News for Tuesday, April 24, 2012


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Which presidential candidate will most turn off independent voters? - Joe Gandelman

The 2012 Presidential election campaign is now shaping up as a political life-and-death battle over independent voters, where the losing candidate will be the one who turns them off the most.

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Attorneys argue fingerprint's relevance in Walker murder

The question of whether Keith Jerome Roberts was involved in the 2006 torture and murder of Morehouse College student, Carlnell Walker, likely hinges on a fingerprint found on part of an oil lamp at the murder scene.

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Stage set for Glenn

Former Riverdale standout has the size and skills to make NFL draft history

Thanks to hindsight, the history Cordy Glenn is about to make appears earth-shattering — no football player from the Clayton or Henry counties has ever been selected in the first round of the NFL draft.

Sheila Lorraine Lester

Sheila Lorraine Lester, age 52, of Jonesboro, GA went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on April 22, 2012.

Beverly A. Freeman

Beverly A. Freeman, age 76 of Jonesboro, Georgia, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Southwest Christian Care Hospice, Union City, Georgia.

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MAHONE: NFL draft has Southern Crescent flavor

I’ve never met Cordy Clenn, but I’m definitely excited for him

District prepping for summer meal program

The Clayton County Public Schools is set to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Seamless Summer Meal Program. School officials said the program is scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 29, and will conclude on Thursday, June 21.

SCHOOL NOTEBOOK: April 25, 2012

District hosting ‘500 Women Standing in the Gap’ on Saturday