News for Monday, February 20, 2012


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No break in sight for gas prices

Crude oil hits 9-month high

It is another week of bad news at the pump for motorists nationwide, including those in the Southeast and Georgia, where the average price of a gallon of unleaded regular jumped between 2 cents and 4 cents, this week, continuing the upward trend.

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State playoffs mean added pressure

At this point in the season, records and state rankings mean nothing.

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Lovejoy’s Tuoyo meets familiar foe

Justin Tuoyo, Lovejoy’s 6-foot-9 center, has known his Fayette County counterpart, Ekene Anachebe, since they were both in the sixth grade.

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Henry Chamber pushing transportation funding

Business leaders in Henry County gathered, recently, to continue to hear about the latest push for statewide transportation funding in the area. The Henry Chamber of Commerce hosted a Business Boosters Luncheon to discuss the Transportation Investment Act of 2010.

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Make a difference for foster children — Michael Reagan

I am an adopted son. I am a very lucky adopted son. And as an adopted son, I want all adoptees like me to have the same wonderful adoptive parents I was lucky enough to have.

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Republicans: The severe conservatives — Tina Dupuy

Apparently, taking the same oath to uphold the same Constitution, in the same country, drawing the same paycheck, in the same office building, in the same city and being of the same religion, sharing the same language and being mostly (85 percent) male, white and wealthy, isn't enough common ground for Republicans to even entertain working with those alien Democrats.

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Ashes To Ashes

Church leaders express views on Ash Wednesday

Though Ash Wednesday is largely known to be recognized by the Roman Catholic Church, other denominations also acknowledge the occasion.