News for Wednesday, April 25, 2012


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PREP ROUNDUP: Union Grove girls tennis defeats Lovejoy in first round

Local high school sports results from Wednesday.

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Closing arguments expected today in Roberts trial

Testimony and arguments in the trial of an Atlanta man accused of participating in the 2006 murder of a Morehouse College student are expected to wrap up Thursday morning.

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Jonesboro cousins meet Steve Harvey, play ‘Family Feud’

Family from Jonesboro-Stockbridge area gets its shot on nationally televised game show.

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Man who allegedly fought, burglarized mother-in-law, captured

Frying pan used as weapon

A man wanted by Henry County police has been apprehended by authorities in South Carolina.

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Discovery’s last flight -- Tom Purcell

All things considered, the space shuttle Discovery's work was victorious

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Shaking the fleas off the dog -- Will Durst

Remember way back when his own staffer said Mitt Romney had the convictions of an Etch-A-Sketch? Well, stand back, because as we speak, the former governor of Massachusetts is being flipped over and shaken so hard the fillings in the back teeth of his whole family are starting to rattle and cascade like some great crumbling Utah Butte.

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Riverdale man sentenced to 5 years probation for bomb threat

A 20-year-old Riverdale man who was arrested for making a bomb threat to Riverdale Middle School last week, has been sentenced to five years intensive probation.

DATEBOOK: April 27, 2012

The Frank Bailey Senior Center’s Fitness Center is scheduled to host a one-year anniversary celebration from noon to 4 p.m.