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Terri Edwards, 19, a sophomore from Sparta, Ga., leaves the testing van after receiving her results. Test results are available in about 20 minutes.

Student tests part of World AIDS Day

As part of the university's observation of World AIDS Day, the Ryan White Outreach Team at AU provided dozens of students with the rapid test, which can deliver results in about 20 minutes.
By Tom Corwin

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Nov. 23-30.

Report: Bulldogs set to hire Smart as coach

ATHENS, Ga.- Barring a last-minute snag in negotiations, Alabama's Kirby Smart will become Georgia's new football coach, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Lott defeats Taylor for house seat

Jodi Lott defeated Mack Taylor in Tuesday's runoff election to fill the vacant Georgia House District 122 seat.
By Tim Rausch

Richardson defeats Grzybowski in District 3 runoff

Gary Richardson, a former planning commissioner with deep ties to local government and the business community, held off newcomer Greg Grzybowski to win Tuesday's runoff election for the open District 3 seat on the Columbia County Commission.
By Steve Crawford

Commission agrees to fund mayor's budget through year's end

The Augusta Commission agreed to give the mayor nearly $27,000 to pay staff and office expenses through December.
By Susan McCord

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Sixers end long losing streak

PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia 76ers have ended the longest losing streak in the history of major professional sports in the United States, topping the Los Angeles Lakers 103-91 on Tuesday night ...

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Editorial: A radical double-standard

Why is it the left is so accommodating when it comes to trying to excuse away Muslim terrorism, but so quick to condemn American conservatives en masse?
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