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    Well this is one of the more unusual finds at the Atlanta airport. U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized a roasted pig from a passenger’s checked luggage. CBP Agriculture detector K-9 “Hardy” alerted agents to the baggage belonging to a traveler from Ecuador. Agriculture specialists then discovered the roasted pig head inside. It weighed nearly 2-pounds. The pig was seized and destroyed. “Our best defense against destructive pests and animal diseases is to prevent the entry of prohibited agriculture products from entering the United States,” said Carey Davis, CBP Area Port Director for the Port of Atlanta. “This seizure at ATL illustrate the tremendous expertise of our four-legged K-9 partners in protecting the United States.'  TRENDING STORIES: Georgia already topping list for flu activity in the nation President Trump in Georgia to view Hurricane Michael damage Student accuses GA senator of snatching cell phone when questioned about Kemp
  • Despite what President Donald Trump says, scientists have long known that what's warming the planet isn't natural. It's us. They even have the energy balance sheets accounting for changes in the climate to prove it. President Trump's own White House put out a science report last year concluding that 'the likely range of the human contribution to the global mean temperature increase over the period 1951-2010 is 1.1 to 1.4 F (0.6 to 0.8 C).' On '60 Minutes' Sunday, Trump said, 'something is changing and it'll change back again. I don't think it's a hoax. I think there's probably a difference. But I don't know that it's man-made.' Climate scientists say Trump was wrong. There are several ways they know that more than 90 percent of climate change is caused by emissions of heat-trapping gases from activities like burning coal and natural gas for electricity, or burning gasoline, diesel and jet fuel for transportation. In other words, humans. 'Scientists have been hammering governments with the evidence for several decades, and it's incontrovertible,' Princeton University climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer said. 'Humans are causing most of the warming.' THE ENERGY BALANCE Scientists have calculated Earth's energy balance, tracking the energy that comes in and goes out, said Stanford University climate scientist Noah Diffenbaugh. They have measured the heat coming into Earth's system from different sources, relying on satellite data for the past 38 years and other, less direct measurements before then. Those sources include the sun and natural changes in the sun's energy, and volcanic eruptions that bring heat from the Earth's crust. Human sources include greenhouse gases, air pollution like soot, and changes in land use that release and absorb carbon. The natural components put together have changed global temperatures — but only a tiny amount. They account for between two-tenths of a degree of cooling and two-tenths of a degree of warming (-0.1 to 0.1 degrees Celsius), the 2017 national science report said. The national science report concluded that humans caused at least 93 percent of the warming that scientists measured from 1951 to 2010. None of the natural effects could have possibly produced the warming that has been seen, they said. But 'if you include effect of greenhouse gases, everything matches up,' said University of Illinois climate scientist Donald Wuebbles, one of the chief authors of the 2017 report. THE WAY EARTH WARMS The world has warmed in exactly the way physics has predicted, what Oppenhiemer calls the 'Cadillac piece of evidence.' In a world warmed by greenhouse gases, physicists predicted that the air about 6 miles (10 kilometers) up would cool. And it has , Oppenheimer said. Had the warming been from the changes in the sun's energy, that upper air wouldn't cool. Climate change theory also predicted that the poles would warm faster than the rest of the Earth. That too has happened, said Columbia University climate scientist Adam Sobel. Another fingerprint that implicates human activity: The world's much warmer oceans , Sobel said. PHYSICS The greenhouse effect is no mystery. It was demonstrated nearly two centuries ago. Engineers have harnessed its effects — it helped the U.S. Air Force develop heat-seeking missiles. And it makes Earth livable. It's simply that certain gasses, including carbon dioxide and water vapor, trap heat. Without it, much more of the sun's heat would evaporate into space — Earth's average temperature would be about -1 degrees (-18 Celsius). With the greenhouse effect it is a comfortable 59 degrees (15 Celsius). WILL IT CHANGE BACK? The Earth's climate could 'change back again,' as President Trump suggested — if humans drastically and permanently cut back emissions of greenhouse emissions. The problem is, Trump is taking steps that will increase emissions, such as from burning more coal, not decrease them. With Trump's moves, changes in climate will not be reversed, they will intensify. Kathie Dello, a climate scientist at Oregon State University, calls Trump's misinformation 'dangerous.' 'It's like jumping off a cliff and hoping that gravity just doesn't exist anymore,' she said. 'That's what we're doing by denying the basic science behind climate change.' ___ Follow Seth Borenstein on Twitter: @borenbears . ___ The Associated Press Health & Science Department receives support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Department of Science Education. The AP is solely responsible for all content.
