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August 22, 2013

VSU's The Happening postponed until next week

VALDOSTA — Due to rain, VSU's The Happening will not happen today. It has been rescheduled for the afternoon of Aug. 29.

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  • Toddler left in car while mom in labor

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    July 23, 2014

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