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G-Braves split doubleheader against Syracuse

Pitching rules in both games.

Braves halt losing streak

Three home runs propel Braves past Brewers

Peralta homers twice as Brewers continue mastery of Braves

Wily Peralta allowed two hits in seven scoreless innings as Milwaukee continued its home dominance against Atlanta.. Jean Segura went 3-for-4 with a home run and Norichika Aoki recorded three hits and a run scored in his return to the lineup as the Brewers made it seven straight

Tech rally comes up short in regional

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Illinois held off a late rally by Georgia Tech and the Yellow Jackets brought the winning run to the plate in the ninth inning but could not complete the comeback as the Illini won the opener of the NCAA Nashville Regional, 6-4, Friday afternoon in Nashville, Tenn

Tech women ousted in ACC tourney

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Georgia Tech dropped an 86-67 ACC Tournament first round decision to Wake Forest on Thursday night at the Greensboro Coliseum.. Tech was led by Tyaunna Marshall's 22 points and 11 rebounds. It was the ninth double-double of the year for Marshall and the 14th of her

GGC topped by No. 1 Bulldogs

The Georgia Gwinnett baseball team used a stellar complete-game effort from junior pitcher Tyler Carpenter to take defending national champion Tennessee Wesleyan College to the wire Thursday afternoon, but fell to the Bulldogs on a walk-off, 2-1, in Athens, Tenn.. Carpenter struck out six batters with just one

Williams' 24 sparks Hawks past Wizards

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Former South Gwinnett standout Louis Williams came off the bench to score 24 points and Josh Smith added 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead Atlanta to its fifth win in its last six road games.. Kyle Korver contributed 16 points and seven rebounds and Jeff Teague

NATION IN BRIEF: Video shows rapist's wife luring girl into van

Disturbing new video released Tuesday shows the wife of convicted kidnapper and rapist Phillip Garrido luring a young girl into the couple's van, asking her to do the splits and videotaping her, two years after the couple kidnapped 11-year-old Jaycee Dugard.

WORLD IN BRIEF: Syria tightens Hama siege

Syrian troops tightened their siege on the city of Hama on Tuesday, sending residents fleeing for their lives and drawing a fresh wave of international condemnation against a regime defying the growing calls to end its crackdown on anti-government protesters.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Storm damages Ohio oak from 'Shawshank Redemption'

A large oak tree that played a key role near the end of ''The Shawshank Redemption'' was heavily damaged during a storm last week.

NATION IN BRIEF: Video shows rapist's wife luring girl into van

Disturbing new video released Tuesday shows the wife of convicted kidnapper and rapist Phillip Garrido luring a young girl into the couple's van, asking her to do the splits and videotaping her, two years after the couple kidnapped 11-year-old Jaycee Dugard.

NATION IN BRIEF: Excessive heat starts dogged eastward trek

Hot weather that has plagued the Plains for days spread eastward Thursday, blanketing several more states under a sizzling sun that made people sick, shut down summer schools and spurred cities to offer cooling centers and free swimming.

WORLD IN BRIEF: Egyptian PM promises reforms

Egypt's prime minister promised to fight corruption Thursday as a new Cabinet was sworn in under under pressure from protesters demanding faster change and the removal of those tied to the ousted regime of President Hosni Mubarak.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Realist painter Lucian Freud dies at 88

Lucian Freud, a towering and uncompromising figure in the art world for more than 50 years, has died, his New York-based art dealer said Thursday. He was 88.

WORLD IN BRIEF: 59 escape, 7 dead in prison fight near US

Mexican officials said fighting among inmates at a prison near the U.S. border has killed seven prisoners and allowed at least 59 others to escape.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony call it quits

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony's marriage has hit a sour note: The superstar couple announced Friday they are breaking up.

NATION BRIEFS: Ex-Mayor Nagin paints himself as hero in memoir

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin writes in a new memoir that he was the only one to understand how to recover from Hurricane Katrina, and that he endured plots against him and incompetence around him as he set his plan in motion.

WORLD BRIEFS: Libya: NATO hits missile launchers

NATO warplanes on Saturday struck a missile launching position that Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi's forces used to target the civilians in western Libya, the alliance said in a statement.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: 'Jackass' star died from impact, fire

PHILADELPHIA -- ''Jackass'' daredevil Ryan Dunn and his passenger died from the impact of the violent car crash and the resulting fire, according to a coroner's report Tuesday.