  • It was the tweet seen around the world. On Oct. 15, 2017, actress Alyssa Milano urged the Twittersphere to join her in sharing a personal story of sexual harassment in the wake of rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein. 'If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me too' as a reply to this tweet,' she wrote. The response was immediate and overwhelming, and touched off a cultural movement that has shed light on the pervasiveness of sexual harassment, assault and violence against women across all industries. In the hours, weeks and months that followed the tweet, some recounted their experiences in harrowing detail. Some shared fresh stories, others old memories. Some named their accusers. Others simply said, '#metoo.' The movement has been widely seen as a national reckoning. In the past year, some of the most powerful men in media, entertainment and politics have lost their jobs and reputations over accusations of misconduct. Still, just weeks before the anniversary, the U.S. Senate confirmed Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court despite multiple allegations of sexual assault. Some advocates and survivors saw his confirmation as an insult to the movement and its gains, others a reminder of how much works still needs to be done to secure gender parity in the United States. All said they're hopeful for what the future holds. A year later, a look at the movement, where we are now, and where we go from here. ___ FINDING COMFORT IN SHARING A SECRET One day after Milano's tweet Katie Labovitz, a 34-year-old writer living in Queens, shared a story about being sexually assaulted by a Donald Duck mascot at Epcot Theme Park when she was a young teen. 'The person inside the Duck at EPCOT groped me when I was 15,' she wrote. A few days later, she posted eight more stories of harassment on Instagram. 'I'm sorry mom that you're reading this,' she wrote. Labovitz said she didn't talk much about the Donald Duck incident, but it continued to haunt her into adulthood. 'It was kind of expected that you go on with life, because that's what you do.' But, she pointed out, 'It's been 20 years. It just sticks with you.' She said she decided to share to try to comfort other survivors, something she wished she'd had years ago. She said she was surprised how many friends told stories she hadn't heard before. 'We all just kept it in, it was nice to be able to be public about it,' she said. 'It's nice to be supported. I wish I could have been more supportive for others but we all kind of kept it to ourselves.' She called the initial tweet storm a 'kind of outpouring of love and support even though it was all surrounding this terrible thing.' It's also been vindicating, she said, to see powerful public figures — Weinstein, Bill Cosby, Larry Nasser, to name a few — charged with crimes. But there have been disappointments: Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court amid multiple sexual misconduct allegations is a prime example, she said. 'I think I thought more would have happened in a year,' she said. 'There's no instant gratification, and I get that. It's not going to happen overnight. We're being seen, and we're being heard. There's still a lot to do.' ___ 'GIRL POWER' IN A HIJAB Hana Hentzen was just beginning to come to terms with her sexual assault when she saw Milano's tweet and the flood of responses it inspired. It happened in middle school, at the hands of a teacher. When she went to the administration, Hentzen said she was told to keep quiet. She tried again to report the assault and was again told to keep it to herself. Two months after Milano's tweet, Hentzen found a way to be heard. An 18-year-old college student at American University in Washington, D.C., she decided to participate in a Reuters photo essay. In the photo, she wore a white T-shirt with 'GIRL POWER' emblazoned across the chest in bright red letters, with a rose where the O should be. Hentzen, who had converted to Islam four years earlier, also wore a hijab. 'I just felt really empowered to tell my story for the first time,' she said. Although she'd seen the statistics Hentzen said she was stunned by the sheer number of women who spoke out about being harmed, assaulted, harassed or objectified. 'Logically, I knew I had friends, I had relatives, I had a lot of survivors in my life but it's just something you never talk about. Something that I really liked was that you could share your whole story, or you could just share those two words.' Hentzen said she wanted to provide support for others who have experienced abuse, particularly Muslim women. 'I wanted her to see a Hijabi, somebody that looks like her,' she said. A year later, Hentzen said Kavanaugh's confirmation shows how much work still needs to be done. 'That has been really difficult and disappointing. What's the point of this movement if we aren't able to hold our elected officials accountable to survivors?' she said. But Hentzen said the movement, and the sheer act of sharing stories like hers, have forced the topic into the open and inspired a public reckoning that continues to empower her, and help her find her voice. 'A year ago, I wouldn't have felt I could talk about it in person,' she said. 'It's definitely been validating and it's helped me.' 'Survivors are speaking up now and I don't think that's going to change. This movement has sparked a fire in survivors and we aren't going to shut up. ... We've just gotten started.' ___ THE FACE OF #METOO ON CAPITOL HILL Congresswoman Jackie Speier, a California Democrat, became the face of the #MeToo movement on Capitol Hill when she shared her own story of being sexually harassed as a young congressional aide. 'The chief of staff held my face, kissed me, and stuck his tongue in my mouth,' Speier said in a video posted to her YouTube channel last October. 'So, I know what it's like to keep these things hidden deep inside.' Speier's story shed light on what she described as 'a breeding ground for a hostile work environment.' In the months that followed, more than a half-dozen lawmakers lost their jobs over sexual misconduct allegations. A House committee held hearings over the lack of protections in place for Hill staffers and lawmakers; Speier introduced legislation to overhaul the system. 'It's been a time of highs and lows,' she said, speaking just hours after the Senate voted to advance Kavanaugh's nomination. 'Our country culturally has not come to grips with the devastation that sexual violence does to people, men and women. And the optimism that we had last fall and into this new year has been dampened by the last few weeks.' Speier said she decided to share her story last year 'because I wanted women in Congress to know they can come and talk to me and they would be safe and I would have their backs.' But the story she shared publicly isn't her only MeToo experience, and talking openly about her harassment brought back other painful memories. 'I can tell you the way I've coped with it throughout my life is to compartmentalize it,' she said. 'That's what victims do, they compartmentalize. They suppress it. And then something will hit them, and it resurrects all the trauma associated with it.' Sharing also helped her understand the roots of her dedication to advocating for women, she said. 'It created an 'a ha!' moment in understanding why I'm so passionate about all these issues.' Speier said she's hopeful the movement won't slow down. 'This is an incredibly long slog,' she said. 'There is reason to feel very depressed today. But on the other hand, I have to brush myself off and start all over again. It has to be the beginning.' ___ 'I WAS WORRIED ABOUT TELLING MY DAD' Quianna Taylor never told her parents about the sexual assault that happened in college. After all, her mother had already had to deal with her first assault, which happened when she was 7 and was molested by a neighbor. It wasn't that she was hiding it. The timing just never felt right. In fact, Taylor, 36, didn't tell anybody about her second assault until about three years ago. She was afraid she'd be blamed. 'We always think girls are old enough to know better,' said Taylor of Hyattsville, Maryland. But when the MeToo hashtag began to take on a life of its own, Taylor decided 'enough is enough.' She tweeted, not about her assault, but about the aftermath. 'We have to change the culture around consent,' she said. 'Me just saying my small piece gives somebody the courage to know they can if they want to.' The experience of seeing so many women openly share stories of being abused or violated is liberating. But it's also disheartening, she said. 'So many of us, women and men, have had this happen,' she said. But 'there's a whole unification that comes in understanding shared trauma.' Taylor credited the #MeToo movement with creating the space she needed to be able to tell her parents about her attack. She didn't go into detail or tell them everything. She said it happened and she wasn't OK for a long time. But she assured them she's OK now. 'I was worried about telling my dad,' she said. 'I was worried about how this would make him feel about failing to keep me safe.' That didn't happen, though. Instead, he told her he was sorry, that he wished he could have done something and that he loved her. She said her mother's response to her disclosure felt familiar; she'd been through her own sexual assault. 'Her hurt was the hurt of a victim with another victim,' Taylor said. Taylor said she's encouraged by the public outcry, and the fact that powerful men are being held accountable. She said she's hopeful that as the movement continues to gain momentum, more survivors will share their stories without shame or the fear of alienation. 'We're at a place where we're starting to examine, why don't we believe women?' she said. 'What does justice for these people look like? I don't think we were culturally in a place to do that even 10 years ago.' 'We've got to keep forging ahead,' she said. 'What's the alternative?' __ OVERCOMING FEAR TO SHARE HIS STORY Kasey Neimeier was terrified when he shared his #MeToo story with the world for the first time. Along with the hashtag #whyIdidntreport, he told of being groped by a co-worker when he was 18 years old. He was living as a woman at the time_it happened before his transition. Now 31, he'd kept the secret for 13 years, even from his wife of a decade. He shared his story last month, on Sept. 23. Neimeier said the disclosure brought up painful memories of the episode, as well as other abuse he'd suffered as a child. But hard as it was, he said he doesn't regret the decision to share. 'I was on Facebook and I saw another transman post a #MeToo. And I decided I would post one, too. Because I felt it needed to be said that it's not just women who have gone through this,' he said. 'It's a smaller percentage of course, but there are biological men that get abused, there are transmen that get abused, there are transwomen who are abused. So many people are the victims and survivors of abuse and don't tell anybody and if you hold onto this, it just destroys you.' Neimeier said he worried what sharing a #MeToo story would mean for his gender identity. 'I was scared of judgment, that it would make me less of a man,' he said, 'to publicly come out with a story that is traditionally for biological women.' Despite the pain of revisiting his assault, Neimeier said he's glad he did. The more stories shared, the harder it'll be to ignore the pervasiveness of the issue, he said. 'I felt it was important to say something, even if it was public, to say this is not just a biological women's issue,' he said. 'I don't think as a society we can change without survivors saying, 'This happened to me and it's wrong,' he said.
