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Ex-UGA president headed to Pepperdine

ATHENS, Ga. -- Former University of Georgia president Michael Adams is headed back to California's Pepperdine University to become the elite private school's chancellor.
'Insider' term scurrilous

Teams of hired political assassins don't care whose blood they spill - as long as they get paid and paid well.
Republicans try to avoid congressional race brawl

Those interested in the 12th Congressional District race are trying to keep it from becoming a bloody Republican ordeal.
Legislators lobby for national champion Jaguars

U.S. Reps. John Barrow, D-Ga., and Paul Broun, R-Ga., have joined forces to have a resolution congratulating the team presented on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Richardson: Job cuts unlikely at SRS

Bill Richardson brought good news during his first visit to the Savannah River Site. Mr. Richardson, visiting the site Tuesday during his second workday as U.S. secretary of energy, told local business leaders and elected officials the site probably faces no layoffs in the near future. "Based on our budget projections, and based on the administration's request and congressional action, in terms of layoffs and further reductions, I don't see any problem for at least the next two years," Mr. Richardson said during a roundtable discussion at the Aiken Chamber of Commerce.
Metro | South Aiken High School
Reach out and touch a congressman

WASHINGTON -- Ticked off by the congressional pay raise? Enraged at the latest political grandstanding piped into your living room by C-Span? There's a better, and more effective, way to let off steam than venting to your spouse. And it also works if you want to congratulate your representative or senator for doing a good job, or just tell them how you feel about a particular issue. It's called writing your congressman, and, contrary to popular belief, lawmakers take it seriously.
Across South Carolina

COLUMBIA - The University of South Carolina is receiving a $1 million donation for scholarships at its new aerospace program.
Vote in U.S. House could further delay MOX plant

AIKEN - South Carolina's push to get rid of plutonium at Savannah River Site that's been taken from old nuclear weapons faces another delay.
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Experts lay out plan to aid post

In Augusta's campaign to keep Fort Gordon, two strategists laid out a battle plan Wednesday.
Farmers to share settlement

ATLANTA - Up to $13 million of Georgia's share of the national tobacco settlement would be used to compensate tobacco farmers under a proposal approved Tuesday by the Georgia Tobacco Community Development Board.