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CONTINUING COVERAGE: Kemp holds steady lead, Abrams considers longshot legal challenge

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Democrat Stacey Abrams is fast running out of options to close a deficit in the race for Georgia governor. Republican Brian Kemp has already moved on – and has a transition office under the Gold Dome to prove it.

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Gwinnett certifies election; hundreds of additional ballots counted

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Gwinnett County has been in the center of several legal battles over voting rights this election season.

Thursday, Nov 15

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FBI investigating death of American on cruise ship bound for Aruba

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Investigators with the FBI are probing the death of an American woman on a Princess Cruises ship bound for Aruba, according to multiple reports. >> Read more trending news. The 52-year-old woman, whose name was not released, died early…

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A rush for uncounted votes scrambles unsettled Georgia governor’s race

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Georgia elections officials scrambled Thursday to count a cache of hundreds of ballots that were previously rejected as they raced to comply with the latest federal ruling in the too-close-to-call contest for governor.

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Why some Georgia absentee voter data was taken offline

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Georgia election officials removed online absentee voter information because of concerns that it could be used in scams that target the elderly and disabled. The data are back online but it no longer labels voters as elderly or disabled.

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'Toxic' beats out 'gaslighting,' 'incel' to become Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year

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Oxford Dictionaries has chosen a single word to sum up the mood of 2018: toxic. >> Read more trending news. The British publisher announced Thursday that “toxic” beat out words such as “gaslighting,” “incel” and “techlash” to become its…

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Monopoly for Millennials game isn't going over well with actual millennials

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One of the latest editions of the popular board game Monopoly is being criticized by its target audience. USA Today reported that Monopoly for Millennials plays up stereotypes that are routinely mocked about the age group, typically…

Wednesday, Nov 14

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Lawmakers consider changing school calendars

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Businesses want longer summer breaks, but schools want to control their calendars

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In unsettled Georgia gov race, judge mandates more ballots be counted

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A federal judge issued an order late Wednesday that will result in the counting of a new trove of ballots in Georgia's race for governor.

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Georgia Senate to look into arrest of lawmaker during Capitol protest

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Holding back tears, Nikema Williams stood in the well of the Georgia Senate a day after being arrested during a protest under the Gold Dome.

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Did your vote count? Hotline lets Georgia provisional voters find out

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Georgia voters who cast provisional ballots can call a toll-free hotline to find out whether their votes counted, and if not, the reason why.

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Torpy at Large: Lawmakers in crosswalk may be dimmer than they appear

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Bill Torpy on a contentious effort by some Georgia legislators to permanently close Mitchell Street in downtown Atlanta outside the state Capitol.

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Trae Young has rough night as Hawks fall to Warriors

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There's bound to be games like this when you are a rookie in the NBA. But hopefully they will be few and far between for the Hawks' Trae Young. Young, the fifth pick in the 2018 draft, scoring just four points in a 110-103 loss to the…

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State recognizes Georgia’s maternal death problem, faces uphill climb

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No one really knows how many women die in Georgia for reasons related to their pregnancy.

Tuesday, Nov 13

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Georgia state senator, protesters arrested at Capitol while demanding ‘every vote count’

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A first-term Atlanta senator was among more than a dozen demonstrators who were arrested during a protest in the state Capitol.

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Fulton midterm election turnout close to presidential levels

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Fulton County experienced best early voter turnout this century in midterm election

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Abrams gains ground as judges order more Georgia votes to be counted

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The post-election drama in Georgia intensified Tuesday as protests rocked the state Capitol, dozens of counties raced to tally final election ballots, and judges issued court rulings that appeared to buoy Democrat Stacey Abrams’ hopes of…

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Georgia university creates scholarship for hurricane-damaged counties

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GSW's ‘Southwestern Promise’ offers up to $2,000 scholarships for eligible students

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Judge orders review of provisional ballots in Georgia election

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A federal judge ruled Monday that Georgia election officials must review thousands of provisional ballots and explain why they haven't been counted in the election for governor between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp.

Monday, Nov 12

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Georgia secretary of state tells election officials to count absentee ballots

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Georgia Secretary of State Robyn Crittenden sent a letter to county election officials Monday that tells them to count hundreds of absentee ballots even if they lacked voters' birth dates.

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Democrats search for votes before Georgia election results finalized

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Democratic candidates Stacey Abrams and Carolyn Bourdeaux are hoping election officials find enough absentee and provisional ballots to close narrow gaps in their races. Abrams was trailing Republican Brian Kemp for governor, and Bourdeaux…

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North Taurid meteor shower puts on show in midnight sky for stargazers with patience

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A stargazer needs a little patience to see the Taurid meteor shower this year. >> Read more trending news. The annual spectacle unfolds in the nighttime sky between September and November every year when the Earth passes through a debris…

Georgia election board votes on counting absentee ballots in governor’s race

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The State Election Board voted unanimously Sunday to issue guidance to county election officials on how they should count absentee ballots. More than 5,100 mailed absentee ballots were rejected in the Nov. 6 election.

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UPS Freight workers approve new labor contract, avoiding strike

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UPS Freight workers voted in favor of approving a new labor contract, avoiding the risk of a strike that could have affected shippers transporting their goods around the country. However, it's possible the labor turmoil leading up to the…

Sunday, Nov 11

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Five things we learned from Falcons' 28-16 loss to Browns

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The Falcons may have taken the Browns too lightly. Just when the Falcons thought they'd salvaged the season, they were upset by the Browns 28-16 before a raucous and faithful fan base on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Friday, Nov 9

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Donald Trump tells Georgia to ‘move on’ after election

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President Donald Trump weighed in on the ongoing saga of Georgia’s gubernatorial election on Friday, saying the state should “move on” and sarcastically implied Russia should be blamed for ballots still being counted.

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Shooter report at Topsail High School in North Carolina related to unit malfunction, officials say

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Authorities responded to reports of an active shooter at a North Carolina high school Friday morning, WECT reported. But a county commissioner and the county's emergency director said the noises coming from the Topsail High School campus…

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LOCAL IN-DEPTH: What does Gwinnett election of Democratic commissioners of color mean?

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Ben Ku and Marlene Fosque will be Gwinnett's first Democratic commissioners since 1986 and its first-ever commissioners of color.

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In southwest Ga., towns and lives still damaged from Hurricane Michael

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Southwest Georgia isn’t just hurt after Hurricane Michael — it’s changed.A month after the storm struck on Oct. 11, residents are still living in hotels and seeking help to repair homes battered by mighty oaks and pines in the pounding 115…

Thursday, Nov 8

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Earth could contact aliens using laser 'porch light,' MIT study says

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Attracting aliens might be as easy as leaving a really, really big light on. >> Read more trending news. A new study from MIT suggests that the light from a laser could spark the interest from aliens if they exist. The powerful laser would…