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Miss Georgia winner crowned

...in Columbus. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports Cantrell won the talent competition for her opera performance. First runner-up was Miss Capital City Adeline Kenerly and second runner-up was Miss Cobb County Patricia Ford. Cantrell will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-21/miss-georgia-winner-crowned
Documentary 'Discovering Dave ? Spirit Captured in Clay' on Edgefield slave potter wins acclaim

...the film tells you a little bit more."The film was first runner-up for best documentary at the 2014 Myrtle Beach International Film Festival; first runner-up at the Archaeology Channel Film Festival in Eugene...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/documentary-edgefield-slave-p
Around the block

...be asked to apply their knowledge of the 7th Amendment to a real world situation. A $1,000 grand prize and $500 first runner up prize will be awarded. Deadline it enter is April 25. Winners will be notified in May. For more information and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-02-16/around-block
Millwood bids for stardom

DENVER -- It was the equivalent of a marathon, with the first runner starting in the early afternoon and the last one staggering home near midnight. That's how the Atlanta Braves viewed their first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/20/oth_226459.shtml
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Illinois hopeful crowned Miss America

...tried to attract viewers by shedding tradition and including two-piece swimsuits for the first time in 50 years. The first runner-up was Miss North Carolina Michelle Warren, and the second runner-up was Miss Mississippi Myra Barginear. Miss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/14/ent_214657.shtml
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Miss Augusta crowned

...was the first year of the People's Choice award, which was chosen by the audience. Gail Morrison Wheatley was the first runner-up and Christy Monique Bonaparte was second runner-up. Contestant Dana Clarke won the talent competition and was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/11/met_318226.shtml
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Jones helps Braves to rally

...would have homered in his first two at-bats rather than striking out on six pitches. He would have thrown out the first runner that tested him, rather than throwing the ball into left field for his first error. Welcome to the big leagues, kid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/08/16/met_199205.shtml
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Miss USA takes Miss Universe crown

...program for communication at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Miss Venezuela, 23-year-old Marena Bencomo, was the first runner-up, and Miss Trinidad and Tobago, 24-year-old Margot Bourgeois, was second runner-up. Contestants from 74...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/17/ent_208425.shtml
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Marathon champ proves Olympic win not a fluke

...victory in Atlanta wasn't just a one-race breakthrough. Roba finished in 2 hours, 26 minutes, 23 seconds, the first runner - male or female - to win in Boston after the Summer Games. She did it on a demanding, undulating stretch known for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/22/oth_207181.shtml
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Flame relay begins after bad weather prevents full ceremony

...to Vasillis Dimitriades, a Greek skier who was the first runner in a relay that will reach Nagano, Japan, Feb. 7...the high priestess, as she handed the torch to the first runner. Instead of using the burnished steel mirror to light...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/20/oth_219364.shtml
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