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After walk-out and uproar, Georgia students get final editorial say at paperupdated: Fri Aug 17 2012 23:46:00

After a student walk-out spurred a flood of support from alumni and others, the board of the University of Georgia's student newspaper backtracked Friday and vowed a staffer they had hired will not have final say on editorial decisions, the paper's former editor-in-chief said.

Chick-fil-A executive diesupdated: Fri Jul 27 2012 18:31:00

Don Perry, the vice president of public relations for Chick-fil-A, has died, according to a statement from the University of Georgia, where he served on the board of the journalism school.

CNNMoney: What the student loan rate hike means to youupdated: Tue May 15 2012 09:00:00

For student borrowers, that pricey college education is going to cost a bit more next year.

The South: Not all Bubbas and banjosupdated: Sat Apr 14 2012 10:34:00

His name is Gerald Lester Watson Jr., but he goes by Bubba.

North Korea's space oddity: Missile or satellite?updated: Wed Apr 11 2012 22:48:00

It really doesn't look like much, this mission control.

Larry Munson, voice of Georgia football, dies at age 89updated: Mon Nov 21 2011 01:28:00

Larry Munson, who earned the adoration of University of Georgia fans as an unabashed Bulldogs supporter while announcing the team's football games for 42 years, died Sunday night at his Athens home, the school said.

CNNMoney: Get your peanut butter -- before prices soarupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 15:58:00

Brace yourselves, peanut butter lovers -- prices are set to spike following one of the worst peanut harvest seasons growers have seen in years.

Football fans feel penalized by fall weddings updated: Fri Sep 23 2011 09:58:00

It happened to football fan Donald Hall.

BP oil spill coverage earns CNN another Peabody Awardupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 19:45:00

CNN has earned a Peabody award for its extensive coverage of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Suspected cop killer releases 4 hostages in northern Georgiaupdated: Fri Mar 25 2011 22:47:00

The barricaded suspect in the slaying of an Athens, Georgia, police officer released four of eight hostages Friday night, said Vernon Keenan, director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Tip fails to lead police to Georgia cop killerupdated: Thu Mar 24 2011 17:54:00

Officers searching for a suspect in the slaying of a police officer received a tip Thursday and swarmed a neighborhood in northeastern Athens, Georgia.

Where did the oil go? Researchers point to sea floorupdated: Wed Sep 15 2010 11:41:00

A team of researchers in the Gulf of Mexico say they found an oily layer as thick as two inches coating the sea floor in some places, and they believe it may be from the BP spill.

What happened to Gulf oil spill?updated: Wed Sep 15 2010 11:41:00

Researchers believe the oil from this summer's BP spill may have sunk to the Gulf floor. CNN's Brian Todd explains.

How much oil remains?updated: Tue Aug 24 2010 09:56:00

Debate continues over just how much oil remains in the Gulf. CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.

Defender of the deep: The oil's not goneupdated: Tue Aug 24 2010 09:56:00

Samantha Joye's office is littered with otherworldly artifacts from the deep ocean: a mussel the size of a football; a vase filled with tube worms, which look like grissini breadsticks; a photo of the world's biggest bacteria.

Researchers say they saw 22-mile hydrocarbon plume in Gulfupdated: Fri Aug 20 2010 05:31:00

Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution said they detected a plume of hydrocarbons in June that was at least 22 miles long and more than 3,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, a residue of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Exclusive: Oil settling on Gulf floorupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 15:33:00

In an exclusive report, CNN's Ed Lavandera says researchers found oil and dispersants built up on the ocean floor.

Calls for better seafood testing as Gulf fishing begins anewupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 15:33:00

A day after fall shrimping season began in the Gulf of Mexico and the state of Alabama reopened coastal waters to fishing, a major environmental watchdog group called for more stringent testing of seafood.

UGA bulldogs its way to top of party schools listupdated: Mon Aug 02 2010 18:14:00

The University of Georgia has partied its way to No. 1 on the top party schools list. It also came in second in the subcategory of lots of hard liquor.

UGA athletic director sorry but not resigning after DUI chargeupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 20:52:00

University of Georgia Athletic Director Damon Evans says he "sincerely apologizes" for actions that led to a driving-under-the-influence charge Wednesday night, but Evans says he will not resign.

North Korea's changing leadershipupdated: Tue Jun 08 2010 06:38:00

CNN's Collen McEdwards talks to Han Park about the political developments behind the North Korean cabinet shuffle.

North Korea leadership changes strong on family tiesupdated: Tue Jun 08 2010 06:38:00

Dramatic changes in North Korean leadership this week appear to be paving the way for an eventual transfer of power from leader Kim Jong Il to his youngest son, analysts say.