  • The nation's second-largest health insurer has agreed to pay the government a record $16 million to settle potential privacy violations in the biggest known health care hack in U.S. history, officials said Monday. The personal information of nearly 79 million people — including names, birthdates, Social Security numbers and medical IDs — was exposed in the cyberattack, discovered by the company in 2015. The settlement between Anthem Inc. and the Department of Health and Human Services represents the largest amount collected by the agency in a health care data breach, officials said. 'When you have large breaches it erodes people's confidence in the privacy of their sensitive information, and we believe such a large breach of trust merits a substantial payment,' said Roger Severino, director of the HHS Office for Civil Rights. The office also enforces the federal health care privacy law known as HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Severino said the Anthem settlement is nearly three times larger than the previous record amount paid to the government in a privacy case. That sends a message to the industry that 'hackers are out there always and health care entities in particular are targets,' he added. The Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer also agreed to a corrective action plan under government monitoring, which involves a process for the company to assess its electronic security risks, take appropriate countermeasures and maintain ongoing surveillance. Indianapolis-based Anthem covers more than 40 million people and sells individual and employer coverage in key markets like New York and California. The payment is in lieu of civil penalties that HHS may have imposed. Anthem admitted no liability. The civil case involving privacy laws is separate from any other investigation the government may be pursuing. In a statement Monday, Anthem said it's not aware of any fraud or identity theft stemming from the breach. The company provided credit monitoring and identity theft insurance to all customers potentially affected. 'Anthem takes the security of its data and the personal information of consumers very seriously,' the statement said. 'We have cooperated with (the government) throughout their review and have now reached a mutually acceptable resolution.' The company discovered the data breach in early 2015, but hackers had been burrowing into its systems for weeks. Security experts said at the time that the size and scope of the attack indicated potential involvement by a foreign government. Hackers used a common email technique called spear-phishing in which unwitting company insiders are tricked into revealing usernames and passwords. The Anthem attackers gained the credentials of system administrators, allowing them to probe deeply into the insurer's systems. HHS said its investigation found that Anthem had failed to deploy adequate measures for countering hackers. The company lacked an enterprisewide risk analysis, had insufficient procedures to monitor activity on its systems, failed to identify and respond to suspected or known security incidents, and did not implement 'adequate minimum access controls' to shut down intrusions from as early as February 2014.
  • The Latest on drugmakers disclosing list prices of advertised drugs (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The federal government wants to force drugmakers to disclose prices for prescription medicines in their TV commercials. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said a proposal unveiled Monday would apply to brand-name drugs that are covered by the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Hours earlier, the drug industry's main trade group said drug companies were willing to disclose the prices on websites, but not in commercials. The drugmakers said they would provide a website in the ads that would include the list price and likely out-of-pocket costs. But Azar said putting the prices on a website isn't the same thing and patients deserve to know the cost. While most patients don't pay the full price, insurance plans base their copayments on the list price. Patients with high deductibles or no insurance sometimes pay the full price. 12:45 p.m. Dozens of drugmakers will start disclosing the prices for U.S. prescription drugs advertised on TV. The prices won't actually be shown in the TV commercials but the advertisement will include a website where the list price will be posted. The move announced Monday by the industry's largest trade group comes hours before a speech by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on a new administration proposal to require prices in the ads. Azar responded that the industry's announcement is a 'small step in the right direction' but the government's plan 'will go further.' Most Americans don't pay the full price for prescriptions. In addition to the price, the drugmakers' websites will show the likely out-of-pocket costs for people with insurance coverage. The ads should start airing next spring.
  • Ann Curry is getting into the business of medical crowdsourcing on television. The former 'Today' show anchor has agreed to anchor a Turner series that describes people with mysterious medical ailments, in the hope of reaching doctors or patients who have seen something similar and gotten help. Curry said Monday that she hoped real good can come from the series, tentatively titled 'M.D. Live.' TNT will air 10 episodes of the series sometime next year, each of them two hours.
