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Romney backs up David Perdue on jobs
AUGUSTA — Republican David Perdue has spent the better part of a month defending his business record in Georgia’s tight U.S. Senate race, as Democrat Michelle Nunn blasts him as an out-of-touch bus...
October 30, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPS predicts 11 percent hike in December packages
UPS expects to deliver more than 34 million packages on the busiest day of the holiday season, double the amount on a normal day.
October 29, 2014 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation f...
October 29, 2014 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor: Maine will seek to enforce quarantine
The governor's office and state health officials are seeking legal authority to enforce the quarantine of a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Africa and says there's no justification to keep her ...
October 29, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Wildlife officials urge drivers to watch for deer - Alabama man sentenced to life in armed robbery - Aquatic Center lands 2016 Southern Zone - Police probe stabbing at Atlant...
October 29, 2014 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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News Guide: A look at latest Ebola developments
The World Health Organization says the rate of Ebola cases in Liberia seems to be slowing, although experts are still examining the data to make sure it is reliable.
October 29, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Syrian rebels enter Kurdish town from Turkey
For the first time since the Islamic State group launched an offensive on the Syrian border town of Kobani last month, a small group of Syrian rebels on Wednesday entered the embattled town from Tu...
October 29, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charges filed against California shooting suspects
Prosecutors filed murder charges Tuesday against two Utah residents in the slayings of two California sheriff's deputies during a shooting rampage that also left a motorist and third deputy wounded.
October 28, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lava within yards of home on Hawaii's Big Island
After weeks of slow, stop-and-go movement, a river of asphalt-black lava was within yards of a home in a Big Island community Tuesday.
October 28, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor Deal compares Jason Carter to President Obama
ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is joining GOP candidates across the country increasingly working to tie their Democratic opponents to President Barack Obama in the final days of his campaign ag...
October 29, 2014 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 identify Martin as FAMU hazing leader
Two former band members who were on the bus the night a Florida A&M University drum major was fatally beaten during a hazing ritual identified Dante Martin as the ring leader of the events.
October 29, 2014 12:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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10 dead, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide
A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an offici...
October 29, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Russian deliver space station cargo after US flop
The company behind the dramatic launch explosion of a space station supply mission promises to find the cause of the failure and is warning residents to avoid any potentially hazardous wreckage.
October 29, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slithering lava sends Hawaii residents from homes
Lava is expected to slither past properties across the street from Jeff and Denise Lagrimas' home on Hawaii's Big Island as it works its way to the ocean.
October 29, 2014 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia authorities offer Halloween safety tip
Gwinnett County fire officials are teaming up with county police and Safe Kids Gwinnett to offer children, parents and drivers Halloween safety tips.
October 29, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials to meet privately with strip club owners
The city council in the Atlanta suburb of Brookhaven has decided to meet privately with owners of the Pink Pony in an ongoing dispute over the strip club.
October 29, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Penn State board votes down new look at 2012 report
Penn State's trustees on Tuesday voted against taking a fresh look at the 2012 university-commissioned report into how the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal was handled, disappointing many who hav...
October 28, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Southern Baptists tell pastors: hold line on gays
More than a thousand evangelical pastors and others — gathered for a three-day conference to steel the resolve of Christians who preach that gay relationships are sinful — were asked a simple quest...
October 28, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bombing suspect's friend convicted of lying to FBI
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friend was convicted Tuesday of lying to federal agents during the investigation into the deadly 2013 attack.
October 28, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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