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The Main Squeeze has smoothies that please

Spectator Tasters By Michael Wilson and Ashley George  This week we decided to switch it up a little bit and head to the new smoothie shop that opened up this summer, The Main Squeeze. This shop is at 1001 Baytree Road and was converted from an old hair salon.  First thing we have to say is, we were very impressed ...

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The Blazers loss forces Dean to reevaluate the rest of the season

Michael Wilson Sports Editor mhwilson@valdosta.edu The season did not start the way it was supposed to, or at least I’m sure that is how Coach David Dean and his players feel. Newberry probably has a slightly different opinion on it.  The fact is that this is Dean’s first home opening loss, and more importantly it is his first loss to ...

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Blazers give new meaning to running by committee

 Edward Hooper Sports Writer ephooper@valdosta.edu  On most football teams across America, offenses generally use only one or two main running backs. This is not the case for the Valdosta State Blazers.  In their season opening loss to Newberry College, the Blazers featured four running backs, David Arnold, Ronnye Nelson, Derrick Harris and Michael Brown. The four combined to rush for ...

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Accomplishments abound for decorated reciever despite loss

Edward Hooper Sports Writer ephooper@valdosta.edu Although the Valdosta State Blazers lost on Saturday night to Newberry College, some history was made at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium that was positive.  Senior wide receiver Cedric Jones moved up in the VSU record books on Saturday night with his four catches and his one touchdown reception. The four catches moved Jones into third on VSU’s ...

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Clinton beats Obama in Pennsylvania

By Steven Thomma McClatchy Newspapers (MCT) WASHINGTON _ Hillary Clinton won a hard-fought Pennsylvania primary Tuesday, beating rival Barack Obama in a scrappy victory that she hopes will keep her underdog campaign alive to fight another day. The New York senator was carried to victory by whites, women, the working class and the elderly _ the third time she’s been ...

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GOP will release ad attacking Obama despite McCain’s reservations

By David Ingram McClatchy Newspapers (MCT) RALEIGH, N.C. _ The N.C. Republican Party says it will not back away from a planned TV ad that uses footage of Barack Obama’s controversial former minister, despite objections from the expected GOP presidential nominee, John McCain. The ad, released Wednesday on the Internet, tries to link the minister to two Democratic candidates for ...

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Former bishop wins presidential election in Paraguay

By Jack Chang McClatchy Newspapers (MCT) ASUNCION, Paraguay _ A former Roman Catholic Church bishop scored an historic win Sunday in this impoverished country’s presidential election, ending the 61-year reign of the world’s longest ruling party. Thousands of people celebrate the historic win of presidential candidate Fernando Lugo in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, April 20, 2008. The victory ended 61 years ...

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