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Clemson denies Saban, Meyer showdown

Next week’s college football championship game in Tampa was supposed to be between Alabama and Ohio State. While the Crimson Tide did their part, Ohio State couldn’t get past Clemson to set up the dream matchup. Now for the second year in a row, Alabama will battle it out with the Tigers for the national title.

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Familiar matchup at the Dome

Florida and Alabama are once again playing in the SEC championship game Saturday at the Georgia Dome. It marks the ninth time the two teams have played each other in the championship game.

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Tragedy amid triumph in Fort Valley

When Peach County football player Raekwon Smith was killed in an automobile accident Aug. 20, a week before the Trojans’ season opener against Houston County, it wasn’t the first time the city of Fort Valley has experienced that kind of tragedy.

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Witness: Woman who shot black teen has used 'racial slurs'

New details in the shooting of 15-year-old Vernon Marcus Jr. emerged on Tuesday in Bibb County Magistrate Court. A witness to the alleged shooting said Elisabeth Cannon, accused of wounding Marcus, had in the past used racial slurs when confronting people outside her house. Monday night's shooting happened at the edge of Cannon's property on Bloomfield Drive in south Macon after Cannon reportedly called the police about people throwing rocks at her house just north of Rocky Creek Road.
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Witness: Woman who shot black teen has used 'racial slurs'

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"We can't get slack 'cause trouble coming every day," Bloomfield businessman says

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Video of massive Florida gator goes viral