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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE - Today's headlines are: Atlanta Cyclorama continuing Civil War anniversary events - Woman shot to death at apartment in southeast Atlanta - Stars of Bigfoot show search for Savannah-area Sa...
January 27, 2015 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic
The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, even as it moved to restrict drilling in environmentally-sensi...
January 27, 2015 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Super Bowl jet-setters get top-flight travel treatment
For some travelers visiting Arizona for the Super Bowl, the trip may be just as memorable as the game.
January 27, 2015 12:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Japanese officials meet after purported IS hostage threat
Japanese officials have held emergency meetings after the release of an online message purportedly from the Islamic State group warning that a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot the extremists ho...
January 27, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leaders mark Auschwitz liberation 70 years on without Putin
Some 300 Holocaust survivors gathered with world leaders Tuesday under an enormous tent over the gate and railroad tracks that marked the last journey for more than a million people murdered by the...
January 27, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Famed civil rights protesters to have arrest records erased
Nine black men arrested for integrating a whites-only South Carolina lunch counter 54 years ago may be heroes in the historic record, but in the record of the law they are still convicted trespassers.
January 27, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Push for gay protections in Idaho stirs emotional debate
The House State Affairs Committee was in its fourth hour Monday of listening to testimony on legislation that would create protections for gay and lesbian people in Idaho. The bill had been denied ...
January 27, 2015 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Federal government failing to protect children, report says
The federal government's failure to enforce the nation's child protection laws is a "national disgrace" that leaves abused children vulnerable to future harm, according to a three-year study by two...
January 27, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cops: Ex-Fox producer kills himself outside New York City headquarters
UPDATE: A former employee of a Fox television station in Texas shot himself to death outside the company's New York headquarters Monday, shortly after handing out fliers saying the company had ende...
January 26, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney: Ex-Vanderbilt player took photos, innocent of rape
A defense attorney for a former Vanderbilt football player accused of rape says his client took "deplorable" photos of the assault but did not take part in it.
January 27, 2015 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gunmen storm Libyan hotel; 5 foreigners, 3 guards dead
Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Tuesday, killing at least five foreigners and three guards, officials said.
January 27, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents want charges for Denver officers who killed teen
Some residents are calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the Denver officers who shot and killed a 16-year-old girl who police say hit an officer with a stolen car.
January 27, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sentencing day for Chicago twins who turned on cartel
Twin Chicago brothers reviled by Mexican cartels but praised by prosecutors as among the most valuable traffickers-turned-informants in recent history are set to be sentenced in a federal courthous...
January 27, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ex-Boy Scout describes mental scars left by abuse at trial
A California man suing the Boy Scouts of America over sexual abuse suffered at the hands of a volunteer Scout leader was so scarred by the incident that he once threw up outside a restaurant when h...
January 27, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blizzard howls its way into Boston but largely spares New York City
A howling blizzard heaped snow on Boston, the rest of eastern Massachusetts and parts of Long Island on Tuesday, delivering wind gusts topping 75 mph, but it failed to live up to the hype farther s...
January 27, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama says US must catch up to ensure drones are safe
The United States has fallen behind technological advancements that have made small drones readily available and must update its laws to ensure safety, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, in his f...
January 27, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Facebook blames internal glitch for hourlong global outage
Facebook said the outage that made its social media sites inaccessible worldwide for about an hour Tuesday was self-inflicted.
January 27, 2015 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eurozone looks for dialogue after stunning Greece elections
UPDATE: For a man long seen as the eurozone's worst nightmare, Alexis Tsipras has had a smooth first day as prime minister of Greece.
January 26, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alabama appeals decision blocking ban on same-sex marriage
UPDATE: Alabama on Monday began the process of appealing a federal judge's decision that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage — a decision that was put on hold to allow time for the appeal.
January 26, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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