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Georgia News Roundup
Today's latest headlines are: Columbus boy, 16, shot dead while driving car - Former Alabama band director arrested on sex charges - Judge tosses pay lawsuit by Savannah fire captains
August 22, 2014 05:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?
UPDATE: Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucia...
August 22, 2014 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AG: No sanctions warranted in Georgia ethics case
The state attorney general's office is asking a judge to deny a request for sanctions made by the former head of the state ethics commission who claims the office failed to turn over key documents ...
August 22, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Torture anime banned at woman's kidnap-rape trial
A young woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl from school and raping her had frequently viewed Japanese anime depicting sexual torture, prosecutors disclosed Thursday.
August 22, 2014 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hamas kills 18 suspected informers to deter leaks
UPDATE: Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commander...
August 22, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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CDC director to visit Ebola outbreak countries
A top U.S. health official plans to travel to West Africa to see firsthand how the Ebola outbreak is unfolding.
August 22, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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1990 arson-murder rap tossed, man is set free
UPDATE: A former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his daughter was freed from prison Friday after 24 years, following a judge's ruling that the case...
August 22, 2014 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 deaths
UPDATE: Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Afri...
August 22, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Potential 2016 candidates cautious on Ferguson
The police shooting and death of Michael Brown has gripped the nation amid clashes between protesters and the police in suburban St. Louis. But for most of those who want to lead the nation, there'...
August 22, 2014 03:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parole denied yet again for Lennon's killer
UPDATE: John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said Friday.
August 22, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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