1:46 | Play story Add to My ListIn My List The University of Georgia football team hasn’t won the Southeastern Conference Championship game since 2005.Like us on FacebookThis Saturday, the Bulldogs have a chance to secure the championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. This is the sixth time Georgia will play in the SEC Championship game since it started in 1992.UGA’s last appearance was five years ago, when they lost to the Alabama Crimson Tide 32 to 28. Now, the Bulldogs will take on the Auburn Tigers who dominated the first match-up earlier this month 40 to 17.That game was at Auburn’s Jordan-Hare Stadium. This time it’s in Atlanta.Chip Chambers, a junior at UGA and the student section’s unofficial hype man, said he hopes the Bulldogs play better than last time.“I think we have a lot of faith in our team, especially our coaches,” he said. “We might not win the game but campus is cautiously optimistic and we feel like we’re going to put up a good game.”Dean Legge, a writer for Dawg Post, said playing at a neutral site should favor the Bulldogs.“It’s hard to say that they’re not going to have an advantage of some sort playing in their home state,” he said.Both UGA and Auburn are less than 150 miles from Atlanta, the site of the SEC football championship game since 1994.Legge said there is little doubt the winner of this game will be in the College Football Playoffs.“This is easily the most important Georgia-Auburn game in history,” he said. “And considering they’ve played 122 times. That’s really saying something.”However, the two teams have never met in the SEC Championship. Chambers said if the No. 6 ranked Bulldogs can beat the No. 2 ranked Tigers there will be widespread celebration.Chambers hopes the celebration doesn’t end there. A win by UGA would give them a chance to win their first national title since 1980. Share Related Stories ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Party Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility For Whom The Bell Rings
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HUNGARY: Infrastructure agency NIF has awarded Siemens a €53m contract to supply ETCS Level 2 equipment for the 65 km route running southwest from Budapest-Kelenföld to Székesfehérvar. Commissioning is scheduled for 2013.Siemens said on July 26 that its plants in Budapest, Wallisellen and Braunschweig would provide two Simis electronic interlockings, an Iltis control system, a Trainguard 200 radio block centre and equipment for 15 level crossings. The route forms part of Pan-European Corridor V from Trieste and Koper to Ukraine. Siemens participated in electrification of the Bajánsenye – Boba section which was completed in 2010, and has supplied Simis interlockings for Cegléd, Szajol, Tata and Tiszatenyo/Kétpó.
Mmusi Maimane, the newly elected leader of South Africa’s main opposition partySouth Africa’s main opposition party has files papers with the Constitutional Court to challenge the government’s decision to pull out of the International Criminal Court, it said on Monday.After formally declaring its departure last week, South Africa will become the first country to quit the International Criminal court. The country said that the ICC membership conflicted with its diplomatic immunity laws.The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) hopes the Constitutional Court, the final arbiter on constitutional issues, can intervene.“The notice of withdrawal is in breach … of the Constitution, as it was delivered without first securing a resolution of Parliament authorising South Africa’s withdrawal,” the party said in a statement setting out its legal argument, Reuters reportsSouth Africa last year announced its intention to leave after the ICC criticised it for disregarding an order to arrest Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who is accused of genocide and war crimes, when he visited the country. Bashir denies the accusations.
Share Tweet Sharing is caring! Share BusinessLifestyleLocalNewsTravel LIAT cancels 40 Flights by: Caribbean News Service – August 22, 2015 466 Views no discussions Share ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Aug 22 2015 – The impending passage of hurricane Danny has led to the cancellation of 18 LIAT flights on Sunday, 19 on Monday and three on Tuesday.Cancellations for Sunday, August 23:FLIGHTS ROUTESLI 364 Barbados to Dominica to AntiguaLI 309 Antigua to St. LuciaLI 330 St. Maarten to Dominica to AntiguaLI 326 Barbados to St. MaartenLI 327 St. Maarten to BarbadosLI 368 Antigua to AnguillaLI 369 Anguilla to AntiguaLI 315 Tortola to St. Maarten to St. Kitts to AntiguaLI 523 Antigua to Dominica to BarbadosLI 512 Barbados to AntiguaLI 526 Antigua to St. Kitts to Tortola to San JuanLI 561 San Juan to DominicaLI 524 Barbados to Dominica to AntiguaLI 550 St. Maarten to St. ThomasLI 553 St. Thomas to St. Maarten to AntiguaLI 508 Antigua to St. Kitts to St. Maarten to TortolaLI 509 Tortola to St. Maarten to AntiguaLI 561 will operate from San Juan to Barbados non-stopCancellations for Monday, August 24:FLIGHTS ROUTESLI 362 Barbados to AntiguaLI 368 Antigua to AnguillaLI 369 Anguilla to AntiguaLI 364 Barbados to Dominica to AntiguaLI 309 Antigua to St. LuciaLI 328 Barbados to St. KittsLI 329 St. Kitts to BarbadosLI 310 St. Lucia to Antigua to St. Maarten to TortolaLI 315 Tortola to St. Maarten to St. Kitts to AntiguaLI 523 Antigua to Dominica to BarbadosLI 512 Barbados to AntiguaLI 526 Antigua to St. Kitts to Tortola to San JuanLI 560 Barbados to Dominica to San JuanLI 561 San Juan to Dominica to BarbadosLI 524 Barbados to Dominica to AntiguaLI 550 Antigua to St. Kitts to St. Maarten to St. ThomasLI 553 St. Thomas to St. Maarten to AntiguaLI 508 Antigua to St. Kitts to St. Maarten to TortolaLI 509 Tortola to St. Maarten to St. Kitts to AntiguaCancellations for Tuesday, August 25:FLIGHTS ROUTESLI 527 San Juan to Tortola to St. Kitts to AntiguaLI 560 Dominica to San Juan to DominicaLI 550 St. Maarten to St. Thomas to St. MaartenLIAT also put passengers on notice that several airports in its network may also close, triggering further disruptions.The National Hurricane Centre in Miami said Interests in the Leeward Islands should monitor the progress of Danny.It said that data from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that Danny remains a very small tropical cyclone and that hurricane force winds extend outward up to 15 miles from the center and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 60 miles.