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SQL query to find max date and and corresponding field

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005SQL
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Greetings Experts,

I need some help with a query.  Here is an example of what I am looking to do.

Table 1                           Table2
ColA                                ColA             ColB             ColC
Group1                           Group1       01/01/08         Screening
Group2                           Group1       02/01/08         Closout
Group3                           Group1       03/01/08         Initiation

The first table has unique groups.  The second table has many so I guess this is one to many.
The resulting table I need will show each group (ie group1) with max date and its corresponding ColC value.

So It would look like this
Table3
ColA              ColB            ColC
Group1         03/01/08     Initiation

Can anyone help with this?  I got as far as being able to detemine the maxdate (colB) but when I try to add ColC I get way too many records.
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