News for Monday, December 26, 2011

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Gladiators romp Stingrays

Gwinnett hosts South Carolina in a home holiday division battle.

Christmas trees can be recycled through Jan. 16

Gwinnett No. 1 Christmas tree recycler in Georgia

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Snellville actress returns to the stage for a great year

Snellville thespian, Adrienne Reynolds talks about her first year back in the theater.

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Dacula woman offers organic produce year round

Local Dacula woman sells organic fruits and vegetables by the box on a weekly basis year round.

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Former Snellville mayor accomplished every goal but most important

Mayor has a hard time letting go of political life.

Archer wrestling goes 6-2 at Tenn. tourney

Archer wrestling won the silver pool division at the Smokey Mountain Duals.

Brookwood wrestling wins Warrior Duals

The Brookwood wrestling team won the Warrior Duals.

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Bolden making transition to North, basketball

Senior Bolden ready to lead North after transferring from Norcross

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Broncos, Ravens hold postseason advantages

Win and you are in as a division champion. That's the easy scenario for the Broncos, Cowboys and the Giants next weekend. And while Baltimore already owns at least a wild-card spot, a victory for the Ravens earns them the AFC North and a first-round

Some NFL players still OK hiding concussions

Ask Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew whether he would try to play through a concussion or yank himself from a game, and he'll provide a straightforward answer.. "Hide it," the NFL rushing leader said.

MUST READ: FBI shooting range is popular hangout for deer, other wildlife

FBI shooting range is popular hangout for deer, other wildlife. QUANTICO, Va. -- Call it a playground for Bambi and G-Men, where imaginary criminals are hunted and deer are the spectators.. The 547-acre FBI Academy, where some of the nation's best marksmen fire off more than 1 million

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Police: Gunman dressed as Santa

GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Six members of a Texas family apparently opened Christmas presents just before a relative dressed as Santa Claus showed up, opened fire and killed them before killing himself, police said Monday.. Grapevine police spokesman Sgt. Robert Eberling said the shooter showed up in the Santa outfit shortly

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New Ga. law requires safety features on golf carts

Golf cart owners in Georgia will soon have stricter requirements to follow if they plan to drive their carts on roadways.. A new law taking effect Jan. 1 creates a separate classification of personal transportation vehicles for golf carts. It also sets standards for towns and counties

Cruise takes quiet Christmas with $26.5M 'Mission'

Tom Cruise's latest mission has won a holiday weekend that's shaping up with some silent nights at movie theaters as business continues to lag.

Mead Johnson: No bacteria found in infant formula

Illinois-based Mead Johnson says another batch of tests done on its Enfamil Premium Newborn infant formula found no trace of the bacteria tied to the death of a Missouri baby.

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Back in campaign mode, presidential hopefuls focus

Republicans in search of their party's presidential nomination are returning to campaign mode after a brief Christmas respite, with Rick Santorum planning a hunting trip with conservatives in Iowa and Mitt Romney phoning supporters.

In swing Ohio, Gingrich gaining the "not-Romneys"

For Republicans in a key conservative region of Ohio, Newt Gingrich is picking up support as an alternative to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

Post-Christmas shopping expected to be busy

Experts are predicting one of the biggest shopping days of the year Monday.

Ga. towns aims to fuel trucks with cooking oil mix

The Atlanta suburb of Smyrna plans to fuel some of its city trucks with a mix that includes biodiesel, which is repurposed cooking oil the city plans to collect from dozens of restaurants that fry food.

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ESTHER CEPEDA: Get my phone, the end is near

CHICAGO — Well, we've finally passed a worrisome milestone on the road to the end of the world.Not the Mayan calendar's prophecy about life-as-we-know-it ceasing to exist on Dec. 21, 2012 -- most Mexican archeology experts have agreed that the 1,300-year-old stone tablet said to predict destruction merely marks the end of a cycle in the Mayan calendar.

MUST READ: FBI shooting range is popular hangout for deer, other wildlife

QUANTICO, Va. -- Call it a playground for Bambi and G-Men, where imaginary criminals are hunted and deer are the spectators.

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Police: Gunman dressed as Santa

GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Six members of a Texas family apparently opened Christmas presents just before a relative dressed as Santa Claus showed up, opened fire and killed them before killing himself, police said Monday.

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