NAACP to Georgia: No learning on MLK Day - TheDC

US | Laura Donovan

The NAACP is upset with the Georgia counties that made up snow days by holding classes on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Moron given max sentence for shooting friend with arrows - WLWT

| Pat McMahon

Ohio man gives insincere apology to his victim, judge sentences him to 10 years in prison

SEC title hopes ride with Cam, Tigers - NY Daily News

Sports | Julia McClatchy (admin)

The conference needs the Tigers to beat 10th-ranked Alabama (9-2) and then win the SEC title game in Atlanta if it hopes to maintain its official dominance

Auburn Beats Georgia, 49-31, reaches SEC title game - NYT

Sports | Julia McClatchy (admin)

The Cam Newton rumors seemed to be everywhere over the past two weeks, except inside Jordan-Hare Stadium

Florida P/K Chas Henry says no apology needed - Orlando Sentinel

Sports | Julia McClatchy (admin)

Florida’s Chas Henry has heard the fuss about the choke sign Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham made at him Saturday. And the Gators punter-turned-kicker thinks it’s ‘ridiculous’

Many happy returns around the NFL - LAT

Sports | Julia McClatchy (admin)

On a Sunday filled with eye-catching comebacks by teams and individuals, the biggest blast from the past came from a Seattle Seahawks receiver long since branded a bust

Four candidates could make big difference for GOP in midterms - WaPo

Politics | interns

The quartet of candidates could be the deciding force in whether the party will win back the House majority

Steele hints government shutdown could happen - Nebraska Watchdog

Politics | Pat McMahon

RNC chair says ‘anything can happen’ regarding the possibility of forcing the federal government to go dark

Fall TV: These women like to kick some tail - LAT

Entertainment | Julia McClatchy (admin)

The heroic action figure gets a feminine touch this season, with Kelli Giddish’s U.S. marshal, Maggie Q’s assassin and Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s spy leading the brawls

Women of the GOP hit an electoral speed bump

Opinion | Aaron Guerrero

Both Handel and Norton’s losses, combined with the successes of other Republican women this election cycle, provide a glimpse into how the new union between GOP voters and women candidates is likely to fare in the months and years ahead

Deport the children of illegal immigrants

Opinion | Chet Nagle

Our national failure to take a grip on reality is costing us dearly

Obama administration sticking to troop withdrawal timetable - CNN

Politics | interns

President says sacrifice in Iraq not over

Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?

Opinion | Ben Clarke

If Palin is at the top of the ticket in 2012, brace yourself for another hollow heaping of Hope through 2016. The thought of her going toe-to-toe with Obama in a debate is frightening

Agriculture secretary apologizes for firing USDA official - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

Tom Vilsack said Wednesday he had apologized for firing Shirley Sherrod after a highly edited video was posted online by Andrew Breitbart

Secretary Vilsack: Re-hire Shirley Sherrod

Opinion | Ken Blackwell

Maybe President Obama doesn’t have to invite Mrs. Sherrod, Secretary Vilsack, and the Spooners to the White House for a beer summit. After all, once is enough. But the President does have the power to make this right

The price of education - AJC

Business | interns

Teacher layoffs across Georgia mean financial stress among thousands of households, but also trouble for the larger economy

Redneck Games was muddy great - Metro.co.uk

| interns

The 14th annual Redneck Games saw 7,500 people gather to watch an event that’s a celebration of all that’s great about the south

Profiles in courage in Georgia

Opinion | Nick R. Brown

In the coming weeks, individuals will begin to pull levers here in Georgia during early voting leading up to the 20th of July. The vote will be of vital importance for the second most populated district in Georgia