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The Daily "Post" - June 1, 2012 - Ashamed of Gwinnett

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Providence bounces back for split with Charlton Co.

Providence splits with Charlton Co. in Class A state baseball championship series

G-Braves bullpen struggles in loss

Lehigh Valley scores 10 runs in last two innings.

By venue -- June 1

By venue -- June 1

DISC SPOTLIGHT: 'We Need to Talk About Kevin'

Michael Clark spotlights "We Need to Talk About Kevin" on Blu-ray disc.

Mall of Georgia hosts free movie and concert series

The public is invited to watch free concerts and movies every Saturday through July 28.

Movie trivia contest -- June 1

Test your film knowledge with Michael Clark's weekly movie trivia contest.

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Dream's balanced scoring beats Mercury 81-65

ATLANTA -- Sancho Lyttle and Catherine Kraayeveld scored 12 points each to lead five Atlanta players in double figures Thursday night and the Dream rolled to an 81-65 victory over the Phoenix Mercury, who played without star guard Diana Taurasi.. Taurasi, the defending scoring champion and the 2009 WNBA MVP

Determined Devils have to be better in Game 2

NEWARK, N.J. -- The New Jersey Devils are in danger of becoming the latest team to be steamrolled by the Los Angeles Kings.. The Devils played one of their worst games of the postseason in dropping the series opener 2-1 in overtime Wednesday night here, and they can't afford another

Marathon Man Isner loses 18-16 in 5th at French

PARIS -- This, then, is who John Isner is for now: The Marathon Man of Tennis, the guy who plays and plays and plays, for hours on end, until the last set seems interminable.. At Wimbledon two years ago, he won 70-68 in the fifth, the longest set and match

MOVIE REVIEW: 'Snow White and the Huntsman' delivers both action, chills

Looking and feeling like "Braveheart," "The Lord of the Rings" and "Gladiator," "Snow White and the Huntsman" is not only the perfect date movie for any couple 13 and older but it could also appeal to fanboys, good ol' boys and to 14-year-old girls not all that enamored with "Twilight."

New Dawn Theater presents the classic tale of 'The Sleeping Beauty'

The Duluth theater performs the Brothers Grimm version of the tale until June 17.

FILM FANS: 'Men in Black III' a summer delight

Local residents review the movie of the week, "Men in Black III."

THE DISH: Hibachi Grill & Supreme Buffet

This Lawrenceville buffet offers Chinese, Japanese and American cuisine.

ART BEAT: Lionheart Theatre's drama camps for young artists offer creative fun

The Norcross theater offers three summer camps from June 25 to 29 for performers of all ages.

Former Gwinnettian on television shows, films

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Lennon Parham lives in Los Angeles, writes television scripts and acts on shows when the opportunity arises, but this 1994 Parkview High School graduate never forgets how she got where she is today.. "Growing up in Lilburn, I didn't have a realistic picture of the industry," she

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Neighborhood swim teams compete in season opener

The Morning View Manta Rays compete against the Old Savannah Square swim team in their season opener.

Employee points to "culture of bigotry" at animal shelter

Complainant described shelter as having a "culture of bigotry;" two other officers also leave animal control

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Braves seek better defense with switch to Simmons

ATLANTA -- When choosing between Tyler Pastornicky and Andrelton Simmons in spring training, the Braves said they opted for the more polished offensive player when Pastornicky was named the starting shortstop.. Now it's time for the better defensive player.. Simmons is expected to make his debut as the Braves' starter

GAC girls dominate All-Region 6-AA soccer teams

Spartans, Buford make a big impact on first and second teams

Norcross' Stewart hired by Toledo basketball program

Former Tech point guard headed to MAC program

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Spurrier moves forward with plan to pay players

DESTIN, Fla. -- Steve Spurrier is sticking with his plan to pay players.. South Carolina's outspoken coach first floated the idea at the Southeastern Conference's spring meetings last year. Fellow coaches and league administrators listened, but it made little, if any, progress.. He trotted out his stipend plan again this

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Family awarded $3 million in man's sex death

Defense: Cardiologist didn't warn man not to engage in physical activity

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EUGENE ROBINSON: Romney plays his Trump card

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump has said he would be "open" to accepting a Cabinet post if Mitt Romney becomes president. Don't laugh. OK, go ahead and laugh.

