of Wildlife Game Management

Post 77 in semifinals of Southeast Regionals

After losing the first game of the American Legion Southeast Regionals to the host team, Rockdale Post 77 turned it around to win two games in a row making it to the semifinals.

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New challenges no problem for Social Circle softball coach

As a first-year teacher and coach, Michelle Broderick is well aware she’s got many challenges ahead of her. But after spending most of the last two years in Asia teaching English, Social Circle’s new softball coach is confident she’ll be able to deal with whatever comes her way.

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Farah’s triumphant revenge opens worlds in style

Mo Farah and Usain Bolt ignited the first day of the athletics world championships on Saturday but the event was blighted by dire crowds and yet another high-profile doping scandal for a leading sprinter.

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Falcons LB Banks finally debuts

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Brian Banks, who spent five years in prison wrongfully accused of rape, made his long-awaited NFL debut Thursday night.

Madden: Safety rules creating improved tackling

After a quick sampling of early preseason games, it appears the NFL’s emphasis on safety is having a surprising unintended consequence — improved tackling.

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THE RECIPE BOX: Beary breakfast a playful, nutritious start to the day

The Recipe Box - A beary breakfast

19-year-old killed, one wounded in Housing Authority shooting; 16-year-old taken into custody

16-year-old taken into custody

19-year-old killed, one wounded in Housing Authority shooting; 16-year-old taken into custody

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