Movie: 3 stars out of 4
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LAWRENCEVILLE - Pets bring a unique joy and companionship to their owners that's different from friendship or family ties. When that furry little thing dies, its owner deals with both grief and the reality of what to do with its remains.
BOSTON - Federal investigators at the site of a fatal commuter train crash checked trackside signals Thursday, as well as reports that the trolley driver who was killed may have been on a cell phone.
For all the eight Wesleyan senior baseball players have done over the past four seasons, they still lack the perfect ending. But two wins this weekend will take care of that.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Medieval Times' knights will have a spotlighted segment at 8 p.m. tonight on the television show, "Modern Marvels," airing on the History Channel.
Naomi Campbell charged in airport incident
Open since: November
WASHINGTON - Bright and early at 8:03 a.m., 14-year-old James Bailey of Scottsboro, Ala., stepped to the microphone and confidently spelled 'magenta,' and the Scripps National Spelling Bee was under way.
Sex and the City (R)
Recently reviewed films now playing in metro area theaters:
You probably remember the band Starship as the much-more-commercially-driven phoenix that rose from the ashes of the contentiously disbanded psychedelic rock group Jefferson Airplane.
If you watch TV, you know who Patrick Warburton is, even if you think you don't. He's almost literally everywhere.
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SNELLVILLE - As they were growing up together, Brookwood seniors Jonathan Robinson and Jordan Erisman shared a dream about their baseball careers when they got older.
To win its first baseball state title ever, all Loganville has to do is beat a team with No. 1 high school player in the country.
Dale Moore is the link, the tie that binds the two best seasons in Brookwood baseball history.
When times are tough, the arts community always comes through for one of its own. Area violinist Kathy Stewart has been battling cancer, and it has taken a toll on her financial resources as well as her health. At 6 p.m. June 7, many of her friends, fellow musicians and their students will come together to produce a special concert in her honor. They hope to raise funds toward her medical expenses.
ATLANTA - It's been two years since 17-year-old Justeen Mancha says her south Georgia home was raided by federal agents seeking illegal immigrants.
Opposition forms against gay rights for New Yorkers
The Strangers (R)
SUWANEE - An early morning accident Thursday became a daylong traffic hiccup in the heart of Suwanee.
LAWRENCEVILLE - An armed man who allegedly threatened to kill his girlfriend and was believed to be holed up in her Lawrenceville apartment remained at-large late Thursday after Gwinnett police SWAT raided the residence and could not locate the suspect, police say.
Dacula athletic director Kevin Maloof told B.J. Roy the news on Thursday morning, that the young coach's rapidly-changing life would be changing again.
US logs better growth, but still weak
DULUTH - Hundreds of students gathered Thursday at the Gwinnett Center to learn how their leadership could add value to their schools.
Market speculation is the latest item on the list of excuses being offered as to why gas is so expensive, but I hardly think the term is appropriate. I'll tell you why.
Molly Tideback was hired earlier this month as Grayson's new girls basketball coach after a playing and coaching career that took her all over the globe.
So, you think you're good at movie trivia? Every week, we give readers the opportunity to flex their movie muscles by answering five trivia questions from our movie critic, Michael Clark.
SNELLVILLE - Ultimately, Brookwood coach Rick Howard and his top-ranked Broncos (32-3) know their Class AAAAA state baseball championship series against Walton will come down to what happens on the field in the here and now.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Nearly three months since his March arrest, a Brookwood High School student and athlete was indicted this week on charges he molested a 14-year-old female acquaintance.
Sometimes the answers to our most perplexing questions can be found on the playground.
Arena at Gwinnett Center
ATHENS - Everything felt comfortable Thursday morning at Foley Field.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Transportation alternatives were a hot topic Thursday during a forum for commission candidates.
Suicide bomber kills 16 people in northwestern Iraq
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