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Sherpas consider boycott after Everest avalanche
Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic She...
April 21, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise
Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation of an international agreement aimed at de-escalatin...
April 21, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Some of today's headlines are: Sewage plant odors could be topic of meeting - Man fatally hit by vehicle on Atlanta interstate - Police seek suspect in unauthorized party shooting
April 21, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents: 234 girls kidnapped from Nigeria school
Some 234 girls are missing from the northeast Nigerian school attacked last week by Islamic extremists, significantly more than the 85 reported by education officials, parents told the state govern...
April 21, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 22 22 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 | 8 8 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 | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court to look at 'born in Jerusalem' passport case
Confronting an issue fraught with Middle East politics, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear for the second time a passport dispute centering on whether Americans born in Jerusalem may list their p...
April 21, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?
From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why th...
April 21, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teen stowaway could face charges in California
Police in San Jose, Calif., say they are reviewing whether charges are warranted against a 16-year-old boy who authorities say jumped a fence at San Jose's airport and stowed away aboard a Hawaii-b...
April 21, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia releases 2 years of school scores
New data on Georgia's schools suggests the state's elementary and middle schools have improved during the last two years. But high schools haven't made the same gains statewide.
April 21, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Korean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'
South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism of her own government's han...
April 21, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21
A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews, Fort Myers ...
April 21, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 7 7 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 | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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