  • The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Tuesday Saudi Arabia is reportedly ready to concede that a missing Saudi writer was killed in its consulate in Istanbul. CNN reports that the Saudi government is preparing to say Jamal Khashoggi died during an interrogation that went wrong. The report was attributed to two unnamed sources. It says one of the sources told them that the intention was to abduct Khashoggi and it had not been authorized by the Saudi government. President Donald Trump told reporters Monday that he was aware of the report but did not know if it was correct. He says the U.S. is working with Saudi Arabia and Turkey to figure out what happened. Trump calls Khashoggi's disappearance a 'terrible situation.' Khashoggi wrote for The Washington Post opinion pages. He was last seen entering the Saudi consulate on Oct. 2. ___ 6 p.m. Monday Turkish crime scene investigators have searched the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. The search came nearly two weeks after Khashoggi, a Saudi critic, vanished after entering the building. A joint Saudi-Turkish team arrived at the consulate in Istanbul's upscale 4th Levent neighborhood as journalists filmed and shot photographs of their arrival. A cleaning crew walked into the consulate hours ahead of the investigative team's arrival. Turkish officials have said they fear a Saudi hit team killed and dismembered Khashoggi, who wrote columns in the Washington Post that were critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The kingdom has called such allegations 'baseless' but has not offered any evidence Khashoggi ever left the consulate. ___ 3:30 p.m. A Spanish government spokeswoman has urged Turkey and Saudi Arabia to launch an 'open, transparent' investigation into the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi nearly two weeks ago. Spain, a longtime commercial ally of the government of Riyadh, is joining growing international concern over the writer who vanished on a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. Spanish Education Minister Isabel Celaa says that 'Spain demands an open, transparent investigation,' and that 'freedom of speech and press freedom are pillars of democracy.' A Foreign Ministry statement on Monday said Spain is hoping for 'urgent results' from the probe. Spain's strong trade and investment ties with Saudi Arabia were put to a test earlier this year when the center-left government in Madrid tried to cancel a weapons sale to Riyadh only to backtrack weeks later over fears of losing a job-intensive shipbuilding contract. ___ 3:10 p.m. Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase's chief executive and chairman, has decided not to participate in Saudi Arabia's 'Davos in the Desert' event this month as the outrage over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi continues to grow. Dimon was asked last week if he was going to participate in the event, but declined to comment. A JPMorgan spokesman said the bank was not giving any additional comment on Dimon's decision to pull out. Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2. Turkish officials have said they fear a Saudi hit team killed and dismembered Khashoggi, who wrote critically of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The kingdom has called such allegations 'baseless' but has not offered any evidence Khashoggi ever left the consulate. ___ 12:45 p.m. Turkey says an 'inspection' of the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul is expected to take place late this afternoon, nearly two weeks after Jamal Khashoggi disappeared there. A Foreign Ministry official told The Associated Press on Monday that the inspection would be a joint one carried out by Turkish and Saudi officials. He spoke on condition of anonymity in line with government regulations. The inspection comes after the disappearance of the Saudi writer, who vanished Oct. 2 on a visit to the consulate. Turkish officials fear Saudi authorities killed and dismembered Khashoggi. Saudi Arabia calls the allegation 'baseless,' but has yet to explain how the writer simply vanished while visiting the consulate as his fiancée stood outside waiting for him. —Suzan Fraser in Ankara, Turkey; ___ 12:15 p.m. Pakistan has urged Turkey and Saudi Arabia to work together to resolve the case of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared on a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. Turkish officials fear that Khashoggi, a columnist for the Washington Post, was killed inside the Saudi Consulate when he went there on Oct. 2. Pakistan, which enjoys friendly relations with both Turkey and the kingdom, says it hopes that the 'two brotherly countries will be able to jointly address the matter.' A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that since an investigation is ongoing into the matter, 'it would therefore be appropriate to await the outcome.' In Monday's carefully worded brief statement, the ministry welcomed Saudi and Turkish efforts to resolve the issue. ___ 12:10 p.m. Australia's foreign minister says she is deeply concerned by the disappearance and suspected murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He vanished during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul almost two weeks ago. Foreign Minister Marise Payne says she is discussing with government colleagues and officials in her department how Australia will react. She told reporters: 'I have expressed my very deep concerns over what appears to have occurred in Turkey. I will be speaking with my colleagues to determine Australia's next step.' ___ 10:10 a.m. Saudi newspapers have published aggressive front-page headlines, mirroring a statement by the kingdom warning that it won't be threatened amid concerns about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Arabic-language daily Okaz wrote a headline on Monday in English warning: 'Don't Test Our Patience.' It showed a clenched fist. The Saudi Gazette trumpeted: 'Enough Is Enough.' The Arab News said: 'Saudi Arabia 'will not be bullied'.' The Arab News' headline was above a front-page editorial by Dubai-based real-estate tycoon Khalaf al-Habtoor calling on Gulf Arab nations to boycott international firms now backing out of a planned economic summit in Riyadh later this month. Al-Habtoor wrote: 'Together we must prove we will not be bullied or else, mark my words, once they have finished kicking the kingdom, we will be next in line.' ___ 7:40 a.m. Saudi Arabia has threatened to retaliate for any sanctions imposed against it. President Donald Trump says the oil-rich kingdom deserves 'severe punishment' if it is responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. The warning from the world's top oil exporter came Sunday after a turbulent day on the Saudi stock exchange, which plunged as much as 7 percent at one point. The statement was issued as international concern grew over the writer who vanished on a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago. American lawmakers have threatened tough punitive action against the Saudis, and Germany, France and Britain jointly called for a 'credible investigation' into Khashoggi's disappearance.
  • A New York woman was arrested Sunday for allegedly biting a police officer at an oyster festival, News12 Long Island reported. >> Read more trending news  Molly Dutrow, 24, was arraigned Monday on charges of second-degree assault, resisting arrest, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, first-degree identity theft, second-degree obstructing governmental administration, four counts of petty larceny, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of motor vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident with an injury and unlawful possession of marijuana. According to Nassau County police, Dutrow refused to pay the $10 parking fee at the Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay as she was leaving the lot at 5:15 p.m., Newsday reported. As Dutrow pulled away, her vehicle brushed against the parking attendant and knocked her down, the newspaper reported. The attendant suffered minor injuries to her leg, police said. An officer spotted Dutrow's Dodge Dart a short distance from the parking lot and tried to arrest her, Newsday reported Dutrow then allegedly bit an officer on the hand and resisted arrest, News12 Long Island reported. 'When the officer came, she ran and they chased her and captured her,' police spokesman Detective Vincent Garcia said. 'She bit the officer in the left hand.'  Police said Dutrow was driving on a suspended license and had two marijuana joints in her pocket, Newsday reported. While in the back seat of the police cruiser, officer noticed Dutrow “wriggling about” and found a small bag of marijuana that had not been there before, police said.
