News for Saturday, June 22, 2013


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FILS: Is LeBron better than Jordan? Numbers tell tale

Whenever anyone finds out that I'm a fan of the back-to-back NBA champions, the Miami Heat, eventually the discussion finds a way to asking my opinion as to who's better: LeBron James or Michael Jordan?

Richardson, Williams help team win tournament opener

ALPHARETTA -- Austin Richardson and Anthony Williams had a lot to say about their team's opening game of the World Wood Bat 15-Under National Championship.

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JENKINS: The difference between justice and 'social justice'

Far from being insignificant, the distinction between justice and social justice defines today's warring political ideologies. Conservatives believe that the highest form of justice is for each individual to be treated fairly and equally under the law. The left has no problem treating individuals unfairly as long as "historically oppressed" groups get theirs.

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HUCKABY: As sure as summer, it's camp meeting time

One of the summer constants in my life is camp meeting.

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SHIELDS: Obama vs. the Caymen Islands

Barack Obama has never minced words about the Cayman Islands.

Bike tour map available to public

The Arabia Mountain Heritage Area has produced a self-guided bike tour map that is now available to the public.

Citizens call for deliberation on Four A decision

Citizens are requesting collaboration from local governments on a proposed mixed-use development.

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Covington woman wins $40k playing instant game

A Covington woman won $40,000 in a scratch-off game.

IDs of masked robbers released

Police have releaed the IDs of two men arrested in the armed robbery of a Covington package store.

Driver charged in fatal accident

A Covington woman has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a Jan. 20 accident.

Fireworks, music, parades will mark Fourth

Plenty of activities are offered for the Fourth of July.

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Former 'Idol' runner-up, and Newton resident, set to perform at Covington's Fourth celebration

"American Idol" Season Four runner-up Bo Bice will join Mack McKibben and his band Drive Time at this year's July 4 celebration in Covington.