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Colorado gay marriage ban struck, appeal awaits
For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.
July 24, 2014 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east
War literally came to Alexander Litvinenko's living room, when a missile punched a gaping hole into the wall of his ninth-floor apartment. The 53-year-old college philosophy teacher had just steppe...
July 24, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed'
An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage...
July 24, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia releases student growth tool
Georgia parents now can see how their children are performing compared to students with similar academic histories. The information and a new online tool focus on how students improved from year to...
July 24, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iraq elects Kurdish politician as president
Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician as the nation's new president on Thursday, hours after an attack on a prison convoy killed dozens of people, brutally underscoring the challenge...
July 24, 2014 10:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Regenerative engineering, medicine retreat at UGA - Georgia health officials seek input on WIC program - Metro Atlanta jobless rate rises to 7.6 percent - Sandy Springs polic...
July 24, 2014 10:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, executions went awry
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesse...
July 24, 2014 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Body found in 18-wheeler on I-20 in Warren County
The body of a man found inside an 18-wheeler, parked at a weigh station on Interstate 20 westbound in Warren County, has been identified.
July 23, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off
UPDATE: Within hours of David Perdue's GOP Senate nomination, he and Democrat Michelle Nunn launched the real battle for Georgia's open Senate seat with attack ads and retail politicking in a match...
July 23, 2014 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Virginia police: 2 dead after storm at campground
A fierce storm packing powerful winds and rain toppled trees and flipped campers Thursday at a Virginia campground Thursday, killing at least two people and sending at least 20 more to hospitals, o...
July 24, 2014 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated
For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 fe...
July 24, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15
Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets ou...
July 24, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mother, daughter die after Philly food truck blast
A mother and teenage daughter have died of injuries they suffered in a fiery explosion inside their food truck earlier this month, authorities said Thursday.
July 24, 2014 11:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Porch shooter: I didn't know gun was loaded
A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch immediately suggested to police it was an accident and that he didn't know his shotgun was loaded, according to recorded remarks play...
July 24, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Planes with Malaysia Airlines bodies leave Ukraine
Two military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. t...
July 24, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope meets Christian sentenced to death for faith
Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant born just weeks ago...
July 24, 2014 10:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risks
Haris Suleman knew that flying around the world carried risks. But like adventurers before him, the 17-year-old pilot from Indiana also believed dreams aren't achieved without taking chances.
July 24, 2014 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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River course could see 20,000 rafters in 2nd year
Business was brisk in the Whitewater Express store on Bay Avenue Wednesday. The lone outfitter on the Chattahoochee River whitewater course was preparing to put more than 200 rafters down the river...
July 24, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned
UPDATE: The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.
July 23, 2014 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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