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Georgia Ports Authority breaks 3 million container unit milestone
SAVANNAH — The Georgia Ports Authority has reached a milestone by breaking the 3 million container mark. The authority announced the milestone Monday, and also said it moved more than 29 million to...
July 29, 2014 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Witnesses: Lightning hit beach without warning
UPDATE: Los Angeles' popular Venice Beach teemed with people enjoying a weekend outing on the boardwalk and sand when lifeguards and other witnesses say lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm hi...
July 28, 2014 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US Court: Virginia marriage is for all lovers
Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia.
July 28, 2014 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B
UPDATE: A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up de...
July 28, 2014 03:35 PM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drug trafficking suspect to be extradited to Ohio
A prosecutor says a former Detroit police officer accused of leading a drug ring has waived extradition and will be sent from Georgia to Ohio in the next few days.
July 28, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton: US needs orderly process for border kids
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opposes changing a 2008 immigration law under consideration by Congress. The potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate says she supports creating a refugee sc...
July 28, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: About 84,000 Georgia children to begin pre-school - Trial in salmonella outbreak set to begin in Georgia - 4 kids hurt when car rolls down driveway - Pilot killed in NE Georg...
July 28, 2014 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime
The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.
July 28, 2014 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures
Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.
July 28, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trial begins in case over Oklahoma City bombing
UPDATE: The FBI has done a thorough search of its archives and found no evidence that more Oklahoma City bombing videos exist, federal attorneys told a judge on Monday during the first day of a tri...
July 28, 2014 04:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site
UPDATE: Panicky residents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their homes Monday carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells exploded in the distance, fighting that also ...
July 28, 2014 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suspect dead, 2 marshals and cop wounded in NYC
A fugitive task force and a sex-assault suspect got into a shootout Monday in Greenwich Village, leaving the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police detective wounded, authorities said.
July 28, 2014 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes
A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow some of the 1,20...
July 28, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Carolina mom's arrest sparks child care debate
Plenty of working parents can relate to the dilemma Debra Harrell faced when her 9-year-old daughter asked to play unsupervised in a park this summer. How do you find the time and money for child c...
July 28, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israeli PM warns of prolonged campaign in Gaza war
UPDATE: Israel's prime minister warned Monday that the country faced a prolonged campaign against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, as the military urged residents in parts of the embattled territory to eva...
July 28, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Carolina congressmen say SRS has money for fuel project
UPDATE: Federal legislators have secured enough money to make sure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward, according to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and members of the st...
July 28, 2014 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report says surveillance is hampering journalists
Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to repo...
July 28, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia
Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.
July 28, 2014 08:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingston’s Senate loss means less clout for Ga.
SAVANNAH — For two decades, Rep. Jack Kingston was a congressman who routinely crushed his opponents on election night — winning a new term every other year with vote totals between 63 and 77 perce...
July 28, 2014 12:03 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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