News for Sunday, April 1, 2012


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Braves pick up third baseman in trade with Reds

Atlanta deals right-handed pitcher Hoover

Lee sharp as Braves, Phillies battle to tie Sunday

Teheran has another rough outing in bid for starting spot

Newman stops winless streak at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) Ryan Newman ended a 22-race winless streak by holding on for the victory at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, grabbing the lead when a three-wide accident took out leading teammates Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson with two laps to go.Gordon, who dominated all day, and Johnson

Davis, Robinson ready for Final Four showdown

NEW ORLEANS (AP) One of the coolest things in a college basketball player's career is to be introduced in the starting lineup for the national championship game.Everybody involved in the sport is watching. The dome du jour this year it's the Superdome has a football-sized crowd waiting for the

Gwinnett Braves player bios

A look at players who are expected to pass through Gwinnett this season

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Taylor Swift wins ACM entertainer of the year

Taylor Swift won her second consecutive entertainer of the year award at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night, just 24 hours after she was saluted by first lady Michelle Obama for her charity work on The Kids' Choice Awards.. Even by Swift's lofty standards, it was an

2012 Gwinnett Braves Promotional Schedule

A look at special events this season at Coolray Field

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G-Braves' Cordier hopes bad breaks a thing of the past

Injury-plagued hurler hoping to move forward

Harper is main attraction in '11

Syracuse doesn't come to Coolray Field to face the Gwinnett Braves until Aug. 23-26. Will Bryce Harper still be with the Chiefs then?. Considered the top prospect in baseball, the 19-year-old outfielder is sure to be the lead attraction in the International League this season, just like another

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Defense makes Boscan valuable to G-Braves

J.C. Boscan's minor league batting statistics don't paint a pretty picture. In fact, they are downright ugly.. Boscan has a .224 career average and just 40 home runs in 1,037 games. Last year, he hit.182 and had only eight RBIs in 62 games with Gwinnett.. But the native of

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G-Braves on a great run of producing stars

G-Braves producing more than just big league players

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Braves' organization rich in pitching

A in-depth look at the G-Braves' farm system

Where to catch the Gwinnett Braves in the media

Local club on CSS for another season, WDUN back ro radio coverage

G-Braves coaching staff bios

Brundage back to lead AAA team once again

Gartrell keeps positive outlook in effort to make majors

Stefan Gartrell's season a year ago was good enough to earn him a place in the AAA All-Star Game, as well as a spot on the International League postseason all-star team.. What it didn't produce was a major league opportunity in Atlanta.. Despite leading the IL in RBIs

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Dems sharpen attack as GOP rallies behind Romney

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- President Barack Obama's administration launched a multi-pronged assault on Mitt Romney's values and foreign policy credentials Sunday, while a fresh set of prominent Republicans rallied behind the GOP front-runner as the odds-on nominee, further signs the general election is overtaking the primary season.. A

Temporary outage of Visa card network Sunday

WASHINGTON (AP) A technical problem affecting the Visa network barred some people around the United States from using their credit and debit cards for about 45 minutes on Sunday, the company said.The outage was caused by a recent update Visa has made to its system, said Visa Inc. spokeswoman Sandra

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Fire-stricken cruise ship safe at Malaysian port

SANDAKAN, Malaysia (AP) -- A luxury cruise ship stranded at sea for 24 hours because of a fire safely reached a Malaysian port where police and embassy officials stood by Sunday to help 1,000 people aboard.. The Azamara Quest drifted off the southern Philippines after flames engulfed one of its

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Pope, just back from trip, celebrates Palm Sunday

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Benedict XVI has kicked off the Catholic Church's Holy Week celebrations with Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square and good news from Cuba.. Cuba's communist government on Saturday agreed to Benedict's request to make Good Friday a holiday, a request made during his visit

Museum plays April Fools' joke on prolific forger

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Fool me once, the saying goes. But 50 times? That's what a convincing art forger did for nearly three decades when he donated his copies of Picassos and other works of art to unsuspecting museums in 20 states.. Mark A. Landis, who has dressed as a Jesuit

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Suwanee police anxious to use substation, training facility

An update on construction progress, and how Suwanee Police will use the new 7,100 square foot facility in the Suwanee Gateway area.

Irene Tringali

Irene Elizabeth Tringali, 89, of Duluth, GA., died March 24, 2012. The family will have a gathering on April 6, 2012 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at their house at ...

Sarah Hartline

Sarah Fleming Hartline age 57, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on March 30, 2012. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550.

Charles Reddy

Charles Lee Reddy, 70, of Duluth, GA., died Friday March 30, 2012. Arrangements pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.

Robert Ducoty

Robert B DuCoty, age 71, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on March 28, 2012. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550.

Pat Bibb

Patt Bibb, age 63, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on March 29, 2012. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010.

Ralph Maynard

Mr. Ralph Maynard, age 91, of Buford, GA, passed away on March 31, 2012. Services and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...

James Etheridge

James David Etheridge, age 39 of Dacula, passed away Thursday March 29, 2012. Funeral Services will be held 3 PM Sunday April 1, 2012 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...

Steve Straub

Mr. Steve R. Straub, age 66, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on March 30, 2012. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

John Gillen, Jr.

Mr. John V. Gillen, Jr., age 86, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on March 30, 2012. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of ...

Lois White

Lois M. White, age 83, of Monroe, GA passed away March 31, 2012. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Monroe Chapel, 770-267-2594.

Michael Ing

Michael Wen Ing, 65, of Duluth, GA., died Thursday, March 29, 2012. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.

Rachel Ragsdale

Rachel Ann Burnett Ragsdale, age 91, of Lawrencseville, GA died on March 28, 2012. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182

Mary Sims

Mrs. Mary Lucille Sims, age 96, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie V. Sims; son, Willie V ...

Suwanee to get first movie theater in late April

A Movie Tavern location is expected to open in Suwanee in April, the second of three locations to open in the Atlanta area.

Police: Take valuables with you to prevent car break-ins

There were nine reported car break-ins on Sunday at George Pierce Park. Mostly purses and wallets were stolen. Here are tips to prevent this from happening to you.