News for Monday, May 21, 2012

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Chipper sits again with calf bruise

Third baseman says he's still a day or two away from a return

Minor's struggles continue as lefty gives up four homers in Braves' loss

Reds' Leake gets victory, hits first homer off Minor

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Providence baseball wins Game 1; weather wipes out nightcap

Stars aiming for sweep today with a 1-0 edge

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Grayson battles back to force Game 3 vs. Brookwood

After losing the first game 10-0, Grayson came back to beat Brookwood 3-1 in Game 2 of the Class AAAAA semifinals.

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Esmonde, Parkview beat weather, Mill Creek 5-4

Parkview gets walk-off win over Mill Creek

Fire Department stays busy with severe weather

Gwinnett County Department of Fire and Emergency Services crews were kept busy late Monday after a heavy thunderstorm moved through the area, according to spokesman Capt. Eric Eberly.

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Students graduate Phoenix High School

Yaritza Mardones, a 17-year-old, found herself in a fix. A diligent student, she was on track to graduate from high school. The birth of her baby girl, however, made it impossible to maintain her schedule of classes.

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North's Brown makes USA Basketball U-18 national team

Point guard will play in FIBA Americas tourney later this summer

Grayson mayor pro-tem resigns

Grayson Councilman David Schroder who has served as mayor pro-tem, has resigned effective Midnight last night because of his move outside of the city limits.

Cops: Man shot in head during tax office robbery

Gwinnett County police are on the scene of a shooting at a Norcross tax office.

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Buford's Cardiello commits to UGA football

Buford offensive lineman Josh Cardiello committed to Georgia.

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Former Peachtree Ridge football player dismissed from Air Force

Air Force running back Asher Clark is no longer enrolled at the academy amid a newspaper report that he was caught up in an investigation into illegal drug use.

More Georgians settle for minimum wage jobs

One of every 10 working Georgians now makes the minimum wage, federal statistics show.

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Celebrities toast Andrew Young's 80th birthday

Oprah Winfrey and other celebrities gathered to pay tribute to one of Atlanta's most influential residents.

G-Braves' Redmond, Mejia sweep IL honors

First sweep of weekly honors since team relocated to Gwinnett.

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Locals give blood in honor of Aimee Copeland

Hundreds turn out to give blood in honor of Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old Snellville native battling flesh-eating bacteria.

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Buford dentist wins Iron Girl Triathlon

McKenzie first overall at Lake Lanier Islands; Norcross' Anderson takes fourth

Fire at doctor's office called suspicious

Fire investigators say the circumstances surrounding a blaze that damaged a doctor's office are considered suspicious.

Oprah addresses 550 Spelman grads

More than 550 women graduating from Spelman College this weekend heard from media icon Oprah Winfrey.

Tropical Storm Alberto expected to stay offshore

Tropical Storm Alberto is moving southeastward as it spins off the coast of Florida.

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South grad with flesh-eating disease takes own breaths

The father of a young Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating bacteria says his daughter is now breathing on her own.

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NBA PLAYOFFS ROUNDUP: James, Wade combine for 70 points to lead Heat to crucial victory

LeBron James scores 40 points and Dwyane Wade shakes off his playoff woes to add 30, leading the Heat to a series-tying win against Indy. (ADDS: Spurs sweep Clippers)

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