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Tennessee Eagle Scout sports all 136 merit badges
“I wanted to be able to say I did it,” the 18-year-old said of his motivation recently via email correspondence from Siberia, Russia, where he has begun a two-year missionary stint for the Church o...
April 21, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 generations restore boat in firm agent’s honor
Baton Rouge architect Clifford Grout never knew his grandfather, who died in a 1957 car accident 18 months before his birth. But almost every weekend at the National World War II Museum in New Orle...
April 21, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ga. GOP Senate hopefuls try to separate themselves
Georgia’s top Republican Senate hopefuls are scrambling to prove who’d be the most conservative opponent to take on Democratic favorite Michelle Nunn in a race that will help determine which party ...
April 20, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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SCAD students debut tiny housing units
A handful of students and faculty are about to take turns as lab rats, so to speak, living for a week at a time in an apartment small enough to fit into a parking space.
April 19, 2014 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal expected to sign bill expanding gun rights
ATLANTA — Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign legislation next week expanding gun rights in Georgia. Spokesman Brian Robinson confirmed Friday a bill signing on House Bill 60 is planned Wednesday....
April 19, 2014 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned
Flight controllers confirmed Friday that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned, just three days after surviving a full lunar eclipse, something it was never desi...
April 18, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ohio teacher fired over comment on black president
An Ohio teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted to become president that the nation didn't need another black president.
April 18, 2014 11:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12
An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several m...
April 18, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Some of today's headlines are: State warns against leaving children in vehicles - Georgia woman sentenced in investment fraud scheme - Pedestrian struck, killed by minivan in east Georgia
April 18, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia online tuition dropping for first year
System officials are hoping to address that in the fall, when the cost of eCore classes will drop $20 per credit hour. It’s the first time the system’s Board of Regents has lowered tuition for the ...
April 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lost Union soldier honored with memorial
The story of an uneducated farmer from Anderson County was buried with him in an unmarked grave in Columbia until one of his descendants unearthed the truth and fought to have him recognized.
April 21, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee BoE member ’s trial to start Monday
The long-awaited criminal trial of embattled Cherokee County School Board member Kelly Marlow and two of her associates is set to begin Monday morning, District Attorney Shannon Wallace confirmed. ...
April 19, 2014 12:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings
Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them ...
April 18, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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White House updating online privacy policy
A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clar...
April 18, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off
Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in one of the most gripping...
April 18, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Views differ of imam accused in US terrorism case
An Egyptian imam who led a London mosque more than a dozen years ago was portrayed in opening statements at his terrorism trial as an enthusiastic supporter of al-Qaida by a prosecutor and as a rea...
April 18, 2014 07:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet
Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too ...
April 17, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced
UPDATE: Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it's not surprising that he faces sentencing Thursday for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. His reason for ...
April 17, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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6th suspect arrested in North Carolina kidnapping case
Authorities say a sixth suspect in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father has been arrested in Atlanta.
April 17, 2014 03:05 PM | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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