Is it safe to eat lettuce amid E. coli outbreak?updated: Thu May 13 2010 19:44:00

Ask Douglas Powell, food safety expert and keeper of Barfblog, whether he'd consider a salad of fresh romaine for dinner tonight.

Waiting for the end of the world: Georgia's 30-year stone mysteryupdated: Mon Mar 22 2010 11:04:00

In the beginning, there was the stone.

Dinner 'crashers' stood out years agoupdated: Wed Dec 09 2009 15:39:00

I confess, I've met Tareq and Michaele Salahi.

WH protects social secretaryupdated: Wed Dec 09 2009 15:39:00

The White House Social Secretary avoids testifying on state dinner security, citing separation of powers.

Georgia mascot Uga VII dies at age 4updated: Thu Nov 19 2009 21:46:00

Uga VII, the University of Georgia mascot whose deeply furrowed face was a fixture at the school for more than a year, died early Thursday, the university said. He was 4 years old.

Interviews give veterans a voice, iReporters a causeupdated: Thu Sep 17 2009 11:40:00

Julie Ellerton met Iraq war veteran John Stubbs by chance. He dropped by her Malibu, California, home one afternoon to spray for termites.

Dogs in fatal attack rounded up, euthanizedupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 12:53:00

A pack of dogs brought down and killed an animal-loving couple last weekend in rural northeastern Georgia, and a similar tragedy could occur anywhere dogs roam freely, authorities say.

Dogs kill Georgia coupleupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 12:53:00

A pack of dogs attacks and kills an elderly couple in rural Georgia. CNN's Brooke Baldwin reports.

Theater where R.E.M., B-52s played burnsupdated: Fri Jun 19 2009 16:49:00

A bit of music history was lost Friday morning when flames gutted the Georgia Theatre in Athens, Georgia.

Insights on why people 'snap' and killupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 12:52:00

A University of Georgia professor shot and killed his wife and two other adults in Athens, Georgia, in late April, according to police. A U.S. soldier fired on fellow troops in early May at a counseling center at a base outside Baghdad, Iraq, killing five comrades, according to authorities.

UGA prof dug grave, shot himself in head, police sayupdated: Tue May 12 2009 18:47:00

A wanted University of Georgia professor killed himself with a single gunshot to the head after he dug his own grave and covered it with brush, police said Tuesday.

Authorities: Body of UGA professor identifiedupdated: Mon May 11 2009 08:37:00

The body of a University of Georgia professor accused of killing three people was found Saturday buried in woods near Athens, Georgia, authorities said.

Vehicle of professor suspected in Georgia killings foundupdated: Fri May 01 2009 13:08:00

Investigators have found the vehicle of a University of Georgia professor wanted in the killing of three people.

Professor sought in shootingsupdated: Mon Apr 27 2009 15:42:00

Police are searching for a University of Georgia professor after a shooting that left three people dead, CNN's Richard Lui reports.

FBI: Wanted professor bought plane ticket to Netherlandsupdated: Mon Apr 27 2009 15:42:00

A former University of Georgia professor, wanted in the fatal shootings of his wife and two other people over the weekend, purchased a plane ticket to the Netherlands for May 2, authorities said Monday.

Georgia professor sought in shooting death of wife, two othersupdated: Sat Apr 25 2009 22:44:00

A University of Georgia professor apparently shot and killed his wife and two other people at a community theater group's reunion Saturday, then dropped the couple's two children off at a neighbor's and fled.

Can 'biochar' save the planet?updated: Tue Mar 31 2009 10:56:00

Over the railroad tracks, near Agriculture Drive on the University of Georgia campus, sits a unique machine that may hold one of the solutions to big environmental problems like energy, food production and even global climate change.

Can 'biochar' save the planet?updated: Tue Mar 31 2009 10:56:00

Scientists hope 'biochar' can reduce greenhouse gases, improve farming and create clean energy.

Gas shortage leads to fights, threatens college football in Southupdated: Fri Sep 26 2008 15:58:00

Gas shortages are afflicting drivers across the Southeast. Some of the problems were caused by Hurricane Ike affecting oil production and refining along the Gulf Coast, but empty gas pumps also are being blamed on the consumers themselves.

iReport on gas shortageupdated: Fri Sep 26 2008 15:58:00

iReporter Gary Berman captures empty gas pumps in Marietta, Georgia.

Time.com: SAT Scores Remain at 10-Year Lowupdated: Tue Aug 26 2008 12:00:00

For the second consecutive year, SAT scores for the most recent high school graduating class remained at the lowest level in nearly a decade

Time.com: Gulf Dead Zone Bigger Than Everupdated: Wed Jul 23 2008 13:00:00

A "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas-Louisiana coast this year is likely to be the biggest ever and last longer than ever before, with marine life affected for hundreds of miles

Spring wedding, backyard disasterupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 15:02:00

The promise of saying vows in an intimate setting and under springtime foliage can be a dreamy inspiration for brides-to-be, but for homeowners hosting a wedding in their back yard it can turn into a nightmare.

