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NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat
UPDATE: Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said NATO's air policing aircraft will fly more sorties over the Baltic region west of Ukraine, far from the tensions in the eastern part of the coun...
April 16, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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No injuries reported from building's falling glass
Police say no one was injured from broken glass falling from a skyscraper in downtown Atlanta on a day when winds gusted to 40 mph.
April 16, 2014 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 charged in kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father
UPDATE: Two more people were charged Wednesday in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father, bringing the number to at least eight people who authorities say were involved in the elabo...
April 16, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Some of today's headlines are: Public memorial for Herb Emory set for Saturday - Thieves steal House clerk's car outside Capitol - Man sentenced to hard labor for indecent exposure - Up to 100 stud...
April 16, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authorities looking for more suspects in kidnapping case
Frank Arthur Janssen was taken from his home in Wake Forest, N.C., on April 5 and rescued five days later when FBI agents raided an Atlanta apartment. Prosecutor Ryan Buchanan said the five suspect...
April 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ukraine: Military recaptures eastern airport
UPDATE: In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, special forces on Tuesday recaptured a small airport that had been occupied by militiamen.
April 15, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group urges Alabama to create dam safety program
A group urged Alabama to create an inspection program for the hundreds of dams across the state, most of which they say go unregulated.
April 15, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Some of today's headlines are: Eastern bongo gives birth at Zoo Atlanta - Habitat for Humanity hampered by gunfire, crime - Police probe killing of college student
April 15, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prosecutor ends cross-examination of Pistorius
Wrapping up five days of relentless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial, the chief prosecutor insisted Tuesday that the Olympic runner intentionally shot his girlfriend to deat...
April 15, 2014 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man charged with marathon hoax held on high bail
UPDATE: Kevin "Kayvon" Edson, 25, was arrested Tuesday hours after ceremonies to mark last year's Boston Marathon bombings.
April 16, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emergency managers challenged to educate public
UPDATE: Two of the country's top disaster experts on Wednesday challenged emergency managers and forecasters from Texas to Maine to help educate coastal residents and developers about hurricane haz...
April 16, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles
Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing ...
April 16, 2014 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moniz raised MOX alternatives with Russia
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz told his Russian counterpart last year that U.S. authorities may need to use a different method to destroy weapons-grade plutonium rather than rely on an over-bud...
April 16, 2014 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Carolina seeks ruling in nuclear fuel funding lawsuit
South Carolina wants a federal judge to rule in the state's favor in a lawsuit seeking to keep viable a nuclear reactor fuel project at the Savannah River Site near Aiken.
April 16, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia officials approve college tuition increases
Tuition is going up for Georgia students at all 31 state colleges and universities under a budget plan approved Tuesday by the state Board of Regents, including the largest increase of $372 more pe...
April 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year
UPDATE: It's the first of four eclipses this year and the first of four total lunar eclipses this year and next.
April 15, 2014 01:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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1 plans to plead guilty in Alabama dog fighting case
One of the 14 people charged in connection with a multi-state dog fighting investigation has filed notice that he plans to plead guilty.
April 15, 2014 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robot sub returns to water after 1st try cut short
A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said.
April 15, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 accused in North Carolina abduction to have bond hearing
Five people accused in the abduction of a North Carolina man last week are due in federal court in Atlanta Tuesday for a bond hearing.
April 15, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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