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Wilkes teen shot in foot at Athens basketball game

ATHENS, Ga. — Police in Athens said a 17-year-old boy is recovering after being shot in the foot during a high school basketball game. Athens-Clarke County police said the Washington-Wilkes High School student was watching the game Friday night and was waiting for his team's turn to play i...

06/07/09 - 7:16am

Wilkes teen shot in foot at Athens basketball game

ATHENS, Ga. — Police in Athens said a 17-year-old boy is recovering after being shot in the foot during a high school basketball game. Athens-Clarke County police said the Washington-Wilkes High School student was watching the game Friday night and was waiting for his team's turn to play ...

06/07/09 - 12:02am

Offensive display bails out Augusta

After suffering three shutouts over their past five games, the Augusta GreenJackets returned to Lake Olmstead Stadium tonight searching for offensive answers. Despite turning in their worst defensive performance of the season with five errors over the first three innings, the GreenJackets managed a...

06/06/09 - 11:17pm

Datsyuk sparks Detroit in return

DETROIT – Pavel Datsyuk made an instant impact for the Detroit Red Wings in a 5-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, giving them a 3-2 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals. Datsyuk, who missed seven games with a foot injury, set up Dan Cleary's goal that started the scoring tonight, was on the ic...

06/06/09 - 10:51pm

Victory is fourth of the season

GLADEVILLE, Tenn. – Kyle Busch raced to his fourth Nationwide Series victory of the year and ninth overall NASCAR win of the season tonight, easily holding off Brad Keselowski and Carl Edwards in the Federated Auto Parts 300. The 24-year-old Busch celebrated the victory – his 51st overall...

06/06/09 - 10:49pm

Brewers shut out Atlanta

ATLANTA – Prince Fielder's third two-homer game of the season gave the Milwaukee Brewers all the offense they needed for a 3-0 win over the punchless Atlanta Braves tonight. Jeff Suppan (4-4) gave up six hits in 5 1-3 innings as the Brewers took their second straight shutout win over Atlan...

06/06/09 - 10:47pm

Reward offered in MCG Hospital attack

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of a man accused of assaulting a 63-year-old woman in an MCG restroom Wednesday night. The woman was attacked about 8:40 p.m. while visiting someone on the fourth floor, said Investigator Brandon Beckm...

06/06/09 - 10:01pm

Sarah Palin loses hockey bet with SC Gov. Mark Sanford

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — There will be no shrimp and grits for Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. She owes South Carolina's Mark Sanford some king salmon from her home state. The two Republican governors — rumored to have aspirations for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination — bet on the ECHL&#...

06/06/09 - 9:50pm

Whether paper and ink or e-mail, wartime letters remain precious

This weekend as Americans remembered D-Day, they also remembered young soldiers still active on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan. Communication back home remains important, even if the methods have changed. Old soliders and new soldiers talk about that special wartime correspondence. Com...

06/06/09 - 9:25pm

Ga. disabled student athletic programs to lose funds

ATLANTA — Massive budget cuts mean state funding is likely to be pulled from a program that organizes competitive team sports for disabled high school students. The American Association of Adapted Sports Programs, a nonprofit, learned last week it's losing its main source of funding —...

06/06/09 - 8:57pm

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