Education

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The first meeting of the Polk Retired Educators Association (PREA) was kicked off by the new President, Andrea Sorrells, who discussed the plans for the new season.

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    jennifer.parks@albanyherald.com

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The nation’s 39th president, who attended Georgia Southwestern State University from 1941-42, was recognized at a ceremony on institution’s Wheatley Administration Building Lawn, where GSW dedicated its new signature landmark — the Presidential Plaza — located at the main entrance to the campus.

  • By Holly Yan, Steve Almasy and Cassandra Santiago, CNN
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Puerto Rico's energy grid took such a severe blow from deadly Hurricane Maria that restoring power to everyone may take months, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló told CNN on Wednesday night.

  • By Daniella Diaz and Rene Marsh, CNN
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Democrats say they are planning to look into a report about Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price taking five work-related trips on private jets last week, costing taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars more than had he flown commercial.

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NEWARK, N.J. – A music teacher and singer/songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide has been arrested and charged with receiving and distributing images of child sexual abuse, said Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick.

  • By Steve Almasy and Darran Simon, CNN
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Dozens were killed in a powerful earthquake Tuesday that rocked Mexico City and surrounding states. The earthquake toppled buildings, sent rescue workers digging through rubble and knocked out power to millions.

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Gov. Nathan Deal announced that the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Global Commerce Division helped create a total of 30,309 new jobs during FY ‘17, generating a record-breaking $6.33 billion in investments.

  • By Jim Hendricks

    jim.hendricks@albanyherald.com

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After hurricanes Harvey and Irma sent gas prices to a three-year high in Georgia and neighboring states, the market is positioned to start a price decline as demand lessens, production recovers and winter-grade gas returns to the market.

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Albany State University was recently ranked among the nation’s top Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the No. 1 public HBCU in the state of Georgia, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 list of top-ranked colleges and universities.

  • John King, CNN Chief National Correspondent
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President Trump's big challenges at the United Nations, the spotlight on his ambassador and new wrinkles in two big Senate races filled our Sunday trip around the "Inside Politics" table.

  • By Cindi Cox

    cindi.cox@albanyherald.com

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In the aftermath of Irma, a network of pastors in Houston has decided to reroute some of its donations to Florida. Other relief groups are scrambling to send aide and volunteers in both directions.

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