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Congress races to finish VA, highway bills
UPDATE: Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and headed toward a five-week summer break with no agreement in sight on legislation to cope with the influx of ...
July 31, 2014 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children at Macon daycare to be tested for TB
Georgia health officials say they'll test more than 130 children at a Macon daycare after a child tested positive for tuberculosis.
July 31, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths
UPDATE: Security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for Ebola patients and others exposed to the disease as the death toll from the worst recorded outbreak in his...
July 31, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia woman charged in widespread tax fraud case
A Georgia woman has been charged in federal court in Cleveland for her role in submitting 2,750 fraudulent tax returns for people referred to her by ministers in Arkansas and Ohio.
July 31, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site
UPDATE: As mortar fire landed nearby, an international team of investigators finally reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage site Thursday and got their first look at a scene experts fear ...
July 31, 2014 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Dept: 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics
UPDATE: The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses ...
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Extra jurors seated for long Georgia salmonella trial
UPDATE: After three days of jury selection, a panel with plenty of extra members was seated Thursday to hear the case of three people charged in connection with a deadly salmonella outbreak traced ...
July 31, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gov. Deal meets with Latino leaders on immigration
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is reaching out to leaders of the state's Latino community to learn more about unaccompanied minors from Central American nations who are in Georgia, and to share concerns ...
July 31, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels
UPDATE: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy Hamas' tunnel network in the Gaza Strip designed for deadly attacks inside Israel, "with or without a cease-fire," a...
July 31, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Portland settles suit by officer who honored Nazis
Once-forgotten plaques placed by a Portland police officer in a city park to honor five Nazi-era German soldiers have come back to haunt the city.
July 31, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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