  • The Bengals' depleted defense went with an all-out blitz, hoping to push the Steelers out of field goal range. Instead, Ben Roethlisberger threw a short pass that Antonio Brown turned into a 31-yard touchdown with 10 seconds left, and the Bengals' litany of last-second losses grew with another mindboggling finish. Brown's catch-and-run into the end zone gave Pittsburgh a 28-21 victory Sunday that evened up the AFC North and left the Bengals (4-2) trying to figure out what happens next. That final play will stick with them for a while. Defensive coordinator Teryl Austin said Monday that he decided to blitz in hopes of pushing the Steelers (3-2-1) out of Chris Boswell's range. The Steelers trailed 21-20 and could have won with a field goal. 'We just decided to go after them,' Austin said. 'I want our guys to play aggressive, we're playing to win, and they had a good play called.' When Roethlisberger saw the Bengals had no safety guarding against a big play, he knew Brown would have a clear path to the end zone. He took the snap and quickly tossed it to Brown, who ran untouched for Pittsburgh's seventh straight win in the series. In the aftermath, the Bengals were left trying to pick up the pieces of a defense that lost numerous players and is headed to Kansas City for a game Sunday night. The Chiefs (5-1) have one of the league's top offenses and are coming off a 43-40 loss to New England. Linebacker Nick Vigil left in the first quarter with an injured left knee and is out indefinitely. Cornerback Darqueze Dennard hurt his right shoulder late in the first half and didn't return. Safety Shawn Williams left with a concussion in the third quarter. Others were in and out of the lineup with injuries. The defense starred in Cincinnati's solid start, scoring three touchdowns and finishing off three games by getting turnovers. With a chance to end the Bengals' streak of abysmal finishes against the Steelers, the defense failed to hold on. The Steelers got the ball at their 23-yard line with 1:12 left and three timeouts. Roethlisberger completed passes of 8 and 10 yards to JuJu Smith-Schuster. A holding call on cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick provided a first down. Roethlisberger completed another pass that Smith-Schuster turned into a 23-yard gain and put them in field goal range with 15 seconds left and two timeouts. That play put the Steelers in position to pull it out. 'That was one there that he found the hole in the coverage,' Austin said. 'Every coverage has got a little bit of a weakness in it, and where they hit us was right behind the linebackers and just in front of the safeties.' Although Boswell has struggled this season, he has never missed a kick at Paul Brown Stadium. He had a game winner with 14 seconds left in Pittsburgh's 18-16 playoff victory in 2015. He had another on the final play of a 23-20 victory last December. Austin decided to take a chance with a blitz, hoping to drop a runner for a loss or sack Roethlisberger, rather than leave Boswell in position to kick another game winner. 'I didn't want to leave it into the field goal kicker's hands and allow him because it's not every day you block a field goal,' Austin said. DEFENDING BURFICT: Coach Marvin Lewis declined again on Monday to address linebacker Vontaze Burfict's latest hit to Brown's head . Burfict hit Brown in the shoulder and helmet with his forearm as the receiver was being tackled by Shawn Williams and Jessie Bates. Brown was shaken up and left the game for a couple of plays. The officials didn't flag the play, but the NFL could discipline Burfict after reviewing it. Burfict was suspended by the league for hitting Brown in the head during the 2015 playoff game and was suspended for the start of the next season. He also was suspended for the first three games of the 2017 season for an egregious hit during a preseason game. He sat out the first four this year for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. 'Everybody makes a comment on everything that 55 does,' Lewis said, using Burfict's number. 'They don't comment on anything anybody else does, so let's leave it at that.' ___ More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/tag/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL
  • Officials say a cow that hoofed it for two weeks on the lam after a livestock truck overturned on a busy interstate junction north of Atlanta has been caught. News outlets report 89 cows initially escaped when the tractor-trailer wrecked before dawn on Oct. 1 on a cloverleaf linking Interstate 75 with Interstate 285. Eleven cows died in the crash. The Georgia Department of Transportation's metro Atlanta district tweeted a photo of the runaway cow standing in some woods Monday morning. Department spokeswoman Natalie Dale says it was safely captured by the afternoon. Officials had said they called in real cowboys to round up the escaped cattle Oct. 1, closing some roads as police dealt with four wrecks caused by the wandering animals. No one was hurt in those accidents.

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  • The Atlanta Braves announced Monday that the organization has agreed to terms on a two-year contract for manager Brian Snitker. The contract does include a third-year club option for 2021.  Snitker took over as manager for the Braves in 2016 and led the team to their first National League East Division title in five years this season.  Here is the full statement from the Atlanta Braves: The Atlanta #Braves and manager Brian Snitker have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with a club option for the 2021 season: pic.twitter.com/CsReyEyU9x — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) October 15, 2018 TRENDING STORIES: Georgia already topping list for flu activity in the nation President Trump to view storm damage in Georgia Atlanta police seize drugs and guns from a popular food mart Snitker has been with the Braves organization for 43 seasons, including three seasons as manager for Triple-A club in Gwinnett.  The National League 'Manager of the Year' candidate, who turns 63 on Wednesday, owns a 221-227 (.493) record in his two-plus seasons. Information from our partners at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution was used in this report.
  • Jackson County Commissioners meet tonight at the courthouse in Jefferson: their session is underway at 6 o’clock this evening. Commissioners will consider a proposal from developers who wants 2 million square feet of warehouse space on 357 acres off Josh Pirkle Road in Jackson County. It’s a project opposed by the Jackson County Planning Commission. There is an afternoon meeting of the Oconee County Industrial Development Authority, 4 o’clock at Oconee County Chamber of Commerce offices in Watkinsville.  Tonight’s meeting of the Oconee County Planning Commission is set for 7 o’clock at the courthouse in Watkinsville.  Madison County’s Industrial Development Authority meets at 6 o’clock this evening at the Historic Courthouse in Danielsville.
