News for Sunday, November 11, 2012

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UGA must focus on in-state games before higher goals

Bulldogs' win, Alabama's loss could eventually move Bulldogs up in national title hunt

Bench carries Clippers past Hawks

Atlanta's reserves outscored by opposition for the first time this season

FANS CHOICE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Candidate Profiles

A glance at this week's candidates for Fans Choice Player of the Week, which is selected through online voting

Top 10 most popular stories for Nov. 5-11

The 10 most popular stories on the Gwinnett Daily Post website during the week of Nov. 5-11.

INSIDE THE HELMET: GAC's Daniel Yoon

We feature GAC's Daniel Yoon in the weekly video segment, 'Inside the Helmet.'

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Bond soars with record $87.8M 'Skyfall' debut

James Bond's "Skyfall" has extended its worldwide box-office rule to North America, hauling in a franchise-record $87.8 million in its first weekend at U.S. theaters.

Vols get breakthrough win in homecoming for Buford's Carter

No. 20 Tennessee downs 22nd-ranked Tech in women's hoops matchup on Sunday

Jackson, Lee lead Gladiators to eighth straight win

Gwinnett defeats Orlando on the road Sunday afternoon

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THE BLITZ: 10 things that standout about the playoffs

Brandon Brigman takes a look at the upcoming playoffs, gives his impressions from last week's games and takes a look at his preseason predictions.

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U.S. pays tribute to veterans

Sunday was a day to honor those who have served in the military to keep America free.

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Attention shifts to new charter school commission

ATLANTA (AP) -- Now that Georgia voters have approved a constitutional amendment affirming the state's authority to create special public schools, attention has shifted to putting the new policy in action.. The amendment's passage, by a margin of 58 percent to 42 percent, triggers a separate law re-establishing a

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Saints end Falcons unbeaten run

Jimmy Graham caught seven passes for a career-best 146 yards and two touchdowns, cornerback Jabari Greer made a diving, touchdown-saving pass breakup on a late fourth-down play, and the New Orleans Saints held on to hand the Atlanta Falcons their first loss, 31-27 on Sunday.

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Across US, Veterans Day commemorations under way

The holiday falls on a Sunday, and the federal observance is on Monday. It's the first such day honoring the men and women who served in uniform since the last U.S. troops left Iraq in December 2011.

4.3 magnitude quake in Ky. felt in Ga.

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake centered in Kentucky also rattled at least eight other states.

High court to take fresh look at voting rights law

The Supreme Court will consider eliminating the government's most potent weapon against racial discrimination at polling places since the 1960s.

John Bryant

John C. Bryant, age 73, of Norcross, GA, passed away November 9, 2012. Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Peachtree Corners, GA 30092, (770) 448-5757.

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Dorothy Hewatt

Dorothy Savage Hewatt, 81, passed away Friday, November 9, 2012 with her family by her side at her home in Sugar Hill, GA following a brave fight with cancer. The ...

Evan Lilly

Evan Andrew Lilly, age 33, of Athens, who passed away November 9, 2012. Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Peachtree Corners, GA 30092, (770) 448-5757.

Hortense Justice

Hortense (Tense) Maxwell Justice, 72 of Lawrenceville, GA, died November 9, 2012. Tense was born August 22, 1940 in Bowman, GA. Tense graduated from Bowman High School with honors and ...

John Kidd

John Michael Kidd, age 59, of Monroe, died on November 8, 2012. He was born in Athens, GA on June 17, 1953 to the late Gloria Threlkeld Kidd and the ...

Evelyn Ackerman

Mrs. Evelyn P. Ackerman, age 74, of Buford, GA, passed away on November 9, 2012. 

Mary Adams

Mary J. Adams, age 81, of Lawrenceville, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2012. Arrangements pending with Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535. 

Bobby Satterfield

Mr. Bobby Andrew Satterfield, age 64, of Jefferson, who passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2012. Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Peachtree Corners, GA 30092, (770 ...

Alma Savage

Mrs. Alma Gertrude Savage, age 94, of Gainesville passed away Friday, November 9, 2012. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542.