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Top 10 most popular stories from Jan. 7-13

Below are the top 10 most viewed stories during the week of July 23 to July 29, 2012 on the Gwinnett Daily Post website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

» Buford student 'always shared kindness with others'

Jeremy Nelson, a 12-year-old seventh-grader in the Buford system, collapsed Saturday night during a Gwinnett Basketball League all-star game at the Suwanee Sports Academy and died later at Gwinnett Medical Center.

» Gwinnett man drowned on Lanier not wearing life jacket

Authorities say they've recovered the body of a Lawrenceville man who drowned in Lake Lanier.

» Founder of shopping network charged in 2 DUI incidents

Frank M. Circelli, the founder of the Gem Shopping Network, was arrested for separate DUIs on Christmas and New Year's.

» DA: Ruling would let 35 drug traffickers off the hook

If a recent ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court remains, it would allow dozens of suspected drug traffickers to walk free.

» First homicide of 2013 reported in Snellville

Murder charges may not be filed in what's believed to be Gwinnett County's first homicide of 2013.

» QB's girlfriend in spotlight after game

Alabama's win in the BCS title game has been overshadowed by Katherine Webb, the girlfriend of quarterback AJ McCarron and Miss Alabama USA 2012.

» Lawrenceville mom fears mentally challenged daughter kidnapped

A Lawrenceville woman fears her mentally challenged daughter may have been kidnapped.

» Suspects flee on foot after car crashes into house

The passengers in a car that smashed into the garage of a Lawrenceville last week fled the scene and were not caught.

» Snellville mayor, council squabble over reach of power

The mayor of Snellville held a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, and the City Council held a specially called meeting hours later to discuss Mayor Kelly Kautz' recent dismissal of the city attorney.

» Lawrenceville teen arrested in murder of Valdosta State student

Officials from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Friday that Darien Joseph Meheux, 18, of Lawrenceville was arrested late Thursday night in the southwest Georgia city of Ellaville. He is charged in the death of Valdosta State student Jasmine Benjamin, a Central Gwinnett grad.