WORLD IN BRIEF: Another Gadhafi regime official defects

Another Gadhafi regime official defects

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Arnold reveals he had child with staffer

Arnold reveals he had child with staffer

NATION IN BRIEF: Maid's lawyer: She is telling the truth in IMF case

Maid’s lawyer: She is telling the truth in IMF case

NATION IN BRIEF: Police: Man who tried entering Army base caught

Police: Man who tried entering Army base caught

WORLD IN BRIEF: Pressure mounts on Gadhafi within Libya's capital

Pressure mounts on Gadhafi within Libya’s capital

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Evangelist Graham in good spirits at NC hospital

Evangelist Graham in good spirits at NC hospital

NATION IN BRIEF: Appeals court in Va. hears health care cases

A federal appeals panel dominated by appointees of President Barack Obama heard arguments Tuesday in two Virginia lawsuits challenging his health care overhaul.

WORLD IN BRIEF: Tripoli sites bombed, rebels claim gains

In a one-two punch against Moammar Gadhafi's forces, NATO warplanes struck a command center in the capital, Tripoli, on Tuesday after pounding regime targets around the besieged port of Misrata. Rebels hoped the stepped-up attacks could help extend some of their biggest advances to date, including a major outward push from Misrata.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Arnold, Shriver separating after 25 years

It was a storybook marriage in 1986 on a spring weekend on Cape Cod that united a princess of an American political dynasty, Maria Shriver, and the gap-toothed muscle-clad movie star famous enough to be known by one name, Arnold.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: James Frey to appear on 'Oprah'

James Frey to appear on ‘Oprah’

NATION IN BRIEF: Camera provides no sign of trapped miner yet

Camera provides no sign of trapped miner yet

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Lindsay Lohan 'in talks' for role in 'Gotti'

Lindsay Lohan ‘in talks’ for role in ‘Gotti’

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NATION IN BRIEF: Space station crew marking big anniversaries

On the eve of two prominent space anniversaries, the six humans circling the Earth said Monday they will join in the celebrations from the best vantage point of all -- orbit.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: 'Office' to bid Carell farewell on April 28

‘Office’ to bid Carell farewell on April 28

NATION IN BRIEF: 9 shot, 1 fatally, at suburban Philly teen party

Shots rang out in a suburban Philadelphia social hall where a teenage party was being held, killing one person and sending eight others to the hospital, authorities said Saturday.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Christie's to auction Taylor jewelry, art

Christie's auction house said it has reached an agreement with Elizabeth Taylor's family to sell her prized jewelry collection, as well as some of her art, clothing and other memorabilia.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Christie's to auction Taylor jewelry, art

Christie’s to auction Taylor jewelry, art

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Tina Fey expecting her second child

Tina Fey expecting her second child

NATION IN BRIEF: Obama says little short-term help for gas prices

Pitching the promise of energy independence, President Barack Obama cautioned Wednesday that it's going to be tough to transition from America's oil-dependent economy and acknowledged there's little he can do to lower gas prices over the short term.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Glenn Beck's Fox show dropped

Fox News Channel on Wednesday said it was dropping Glenn Beck's afternoon talk show, which has sunk in the ratings and suffered financially due to an advertiser boycott.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Glenn Beck's Fox show dropped

Glenn Beck’s Fox show dropped

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NATION IN BRIEF: Southwest finds cracks in more planes

Southwest Airlines Co. said Tuesday it finished inspecting its grounded older planes and five of them have cracks in the aluminum skin.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Palin earns $262K for teen pregnancy work

Tax documents show unwed mother Bristol Palin earned more than $262,000 for her role in helping raise awareness for teen pregnancy prevention in 2009.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Michael Buble weds Argentine TV actress

Michael Buble weds Argentine TV actress

NATION IN BRIEF: Joke's on North as April Fools' snow nears

Joke’s on North as April Fools’ snow nears

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Patrick Kennedy, 43, engaged

Patrick Kennedy, 43, engaged

NATION IN BRIEF: 18-wheeler ends up hanging off Texas highway

An 18-wheeler pulling an empty water tank ended up hanging precariously off an interstate ramp in Fort Worth after a pre-dawn crash, and three people were rescued from the wreck.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Gabor sent to hospital after Liz Taylor death

Zsa Zsa Gabor's publicist said the shock of Elizabeth Taylor's death made Gabor fear she was next and sent her to the hospital with high blood pressure.

NATION IN BRIEF: Texas day care operator pleads not guilty in fire

Texas day care operator pleads not guilty in fire

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Lohan's father charged over fight with ex

Lohan’s father charged over fight with ex

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Mich. Supreme Court sides with rapper Dr. Dre

Mich. Supreme Court sides with rapper Dr. Dre

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