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GBI: Man found dead along I-75 was kidnapped from Emerson
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a man found shot to death along Interstate 75 in suburban Atlanta was the victim of a kidnapping in the north Georgia town of Emerson, several miles northwe...
January 18, 2016 04:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ga. House members sign on to medical marijuana growth bill
A Georgia lawmaker is moving ahead with legislation that would allow state-licensed manufacturers of medical marijuana products to operate in the state. State Rep. Allen Peake has officially filed ...
January 13, 2016 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor gives lawmakers more time to review education overhaul
Gov. Nathan Deal urged state lawmakers to spend the 2016 legislative session studying sweeping changes to Georgia's education system, including the state's method for doling out funds to schools an...
January 13, 2016 01:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look back at metro Atlanta's top local headlines of 2015
Metro Atlanta's cities and counties saw their share of controversial topics in 2015, as well as trends that will impact the area for years to come. Mercedes-Benz, Google, and Hollywood all set up s...
December 30, 2015 02:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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More rain moves into Georgia, floods expected
More rain moved into Georgia as forecasters said another 1 to 2 inches is expected to fall across much of the area, adding to rains in recent days that already saturated the state. The National Wea...
December 30, 2015 08:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Credit monitoring sign-up opens for Georgia voters
Registered voters can sign up for a year of credit monitoring provided by the Georgia secretary of state after his office released personal information in October. The services from CSID became ava...
December 16, 2015 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report: former employee to blame for release of Georgia voter data
A report released Monday by Secretary of State Brian Kemp faults a single employee for the release of all Georgia registered voters' personal information. The 30-page report is the fullest accounti...
December 15, 2015 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia shoppers search for bargains on Black Friday
Black Friday had an early start again this year as shoppers flocked to shopping centers, malls and stores across Georgia. Early numbers aren't out yet on how many shoppers headed to stores on Thank...
November 27, 2015 02:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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Super Bowl of shopping begins
The Super Bowl of shopping had an early start again this year, but the game isn't over yet. Early numbers aren't out yet on how many shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving, but it's expected tha...
November 27, 2015 07:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gov. Deal looks to apprenticeships for job growth
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced the launch of a work-based learning initiative in the state. Deal spoke Monday about the Georgia WorkSmart program at the King's Hawaiian facility in Flowery Branch. ...
October 27, 2015 10:25 AM | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five things you need to know about the future of Turner Field
The Atlanta Braves baseball stadium, originally occupied by the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, is not only a sports destination. It is also the subject of controversy as the city of Atlanta, Fulton...
August 26, 2015 10:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute times will be costly
The sprawling Atlanta metro area's commuters navigate some of the longest trips to work in large U.S. cities. The average commute for metro Atlanta residents is 30 minutes, higher than the national...
June 29, 2015 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 357 357 recommendations | email to a friend
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State cracks down on 4th of July DUIs
Gov. Nathan Deal is joining his Office of Highway Safety in a statewide DUI enforcement campaign that is warning Fourth of July revelers to “Drive sober or get pulled over.” Georgia’s annual mid-su...
June 18, 2015 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
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Isakson announces Parkinson’s diagnosis
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson announced Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, but said he and his doctors say it has not impacted his ability to represent Georgia. Isakson, 7...
June 10, 2015 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public safety officials launching "Click it or Ticket"
Georgia public safety officials say they're planning to participate in several traffic safety campaigns during the Memorial Day travel period. Governor's Office of Highway Safety officials say thei...
May 16, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal vetoes 11 bills
Gov. Nathan Deal has released a list of 11 bills that he vetoed. The list of vetoed bills that Deal released Tuesday included one that would have allowed motorcycle and bicycle riders to enter inte...
May 13, 2015 08:41 AM | 1 1 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves announce plans for ‘world-class, four-star’ hotel
The Atlanta Braves and Dallas-based Omni Hotels & Resorts announced a 50-50 partnership last week for a 16-floor, 260-room hotel overlooking the new SunTrust Park in southeast Cobb County’s Cumberl...
May 05, 2015 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
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Movement to opt out of Common Core tests growing
Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance. This “opt-out” movement re...
April 30, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gov. Deal signs autism insurance bill for kids
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a House-Senate bill that includes an insurance coverage requirement for autism known as Ava's Law in honor of Ava Bullard of Lyons, a 10-year-old with the disor...
April 29, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding air show earning national recognition; set for May 9, 10
In its third year, the Salute America Air Show in Paulding County is on the rise. With a fast-paced and entertaining lineup, the show is sure to be a crowd pleaser and a regional attraction, as wel...
April 28, 2015 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawmakers rush to meet Friday deadline for bills
Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday passed dozens of bills, rushing to meet a key deadline to keep legislation alive for the remainder of the 40-day session. Friday marks the 30th day of the session, th...
March 12, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black ice possible Thursday morning
Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressmen accuse Atlanta mayor of discrimination in firing of fire chief
Members of Georgia's congressional delegation have written a letter to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed calling the termination of the city's former fire chief a violation of free speech and religious free...
February 18, 2015 11:04 AM | 1 1 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville police search for escapee
Cartersville police continue to search for an inmate who escaped custody in Cartersville while enroute to Indiana on an outstanding probation violation warrant. According to Captain Mark Camp with ...
February 05, 2015 12:46 PM | 3 3 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
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