CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Miss Manners would like you to put down your cell phone and consider: What would George Washington do?
WASHINGTON (AP) - Oscar-winner Richard Dreyfuss visited the nation's capital on Wednesday to call attention to the most endangered Civil War battlefields.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama wants governors to hurry up and begin building bridges and schools to revive the economy. His administration is learning that spending $787 billion as quickly and transparently as promised is no easy task.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Pillars of the community are now pariahs fearing for their safety in a ritzy area of Connecticut home to many executives at American International Group Inc., hit with a backlash over bonuses it paid to top brass even as it accepted federal bailout money.
ATLANTA (AP) - Frustrated black lawmakers staged a walkout Friday after the Georgia House decided to delay another vote on a resolution that would have honored President Barack Obama as a politician with an "unimpeachable reputation for integrity, vision and passion."
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's budget would generate deficits averaging almost $1 trillion a year over the next decade, according to the latest congressional estimates, significantly worse than predicted by the White House just last month.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate has voted to broaden the state's new tuition tax credit program, which gives income tax credits to donors who contribute to scholarship programs for students to attend private schools.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House has approved a move to pay more than $700,000 to a Georgia man who was wrongly convicted of rape.
ATLANTA (AP) - Students would soon have to complete an annual physical fitness testing under a measure that cleared the Georgia Legislature.
WASHINGTON (AP) - New jobless claims fell more than expected last week, but continuing claims set a new record for the eighth straight week and few economists expect the labor market to improve anytime soon.
WASHINGTON (AP) - At least 13 firms receiving billions of dollars in bailout money owe a total of more than $220 million in unpaid federal taxes, a key lawmaker said Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Tuesday voted to scrap the system that awards members of Congress an automatic cost-of-living pay raise every year.
NEW YORK (AP) - You know things have changed on Wall Street when the housing industry saves the day.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - As bagpipers and shamrock-plastered floats passed the crowd, Nancy Cox raised a Bloody Mary and clicked the heels of her emerald slippers - one of the head-to-toe green accessories of her "Wizard of Oz" costume.
Oct. 17-19: Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival - The festival features coastal seafood vendors, arts and crafts booths and carnival rides. This year's entertainment includes the Blues Traveler, Swingin' Medallions, Jake Miller and more. For more information, call 756-3444 or go to www.goseafoodfestival.com or goseafood.net.
Last Saturday, while the Bulldog nation sweated out a 35-32 victory over the Tennessee Volunteers that should not have been as hard as our scholar-athletes made it, former head football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley's first team at UGA was recognized on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. As nice as that was, more - much more - needs to be done to honor the legendary Hall of Fame coach.
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