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New project at Atlanta museum focuses on LGBT civil rights
Leaders of an Atlanta museum want the space focused on modern and historic civil rights to contribute to a national push to ensure LGBT rights, particularly in southern states.
September 02, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lots of trees to hug: Study counts 3 trillion trees on Earth
More than 3 trillion trees now grow on Earth, seven times more than scientists previously thought. But it's also trillions fewer than there used to be, a new study concludes.
September 02, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes
UPDATE: President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious o...
September 02, 2015 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court hearing for 6 officers charged in death of black man
UPDATE: A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man who had been seriously injured while in custody. The judge ...
September 02, 2015 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fox News anchor sues Hasbro over toy hamster with her name
An anchor for Fox News is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy hamster that shares her name — and possibly even her resemblance.
September 02, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
The latest headlines are: Atlanta sale features items seized by feds from bridal shop - Police: Tip leads to new search for teen missing since 2007 - Expo planned for military veterans, others look...
September 02, 2015 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials investigate mass baptism on school football field
A school district says it's investigating a mass baptism on a public high school football field after video footage of the Aug. 17 incident was posted online.
September 02, 2015 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tropical Storm Fred is weakening in the Atlantic
Tropical Storm Fred is weakening far out over the Atlantic.
September 02, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conviction keeps Albany ex-commissioner out of mayor's race
A former Albany city commissioner says he's been forced to give up on running for mayor because of a decade-old criminal conviction.
August 31, 2015 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP Exclusive: Records show university's response to Holmes
UPDATE: More than a month before James Holmes' rampage on a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus police officer with alarming information: Holmes ha...
September 02, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biden to test political waters in Florida as he mulls 2016
UPDATE: Mulling a 2016 White House bid, Vice President Joe Biden is testing the waters in pivotal Florida.
September 02, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Huckabee supports Kentucky clerk on defying federal courts
Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee supports a Kentucky clerk's refusal to issue marriage licenses because of her opposition to same-sex marriage.
September 02, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pakistan corruption lets militants get national ID cards
Foreign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as $100, giving them vastly greater freedom to operate, according to a r...
September 02, 2015 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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House mix-up by police leaves man, officer wounded, dog dead
Tama Colson was finishing an evening walk when she saw the police cars speed into her neighborhood. As she approached her home she heard a loud "pop-pop-pop" and saw her neighbors fleeing into thei...
September 02, 2015 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police seek emails from DeKalb CEO in fraud investigation
DeKalb police sought emails Tuesday from county CEO Lee May and two other high-ranking officials in an ongoing fraud investigation, documents show.
September 02, 2015 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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China enlists monkeys to keep birds from spoiling big parade
China is leaning on the animal kingdom — including a squad of nest-wrecking monkeys — to ensure its military parade commemorating the end of World War II goes smoothly.
September 02, 2015 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia lawmaker says he had account on cheating website
A state lawmaker from Macon says he had an account on the cheating website Ashley Madison.
August 31, 2015 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Dept. to release 7,000 pages of emails, 150 censored
UPDATE: The State Department will release roughly 7,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails Monday, including about 150 emails that have been censored because they contain information that is ...
August 31, 2015 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community gathers to remember slain television cameraman
UPDATE: Salem High School opened its doors to the community Monday to commemorate the life of an alumnus — Adam Ward, the 27-year-old cameraman for a Roanoke television station who was slain on liv...
August 31, 2015 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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