Blood-stained clothes, missing hiker's ID foundupdated: Sat Jan 05 2008 23:01:00

Investigators found IDs belonging to missing hiker Meredith Emerson along with blood-stained clothes, leading authorities to charge Gary Michael Hilton with kidnapping with intent to cause bodily injury, according to a criminal warrant filed Saturday.

Missing hiker suspect chargedupdated: Sat Jan 05 2008 23:01:00

Gary Michael Hilton has been charged with kidnapping in the case of missing hiker Meredith Emerson.

Stop spending for a dayupdated: Thu Nov 01 2007 21:05:00

African-American consumers are being asked to stop spending money for a day to send a message to political leaders.

Radio host rallies blacks for Friday boycottupdated: Thu Nov 01 2007 21:05:00

A nationally syndicated radio host is urging black Americans to refrain from spending money Friday, and his efforts are garnering support from some of the civil rights movement's heaviest hitters.

FSB: First place: Green Dragon Roach Killupdated: Wed Oct 17 2007 11:05:00

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Hispanic entrepreneurship, buying power on the riseupdated: Mon Oct 01 2007 13:19:00

If you don't think Hispanics are a major force in the American marketplace, think again.

FSB: And the finalists are...updated: Wed Aug 29 2007 21:25:00

Environmentally-friendly roach bait. Soccer balls that can take a pounding on city streets. Chocolate-covered gourmet coffee beans for calorie-counters. These are some of the products being developed - or already sold - by the elite teams that made it to the final round of FSB's 5th annual business plan competition.

Partying with honors at West Virginia University updated: Tue Aug 21 2007 08:28:00

To the disappointment of school administrators -- and the pride of some students -- West Virginia University is No. 1 on The Princeton's Review's annual list of the top 20 party schools.

SI.com: Justin Gimelstob: Isner, Querrey, Young make solid trio of U.S. hopefulsupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 00:48:00

As American tennis fans, we've been spoiled by the long line of men's champions our country has produced. But it's been awhile since one of our own has broken through -- the last American Grand Slam champ was Andy Roddick at the U.S. Open in 2003.

SI.com: English keeps swim dreams afloat despite asthmaupdated: Tue May 29 2007 00:50:00

Of all the cruel twists irony can take, this is about as bad as it gets. Lauren English, a senior swimmer at Montville (N.J.) and a potential 2008 Olympian who owns multiple state records and five Meet of Champions titles, suffers from chlorine-induced asthma.

SI.com: Matteson, Imada tie for AT&T leadupdated: Fri May 18 2007 21:00:00

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) -- Former Georgia Tech star Troy Matteson shot an 8-under 64 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead in the AT&T Classic with former University of Georgia player Ryuji Imada.

SI.com: Georgia golf coach quits after sexual remarksupdated: Mon May 14 2007 14:00:00

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Todd McCorkle's sudden decision to resign as the women's golf coach at Georgia last week followed complaints from players about his inappropriate sexual comments and jokes, according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.

SI.com: Laird wins first Nationwide titleupdated: Sun Apr 22 2007 20:00:00

BOGART, Ga. (AP) -- Scotland's Martin Laird won his first Nationwide Tour title Sunday, birdieing the final hole for a one-stroke victory over Justin Bolli and Jeremy Anderson in the Athens Regional Foundation Classic.

SI.com: Q&A: Kyle Chandler updated: Fri Feb 09 2007 14:35:00

Last week SI writer Richard Deitsch interviewed actor Kyle Chandler for the magazine's Q&A. The 41-year-old actor stars as coach Eric Taylor on NBC's Friday Night Lights. Here are additional excepts from their conversation:

Questions remain in whale shark deathupdated: Tue Jan 16 2007 10:00:00

Officials at the Georgia Aquarium said Tuesday that it could take weeks to figure out why Ralph the whale shark suddenly died last week.

Fortune: New backdating scheme rips off stockholdersupdated: Wed Jan 10 2007 06:38:00

It's tempting to roll your eyes at the latest options backdating news - more evidence that in certain ways American executives are still the world's most creative.

Fortune: Where to retire in styleupdated: Wed Jun 21 2006 14:07:00

Best Place for Outdoor Addicts

Is 'Wi-Fi on steroids' really the next big thing?updated: Mon Oct 17 2005 10:12:00

Computer users in many urban and university areas have come to expect connectivity 24/7. There's a cable modem or DSL at home, a high-speed connection in the office and Wi-Fi for the places in between, from the commute to the coffeehouse.

