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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE: The latest headlines are: Finalist named for Georgia Regents University presidency - Atlanta Cyclorama to leave building it occupied since 1921 - Teens storm Georgia Wal-Mart in wild rampag...
June 30, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red wolf reintroductions halted while changes considered
UPDATE: Federal officials said Tuesday that they won't release any more endangered red wolves in eastern North Carolina while they study the feasibility of maintaining the only wild population of t...
June 30, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case appeared
UPDATE: Liberian authorities on Tuesday quarantined two households after the corpse of a 17-year-old boy was found with Ebola, sparking fears the West African country could face another outbreak of...
June 30, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Embattled rebel flag reassessed at Georgia's Stone Mountain
At Georgia's iconic Stone Mountain â where the Confederacy is enshrined in a giant bas-relief sculpture, the Ku Klux Klan once held notorious cross-burnings and large Confederate flags still wave p...
June 30, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia gas, hotel taxes to increase starting Wednesday
Taxes on gasoline and hotel stays are going up under a new transportation funding law that takes effect Wednesday.
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Christie promises blunt campaign as he enters 2016 contest
UPDATE: A tough-talking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday with a promise to tell voters the truth even if it makes them cringe.
June 30, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP's Jeb Bush to release 33 years of personal tax returns
UPDATE: Jeb Bush is releasing a third of a century of his personal income tax returns, a record disclosure for presidential candidates.
June 30, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court ruling spurs backers' hopes for redistricting changes
Groups hoping to squeeze partisan politics out of how states shape congressional districts are hailing a Supreme Court decision that lets independent commissions, not legislatures, draw those lines.
June 30, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oklahoma court: Ten Commandments monument must come down
Oklahoma's Supreme Court says the Ten Commandments monument at the state Capitol must be removed because it indirectly benefits the Jewish and Christian faiths in violation of the state's constitut...
June 30, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rand Paul 1st major-party candidate to court pot donors
Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul planned Tuesday to court donors from the new marijuana industry, making the Kentucky senator the first major-party presidential candidate to publicly seek ...
June 30, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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