News for Sunday, November 18, 2012

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INSIDE THE HELMET: Parkview's Blake Dunham

We feature Parkview's Blake Dunham in the weekly video segment, 'Inside the Helmet.'

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Justin Bieber wins 3 AMAs, including top honor

Justin Bieber won the artist of the year award on Sunday - the top prize at the American Music Awards.

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Improbably, Georgia in mix for national title

Alabama was supposed to be the best team in the country. Then Oregon and Kansas State got all the hype. Now it's Notre Dame looking down at everyone else.

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THE BLITZ: Gwinnett flexes muscle in playoffs

Brandon Brigman gives his impressions from last week's playoff games.

Top 10 most popular stories for Nov. 12-18

The 10 most popular stories on the Gwinnett Daily Post website during the week of Nov. 12-18.

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Central grad Massaquoi gets his chance in Falcons win

Defensive end logs more real NFL action in victory over Cardinals

Gladiators hang on for 2-1 road win

Gwinnett tops South Carolina for 12th win in last 14 games

Ga. adds nearly 800 jobs in movie industry since 2004

The motion-picture industry has lost more than 16,000 jobs in Los Angeles County since the peak year of 2004, according to a new study by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp.

Dept. of Driver Services to post wait times online

Residents needing a driver's license can now check wait times at local offices of the Georgia Department of Driver Services.

Tennessee fires football coach Derek Dooley

The university announced the anticipated firing Sunday after Dooley posted the storied program's longest run of consecutive losing seasons in over a century .

Missing Ga. teen found after jumping from bus

A Cobb County teenager who was missing for nearly a day after he was seen jumping out of a special needs school bus was found Saturday afternoon walking on a golf course.

Bulldogs jump to No. 3 in in AP Top 25

Two straight weekends of seismic upsets not only sent tremors throughout college football from the Deep South to the Pacific Northwest, they've all but cleared the way for two marquee teams and best-known brands to play for the national title.

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Falcons prevail despite Ryan's five picks

Ryan overcame a career-worst five interceptions to lead another fourth-quarter comeback in the Falcons' 23-19 victory over the reeling Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at the Georgia Dome.

FANS CHOICE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Candidate Profiles

A look at the high school football players up for this week's award, which is selected through online voting

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Moonshine makers set up shop in Ga. city hall

Moonshine distillers are making their first batches of legal liquor in this tiny Georgia town's city hall, not far from the mountains and the maroon, orange and gold canopy of trees that once hid bootleggers from the law.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Notre Dame stays unbeaten

No. 3 Notre Dame stayed undefeated with an uncharacteristically easy victory at home and then had the rest of the night to watch as the teams in front of it in the national championship race lost.

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A night of upsets and Georgia has a title shot

Coming into Saturday, Oregon and Kansas State had the inside track to college football's national championship and the Southeastern Conference's run of six straight BCS titles was in jeopardy.

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SUPER SIX: Boys and Girls Basketball

The Daily Post's basketball Super Six for the 2012-2013 season

Alan Webster III

Mr. Alan Webster III, age 62, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, November 16, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, William A. Webster Jr. He is ...

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Eddie Roper

Mr. Eddie D. Roper, age 65, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2012. He is survived by his wife of twenty-five years, Donna R. Roper, Buford ...

Robert Williams

Mr. Robert Lee Williams, age 71, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Friday, November 16, 2012. He is survived by his wife of forty years, Joyce Youngblood Williams, Suwanee, GA ...

Earl Cloutier

Earl C. Cloutier, age 90, of Norcross, passed away on Saturday morning, November 17, 2012. Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726.

Paul Yardley

Paul Yardley, 85, of Snellville, passed away on Nov. 12, 2012.

Joyce Causey

Joyce Colleen Dunbar Causey, age 83, of Hoschton, GA, passed away November 15, 2012. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville, 770-979-5010.

David Nooney

David W. Nooney, age 47, of Bethlehem died November 16, 2012.

Kenneth Clarke

Kenneth W. Clarke, age 75, of Buford, GA, passed away on November 17, 2012. 

Ruth Higgins

Ruth C. Higgins, age 78, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away on November 17, 2012. 

Reba Varnum

Mrs. Reba Griffith Varnum, age 93, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away November 16, 2012.

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Truman Poole

Truman Porter Poole, Jr. of Buford, GA passed away on November 16, 2012, at the age of 79, after a long battle with atypical Parkinson’s Disease. Truman is ...