Staff Photos of the Week: Sept. 2-8

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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Sgt. Everett Jenkins prepares to play the gunman for a group of Richmond County Sheriff's Officers as they go through active shooter training in the old halls of the sheriff's office on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.
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Todd Gurley celebrates with the team after what was thought to be the first touchdown for Georgia in the first half, but a flag was called on the play, ruling he did not make a touchdown, during the SEC football game between the University of Georgia and the University of South Carolina on Saturday, September 7, 2013 in Sanford Stadium on campus at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.UGA won 41, 30. Sara Caldwellstaff
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People participate in the 2nd annual Patriot Day Race 5K and 10K, which was organized by Marina E. Lopez, at Blanchard Woods Park in Evans, Ga., on Sept. 7, 2013. Lopez said 150 people registered and half of funds go to National September 11 Memorial & Museum. She plans for the other half to go to survivors from FDNY Engine Company 10 who developed cancer. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Blake Abercrombie, 8, winces as a striped bass caught by Peter Silarek, right, unexpectedly flicks his tail at Thurmond Dam Thursday afternoon September 6, 2013. Silarek had to throw the fish back after it measured 2 inches short of the keeper size of 27 inches. Michael Holahan Staff
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Hairy Dawg and the UGA cheerleaders take the stage during the 20th Anniversary of Border Bash, the annual meeting of UGA and South Carolina fans, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Instructor Oleg Grinko, second from left, looks on as members of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office participate in active shooter training in the old halls of the sheriff's office on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.
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With the help of Buona Caffe's owner, John Curry, left, Congressman John Barrow brews up a serving of fresh coffee for customers at the Buona Caffe Coffee & Espresso Bar on Central Avenue in Augusta Tuesday morning September 3, 2013. The visit was part of Barrow's “trading places” program where he works a regular job in the 12th district to learn about local businesses and what they need, or don't need from Washington. Michael Holahan Staff
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Aiken Army veteran Daniel Smith fixes his headrest as he bikes through a parking lot, toward the path, at the North Augusta Greenway path in Riverview Park in North Augusta, South Carolina on Wednesday, September 4, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Fifth-grader Kedar Codie (center) jumps over a mat to land on another mat as he practices making a touchdown during the Atlanta Falcons Gatorade Junior Training Camp at Tobacco Road Elementary School on Thursday, September 5, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Defender Jermaine Baxley (left) swats away the pass but is called for pass interference on receiver Jalen Heggs in the first half of Burke County's 55-0 win over Hephzibah on Friday. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A Georgia fan cheers on his team during South Carolina's game against Georgia, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in Athens, Georgia. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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A great egret perches on a tree limb along the banks of Lake Olmstead in Augusta Wednesday afternoon September 4, 2013. Michael Holahan Staff
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Georgia's #82 Michael Bennett pulls in a pass between South Carolina defenders #12 Brison Williams and #20 TJ Gurley during South Carolina's game against Georgia, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in Athens, Georgia. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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South Carolina head coach reacts after his team fails on a 4th down attempt during South Carolina's game against Georgia, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in Athens, Georgia. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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South Carolina's #99 hopes for a safety after South Carolina failed on a 4th and goal attempt during South Carolina's game against Georgia, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in Athens, Georgia. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Robert Durham tries his luck fishing off the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam along the Savannah River near Augusta Regional Airport Tuesday morning September 3, 2013. Michael Holahan Staff
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Davidson Sophomore Taylor Rouse (right), 15-years-old from Hephzibah, Georgia, turns to look out at the busy arena while her mom Shirley Rouse (center) stands at the Augusta Technical School information booth during College Night at the James Brown Arena on Thursday, September 5, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Rouse said she is interested in learning more about Emory University, but the school was not present. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Rhadi Latif and his daughter Sofie meet with Kelly Ayres' bulldogs Georgia, left, and Matilda during the 20th Anniversary of Border Bash, the annual meeting of UGA and South Carolina fans, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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With the help of Lan Barrett, left, Eli Clark, right, tries on a camouflage vest as Cheryl Clark watches, middle, at Simon's Formal Wear in Augusta Friday afternoon September 6, 2013. Eli is an avid outdoorsman and hunter and was very excited to find a camouflage vest. Simon's Formal Wear is providing Eli and his father with suits for his wedding next week. Michael Holahan Staff
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Ann Johnson, the festival's namesake, greets people during intermission at the Ann N. Johnson UNCF Jazz Festival that was held at the Jessye Norman Amphitheater on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Members of the Omega Band perform during the Tuesday night service at Covenant UMC, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, in Evans, Georgia. The church is hosting a community event called The Big Local, featuring local musicians, local food, local artisans. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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South Carolina's #7 Shon Carson sits in front of a misting fan during South Carolina's game against Georgia, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in Athens, Georgia. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's Todd Gurley has the ball and misses a tackle by South Carolina's Ahmad Christian during the SEC football game between the University of Georgia and the University of South Carolina on Saturday, September 7, 2013 in Sanford Stadium on campus at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. UGA won 41, 30. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Georgia's #22 Brendan Douglas is hit by South Carolina defenders on a carry during South Carolina's game against Georgia, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in Athens, Georgia. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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South Carolina's T.J. Gurley pulls down Georgia's Rhett McGowan with the ball during the SEC football game between the University of Georgia and the University of South Carolina on Saturday, September 7, 2013 in Sanford Stadium on campus at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. UGA won 41, 30. Sara Caldwellstaff

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