Flu facts II Part 2 of 2

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Public health officials repeatedly advise most everyone 6 months and older to take a flu shot, yet many don’t. Sometimes that’s because the science behind a flu shot can be difficult to understand. Thursday we addressed why flu is worse in the winter and how shots are made.




Flu facts

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Part 1 of 2

Viruses are among the nastiest creatures, if you can even call something that is not technically alive a creature, known to man. They replicate only within another living being and seem to serve no purpose other than to divide and destroy.




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The SEC earned this one

By CHARLIE SMITH,

The South has risen again and is at the center of the college football world.

Two Southeastern Conference schools, Georgia and Alabama, clash Monday with the national championship on the line. And it will be in Atlanta, the region’s most prominent city.



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