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Police and prosecution roundup

6 hours agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“Georgia’s Highest Court Limits Power Of Private Probation Industry” [WABE, Augusta Chronicle, earlier here, here, here, and here] Federal judge slams as “preposterous” DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) actions in raid on Tampa pharmacy...Show More Summary

Augusta Reporter Cited for Disorderly Conduct

Mike Miller, weekend  anchor and investigative reporter for Augusta, Ga. ABC affiliate WJBF was arrested Friday night. The station reported the arrest on its website saying: WJBF reporter and anchor, Mike Miller, has been cited by the...Show More Summary

A child psychiatrist: Whether I choose to be one or not

Dr. Kenneth Azar, a mentor of mine at the old Georgia Regional Psychiatric Hospital in Augusta, Georgia, told me something once that has always stuck with me. He told me that in the early years of his practice, when he was living and working out in Idaho, that he was one of a very small […]

Augusta Maine Bigfoot Sighting

Michael (Merchant) interviews a witness that encounter a huge Bigfoot crossing the highway a few min's south of Augusta Maine in Jan.

Thoughts Are Mega-lite

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Tiger Woods returns to golf with 'old' swing, new gear, and less bulk

When Tiger Woods makes his first competitive start since Augusta at this week’s Hero World Challenge, he’ll do so with a new swing ‘consultant’ on his team, new clubs in his bag, and less fat on his body. Tiger Woods is lean, healthy,...Show More Summary

“23 Skidoo” (and Comment for a Cause)

This post is inspired by Shot@Life, an initiative of the United Nations Foundation. During the month of August–Blogust–31 bloggers are writing about moments that matter. For every comment on this post and the 30 other posts, Walgreens will donate a vaccine (up to 50,000 vaccines). A child dies every 20 seconds from a vaccine-preventable disease. We can change this […]

Study committee calls for Maine to act on ocean acidification

A report to legislators says more research and local efforts are needed to deal with the threat to shellfish, including lobsters and clams. AUGUSTA — Maine should increase research and monitoring into how rising acidity levels in oceans could harm the state’s valuable commercial fisheries while taking additional steps to reduce local pollution that can […]

The World’s Longest Straightaway

4 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

Imagine a highway that doesn’t bend, climb, or turn. That’s Eyre Highway, which crosses the Nullarbor Plain in Western Australia. The highway is a thousand miles long, running from Norseman to Port Augusta in South Australia. It hasShow More Summary

Ocean acidification report vote delayed

AUGUSTA — The commission studying the impacts of ocean acidification on the state’s commercial fisheries is asking legislative leaders for permission to meet one more time before issuing the final version of its report. The Legislature established the mellifluously named Commission to Study the Effects of Coastal and Ocean Acidification and Its Existing and Potential […]

Report: IBM CEO Rometty becomes 3rd female Augusta National member

Observers thought IBM CEO Virginia "Ginni" Rometty would be the first female member of Augusta National Golf Club. It had practically become tradition for the head of Big Blue to don a green jacket. But when the home of the Masters admitted...Show More Summary

Sports Explained: Golf

From Caddyshack to Happy Gilmore. From Tiger to the Golden Bear. From Augusta to Pebble Beach. Wai Sallas, on Golf. The post Sports Explained: Golf appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Jeanette Hawes

Jeanette Hawes is sad. She has any number of reasons to be sad. One reason she’s sad might be that her brother’s pit bull was killed. If you’ll take a look at this story here, Jeanette Hawes in Augusta, Georgia tells the press that her neighbor didn’t have to stab her brother’s dog. She didn’t […]

Report: Third Female Member Joins Augusta

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Make it a threesome. Augusta National Golf Club has admitted another female member. Golf Digest's Sam Weinman reported: IBM CEO Virginia (Ginni) Rometty has joined Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore as the third female member of the longtime home of the Masters, multiple sources have confirmed. Show More Summary

Father Who Shook Baby To Quadriplegic State Sentenced

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine man insisted he is not a violent person, as he was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for shaking his 6-month-o... Read more: Kevin Peaslee, Kevin Peaslee Sentenced, Kevin Peaslee Shaken Baby, Bad Parenting, Mug Shots, Dumb Crime, Maeghan Maloney, Crime News

Extra, Extra: Kensington Mainstay Closing, Live-Tweeted Cancer Surgery, and Digital Ads for Transit Shelters

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Zimmerman’s Discount—located on Augusta Avenue in Kensington Market—has been a fixture in the neighbourhood for decades, but by New Year’s, it will have closed up shop permanently. It won’t, though, be replaced by a condo building or […]

Returned Valor

The Augusta Chronicle tells the story of Ivan Bolgla who bought a Purple Heart at an auction belonging to a World War II pilot, 2nd Lt. Harley Kempter, and got it back to the family through the efforts of Purple Hearts Reunited, a not-for-profit-organization that exists for that reason; “I try to pride myself on […]

What Are You Doing Today? What Are You Doing Tonight?

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Augusta Savage is one of the artists featured in Industry. Industry at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery: The new director, Scott Lawrimore, has revamped and reinvigorated the UW gallery space. Tegan and Sara Bring Their Perfectly Poppy Righteousness:...Show More Summary

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