News for Sunday, July 18, 2010

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Georgia Candidates clash in final gubernatorial debates

ATLANTA -- With Georgia's primary just 36 hours away, the candidates running for governor took their parting shots Sunday night in separate Democratic and Republican debates.

Georgia softens once lauded strict sex offender law

ATLANTA -- Georgia was lauded four years ago by conservatives for passing one of the nation's toughest sex offender laws. But the state has had to significantly -- and without fanfare -- scale back its once-intense restrictions.

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Grand McCann: Braves led by McCann's grand slam vs. Brewers

Brian McCann, who hit a bases-loaded double Tuesday to lift the NL All-Stars to a 3-1 win, does even better Sunday with the bases loaded. He belts a grand slam to help the Braves beat the Brewers 11-6.

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James Thurlow Buice

Our hearts are deeply saddened by the passing of loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather, uncle, and friend, James Thurlow Buice (J.T.), of Buford ...

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Elizabeth Educator Hodges

Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Hodges, 74, died on July 6, 2010 at her home on Lake Lanier in Flowery Branch, Georgia after a long battle with cancer. Betty was born in ...

Gerald William Langan, Jr.

Gerald William Langan, Jr., 67, of Bethlehem, died July 13, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Joymena Langan; sons, Robert (& Kim) Langan, Mikael (& Debi) Langan; his mother ...

Allen Davis

Allen N. Davis, age 94 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2010. Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM on Monday, July 19, 2010 in the Chapel ...

Rosalyn Ogletree

Rosalyn Dick Ogletree, age 89 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away July 17, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100, www.stewartfh.com

Alex Blaker

Alex Jeremy Blaker, age 17, of Snellville, GA, passed away July 15, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel 770-979-5010 www.stewartfh.com

Gerald Chadwick

Gerald Milton Chadwick age 74 of Grayson, Georgia passed away July 16, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Burnadean Chadwick; Daughter and Son-in-law: Suzy and Paul Root ...

Ricky Askew

Ricky W. Askew, age 52, of Snellville, GA formerly of Lilburn passed away July 17, 2010. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770) 564-2726 ...

Hazel Farrow

Hazel Inez Farrow, age 85 of Pendergrass, GA, who passed away on Friday, July 16, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467. www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com

Jeff Ballew

Mr. Jeff Ballew, age 44, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...

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