Design for learningupdated: Fri Aug 12 2005 09:22:00

If you were in high school when Michael Jackson's "Thriller" was at the top of the charts, chances are you spent your day moving from one 45-minute class to another, with a different subject each period.

'Agroterror' a new threat to the economyupdated: Tue Apr 26 2005 10:16:00

A ranch or a family farm might not immediately come to mind when thinking of terrorist targets. But an attack on U.S. agriculture could cause enormous damage to the economy. And that is the aim of "agroterror."

Lyn Turknett, Leadership Coachupdated: Mon Apr 25 2005 09:55:00

Global Office talks to leadership coach and author Lyn Turknett. For Bob Turknett's answers click here.

Top 25: Technological breakthroughsupdated: Fri Apr 01 2005 08:54:00

Advances in technology have done much to change the way we live and communicate over the past quarter century, but no breakthrough has revolutionized life as much as the advent of the "wireless world," according to a panel of experts assembled by CNN to pick the top 25.

FSB: Cum Laudeupdated: Mon Nov 01 2004 00:01:00

The seven semifinalists that vied with our winners should make a mark. Besides the four profiled here, they include Carnegie Mellon's ClearCount, which has found a way to keep surgical sponges from...

Fortune: Did the Bill-and-Monica Debacle Teach Us Nothing? It's readers' turn to give advice: on sexual harassment, updated: Mon Dec 30 2002 00:01:00

"I'd have thought CEOs would know better by now than to hit on women who work for them," says a reader in Minnesota. "But alas, apparently not. Did the Bill-and-Monica debacle teach us nothing?" Th...

Money Magazine: The Best Deals in Public Education Honors programs offer Ivy League quality at state school prices.updated: Wed Sep 15 1993 00:01:00

CHECK OFF THE THINGS YOU'RE LOOKING FOR IN A COLLEGE: -- SMALL CLASSES -- TOPFLIGHT PROFESSORS -- THE CHANCE TO DO INDEPENDENT RESEARCH -- PLENTY OF PERSONAL ATTENTION -- ROCK-BOTTOM TUITION -- ALL...

Money Magazine: HOW CAN WE PAY FOR OUR KIDS' COLLEGE EDUCATION?updated: Sun Aug 01 1993 00:01:00

Q. We have children ages 15 and 17 who plan to attend the University of Georgia at Athens, but we have no savings set aside for college. Their annual tuition cost should be about $7,500, though 199...

Fortune: REVEALED: COKE'S NEXT CEO updated: Mon May 31 1993 00:01:00

You heard it here first: Barring disaster, the next CEO of Coca-Cola will be M. Douglas Ivester, 46, a former outside auditor who worked his way through the University of Georgia as a Kroger bag bo...

Money Magazine: 1 Paula wants to discover a cure for cancer. Chemistupdated: Thu Mar 11 1993 00:01:00

! Rob Phillips works in a laboratory that seems like it belongs in a science- fiction movie. It is filled with sharp smells, gurgling sounds, odd-shaped glassware (called beakers and flasks) -- and...

Fortune: FREQUENT FLIERS' $6 BILLION RIP-OFFupdated: Mon Aug 10 1992 00:01:00

When it comes to choosing between their company's bottom line and notching up more frequent flier miles for themselves, many employees choose to look out for No. 1. The cost to U.S. corporations, a...

Fortune: Debating Dinosaurs, Measuring Muscles, Playing to the Yuppies, and Other Matters. Of Fingerprints and Other Cluesupdated: Mon Feb 15 1988 00:01:00

The firing of Jimmy (''the Greek'') Snyder by CBS Sports has to be rated one of the more bizarre if not surreal stories of this young year, and yet its meaning is all too clear. It means that the s...

Fortune: THE HIGH COST OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT Just kidding around a little with Ms. Lavoom? She, and her lawyer, aren't particularly likelyupdated: Mon Sep 14 1987 00:01:00

Judith Waters, a professor of psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University who gives seminars on sexual harassment, reports that the biggest problem she encounters initially with managerial groups ...

Fortune: Facial Feedback in Washington, A Future Shock for the Unions, One Way to Fight Fascism, and Other Matters. Great Moments in Profupdated: Mon Sep 29 1986 00:01:00

LOS ANGELES -- Pet psychology (is) a growing field practiced at least part time by more than 100 veterinarians around the country and taught at an increasing number of veterinary schools . . . Ther...

Fortune: BIOMETRICS HAS A TOUCH FOR SPOTTING PHONIES A tiny new industry is putting unique personal characteristics into digital electronupdated: Mon Apr 15 1985 00:01:00

WHILE POETS have long extolled the uniqueness of each individual, biometrics technology is making a business out of it. Biometrics is the science of taking a biological characteristic, such as a fi...

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