  • Athens-Clarke County Police Lieutenant Jeff Clark begins his new assignment as the Department’s Deputy Police Chief. Clark is a 20-year veteran of local law enforcement. He takes over for Justin Gregory, who resigned earlier this month. The naming of a new deputy chief comes from interim Chief Mike Hunsinger, who took over after the resignation of former Chief Scott Freeman, who was asked to resign by Athens-Clarke County Manger Blaine Williams.  From the Athens-Clarke Co PD... ACCPD Interim Chief Mike Hunsinger has appointed Lt. Jeff Clark, a 20-year veteran with the ACCPD, to Interim Deputy Chief. Interim Deputy Chief Clark rose through the ranks from Patrolman to Detective, serving as a Sergeant and Lieutenant in both the Patrol and Criminal Investigation Bureaus. Clark is a veteran of the U.S. Army, a graduate of the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police Command College and a graduate of Columbus State College with a Master of Public Administration degree. “Interim Deputy Chief Clark is highly regarded in the department and has the education and experience needed for this position. I look forward to working with him in his new role,” stated Interim Chief Hunsinger. As Interim Deputy Chief, Clark will oversee the day-to-day operation of all police functions. Outside his work with the ACCPD, Clark volunteers with a variety of local organizations. “My favorite part of law enforcement is engaging with the officers and citizens to address public safety concerns. I look forward to working with the employees of the ACCPD and the citizens of Athens-Clarke County,' said Clark.
  • The GBI continues its investigation into a deadly officer involved shooting in Hall County: a man was killed by Hall County deputies after a 7-hour SWAT standoff at a home in East Hall. Those deputies say he fired at them from the front door of the house on Truelove Road. James Manus was 41 years old. No law enforcement officers were injured. From the Hall County Sheriff’s Office… On October 13, 2018, just before 5 PM, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 3185 Truelove Road, in East Hall County, regarding a man with a gun.    Upon arrival, they learned that the resident of that address had pointed at handgun at neighbors, and when the Deputies attempted to make contact with him, he barricaded himself inside the residence and refused all attempts at communication. SWAT team members and Investigators arrived on the scene a short time later, and an extended effort to establish contact and negotiate with the suspect was undertaken.    At approximately 11 PM, the suspect began shooting at Deputies from within the residence. Just after midnight, he appeared in the front doorway and again fired at Deputies, who returned fire, fatally striking the suspect.    No Deputies or bystanders were injured during the incident.    As is customary in officer-involved shooting cases, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was called to the scene and has assumed the investigation.    No further information will be released at this time, pending the GBI investigation. 
  • There has been a second deadly vehicle vs motorcycle accident in less than a week in Athens: last week, 27 year-old Douglas Nash was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car on Barnett Shoals Drive; last night, 43 year-old Antion Brown of Athens was killed in a wreck on Spring Valley Road. The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash, which happened at Spring Valley and Indian Hills Drive.  A 29 year-old man is dead, the victim of a car accident in Hall County. Gainesville Police say Thomas Garrett lost control of his car, swerving off a roadway and overturning twice. 

Bulldog News

  • ATHENS — College football games between relatively evenly matched teams can often come down to a handful of plays, with momentum playing a large role in the outcome. The LSU-Georgia game on Saturday in Tiger Stadium was no different, the Bayou Bengals prevailing 36-16 over the previously undefeated Bulldogs. Both teams had their strengths, but they had also shown their deficiencies leading up to a high-profile clash that drew the largest college football game rating last weekend. LSU did a better job of exposing the Bulldogs’ weaknesses than Georgia did the Tigers. Here are the three key moments that played a large role in determining the outcome of Saturday’s game 1. Georgia’s failed fake field goal Perhaps the biggest play of the game in hindsight, as Georgia had ran the ball nine straight times for 60 yards before two incomplete passes put the Bulldogs in position for a field goal attempt. Kirby Smart said the staff knew before the game they were going to run a fake if they saw an LSU alignment they felt they could take advantage of, and the Tigers presented that look on Georgia’s second drive. “They were like 15 of 17 (88 percent) with a look that it would work on,” Smart said, explaining why the Bulldogs passed on a 31-yard field goal attempt at the 3:28 mark of the opening quarter, down 3-0. “We wanted to be aggressive.” LSU coach Ed Orgeron said Georgia’s fake field goal did indeed surprise him. “ It surprised me, 10 yards to go, it surprised me,” he said. “But we always have a guy for the fake. We have eyes. And when you’re playing for the field goal block, you have to have your eyes on your man, not on the field goal kicker. Tremendous discipline.” 2. LSU’s 47-yard run on third-and-1 Tiger Stadium erupted again on the final play of the first quarter on the ensuing drive after Georgia had lost its initial momentum with the fruitless fake field goal. The game within the game was LSU’s offensive line vs. the Georgia front seven, and this was the first short-yardage battle of the game, third-and-1 at the Tigers’ 46. RELATED: Kirby Smart challenges defense to ‘knuckle up’ at LSU The Bulldogs were not gap sound, and LSU’s Clyde Edwards-Helaire rushed 47 yards to the UGA 7 to set up a TD that made it 10-0. It was only the second run of longer than 20 yards Georgia had given up all season. The play gave the Tigers the confidence they needed to go for it on four other fourth-and-1 situations against the Bulldogs, all of which they converted in back-breaking fashion. “At the end of the day,” Smart said, “you don’t win the line of scrimmage in this league, you won’t win the football game.” Orgeron, meanwhile, said LSU was still smarting from its 27-19 loss at Florida the week before. The Tigers coach was intent to make amends after electing to kick a field goal from the Gators’ 15-yard line on a fourth-and-inches situation in the second quarter with that game tied at 7-7.. “We were throwing out the kitchen sink, man, everything we had, we did,” Orgeron said, asked about the decision to go for it on four fourth downs against Georgia. “All week, we talked about being aggressive. I was a little pissed at myself for not going for it against Florida down there fourth and half an inch.” Third-and-6 sack in fourth quarter Georgia trailed 19-9 when it took over at the LSU 38-yard line with 14:39 remaining, Mecole Hardman having broken loose on a 27-yard punt return after the Bulldogs’ defense turned the momentum by forcing LSU to go three-and-out. RELATED: LSU defensive wizard outschemed Georgia football A jet sweep call for Hardman was stopped for no gain, and then Justin Fields was brought in to handoff to third-string tailback Brian Herrien for 4 yards, bringing up the third-and-6 at the 34. Georgia was still within Rodrigo Blankenship’s field goal range when Jake Fromm took the snap, but the veteran QB failed to make a play — instead taking a 9-yard sack that took the Bulldogs out of field goal range. “Some of those you’ve got to escape and get rid of the ball, there’s a lot of pressures they run that are hard to pick up, and I was very concerned with that coming into the game,” Smart said. “But I didn’t think it was the protection as much as it was making decisions quicker, getting rid of the ball quicker, and at the end of the day, don’t be in third-and-long.”   LSU, its crowd still roaring from the sack, responded with a six-play, 86-yard drive to go up 26-9. Georgia-LSU football DawgNation Georgia-LSU top-rated television game, Atlanta market shines Kirby Smart defends Jake Fromm at LSU Georgia football saw warning signs, couldn’t dodge Tigers’ trap Why didn’t Georgia use Justin Fields more? Report card: Bulldogs bomb midterm Georgia football stock report, LSU cashes in on Dawgs mistakes Instant analysis: Georgia melts in Louisiana heat against LSU Tigers came at Georgia for four downs on each series RECAP: Scoring, injuries, news from Georgia’s 36-16 loss to LSU Georgia rushing attack goes AWOL in battle at LSU         The post Georgia-LSU rewind: 3 momentum-changing plays in Bulldogs’ 36-16 loss appeared first on DawgNation.
