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Georgia rains subsiding

ATLANTA, Ga. — After the second-wettest October across parts of the state, Georgia will get a break from the rain. The National Weather Service reports that October has been the second-wettest October ever at both Atlanta and Athens. Atlanta saw more than more than 8 inches in October 1995 whe...

11/02/09 - 8:21am

Yankees beat Phils for 3-1 Series edge

PHILADELPHIA - Alex Rodriguez delivered the biggest hit of his life, a go-ahead, two-out double in the ninth inning off Brad Lidge and the New York Yankees took advantage of Johnny Damon's alert dash to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 on Sunday night for a 3-1 lead in the World Series.

11/02/09 - 12:50am

Lecture looks at early cultures

Guy Robbins will present the Augusta Museum of History's Brown Bag History lecture for November, A Review of Early Cultures in the CSRA, at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. The talk will cover the development of the civilizations during the pre-Colombian era. Topics will include early hunter-gatherers who...

11/01/09 - 11:01pm

Texas edges Alabama in BCS standings

NEW YORK - Texas took a small step forward in the Bowl Championship Series standings Sunday, and the remaining unbeaten teams held down the first seven spots. The Longhorns (.9227) jumped from third to second place, ahead of Alabama (.9166) and behind Florida (.9918). It's a cosmetic move. Texa...

11/01/09 - 9:39pm

Teens charged in vandalism

Police said they arrested five teenagers who were throwing eggs at cars parked at North Augusta High School on Friday night.

01/12/10 - 11:16pm

Body found in abandoned vehicle

A homeless man was found dead today in an abandoned vehicle at a home on Pollard Drive in Augusta.

11/01/09 - 8:17pm

Broun plans Thomson event

Members of U.S. Rep. Paul Broun's staff will hold a "Congress on the Square" in Thomson on Friday.

11/01/09 - 7:36pm

Alabama drops to No. 3 in AP Top 25

NEW YORK - Texas is back to No. 2 in the AP college football poll. The Longhorns jumped Alabama and landed right behind top-ranked Florida on Sunday, a day after winning 41-14 at Oklahoma State in their best performance of the season. Florida, No. 1 for all but one week this season, received 38 fi...

11/01/09 - 9:38pm

Same old Talladega: crashes, anger and surprising winner

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Some things never change at the Talladega Superspeedway, no matter how many rules NASCAR makes.

11/01/09 - 8:04pm

Driver ends 86-race dry spell with win at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) – Jamie McMurray has snapped an 86-race winless streak with a victory at Talladega Superspeedway. Three-time defending series champion Jimmie Johnson is being credited with an eighth-place finish – enough to likely wrap up a NASCAR record fourth consecutive title. Th...

11/01/09 - 6:17pm

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Many black colleges struggling

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.
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