News for Sunday, September 30, 2012

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FANS CHOICE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Candidate Profiles

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

Top 10 most popular stories for Sept. 24-30

The 10 most popular stories on the Gwinnett Daily Post website during the week of Sept. 24-30.

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THE BLITZ: Where we stand midway through the season

Brandon Brigman names his mid-season players and coach of the year and gives his impressions from last week's games.

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NFL ROUNDUP: Brady, Pats rip Bills; 49ers shut out Jets; Texans stay unbeaten

Tom Brady throws three TD passes and runs for a TD to lead New England to a 52-28 win against the Bills while the Jets can't find the end zone against San Francisco, which shuts out New York, 34-0, and the Texans stay perfect with a 38-14 win against Tennessee. (INCLUDES all the games played Sunday).

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Keselowski wins again in Chase, taking home first at Dover

Brad Keselowski wins at Dover for his second victory in the Chase and takes the overall lead as well.

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INSIDE THE HELMET: South Gwinnett's Dennis Edwards

We feature South Gwinnett's Dennis Edwards in the weekly video segment, 'Inside the Helmet.'

SEC East showdown ahead for Bulldogs-Gamecocks

The season's first Eastern Division showdown in the Southeastern Conference is set: No. 5 Georgia at No. 6 South Carolina on Saturday.

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Catchings, January help Fever beat Dream in Game 2

After losing the opener of the Eastern Conference semifinals at home against Atlanta, the Indiana Fever were determined to return the favor.

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Comeback complete, Europe wins Ryder Cup

Erasing some of their worst Ryder Cup memories, the Europeans wore the image of Seve Ballesteros on their sleeves and played their hearts out Sunday at Medinah to match the greatest comeback in history and head home with that precious gold trophy.

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Buford athlete's recovery progressing

Former Buford and Air Force Academy football player Devin Durden continues to recover from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident this past Wednesday near the Mall of Georgia.

Thunderstorms to remain in forecast

Georgians should stay on the lookout for wet and possibly stormy weather for the next few days.

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Ga. woman's home burns on her 73rd birthday

A Georgia woman got a heartbreaking surprise for her 73rd birthday — her home burned while she was away celebrating with family.

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Braves make history as Medlen beats Mets 6-2

The Atlanta Braves won for a major league record 23rd straight time in games started by Kris Medlen, beating the New York Mets 6-2 on Sunday in the regular-season home finale for Chipper Jones.

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Bryant field goal leads Falcons past Panthers 30-28

Matt Ryan took the snap in his own end zone and threw it about as far as he could. Roddy White went up and got it. Matt Bryant took it from there, giving the Atlanta Falcons another victory.

Donald Herrin, Sr.

Donald T. Herrin Sr., passed away on September 28, 2012 in Lawrenceville, GA. He was born on October 31, 1947 in Atlanta, GA, son of Wofford and Edith Herrin (Akins ...

Joseph Mogensen

Mr. Joseph Mogensen, 56 of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday September 29, 2012. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542.

Parylee "Pat" Wheeler

Parylee Lillie “Pat” Wheeler, age 89, of Loganville, GA, passed away September 28, 2012. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville 770-466-1544. 

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Edward Collins

Edward Charles Collins, 49, of Lawrenceville, GA was welcomed into the Heavenly Fathers Kingdom on September 12, 2012. Mr. Collins was born March 23, 1963 in Denver Colorado. He was ...

Jenny Bargen

Jenny Bargen, 66, died September 25, 2012, with her family by her side at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, GA. A memorial service will be held at 11:00am Saturday October ...

Eugene McGill

Eugene (Butch) McGill, age 69, of Snellville, Georgia, after a nearly four year battle with lung cancer, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2012 peacefully at home with family and friends ...