News for Monday, September 10, 2012


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Same ethics accusations again lobbed at Snellville mayor pro tem

Witts: "I'd do the same thing over tomorrow morning"

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Murray beats Djokovic in thrilling U.S. Open final

First Grand Slam win also gives Britain its first major champion since 1936

Sugar Hill OKs access road for potential sports/retail center

SUGAR HILL -- At its monthly meeting Monday night, the Sugar Hill City Council kept focus on the Georgia Department of Transportation's impending widening of Ga. Highway 20 from Peachtree Industrial Boulevard to Ga. 400.. The council decided to construct a short access road from Ga. 20 north to 90

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Offense meets expectations in Falcons' opener

Atlanta doesn't need to punt once in win at Kansas City

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Falcons lose Grimes to torn Achilles

Atlanta's depth at cornerback takes a huge hit

Auburn boy, 4, run over in tragic accident

Police: Boy and brother wanted to "take a ride" in father's cargo truck

Duluth continues with 'Capture the Spirit' campaign

DULUTH -- The city of Duluth is choosing to be proactive with the community to keep them updated on the changes going on within and around the city.. The marketing department is running a progress marketing campaign to better inform the residents of what is going on instead of just

Lilburn secures right of way for new city hall/library site

LILBURN -- The Lilburn City Council took care of several housekeeping chores Monday night, including the abandonment of two streets in the Church Street Station subdivision in order to secure the right of way for the construction of the new city hall/library site complex.. The project, a joint venture

CROSS COUNTRY ROUNDUP: Mill Creek boys win Clara Bowl Invitational

Mill Creek won its second meet of the year when it took first at the Clara Bowl Invitational.

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Suwanee opens new police substation, training facility

Suwanee officials unveiled a new police substation near Interstate 85 on Monday that they say will add a presence to deter criminal activity, but also help in training costs by not traveling to other cities.

T-Mobile launches campaign to lure iPhone users

T-Mobile USA, the only "Big 4" phone company that doesn't sell the iPhone, now wants to snag used ones from AT&T.

GoDaddy Web outage takes out small-business sites

Thousands and possibly millions of websites hosted by went down for several hours on Monday, causing trouble for the mainly small businesses that rely on the service.

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Gwinnett library system to offer books in a vending machine

Library asks for same level of funding for 2013, while trying new ways to enhance services.

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Colleges announce goals, GGC course tackles grad rates

On Monday, Gov. Nathan Deal announced that all colleges in the state have submitted plans on how they plan to meet the goal of adding 250,000 post-secondary gaduates to Georgia's rolls by 2020. Locally, Georgia Gwinnett College was one of only four institutions that got a grant to fund intiatives designed to enhance student success and help meet the goal.

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Hudgens exhibit showcases 8 Georgia clay artists

The Duluth art studio opens "Collections in Clay" on Sept. 11.

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Copeland to appear on 'Katie' today, in Snellville Friday

Aimee Copeland will tell her own story for the first time Tuesday when she appear's on Katie Couric's new daytime talk show.

Therapeutics company relocates to Gwinnett County

A leader in fibrotic disease and cancer research has announced plans to relocate its corporate headquarters from Boston to Norcross.

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New car tax law to impact office

Tax Commissioner Richard Steele asks for a funding boost, due to a new law on motor vehicle taxes.

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Status of World Trade Center site, 11 years later

Eleven years after terrorists attacked the World Trade Center, the new multibillion-dollar World Trade Center once again dominates the lower Manhattan skyline.

PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Peachtree Christian Hospice gears up for annual golf tourney

Former Falcon Brian Finneran is honorary chairman of tourney, slated for Oct. 1 at St. Ives Country Club in Johns Creek.

New Suwanee business licenses in August

New businesses that received business licenses from the city of Suwanee in August.

Police probe deadly motorcycle hit-and-run

Police say they're investigating a hit-and-run accident that left a motorcyclist dead in metro Atlanta.

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Counterfeit bills from South America reaching Ga.

Authorities say counterfeit money smuggled into the U.S. from Peru is continuing to find its way to Georgia.

Firefighters dodge flying bullets in Macon blaze

Authorities say a police officer's ammunition sent bullets flying as firefighters battled a Macon house fire.

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Chicago teachers strike for better pay, job security

Thousands of teachers walked off the job Monday in Chicago's first schools strike in 25 years.


A look at who's up for the Gwinnett County high school football honor this week

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GGC men's soccer wins tourney in Savannah

Berkmar's Lugo scores off assist from Mill Creek's Mruk for game-winning goal

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NFL ROUNDUP: RG III, Redskins stun Saints; Bears ruin Luck's debut

Robert Griffin III shines in his debut, throwing for 320 yards as the Redskins beat the Saints, 4-32, while the Bears spoil Andrew Luck's debut with the Colts. (INCLUDES A WRAP-UP OF ALL SUNDAY'S GAMES.)

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After test at Mizzou, Bulldogs home for rest of the month

UGA breaks its spell of losing tough early September games in recent years

State high school football rankings: How the top 10 teams fared

Gwinnett's top-ranked teams in Class AAAAA were idle Sept. 7

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Serena comes back to win U.S. Open title

Serena Williams comes back to beat Victoria Azarenka, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 to win the U,S. Open women’s title.