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President of Paine College announces resignation
The president of an east Georgia college that has been put on probation by an accreditation agency has announced his resignation.
September 16, 2014 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NASA announcing commercial crew winners
UPDATE: NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.
September 16, 2014 02:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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House panel: Safety agency mishandled GM recall
UPDATE: The agency responsible for safety on the nation's roads was years late in detecting a deadly problem with General Motors cars and lacks the expertise to oversee increasingly complex vehicle...
September 16, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dempsey: If campaign fails, ground troops possible
UPDATE: The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday he would recommend that the United States consider deploying ground forces to Iraq if President Barack Obama's expanded air campaig...
September 16, 2014 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia candidate's ad stars cousin, ex-governor
UPDATE: Amid a fierce fight for middle and south Georgia voters, Republican Senate candidate David Perdue is enlisting the support of his cousin, former Gov. Sonny Perdue, in a new statewide televi...
September 16, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kansas election law looms large in US Senate race
The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the Democrat who wants to drop out of the U.S. Senate race must stay on the ballot, a dispute that could have a big effect on Repub...
September 16, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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FBI investigates Missouri officer's stun gun use
The FBI is investigating after a police officer in suburban Kansas City, Missouri, used a stun gun to subdue a 17-year-old during a traffic stop, leaving him hospitalized in critical condition.
September 16, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scotland took long road to independence vote
On Calton Hill, overlooking Edinburgh, stands Scotland's National Monument. A colonnade of classical stone pillars modeled on the Parthenon in Athens, it's grand, inspiring — and unfinished, ever s...
September 16, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are - Utility, solar industry to debate price of energy - All Georgia counties now deemed ready for Hollywood - Georgia troopers to focus on commercial drivers on I-85 - Housekeep...
September 16, 2014 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia man gets 20 years for gun battle at school
UPDATE: A gunman who was persuaded by a bookkeeper to surrender during a 2013 gun battle with police at a school near Atlanta pleaded guilty to multiple charges Tuesday and was sentenced to 20 year...
September 16, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official: Suspect in police ambush lived nearby
UPDATE: Pennsylvania State Police have identified a suspect in the killing of a trooper and the critical wounding of another outside a rural barracks, a man in his 30s who recently lived about 20 m...
September 16, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California
UPDATE: A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico's Baja California Peninsula on Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslides but also a potential boon...
September 16, 2014 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Research drones launched into Hurricane Edouard
U.S. government scientists are launching winged drones into Hurricane Edouard, hoping to collect data that could help forecasters understand what makes some storms strengthen into monsters while ot...
September 16, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Bank settler group boasts rapid growth
Israel's settler population in the West Bank increased by 2 percent in the first half of the year, an advocacy group announced Tuesday, signaling robust growth in the settlements even while Israel ...
September 16, 2014 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Exploring 'graveyard of ships' near San Francisco
Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush.
September 16, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Racing wildfire engulfs homes in California town
Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.
September 16, 2014 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US extremism fight could take cue from Minnesota
When young men from Minneapolis began traveling to Somalia seven years ago to join a terror group in the midst of a civil war, investigators trying to stop the recruiting went straight to the city'...
September 16, 2014 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show
It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes l...
September 16, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge sees confession tape in '79 missing boy case
UPDATE: After the videotape clicks on, the 53-year-old calmly tells investigators how he choked 6-year-old Etan Patz in the basement of a Manhattan convenience store on May 25, 1979. He describes p...
September 15, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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