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MCCULLOUGH: Huntin' the Statham Gator

A couple of weeks ago as I drove by the pond down the road from my house I saw some teenagers partaking in one of those annual rites of a country summer -- swimming in the local fishing hole.

Pastornicky ready to work in Gwinnett

Shortstop arrives in minors with good attitude

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Lasseter sought to leverage position for airport

How will Shirley Lasseter's resignation impact the airport?

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘For Greater Glory’ falls flat in telling of good story

"For Greater Glory" thinks it's a grand epic on the scale of "Ben-Hur" or "Lawrence of Arabia," but is an agonizing chore.

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Snellville native gets national teaching honor

A Brookwood High graduate and Snellville native has been honored as one of five teachers nationwide to receive the Teach for America Award for Excellence.

Frozen yogurt store opens in Dacula

Menchie's opens a new location at 2515 Fence Road in Dacula.

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Lasseter pleads guilty to bribery charges, resigns from BOC

Former Duluth mayor Shirley Lasseter has resigned from the Board of Commissioners. She pleads guilty to bribery charges on Thursday.

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South Gwinnett names new athletic director

Born, a 1992 Brookwood grad, has been at South for 10 years

Dix changes mind on South boys basketball job

Coach makes decision to return to East Hall

Sounders eliminate Silverbacks from U.S. Open Cup

The Atlanta Silverbacks fell 5-1 to Seattle Sounders FC on Wednesday night, ending their 2012 U.S. Open Cup run in the third round.

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Some say DeKalb Co. school cuts will jeopardize safety

School resource officers in DeKalb County are opposing proposed cuts to their positions, saying that could put students' safety in jeopardy.

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Scott Law

Mr. Scott W. Law, age 53, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Monday, May 28, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, William Law. He is survived by his ...

Henry Tuck

Mr. Henry Nelson Tuck, age 97, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-three years, Ruby Pugh ...

David Reynolds

David Allen Reynolds died Monday, May 28, 2012 of complications of leukemia at Emory University Hospital. Arrangements by H.M. Patterson & Son Oglethorpe Hill, Atlanta 404-261-3510.

Mary Sneed

Mary L. Sneed, age 88, of Snellville, GA passed away on May 30, 2012. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010. www.stewartfh.com

Marilyn Althoff

Mrs. Marilyn Althoff, age 82, of Hot Springs Village, AK passed away on Monday, May 28, 2012. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924. www.hamiltonmillchapel.com

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Richard Valduga

Richard A. Valduga, age 69 of Duluth, died May 29, 2012. A Memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Friday June 1, 2012 at Duluth First United Methodist Church with ...

Ian Fraser

Ian Edward Fraser, age 72 of Pittsford, NY died Sunday, May 27, 2012. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924. www.hamiltonmillchapel.com

Dorsey Mcdaniel

Mr. Dorsey McDaniel, age 83, of Buford, GA passed away May 30 2012. Services and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...

Marion Monk

Marion E. Monk, age 80 of Duluth, died May 29, 2012. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.

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Heat survive Rondo's huge night, win in OT

Rajon Rondo scored 44 points and had one of the greatest playoff games in Celtics history Wednesday night in Miami, but the Heat are too tough down the stretch and win in OT, 115-111.

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Kings win Stanley Cup opener in OT

Los Angeles and New Jersey were locked up at 1-1 at the end of regulation, but an Anze Kopitar goal in overtime gave Game 1 to the Kings.

The Daily "Post" - May 31, 2012 - Underage drinking

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