  • The Atlanta Braves announced Monday that the organization has agreed to terms on a two-year contract for manager Brian Snitker. The contract does include a third-year club option for 2021.  Snitker took over as manager for the Braves in 2016 and led the team to their first National League East Division title in five years this season.  Here is the full statement from the Atlanta Braves: The Atlanta #Braves and manager Brian Snitker have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with a club option for the 2021 season: pic.twitter.com/CsReyEyU9x — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) October 15, 2018 TRENDING STORIES: Georgia already topping list for flu activity in the nation President Trump to view storm damage in Georgia Atlanta police seize drugs and guns from a popular food mart Snitker has been with the Braves organization for 43 seasons, including three seasons as manager for Triple-A club in Gwinnett.  The National League 'Manager of the Year' candidate, who turns 63 on Wednesday, owns a 221-227 (.493) record in his two-plus seasons. Information from our partners at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution was used in this report.
  • BATON ROUGE, La. — Dave Aranda is the highest paid coordinator in college football, and Saturday afternoon the LSU   defensive wizard earned his $2.5 million annual salary by throttling Georgia’s multifaceted offense. Tigers coach Ed Orgeron said in the days leading up to LSU’s 36-16 win over the Bulldogs that it would be a chess match, and the coaching moves from both staffs were on display. Georgia marched 60 yards on nine consecutive run plays on its second offensive series, displaying a dominant run game that seemed to bode well for the afternoon before an ill-fated fake field goal attempt changed the momentum. The Bulldogs managed just 17 yards on their next seven carries, LSU forcing three consecutive three-and-out series in pulling away to a 16-0 halftime lead. WATCH: LSU coach Ed Orgeron says physical football in Tigers’ DNA “You know they started running the football on us in the first quarter, (and) Dave (Aranda) made some adjustments,” Orgeron said. “Dave did a great job. We mixed up the personnel groupings that we use. We gave them some stuff that they didn’t see. Obviously, everything was built on stopping the run and the deep pass, and we did it. “We were playing one certain defense, and it wasn’t working. And we changed to play another one, and it worked.” Georgia, with its two-headed monster at quarterback, it’s four-man tailback platoon and double-digit receiver rotation, could not strike the right combination. The same versatility that has made the Bulldogs a tough matchup for an opponent worked against coach Kirby Smart — Georgia had no offensive identity to lean on when times got tough. “We were in four-open sets and we were running the ball really well and we drove down there and … we kind of stayed with that the next drive,” Smart said, asked why the Bulldogs abandoned the run. “We actually went back to it (the run). They changed some things up and it wasn’t working as well.” It put quarterback Jake Fromm in a difficult situation, with LSU running different looks than it had shown all year, making Georgia’s celebrated offensive line appear ineffective and overmatched at times. “We were just taking advantage of what they were giving to us,” said Fromm, who was sacked three times and pressured on several others, “and then they started kind of taking that away later in the game, and we started slinging the ball around a little bit.” Orgeron said the key  adjustment involved changing up the defensive fronts, creating different angles, with Aranda expertly mixing in different personnel to create problems for the Bulldogs. “We challenged our defensive line, especially (nose tackle) Ed Alexander,” Orgeron said. “That’s one of the best centers (Lamont Gaillard) we’ve seen. I thought he (Alexander) played one of his best games today. ” Smart said in the days leading up to the game he respected Aranda, his words foretelling. “ Dave Aranda is one of the premier defensive coordinators in the country, we look at what he does week to week, they do a tremendous job, always looking for new ideas, he’s a guy you look at,’ Smart said. “So for us, we’ve got to keep our quarterback’s upright. We’ve got to keep them in the pocket. Can’t get our offensive line confused.” It was clear by the end of the afternoon LSU was the better prepared team, its players out-executing what had been a very focused and dominant Georgia football team through the first half of the regular season. “ They played more physical than we did, they attacked us, they did a good job, they created turnovers, we didn’t do that, we didn’t protect the ball as good as we had,” Smart said, owning the defeat. “You can look at a lot of things, and I’m perfectly OK with that. We’re gonna look at a lot of things, and how we can get better.” Georgia dropped to No. 8 in the AP Top 25 poll with the loss, and No. 6 in the Coaches’ Poll. Georgia-LSU football DawgNation Georgia-LSU top-rated television game, Atlanta market shines Kirby Smart defends Jake Fromm at LSU Georgia football saw warning signs, couldn’t dodge Tigers’ trap Why didn’t Georgia use Justin Fields more? Report card: Bulldogs bomb midterm Georgia football stock report, LSU cashes in on Dawgs mistakes Instant analysis: Georgia melts in Louisiana heat against LSU Tigers came at Georgia for four downs on each series RECAP: Scoring, injuries, news from Georgia’s 36-16 loss to LSU Georgia planned ill-fated field goal early in the week Georgia rushing attack goes AWOL in battle at LSU   The post On the beat: LSU defensive wizard outschemed Georgia’s multifaceted offense appeared first on DawgNation.
