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By Joe Kovac Jr., The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jun. 24--Michelle Marshall's role in "The Love Guru" is about as prominent as the new Mike Myers comedy was at the box office its opening weekend. That is, it was barely noticeable.
By Pete Hayes, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jun. 20--GODFREY -- The Summers-Port Sharks keep on gowing. In Thursday's 560-112 season-opening win over Gaslight/Splash CIty of Collinsville, their largest squad ever made meet management a challenge for Summers-Port officials and coaches.
By Jill Moon, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jun. 20--GRAFTON -- Ameren gas journeymen double-checked gas meters by boat Thursday to ensure flood victims' safety. Journeymen began removing natural gas meters in Grafton on June 13, pulling 31 meters from Grafton, Chautauqua and Elsah.
By Linda S. Morris, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jun. 19--A proposed power plant in Barnesville is planning to use wood that would normally rot in the forest or in landfills to create enough electricity to power about 40,000 homes. Charlotte, N.C.-based Rollcast Energy Inc.
By Ashley Smith, The Telegraph, Nashua, N.H. Jun. 17--Several local restaurants are back to serving tomatoes after their suppliers were cleared as sources of the recent salmonella outbreak, but grocery stores have been slower to restock the shelves.
By Laura Griffith, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jun. 17--JERSEYVILLE -- U.S. Rep. John Shimkus offers one way to lower gas prices -- the United States needs to increase its own oil supply and rely less on foreign sources.
By Ashley Smith, The Telegraph, Nashua, N.H. Jun. 15--When Walter O'Loan opened a recent cable bill, he was disappointed to learn Comcast was discontinuing analog service of the only network that broadcasts Catholic Mass. "I'm a Catholic, and I'm 82.
By Jennifer Burk, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jun. 14--Bibb County officials have hired Florida-based Crowder Disaster Recovery to complete debris cleanup in the unincorporated area of the county, Commission Chairman Charlie Bishop announced Friday. Sarasota, Fla.-based Solid Resources Inc.
By Maggie Borman, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jun. 6--BRUSSELS -- A Hardin man and four teenagers were hurt in a one-vehicle accident Thursday night when a pickup swerved to miss a deer, struck a tree and caught fire. Calhoun County sheriff's deputy Mike Angel said he was paged out at 10:34 p.m.
By Linda N. Weller, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Feb. 7--ALTON -- Monday's frigid, single-digit temperatures weren't fit for man or beast, but they were perfect for suited-up Alton firefighters finally getting to train in ice rescue techniques -- in the water.
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