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Georgia High School Football Predictions: Week 10

Georgia high school football is entering Week Ten and a lot of teams are playing their last game before their region play-ins. Not only that, but region championships will be won or lost this Friday night. What does Massey Matchups predict will happen? The computer predictor tool takes a look at some of tonight's top games.

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Lovett 27, Westminster 24

North Cobb 21, South Cobb 16

Lovejoy 21, Creekside 20

Norcross 20, Collins Hill 17

Week Ten Game of the Week Nominees

ATLANTA -- It was a hotly contested vote, but in the end, Westminster at Lovett prevailed as 11Alive and Atlanta.HighSchoolSports.net's Game of the Week with 51.4 percent of the vote. What's at stake in this 2A matchup? A subregion title.

Both Westminster and Lovett are 4-0 in Region 6-2A Division B play and 6-2 overall. Both teams are playing for the subregion title and a chance to play Buford for the overall Region 6-2A crown.

Westminster lost to Buford earlier in the season 32-10; Lovett lost to Buford 37-14.

UPDATE: Arrests Made in Kennesaw Arson Case

KENNESAW, GA -- The Cobb County School District's Public Safety Department has arrested two juveniles in Saturday's case of arson and vandalism at Lost Mountain Middle School in Kennesaw.

In the early morning hours of Oct. 23, vandals broke 14 windows in the sixth grade wing of the school and set fire to a portable classroom used for instructing students serving in-school suspensions. The fire did not spread any further than the trailer, which was completely destroyed.

Both juveniles have been charged with Criminal Damage to Property (felony) and First Degree Arson (felony).

Advanced Voting Available in Cobb

COBB COUNTY, GA -- Early voting for the Nov. 2 election is ongoing 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Cobb Elections main office. No reason is required.

Advanced voting will be Monday, Oct. 25 through Friday, Oct. 29 at six locations. Any Cobb voter can vote at any of these locations during that week.

* East Cobb Government Service Center
8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
4400 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta, 30068

* South Cobb Community Center
8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
620 Lions Club Drive, Mableton, 30126

* NorthStar Church
8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
3413 Blue Springs Road NW, Kennesaw, 30144

* Cobb County Civic Center
8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
548 South Marietta Parkway SE, Marietta, 30060

* Boots Ward Recreation Center, Lost Mountain Park
8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
4845 Dallas Highway, Powder Springs, 30127

* Cobb Elections main office
8:00 a.m.

Wings Over Atlanta Awes & Inspires

Marietta, GA -- As many as 100,000 people filled Dobbins Air Reserve Base and the roads surrounding it for the Wings Over Atlanta Air Show on Saturday.

"It's amazing," said Heidi Hollins of Kennesaw, who went to the show with her husband and three young boys.

"It's fun because I get to see the jets and airplanes," said Jaiden Hollins, 6. "I'd like to be in there when I grow up."

Dobbins Air Reserve Base is usually off-limits, but once every two years, the gates open wide.

"We're servants of the American public," said Captain Patrick Simmons. "This is an opportunity to have an open house and showcase to the local community the U.S. military and what we do."

The goal of the show is to awe and inspire people of all ages.

"I would like some day to take a parachute ride and fall out of a perfectly good airplane," said Luann Sims. "I'm not sure if I'll get that done or not."

But at this show, it seems anything is possible.

Home Canning is Popular Again

The home canning industry reports a 28 percent increase in sales over the past two years as thrifty consumers learn the art of preserving fresh fruits and vegetables.

Angela Papaleoni teaches classes in food preservation methods that were popular among our grandmothers decades ago.  "Canning is one of those things that once  you learn the basic steps you will  be able to can anything," she told a recent class at  Farmer's Market Baskets in Kennesaw.

Her students learned how a $40.00 initial investment in equipment and jars can lead to some serious savings  "An average cost of a jar of jam in the store is about $3.00 and I can make it for a dollar," said Christine Blair as she watched a demonstration on  how to make orange jelly.

Georgians Challenge Federal Immigration Law

ATLANTA -- A potential class-action lawsuit has been filed in federal court in Atlanta over a government program that allows local authorities to enforce federal immigration law.

Marietta lawyer Erik Meder with Ave Maria Legal Services filed the lawsuit last Friday on behalf of three immigrants in Georgia.

Experts say it could be the first lawsuit to directly challenge the legitimacy of the program known as 287(g), which was designed to catch dangerous criminals.

The lawsuit claims that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has improperly delegated its power to local authorities and names various county, state and federal officials.

"287(g) essentially abdicates that discretionary authority to state actors," claimed attorney Meder. "Congress entrusted the Constitution, entrusts it only to the federal government."

The lawsuit alleges that ICE has failed to train, supervise and otherwise oversee sheriff's deputies in Cobb County.