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Thursday, Jul 19

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Mariah Woods autopsy reveals new details in North Carolina 3-year-old's death

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An autopsy report revealed that a 3-year-old North Carolina girl was wrapped in trash bags and a couch cushion cover before her body was tossed into a creek in November. >> Watch the news report here ...

Wednesday, Jul 18

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Trump endorses Brian Kemp in Georgia GOP gov race

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President Donald Trump gave Secretary of State Brian Kemp his “full and total endorsement” Wednesday in Georgia’s Republican race for governor, dealing Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle a devastating blow in a bitter runoff.

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Georgia teacher sentenced to 2 years in prison for firing gun in classroom

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Authorities said mental health treatment was an important consideration in plea negotiations with a Dalton teacher who barricaded himself inside his classroom in February and fired a handgun. Randal Davidson pleaded guilty Tuesday to…

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Super Bowl prep underway in Atlanta, 200 days in advance

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Thousands of hotel rooms are already booked, tens of millions of dollars are already invested and hundreds of companies are vying for the right to supply things like carpeting, catering, ice and flowers.

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Two Democrats are vying to lead the state’s public schools.

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Republicans already picked their candidate for state superintendent of schools

Tuesday, Jul 17

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Ga. lawmaker duped by Sacha Baron Cohen: This is why Trump won

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Georgia state Rep. Jason Spencer threatened to take legal action against “Hollywood liberals”on Monday to prevent Sacha Baron Cohen from airing embarrassing footage of him on his new comedy TV series.

Monday, Jul 16

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Deal endorses Cagle in Georgia gov race

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Gov. Nathan Deal endorsed Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle on Monday in the race to succeed him, giving the Republican candidate key support from a popular incumbent in his July 24 race against Secretary of State Brian Kemp.

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Smoking to be banned at, near public housing

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July 31 marks the day that smokers will not be permitted to light up at or near public housing. Starting at the end of the month, those who smoke will not be allowed to smoke cigarettes, cigars and pipes inside or within 25 feet of a…

Sunday, Jul 15

Georgia GOP gubernatorial debate set for today

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Republican runoff is Tuesday, July 24

Saturday, Jul 14

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At NRA rally, Cagle rewarded for move to ‘kill’ Delta tax break

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Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle earned the NRA’s endorsement after he followed through on his vow to “kill” a tax break for Delta Air Lines. And the Second Amendment rights group rewarded him on Saturday for that headline-grabbing move.

Friday, Jul 13

Georgia welfare officials sued over 10-year-old starved and left in trash

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Tiffany Moss is facing the death penalty for starving a burning her stepdaughter in 2013

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AJC/WSB poll: Cagle, Kemp are neck and neck in GOP race for governor

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Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Secretary of State Brian Kemp are neck and neck in Georgia’s Republican race for governor less than two weeks ahead of the vote, according to an Atlanta Journal-Constitution/Channel 2 Action News poll released…

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Celebrate National French Fry day with what else, french fry deals

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National French Fry Day is here, and it's time to celebrate all things french fries. National chains have deals to go with the unofficial holiday. As always, check to make sure your local franchise is taking part in the discounts and…

Thursday, Jul 12

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Justice Department to reopen 1955 slaying case of Emmett Till after ‘new information’

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The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago.

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Baby dies from meningitis, parents issue warning

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A Virginia family went from changing diapers to planning their child's funeral in the span of almost 24 hours. Now they're issuing a warning to all parents to make sure their children are up to date on their vaccinations. Killy Schultz…

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Study: More middle-income students squeezed from top colleges

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Higher tuition costs a greater challenge for middle-income families

Wednesday, Jul 11

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LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend victim of targeted assault at Milton home

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A woman who was once in a romantic relationship with Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy was taken to a hospital Tuesday morning after she was assaulted during an invasion at McCoy's north Fulton County home. Milton police are…

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Boston debates granting voting rights to non-U.S. citizens living in country legally

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The Boston City Council sat down on Tuesday afternoon for a discussion over the possibility of one day allowing non-U.S. citizens to vote in local elections.

Tuesday, Jul 10

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Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing, could lose arms, legs

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A New Jersey man may lose his legs and arms after he contracted a flesh-eating bacteria near a river in the state. Angel Perez was crabbing at Matt's Landing near Camden on July 2. Hours after the excursion, his right leg swelled. Then his…

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$100 million cybersecurity center set to open in Augusta

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Public/private partnership includes National Security Agency

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Atlanta mayor’s campaign paid firm registered to election official

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The official's son owned firm; county spokesperson says that Registration Chief Ralph Jones Sr. did not violate oath or policy

Monday, Jul 9

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Ex-NFL player Brandon Browner arrested in felony investigation

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Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner was arrested Sunday afternoon near Azusa, California, according to the La Verne Police Department. >> Read more trending news. Browner was arrested in a felony investigation of kidnapping,…

Sunday, Jul 8

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2-year-old California boy dies from accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound

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A 2-year-old California boy died Saturday after accidentally shooting himself in the head, the Fresno Bee reported. >> Read more trending news. Police were called to a house in northwest Fresno at 12:48 p.m., where Lt. Rob Beckwith said…

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Race is not only factor colleges count in seeking diversity

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Many people cheered the news last week that the Trump White House reversed Obama-era policies designed to foster greater racial diversity on America’s college campuses, contending students should only be admitted on academic merit.

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Costco adds healthier food court items; keeps popular $1.50 hot dog combo on menu

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Costco announced changes to its food court menu earlier this week as part of a push to include healthier items in stores, including new vegan and vegetarian fare. >> Read more trending news. While the food court is traditionally known for…

Saturday, Jul 7

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Dogs steal mail carrier's lunch, become instant celebrities

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A pair of dogs in Virginia took the battle between mail carriers and canines to the next level, and their adorably naughty actions have made them stars on social media. >> Read more trending news. Bear and Bull are 6-year-old mixed breed…

Friday, Jul 6

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Anne Frank’s family immigration efforts thwarted by restrictive policies, World War II

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It has been 76 years to the day since the Frank family retreated into hiding in their Secret Annex and new light is being shone on their plight to escape the Nazi regime.

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Hawks' Trae Young scuffles with Grayson Allen in summer league game

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Hawks guard Trae Young and Jazz rookie Grayson Allen got into a brief shoving match during a summer league game on Thursday night. During the third quarter Allen reached in as Young ripped the ball through from right to left. Allen grabbed…

Tuesday, Jul 3

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Congressman Jim Jordan accused of knowing about sex abuse at Ohio university, but not reporting it

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Former athletes who wrestled for Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan when he served as an assistant coach at Ohio State University now say he knew the team doctor at the time sexually abused athletes, but failed to report it. >> Read more trending…

Monday, Jul 2

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Podcast: Stories to know ahead of the GOP gubernatorial runoff; what’s next in Georgia’s waters wars

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This week’s episode of the Politically Georgia podcast catches you up on the stories you should know leading up to the July 24 Republican runoff for governor and the Southeastern water wars.