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Mobile app made for anniversary of Battle of Atlanta
ATLANTA — This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University’s Center for Digital Scholarship have releas...
July 26, 2014 01:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama urging Central American leaders for help
UPDATE: President Barack Obama met with Central American leaders Friday to urge them to help slow the stream of unaccompanied children from their countries to the U.S., as House Republicans tried t...
July 25, 2014 02:40 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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States' use of execution drugs varies widely
The prolonged execution of an Arizona death row inmate with a new, two-drug combo has highlighted the patchwork quilt approach that states now take with lethal drugs, with types, combinations and d...
July 25, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad
UPDATE: The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.
July 25, 2014 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site
UPDATE: A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators combed the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down, taking notes and photos as their governments prepared ...
July 25, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss
Groundwater losses from the Colorado River basin appear massive enough to challenge long-term water supplies for the seven states and parts of Mexico that it serves, according to a new study releas...
July 25, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Atlanta federal offices to reopen after outage - UGA seeking vice president for instruction - Georgia man dies while snorkeling off Key Largo - Man shot in Sandy Springs dies...
July 25, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor
Authorities are trying to determine why a man identified as a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun ...
July 25, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Augusta sailor's actions in World War II recalled
Of all the accolades Carl Clifford Wilson received during his service in the Navy, it was forgetting his hat that earned the Augusta native his highest honor.
July 25, 2014 08:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta demonstrators rally over Gaza
Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags. Atlanta Police estimated about 500 people participat...
July 26, 2014 01:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas
A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jog...
July 25, 2014 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israeli media: Israel rejects Gaza truce plan
UPDATE: Israeli media say the country's Security Cabinet has unanimously rejected a U.S. proposal for a temporary pause in Israel-Hamas fighting.
July 25, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gunman robs Athens sex shop, assaults customer
Police are searching for a gunman who robbed an Athens sex shop and pistol whipped a customer who refused to hand over his wallet.
July 25, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Odd News Roundup
Headlines are: 170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois - Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum - Woman: Backyard near turnpike is not a rest stop - Naked thieves take burgers from...
July 25, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution
U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent — and unusual — request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution...
July 25, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban
Marijuana and hemp have joined wacky paint colors and unsightly fences as common neighborhood disputes facing homeowners' associations. Though a few HOAs have willingly changed their rules to accom...
July 25, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site
French soldiers secured a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, the French president said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause...
July 25, 2014 09:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing trees
A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop the blight from spreading.
July 25, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobil...
July 25, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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