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Gov. Deal proposes $50M more on pre-kindergarten

ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Nathan Deal said he wants to spend $50 million to reverse cuts to Georgia's pre-kindergarten program that increased class sizes and ...

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Posted: aug. 31, 2015 11:45 a.m.

Fan dies after fall at Braves game

ATLANTA (AP) — A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2015 10:13 p.m.

Student killed in shooting at Savannah State University

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a shooting at Savannah State University killed a student and prompted a lockdown at the Georgia school Thursday ...

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Posted: aug. 28, 2015 3:31 p.m.

Nearly 200 patients qualify for medical marijuana registry

ATLANTA (AP) — Public health officials reported nearly 200 patients have now qualified for Georgia's new medical marijuana registry, with an uptick in the number ...

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Posted: aug. 27, 2015 11:52 a.m.

Falcons sign Grossman to compete for backup quarterback job

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have signed Rex Grossman to compete for the backup quarterback job behind Matt Ryan.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2015 5:08 p.m.

Falcons new home: Mercedes-Benz Stadium

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons will share a stadium name with their biggest rival.

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Posted: aug. 24, 2015 2:00 p.m.

Sitel call center to add 200 jobs in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A company that provides customer service workers for contracting clients plans to add 200 jobs at its call center in Augusta.

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Posted: aug. 24, 2015 1:58 p.m.

MARTA plans public hearings on route modifications

ATLANTA (AP) — Metro Atlanta's transit system plans to hold a series of public hearings to gather input on proposed route modifications.

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Posted: aug. 24, 2015 10:05 a.m.

Group questions football chaplain at University of Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A group that advocates the separation of church and government has called on University of Georgia President Jere Morehead to abolish the ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2015 9:50 a.m.

As cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on work

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter says he will step back from his humanitarian work and surround himself with his family as he undergoes three ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2015 9:48 a.m.

Carter to undergo radiation for cancer on his brain

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that he will begin radiation treatment on cancer that is on multiple spots on his brain.

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Posted: aug. 20, 2015 10:33 a.m.

Cities, counties investigate email links to cheating website

ATLANTA (AP) — Several Georgia governments say they're investigating after city, county and state agency email addresses were found in data hackers exposed from a ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2015 8:49 a.m.

Jimmy Carter to discuss cancer diagnosis publicly

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter plans to discuss his recent cancer diagnosis Thursday for the first time since revealing last week that he was ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2015 8:47 a.m.

15-foot-wide sinkhole opens at Athens business

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A 15-foot-wide, 8-foot-deep sinkhole in Athens has swallowed an ice machine and the wall of a business.

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Posted: aug. 19, 2015 9:22 a.m.

Georgia officials planLabor Day drunk driving enforcement

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia highway safety official says law enforcement will be out in force for the Labor Day weekend trying to prevent drunk driving.

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:39 p.m.

Band releases Civil War inspired songs

ATLANTA (AP) — Granville Automatic, a band with roots in Atlanta, is releasing its collection of songs inspired by Civil War battles, part of a related ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:38 p.m.

21 indicted in Augusta area for seeking sex with children

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A grand jury in Augusts has indicted 21 people arrested on charges of seeking sex with children in an undercover police operation.

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Posted: aug. 14, 2015 9:15 a.m.

Pres. Carter says he has cancer

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter announced he has been diagnosed with cancer in a brief statement issued Wednesday.

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Posted: aug. 12, 2015 6:24 p.m.

3rd woman charged after 11-year-old found in cage

CHATSWORTH, Ga. (AP) — A third northwest Georgia woman faces a child cruelty charge after an 11-year-old boy was found trapped in a cage in a ...

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Posted: aug. 12, 2015 9:42 a.m.

Former congressman Barr to teach at Kennesaw State

ATLANTA (AP) — A former Georgia congressman is returning to the classroom at Kennesaw State University.

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Posted: aug. 11, 2015 9:26 a.m.

GA man caught after 30 years on the run

LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla. (AP) — A 60-year-old Georgia man has been captured in South Florida after more than three decades on the run.

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Posted: aug. 07, 2015 10:50 a.m.

UGA named in top 10 party schools

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The University of Georgia is the only Southeastern Conference member among the Princeton Review's annual list of the nation's top ...

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Posted: aug. 04, 2015 10:25 a.m.
Delta bans shipment of hunting trophies

Delta bans shipment of hunting trophies

NEW YORK (AP) — The big three U.S. airlines have all this week banned the shipment of hunting trophies, although it is unclear how many ...

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Posted: aug. 04, 2015 10:04 a.m.
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Falcons' Quinn brings hands-on approach to training camp

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Dan Quinn brought a hands-on coaching style to his first Atlanta Falcons' training camp on Friday.

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Posted: jul. 31, 2015 5:01 p.m.
Georgia's tax-free weekend begins today

Georgia's tax-free weekend begins today

Georgia's tax-free weekend on school-supply items begins today, running through Sunday.

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Posted: jul. 31, 2015 9:44 a.m.
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