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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE - Latest headlines are: Georgia GOP district conventions support 'religious freedom' bill - Gov. Nathan Deal to sign education reform legislation - Weather advisories issued for north Georgi...
April 20, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawyer: Washington Post reporter in Iran faces 4 charges
A Washington Post reporter jailed for nearly nine months in Iran faces charges of espionage and three other crimes, his lawyer revealed Monday following her first in-depth meeting with the journalist.
April 20, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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TSA adding new security measures for airline, airport staff
UPDATE: The Transportation Security Administration is tightening security rules for airline and airport workers in the wake of a criminal case in which an Atlanta baggage handler was accused of smu...
April 20, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court to decide if 800K tobacco growers too many for 1 case
As 800,000 past and present tobacco farmers or their heirs seek part of a $340 million reserve held by a much-shrunken tobacco marketing cooperative, North Carolina's Supreme Court was asked Monday...
April 20, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unpopular at home, Jindal getting little traction for 2016
Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal's focus on states important in the presidential campaign is drawing lots of criticism at home and doing little apparent good for his 2016 prospects.
April 20, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bombing trial enters penalty phase amid life or death debate
The guilt phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial was considered a slam dunk for prosecutors, especially after his lawyers bluntly admitted during opening statements that he parti...
April 20, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Californian arrested for trying to scale White House fence
A California man has been arrested after trying to scale a White House fence, according to the Secret Service.
April 20, 2015 11:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parking lot honker: Grumpy goose takes over high school lot
There's a lot of honking going on at a suburban New York high school parking lot, and it's not coming from the drivers.
April 20, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Members of hip-hop group Migos arrested after Georgia show
All three members of the hip-hop group Migos face drug and weapon charges following their arrests after they left the stage at a weekend performance at Georgia Southern University, authorities said.
April 20, 2015 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy
UPDATE: Saudi-led airstrikes hit weapons caches held by Iran-backed Shiite rebels, touching off massive explosions Monday in Yemen's capital that killed at least 19 people and buried scores of othe...
April 20, 2015 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talks begin on Capitol Hill budget measure
UPDATE: Congressional negotiators on Monday weighed cuts to Medicare and the health care law and almost $40 billion in unrequested money for overseas war-fighting operations as they worked on ironi...
April 20, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campaigning Hillary Clinton says economy has 'stalled out'
Hillary Rodham Clinton has a dismal assessment of the U.S. economy. She says it's "stalled out."
April 20, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Agency proposes lifting most humpback whales' protections
The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whale population from the endangered species list, saying they have rebounded after 45 years of protections.
April 20, 2015 02:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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6 from Minnesota charged with trying to join Islamic State
UPDATE: Six Minnesota men have been charged with terrorism in a criminal complaint unsealed Monday, the latest Westerners accused of traveling or attempting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic S...
April 20, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muddy mess: Atlanta park closed, for now, after rainy fest
A rainy weekend festival turned grassy portions of downtown Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park into a muddy mess, prompting officials to temporarily close it.
April 20, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where US sees terror prevention, some Muslims see profiling
Sameer Mohiuddin grew more confused by the second as panelists speaking at his Southern California mosque trumpeted a new national initiative to prevent violent extremism.
April 20, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 UNICEF workers killed
Islamic extremists set off a bomb in a U.N. van in normally tranquil northern Somalia on Monday, killing at least seven people, including four employees of the U.N. children's agency in an attack t...
April 20, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trial to begin for last 3 defendants in FAMU hazing case
The manslaughter trial of the remaining three former band members charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major has begun.
April 20, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Families upset over veteran cemetery turned into movie set
Several families are outraged over a decision to turn a cemetery for military veterans into a movie set.
April 20, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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