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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Atlanta streetcar expected to open Dec. 30 - BB&T building in Winston-Salem sells for $60M - Sanders leaves $3.4 million to UGA School of Law - Charity fined over misleading ...
December 24, 2014 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Growth helps lift stock market to record high
WASHINGTON — A surge in U.S. economic growth lifted stocks Tuesday to record highs and showed that the United States is putting distance between itself and struggling economies around the world. Fu...
December 23, 2014 08:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE - Today's headlines are: Welcome home ceremony set for Georgia National Guard - Police offer tips to keep homes, gifts safe - Police: Suspect in standoff threatened to kill officers - Deputy...
December 23, 2014 04:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Key North Korean websites suffer short outages after shutdown
UPDATE: Key North Korean websites suffered intermittent outages Tuesday after a nearly 10-hour shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a crippling cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washingt...
December 23, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Driver admits taking man off roof of car
Police say the Oregon driver accused of fatally hitting a pedestrian and carrying him on top of her car for 11 blocks has said she found him on the roof when she stopped to check for damage, then r...
December 23, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chugging eggnog sends Utah man to hospital
A Utah man says he's fully recovered after he was hospitalized for chugging a quart of eggnog so quickly that he inhaled some of creamy holiday beverage into his lungs.
December 23, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposal seeks gun permits for Colorado pot users
Colorado was the first state to legalize recreational marijuana sales. Now the state's voters may consider a ballot measure to allow pot smokers to carry a concealed firearm.
December 23, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Democrats best at tapping rich for political cash
UPDATE: For as often as Democrats attack the conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch for their heavy spending on politics, it's actually the liberal-minded who shelled out the most cash on...
December 23, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Census: Florida surpasses New York in population
It's official: Florida has surpassed New York in population to become the third-most populous state in the union.
December 23, 2014 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Graying Cold War fugitives spawn potential Cuba-US tension
UPDATE: For decades some of America's most-wanted fugitives made new lives for themselves in Cuba, marrying, having children and becoming fixtures of their modest Havana neighborhoods as their case...
December 23, 2014 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Severe storms possible just before Christmas across Georgia
UPDATE: Forecasters say the potential for severe thunderstorms will be greatest Tuesday in parts of western and south Georgia.
December 23, 2014 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US Rep. Grimm pleads guilty to federal tax evasion
U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm has pleaded guilty in a federal tax-evasion case that he fought as he won re-election this fall.
December 23, 2014 02:30 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cosby not finding support in black community
Bill Cosby hasn't been "America's dad" for years. For some blacks, he is the cranky uncle complaining about young African Americans who, in his view, dress and behave in a way that drags down their...
December 23, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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France finds no links among 3 attacks in 3 days
After a third day of seemingly random violence at the height of the holiday season, France's government implored people to remain calm Tuesday. Officials said the attacks were unrelated, and that t...
December 23, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Battered New York mayor calls for temporary protest halt
As the New York Police Department mourns two of its own, Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for a pause in protests and rancor amid a widening rift with those in a grieving force who accuse him of creati...
December 23, 2014 11:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family looks to federal investigation in Milwaukee shooting
he family of a Milwaukee man who was fatally shot by a city police officer say they aren't giving up hope that the officer will be charged.
December 23, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York police union leader well known for his bite
Patrick Lynch was hollering. Standing outside a Brooklyn hospital after the bodies of two slain police officers were taken away, the head of the nation's largest police union railed against Mayor B...
December 23, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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FAA, industry launch drone safety campaign
Alarmed by increasing encounters between small drones and manned aircraft, drone industry officials said Monday they are teaming up with the government and model aircraft hobbyists to launch a safe...
December 23, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Women excised from public life, abused by IS
The gunmen came to the all-girls' elementary school in the Iraqi city of Fallujah at midday with a special delivery: piles of long black robes with gloves and face veils, now required dress code fo...
December 23, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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