News for Sunday, April 25, 2010


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'Dragon' wings it back to No. 1 with $15 million

LOS ANGELES -- "How to Train Your Dragon" continues to breathe fire at the box office, while newer releases are mostly blowing smoke.

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Harvick ends winless streak with Talladega victory

TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Kevin Harvick had the last laugh in the best place, Victory Lane, with an overdue but well-timed celebration.

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Georgia teen Oudin loses her Fed Cup match, but U.S. women advance as team to final vs. Italy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The women's Fed Cup team blazes to the finals Sunday after dispatching of Russia in Birmingham, Ala.

Qualifying marks official start of election season

ATLANTA -- Election season is set to officially get under way in Georgia. Candidates for hundreds of state offices on Monday will begin the political ritual of qualifying to get their names on the ballot.

Ga. legislators head into final 2 days of session

ATLANTA -- Georgia legislators head into the homestretch of this year's marathon legislative session in an unusual position: Most major pieces of their agenda are done.

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Armed man arrested at NC airport as Obama departs

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- An Ohio man has been charged after authorities spotted him with a gun in a North Carolina airport parking lot as Air Force One was departing Sunday afternoon.

Women charged with shoplifting jewelry at Athens mall

ATHENS -- Two women have been arrested and charged with shoplifting nearly $1,500 worth of jewelry from Belk in Georgia Square Mall in Athens.

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Alvin Overby

Alvin Jasper (AL) Overby passed away on Friday, April 23, 2010 at Life Care Center of Lawrenceville, GA. He was born July 19, 1920 to Jasper Overby and Elizabeth Thrasher ...

Arthur C. Chouinard

Major Arthur C. Chouinard, U.S. Army retired, age 89, of Tucker, GA passed away April 23, 2010. Arrangements are pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker ...

Thomas Murray, Sr.

Thomas J. Murray, Sr., 89, of Lawrenceville, GA formerly of North Cape May, New Jersey and Glenolden, Pennsylvania passed away on April 23, 2010. Mr. Murray is survived by his ...

John Hartt

John Hartt, age 66, of Stone Mountain, GA passed away April 23, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200

Mary Hegg

Mary J. Hegg, age 83, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away April 23, 2010. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757

Encarnacion Morales

Mrs. Encarnacion Crucet Morales, age 98 of Buford, GA passed away on April 23, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...

Frances Davies

Frances Mardell Barnett Davies, 84, of Berkeley Lake, GA, died April 23, 2010. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 26th, at 11:00 a.m. at Crowell ...

Shirley Folks

Shirley Jean Folks, age 67 of Martin, GA, passed away April 23, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Memory Chapel 770-867-4553

John Parrish, Jr.

John L. Parrish, Jr. age 69 of Duluth died April 23, 2010. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be greatly missed. Mr. Parrish received his bachelors ...

Ernestine Allen

Ernestine P. Allen, age 66 of Paducah, KY passed away on April 19, 2010. Arrangements by Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah, KY