Staff Photos of the Week: May 12-18

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South Aiken's #5 Skyler Lightbody is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during South Aiken's 4-0 win over Bluffton, Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Aiken, South Carolina.(TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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John Guanlao is seen through the glass dividers from work stations as he goes into his tenth hour of work on client Andrew Burton at Immaculate Ink off Broad Street on Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A Petersburg boat cruises past the Confederate Powderworks and Sibley Mill on the Augusta Canal in Augusta Monday morning May 12, 2014. Petersburg boat tours of the Augusta Canal are available 7-days a week through November. For more information go to augustacanal.com Michael Holahan Staff
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Greenbrier's Chris Michals (right) high fives Adam Sasser after Michals hit a 3-run home run in the second inning as Greenbrier High School beat Stephenson High School 10-0 in five innings in Evans, Ga., on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Michals hit 2 home runs. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Greenbrier's Connor Washer makes a diving save in front of McIntosh's #4 Chris Dognazzi during Greenbrier's 3-0 loss to McIntosh in the Georgia High School Association Class AAAAA state boys soccer semifinals, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Evans, Georgia.(TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Carson Rowell stands with his dog Gus during the biggest dog contest for "Dogs in the Park" during an Augusta GreenJackets baseball game against the Greensboro Grasshoppers at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Sunday, May 18, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Meredith Johnson takes takes advantage of the sunshine and warm temperatures with a walk along the Augusta Canal Tuesday afternoon May 13, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Greenbrier's #24 Mekhi Honore, left, and #19 Luke Dewyea battle McIntosh's #19 Adam Sheikali for the ball during Greenbrier's 3-0 loss to McIntosh in the Georgia High School Association Class AAAAA state boys soccer semifinals, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Evans, Georgia.(TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Mayoral candidate Helen Blocker-Adams (center) reads a prepared statement announcing she is suspending her campaign during a press conference at her campaign headquarters on 8th Street in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, May 15, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A greenbrier player slides to safety at second base during a baseball game between Greenbrier High School and Stephenson High School at Greenbrier High School on Wednesday, May 15, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Westside High School's Eniolufe Asebiomo (left) was named the 2014 Best and Brightest, and he smiles next to his father Bankole Asebiomo (right), during the Augusta Chronicle's Best and Brightest Banquet at the Legends Club on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Maria Thomkins poses for a picture at Lake Forest Elementary School, Friday, May 9, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. Maria Thomkins, who was enrolled in Forest Hills Elementary in 1964, became the very first black student to enter a previously all white school. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Midland Valley's #3 Jace Bennifield beats the tag from Gilbert's #1 Jenna Williams at third during Midland Valley's 9-8 win over Gilbert in girls high school softball, Friday, May 16, 2014, in Graniteville, South Carolina. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Chevone and Annette Jackson sing and cheer for performer Omarion at Mayfest in Augusta, Ga. on Saturday, May 17, 2014. MIKEADAMSSPECIAL.
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Midland Valley players celebrate a home run during Midland Valley's 9-8 win over Gilbert in girls high school softball, Friday, May 16, 2014, in Graniteville, South Carolina. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Ed Waldrop (center) talks to Ron Craddock (left), a coworker, during a reception for Waldrop's photography exhibit, titled "Southern Living Through the Lens of a Blinded Veteran", at the Kroc Center in Augusta, Ga., on May 15, 2014. Waldrop, who is legally blind, served in the Air Force for nine years and is currently a chaplain at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Midland Valley players celebrate their 9-8 win over Gilbert in girls high school softball, Friday, May 16, 2014, in Graniteville, South Carolina. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Bob Hamilton, director of Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, was the guest speaker, filling in for the absent keynote speaker Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson, during lunch at the veterans symposium hosted by the Augusta Warrior Project at the Augusta Convention Center on Friday, May 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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GreenJacket Matt Lujan pitches during a baseball game between the Augusta GreenJackets and the West Virginia Power at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Friday, May 16, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Workers prepare to upright a crane truck after it over turned near the intersection of New Savannah Rd. and Skyview Dr. early Wednesday morning May 14, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Midland Valley infielder C.J. Wilson (left) and right fielder Hayley Fleming collide as Wilson makes the catch for the final out of the fifth inning as Midland Valley High School beat Darlington High School 13-3 in five innings in Graniteville, S.C., on Monday, May 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

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