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Candidates for Congress seat face off

While the political ads on television about the governor's race have shown a slugfest, candidates to replace U.S. Rep. John Linder in Congress shared applause and praise Thursday.

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Board of education race: McClure faces newcomer for District 4 seat

A veteran school board member is being challenged for his seat on the Gwinnett County Board of Education by a political newcomer.

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'Terror' creator has long history with haunted houses

lex Shead's mind is, admittedly, a little demented. Tucked away in an aging warehouse near Lawrenceville City Hall is his newest creepy creation -- a 70,000-square-foot, bone-chillingly haunted sanitarium now known as "Terror in the Square."

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Associates sought in Texas roofer's killing

Police detectives want to hear from former associates of a 73-year-old Texas construction worker whose body was found behind a Duluth hotel last week.

Man indicted in girlfriend's slaying

A former gang member was indicted Wednesday for charges stemming from the deadly 2005 shooting of his girlfriend in a church parking lot.

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HIDDEN GEM: Norcross' Yost shining in first year of cross country

In her brief career as a cross country runner, Katherine Yost has emerged as one of the state's top runners. She has placed in the top five in three meets this season, including a second-place finish at the Gwinnett County championships.

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Gladiators release fan favorite

DULUTH -- With another addition from AHL affiliate in Chicago, Gwinnett Gladiators head coach Jeff Pyle had to release fan favorite Dan Sullivan the day before the home opener.Pyle said it was a difficult decision, but one that had to be made after Ian McKenzie was assigned to the team by the Atlanta Thrashers.

Stars headed to Elite Eight

Providence (24-11-2) advanced with a 6-2 victory over George Walton Academy on Thursday as Kylie Kleinschmidt shut out the Bulldogs on one hit through six innings and the Stars were able to make a big lead hold up this time.

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Getting to Know ... Lauren Blankenship

Lauren Blankenship is now trying her hand at coaching as an assistant at her alma mater and later a part-time assistant at Ole Miss. Now an assistant coach at Georgia State, Blankenship recently talked with staff writer David Friedlander about how a hobby became a career, among other topics.

BOE praises district for winning Broad Prize

SUWANEE -- The Gwinnett County Board of Education took some time at the beginning of its meeting Thursday to laud the district for winning a prestigious national education award.

Berkeley Lake explores options for financing dam repair

BERKELEY LAKE -- City leaders are exploring various means of financing the necessary repairs to the Lake Berkeley dam.

Gas leak shuts road

LILBURN -- Emergency personnel responded Thursday to a natural gas leak that was quickly stopped, but shut down Five Forks Trickum Road well into the night, officials said.

STATE SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Parkview's playoff run comes to an end

MARIETTA -- Lassiter earned its first trip to the Class AAAAA Elite Eight in three years as the Trojans shut out Parkview 3-0 in the third and deciding game of their best-of-three second-round series on Thursday.

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Associates sought in Texas roofer's killing

DULUTH — Police detectives want to hear from former associates of a 73-year-old Texas construction worker whose body was found behind a Duluth hotel last week.

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WORLD IN BRIEF: Commander sentenced to life for murders

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HIDDEN GEM: Norcross' Yost shining in first year of cross country

Earlier this spring, John Williams was getting the Norcross boys track and field team ready for the state meet.

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Friday Kickoff Week 9 - MEADOWCREEK AT NORCROSS

These two schools, who share the bond of having Norcross addresses, played regularly for years, beginning in 1990 just a few years after Meadowcreek’s

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Bulldogs, Hawks focused on immediate future

As high school football’s regular season begins to wind down, many games take on postseason implications.

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Natural gas leak evacuates businesses in Snellville

SNELLVILLE — A natural gas leak that evacuated two Snellville businesses in the U.S. Highway 78 corridor was brought under control about 11 a.m. Thursday, officials said.

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Friday Kickoff Week 9 - DACULA AT ARCHER

This game took an interesting twist this week when longtime Dacula head coach Kevin Maloof, also the school’s athletic director, told his players at Tuesday night’s practice that he was retiring from both duties after this season.

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Friday Kickoff Week 9 - BERKMAR AT SHILOH

Shiloh is in danger of a winless season for the first time since 1984, when

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Buford selects five to athletics HOF

Buford High School has selected five new members for induction into its athletics hall of fame, the youngest being former basketball standout Christi Thomas.

STATE SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Parkview's playoff run comes to an end

MARIETTA — Lassiter earned its first trip to the Class AAAAA Elite Eight in three years as the Trojans shut out Parkview 3-0 in the third and deciding game of their best-of-three second-round series on Thursday.

