News for Thursday, October 14, 2010

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Winder leaders nearing decision on stormwater

WINDER -- In a third special-called public hearing Thursday, several of Winder's councilmen and city staff members met to discuss how to best fund the necessary stormwater repair and maintenance projects in the city. The question has hung in the air for months, while the list of both immediate and future infrastructure projects grows.

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LAWRENCEVILLE -- Area Macy's department stores will participate in the company's fifth annual Shop for a Cause charity shopping event Saturday.

Church to honor violence survivors

LAWRENCEVILLE -- In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a local church will be hosting a celebration of survivors on Saturday.

Suit challenges 287(g) enforcement

ATLANTA -- A potential class-action lawsuit has been filed in federal court in Atlanta over a government program that allows local authorities to enforce federal immigration law.

Two victims from crash finally ID'd

NORCROSS -- Police on Thursday identified two men killed last weekend when their vehicle struck a Gwinnett County Transit shuttle bus head-on.

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Rescue draws global respect

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile -- Chile's 33 rescued miners posed with the president and were poked by doctors on Thursday, itching to reunite with families and sleep in their own beds for the first time since a cave-in nearly killed them on Aug. 5.

NATION: Justice Dept. asks to delay 'Don't ask' ban

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department asked a federal judge Thursday to allow the military's ''don't ask, don't tell' policy to continue while it appeals the order to end the ban on gays serving openly.

WORLD: Paula loses strength as it hits Cuba

HAVANA -- Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Paula turned rutted country roads into red-brown, muddy quagmires and strong winds lashed humble homes, rural schools and thatched tobacco-drying huts in Cuba on Thursday.

'View' stars walk off over Bill O'Reilly comments

NEW YORK -- Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg walked off the stage of ''The View'' Thursday during an argument with Bill O'Reilly over the proposed Islamic center near the site of the Sept. 11 attacks.

New York county creating registry of animal abusers

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. -- You've heard of Megan's Laws, designed to keep sex offenders from striking again. Now there's a law created in the hope of preventing animal abusers from inflicting more cruelty -- or moving on to human victims.

Loganville officials OK new public works building

LOGANVILLE -- Public Works superintendent Randall Casper got the go-ahead from City Council members Thursday to proceed with plans to build a new building for his crew.

Lawrenceville political candidates talk financial transparency

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The six candidates for Lawrenceville's upcoming election talked about transparency in government, their opposition to the expansion of Briscoe Field and more during a forum Thursday evening.

Field talented, deep at Coach Wood meet

The Coach Wood Invitational has become a good measuring stick for teams as the cross country season heads into the postseason. With region meets two weeks away and the state meet in Carrollton in three weeks, many of the top teams will compete at Coach Wood.

CVS fined $75 million for not limiting sales of drug used in meth

LOS ANGELES -- CVS Pharmacy Inc. has agreed to pay $75 million in fines for allowing repeated purchases of a key ingredient in the making of methamphetamine in at least five states that also led to a spike in Southern California drug trafficking, authorities said Thursday.

Lassiter's pitching shuts down North

SUWANEE -- Each team brought out its bats during the first two games of the Class AAAAA state softball sectional series between North Gwinnett and Lassiter. But pitching took center stage in Thursday's third and deciding game at North.

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Bulldogs head to second round

Thursday's opening-round sweep of visiting Westlake 25-8, 25-14, 25-8 has the Bulldogs believing this could be their best season yet.

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Gladiators focus on special teams this season

The Gwinnett Gladiators open their season tonight in Florida.

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MOVIE TRIVIA CONTEST: Test your film knowledge with Michael Clark

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.

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Getting to Know ... Hadli Daniels

Hadli Daniels is the first-year head volleyball coach at Buford. The former Georgia volleyball player took over the still-young program from Marianne Cagle this season.

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PREP ROUNDUP: Parkview gets past Milton in last at-bat

MILTON — Amanda Chambers knocked in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning to help Parkview to a 7-6 win over Milton in Game 3 in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs.

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New rivals Archer, Central to meet

Some opposing players are just numbers on jerseys, faceless foes who aren’t anything more than that. This isn’t one of those weeks for the players at Archer and Central Gwinnett.

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NATION: Justice Dept. asks to delay 'Don't ask' ban

Justice Dept. asks to delay ‘Don’t ask’ ban

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McCULLOUGH: Much-needed miner relief

What an inspirational story the Chilean miner rescue is.

Lassiter's pitching shuts down North

SUWANEE — Each team brought out its bats during the first two games of the Class AAAAA state softball sectional series between North Gwinnett and Lassiter.

Two victims from crash finally ID'd

NORCROSS — Police on Thursday identified two men killed last weekend when their vehicle struck a Gwinnett County Transit shuttle bus head-on.

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'View' stars walk off over Bill O'Reilly comments

NEW YORK — Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg walked off the stage of ‘‘The View’’ Thursday during an argument with Bill O’Reilly over the proposed Islamic center near the site of the Sept. 11 attacks.

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BRODER: Radicals make center a lonely place to stand

Dipping back into conversation in the capital on a brief break from the campaign trail, I heard members of Congress, lobbyists and political operatives stewing about one topic above all others: What happens if this election blows up the center of American politics?

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G-Braves notes: G-Braves pitcher, who missed '10 season, used false name

Luis Valdez led the International League with 27 saves in 2009, but didn’t pitch for the Gwinnett Braves or anyone else last season.

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Mamie Williams

Mamie Lou Harrison Williams of Winder, was born May 1, 1914, the daughter of John & Nancy Harrison and passed October 12, 2010. She was preceded in death by her ...

Kenneth Dewy

Kenneth Stephen Dewy, age 67 of Buford, GA died suddenly Monday, October 11, 2010. Funeral Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com

Timothy Blake

Timothy Q. Blake, age 50 of Gainesville Georgia, passed away on Saturday October 9, 2010 following a sudden illness. Memorial service is scheduled for Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 6:30 ...

Michael Ayers

Angels came and took him away. He died at home in Dacula, Georgia Monday, October 11, 2010. He is survived by his brother and sister in law, Patrick and Carmen ...

Tonya Greene King Burns

Tonya Greene King Burns, age 61, of Lawrenceville, GA, died on Sunday, October 10, 2010, in Sweetwater, TN, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. A memorial service will be ...

Nell Walls

Nell Walls age 87 of Bethlehem, GA passed away October 12, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Eddie Everett

Mr. Eddie Everett, age 73, of Snellville, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Pearl Everett; brother, J. C ...

Rudy Wardell, Sr.

Rudy Wardell, Sr., age 79 of Loganville, GA passed away October 12, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Elizabeth Mosley

Elizabeth Bowan Mosley, age 78, of Loganville formerly of Decatur, GA passed away October 12, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Martin Erickson

PAUL Martin Paul Erickson, 49, of Lawrenceville, passed away on October 9, 2010. He is survived by his son, Travis Erickson and daughter, Randi Erickson of Buford, Georgia; mother Ruby ...

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