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Freezing temperatures throughout the state this week have caused short-term problems for farmers and long-term problems for consumers. Freezes damage fruit blossoms, which means there will be lower crop yields for fruits like peaches and blueberries going into the summer. Blossoms are a common sign of spring, but UGA Climatologist Pam Knox says it’s a…

Athens Locals Boycott Against Wendy’s

National boycotts against Wendy’s have made their way to Athens. Protestors say they are not happy about where some of Wendy’s ingredients come from. Groups of people marched down Prince Avenue in an effort to boycott Wendy’s last night. This boycott stemmed from Wendy’s decision to stop buying its tomatoes from Florida and starting buying them from…