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Friday Kickoff Week 9 - SALEM AT WINDER-BARROW

Beset my miscues, the still-winless Bulldoggs hope to build on last week’s bright spots.

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Duluth in rare playoff hunt late in season

Duluth hasn’t been in the playoff hunt this late in the season since 2003.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Lady A performs free at gas station

Lady A performs free at gas station

Man indicted in girlfriend's slaying

LAWRENCEVILLE — A former gang member was indicted Wednesday for charges stemming from the deadly 2005 shooting of his girlfriend in a church parking lot.

Force tryouts scheduled for Saturday

Roster spots are available with the Georgia Force, back in the Arena Football League for the 2011 season, and the search for players begins this weekend in Suwanee.

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Associates sought in roofer's killing in Duluth

DULUTH — Police detectives want to hear from former associates of a 73-year-old Texas construction worker whose body was found behind a Duluth hotel last week.

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Lasting bond: Eagles' Boston plays in honor of brother

It has been four years since Conner Boston’s older brother died, but the Collins Hill football player still talks to him every day. Especially on Friday nights.

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McCULLOUGH: Put the shooter on trial, not the gun

It never ceases to amaze me the confusion that is perpetuated by folks in my business.

LOCAL BRIEFS: Community forum on alcohol, drug awareness planned

Community forum on alcohol, drug awareness planned

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NATION IN BRIEF: Tainted celery sickens at least 6 in Texas; 4 die

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Friday Kickoff Week 9 - WESLEYAN AT PINECREST ACADEMY

Wesleyan coach Franklin Pridgen spent last Friday away from football — it was replaced by his daughter Alden’s 8th birthday party — and he encouraged his coaches to do the same on their bye week. It gave them a chance to recharge for the stretch run, and it gave the Wolves’ players much-needed rest.

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Improved Spartans to test mettle vs. No. 2 Wolves

The last time Greater Atlanta Christian played Buford was Nov. 6, 2009. The Spartans toted a forgettable season and a 1-8 record into that game, which ended with a 45-14 loss.

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Friday Kickoff Week 9 - N. COBB CHRISTIAN VS. HEBRON

Hebron’s coaches and players aren’t often familiar with the teams they play, not a surprise since non-region schedules are very eclectic. But today’s opponent is different.

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BRODER: Wisdom from a bygone era

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Itinerant politicians and journalists have learned they can expect a warm welcome and a stimulating evening when they visit the hilltop home of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics here at the University of Kansas.

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ROBINSON: The wave and the cold reality

I’m cautious about the conventional wisdom that the Democratic Party is about to get flattened by a Republican steamroller. Pollsters are less certain than they’d like you to believe about who’s a “likely voter” and who isn’t. It’s easy to imagine how Democrats, facing near-unanimous predictions of a wipeout, could bestir themselves to narrow the enthusiasm gap by just enough to turn a potential “wave” election into a regular midterm setback for the party in power.

Parkview seeking tide change in meeting with rival Brookwood

For every bright spot, there’s a shadow for Parkview.

Al Burns

Al Burns age 64 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away October 17, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Diane Easton

Diane Ruth Easton, age 71 of Monroe, GA passed away October 18, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages, Lawrenceville Chapel, 7709-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Byron Kirkland

Byron E. Kirkland, age 77, of Lilburn, GA passed away October 15, 2010. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550

Thomas Knight

Thomas (Tommy) Ray Knight age 36 of Winder, GA passed away October 18, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

James Mackel, Sr.

James Mackel, Sr. of Lawrenceville, died at the age of 59 on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Philadelphia, PA and resided ...

Michael R. Kendrick

Michael R . Kendrick, age 37 of Lawrenceville, GA died in his sleep on Saturday, October 9, 2010. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 www.hamiltonmillchapel.com

Mary Savage

Mary Irene Millican Savage, age 90, of Lawrenceville, GA entered into rest on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at Golden Living surrounded by her devoted family. She was preceded in death ...

Mildred Harreld

Mildred Pauline Harreld age 95 of Snellville, GA passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel 770-962-3100 www.stewartfh.com

Effie Parker

Mrs. Effie Mae Parker age 86 of Statham, GA passed away October 19, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Robert Murdock

Robert L. (Bobby) Murdock, age 56 of Winder, died October 17, 2010. Funeral services will be held 12:00 PM Thursday October 21, 2010 at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth Chapel ...

Donald W. Williamson, Jr.

DONALD Donald W. Williamson, Jr. age 72 of Duluth, GA died October 18, 2010 at Atlanta Medical Center after a tragic accident while doing work at his church. He is ...

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