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Seacrest's honorary UGA degree raises questions

ATLANTA - News that the University of Georgia selected a television host for its highest honor last week prompts the question of how Ryan Seacrest got picked.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-17/seacrests-honorary-uga-d
Former U.S. Rep. John Barrow to teach course on partisan gridlock at UGA

Former U.S. Rep. John Barrow announced Wednesday that he will return to his alma mater to teach a subject he became very familiar with during his decadelong run - partisan gridlock.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-22/former-us-rep-john-barro
Social media blamed for UGA meningitis scare

ATHENS, Ga. -- The president of the University of Georgia on Wednesday blamed misinformed commenters on social media and irresponsible broadcast news reporting for spreading false rumors that a UGA student died this week from bacterial meningitis.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-19/social-blamed-uga-meningitis
University of Georgia cancels lecture by Liberian journalist

ATLANTA - The University of Georgia canceled the Oct. 23 guest lecture of an award-winning Liberian journalist after concerns were raised that it could expose students and the campus community to the Ebola virus.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-19/university-georgia-cancels-le
Across Georgia

A group of 20 to 25 youths boarded a MARTA commuter train bound for Atlanta's airport and attacked the passengers, police said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-20/across-georgia
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A journalistic warrior

Fink died Friday at the age of 80 - sending waves of grief, tears and knowing smiles of remembrance across the miles and the years stitched together by his legend.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-01-18/journalistic-warrior
Across the Region

Lexington County has become the latest county in South Carolina to overturn its blue laws that prevented a number of items from being sold before 1:30 p.m. on Sundays.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-24/across-region
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Student charged in thefts

ATHENS, Ga. --- University of Georgia police say a student used her positions as tutor and teacher's assistant to steal credit cards, driver's licenses and other items from students and school employees in a spree that lasted nearly a year.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/15/met_152506.shtml
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Lawmakers turning to blogs

ATLANTA - What began as a way to sound off online about an ex-boyfriend or girlfriend has turned into a political tool.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/19/met_113072.shtml
Metro
'South Park' wins Peabody Award

ATLANTA - Comedy Central's "South Park" won its first Peabody Award on Wednesday, winning praise from judges as TV's boldest, most politically incorrect satirical series.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/06/tel_76243.shtml
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