  • Georgia eased past UNC Asheville, 20-7, in a 14-inning exhibition victory on Sunday afternoon in front of a crowd of 361 at Foley Field.  The visiting Bulldogs got on the scoreboard first, putting across three runs in the top of the second inning after a hit-by-pitch, walk and three singles.    Georgia wasted no time on answering with five runs in the bottom half of the inning. Riley King, Kaden Fowler, Patrick Sullivan led off the inning with consecutive doubles. After Tucker Maxwell reached on a bunt, Tucker Bradley cleared the bases with a home run shot into the trees beyond the right-center field wall.  Another five run inning followed for the Bulldogs in the third, giving Georgia a healthy 10-3 lead. Jon Cable and Sullivan scored on a wild pitch and passed ball, respectively, while a groundout roller to first by Fowler allowed King to score. The other two runs came off RBI singles from Cam Shepherd and LJ Talley.   At the extended seventh inning stretch, the score read 12-5. Georgia struck first after the reset with a RBI single from King that scored C.J. Smith. UNC Asheville scored two in the ninth inning to cut its deficit to 13-7.    Chaney Rogers found the right field bleachers off the bounce in the 11th for a RBI ground rule double that scored Talley.    King finished off his impressive day with a grand slam that landed in the camera stand just past the center field wall. King went 4 for 7 with two doubles and five RBIs. Bradley finished 3 for 5 with a home run, stolen base and three RBIs. Georgia amassed nine doubles on the day.   Georgia used 13 pitchers in which 10 threw a scoreless inning. Tim Elliot and Riley Crean registered three strikeouts each in their one inning of work. Darryn Pasqua closed out the day on the mound with two strikeouts in one inning.   The contest concluded the fall exhibition series, however the Bulldogs will compete in the annual Bulldog World Series, a three-game intersquad affair, occurring Nov. 2-4.  Coach's CornerIke Cousins Head Baseball Coach Scott Stricklin  On the run production today... 'I thought we had some really good at-bats early. Innings one-through-four, I thought our guys were pretty locked in. We had good at-bats – almost every single guy went in there and battled and had good at-bats. Late in the game we did that too. I think the first four innings and the last four innings, I thought we were awfully good offensively. We took advantage of some things that they gave us – we got some walks, and they made a couple errors. Good teams take advantage of those things, so I thought early and late we were very good offensively.'   On what to improve on as fall practice continues... 'The bottom line is we gave up too many free passes. We walked or hit 17 guys today. We played 14 innings, that's a long day, but that's too many free passes, and that's going to come back to haunt you. So we have to be better in the strike zone. A lot of young guys out there getting their first taste of college baseball, so it was to be expected a little bit, but that needs to clean up. We need to throw more strikes; we need to be more aggressive in the zone. If we do, I think our pitching staff can be really, really good, when we put everybody together. A lot of young guys went out there, with some mixed results. Some guys were very good, some guys have a lot of work to do. More than anything, we've got to throw strikes.' Player's Perspective RS-Soph. 3rd #31 Riley King  On his approach at the plate... 'Coach has been preaching staying even, and just going with your gut. Staying even, not trying to get too hot, not trying to get too low. Just going in there with a lot of confidence. It's been a big thing for me...this year, I'm going up there with a lot more confidence.'   On the benefit of fall scrimmages as a hitter... 'Every week, we see the same guys (on our team). So being able to see new arms is pretty good – seeing different arm slots, different angles. Just getting the confidence against other people. When you see the same guys over and over, they start learning you, so being able to see a new pitcher is a good experience for sure.”
  • ATHENS, Ga. — Kirby Smart made it clear Georgia football isn’t ready to go away, even after a 36-16 defeat at LSU that dropped the Bulldogs to No. 8 in the AP Top 25 rankings. “T he message for us is everything we want is in front of us,” Smart said. “The key for us is to move forward. We still have a good football team. We still have an opportunity to do everything we want to do. “Every opportunity that we had before this game is still in front of us. The margin of error is just smaller. We’ve got to get better.” The Bulldogs’ odds to win the College Football Playoff championship are sure to drop from where they were last Monday, at 7-to-1 per VegasInsider. But odds and betting lines aren’t always accurate indicators, as last Saturday’s game in Death Valley proved. Georgia (6-1, 4-1 SEC) was a 7-point favorite over LSU, largely based on the respect the team earned during its SEC championship season and College Football Playoff title game run of a year ago. This season’s UGA team has not beat an opponent that’s currently ranked in the Top 25 The Bulldogs lost several key pieces and rank as the youngest team in the SEC with more than two-thirds of the roster (68 percent) freshmen or sophomores. Still, Georgia controls its own destiny, with showdowns against Florida in Jacksonville on Oct. 27 and at Kentucky on Nov. 3. “W e’re a team, and that we’re going to bounce back from this,” Smart told his team following the loss in Tiger Stadium Saturday night. “This is very similar to last year (losing at Auburn), we probably played better leading up to our loss last year, I didn’t think we had played as well this year.” SEC East Division co-leader and No. 11-ranked Florida (6-1, 4-1), like Georgia, has a bye this week. But upstart Kentucky (5-1, 3-1), ranked No. 14, is in action against Vanderbilt in a 7:30 p.m. game in Lexington. The Wildcats have opened as an 11 1/2-point favorite over the Commodores, according to VegasInsider.com. Vanderbilt was a hard-luck loser in Nashville on Saturday to Florida, 37-27. Kentucky, like Georgia, controls its own destiny having defeat the Gators 27-16 in Week 2. The Wildcats, whose only SEC defeat came at Texas A&M, play at Missouri on Oct. 27 leading up to their showdown with the Bulldogs. Here is the line for all of the SEC football games this week: Vanderbilt at Kentucky (-11 1/2) Alabama at Tennessee (TBA) Tulsa at Arkansas (TBA) Memphis at Missouri (-7) Auburn (-2 1/2) at Ole Miss Mississippi State at LSU (-6 1/2)   The post Georgia football odds for title diminish with loss, but Bulldogs control destiny appeared first on DawgNation.