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Error delays payroll deposits for Georgia social services workers
Georgia social service officials say employees should be getting their checks deposited soon after a glitch delayed processing.
June 01, 2015 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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American held in Yemen freed, French hostage pleas for help
UPDATE: A freelance journalist who was among several Americans held by Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen was set free Monday as a French hostage abducted in Yemen by an unknown party appeared i...
June 01, 2015 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Solar Impulse plane lands in Japan to wait out bad weather
UPDATE: A solar-powered plane attempting to circle the globe without a drop of fuel made an unscheduled landing late Monday in Japan to wait out bad weather.
June 01, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama's trade agenda faces tough battle heading into House
After several near-death experiences in the Senate, the trade agenda that President Barack Obama is pushing as a second term capstone faces its biggest hurdle yet in the more polarized House.
June 01, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Police: Man kills 2, dies in shootout with deputy - Fire marshal says 2 males missing after falling off boat - Officials say clogged drains caused Atlanta highway flooding - ...
June 01, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 41 from security forces
Three Islamic State suicide bombers targeted a police base in Iraq's western Anbar province with explosives-laden Humvees on Monday, killing at least 41 police and Shiite militiamen, officials said.
June 01, 2015 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court rejects guilty pleas, sentence due to mental disorder
A man who admitted trying to kidnap two young boys and entice them for indecent purposes had his guilty pleas and 40-year prison sentence thrown out Monday after Georgia's highest court ruled his m...
June 01, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tropical Storm Blanca forms in Pacific Ocean off Mexico
Tropical Storm Blanca has formed in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico and is expected to strengthen quickly over the next two days.
June 01, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE: Latest headlines are: State patrol: Teen dancing in road caused serious crash - Officials vote to fire Georgia teacher accused of allowing sex - Deputy accidentally shot during training exe...
May 29, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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US insists Kerry's broken leg won't hinder Iran talks
UPDATE: Secretary of State John Kerry headed home Monday to Boston from Geneva, Switzerland, for surgery on his broken leg, as U.S. officials insisted that his injury would not hinder his participa...
June 01, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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The flip side of years of no hurricanes: Good luck runs out
For millions of Americans living in the hurricane zones on the Gulf and East coasts, recent decades have been quiet — maybe too quiet.
June 01, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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EPA plans temporary pesticide restrictions while bees feed
If honeybees are busy pollinating large, blooming croplands, farmers wanting to spray toxic pesticides will soon have to buzz off, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing.
June 01, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindsey Graham, who sees a world of peril, opens 2016 bid
UPDATE: South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham opened his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination Monday with a grim accounting of radical Islam "running wild" in a world imperiled also by ...
June 01, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court sets arraignment for Hastert in hush-money case
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert will be arraigned this week following an indictment that alleges he agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to someone from the Illinois town where he was ...
June 01, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Justices boost workplace religious protections
UPDATE: The Supreme Court strengthened civil rights protections Monday for employees and job applicants who need special treatment in the workplace because of their religious beliefs.
June 01, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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High court: Bankrupt homeowners can't void second mortgage
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that homeowners who declare bankruptcy can't void a second mortgage even if the home isn't worth what they owe on the primary mortgage.
June 01, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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High court throws out conviction for Facebook threats
The Supreme Court on Monday threw out the conviction of a Pennsylvania man prosecuted for making threats on Facebook, but dodged the free-speech issues that had made the case intriguing to First Am...
June 01, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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IS revamps recruitment, with savvy, professional broadcasts
After a selection of tunes, the presenter with an American accent offers "a glimpse at our main headlines." IS militants have just seized three Iraqi cities. A bomb blows up a factory, killing ever...
June 01, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Death sentence thrown out for man convicted in woman's death
Georgia's highest court has tossed the death sentence given to a man convicted in a hotel maid's slaying.
June 01, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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