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9 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

So who is the real outsider in the Senate race?

The U.S. Senate race this November between Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue will be one of the more unusual campaigns we have witnessed in Georgia.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Crime Movies, The Outsiders, Drama Movies, Glynn County, GA, Sea Island, GA, Bryan County, GA, Pembroke, GA, Cohutta, GA

13 hrs ago | WNDH-FM Napoleon

Obama Plans To Put 30,000 Illegal Immigrants Into American Classrooms

American kids and teenagers will be sharing their already-crowded classrooms with tens of thousands of ill-educated Central American migrants this fall, because President Obama is distributing perhaps 100,000 Central American migrants across the country.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Teenagers, Dalton, GA

13 hrs ago | KEX-AM Portland

Obama Plans To Put 30,000 Illegal Immigran...

American kids and teenagers will be sharing their already-crowded classrooms with tens of thousands of ill-educated Central American migrants this fall, because President Obama is distributing perhaps 100,000 Central American migrants across the country.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Teenagers, Dalton, GA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

Little Libraries, big goal

Whitfield County just received a new library. And better yet, 26 more are on the way to the region.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Murray County, GA

Dalton Daily Citizen

Civil War anniversary: The Battle of Crow Valley, May 9-12, 1864

The Atlanta Campaign began during the first two weeks of May 1864 in and around Dalton.

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA, Gordon County, GA, Resaca, GA, Rocky Face, GA

Dalton Daily Citizen

Local congressmen agree with Deal

Regarding news last week that approximately 30 unaccompanied minors from Central America, who had crossed the southern border into the United States, were sent without warning to Dalton last year and enrolled in Dalton Public Schools, Republican politicians representing portions of Murray and Whitfield Counties agree - state and local school ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Dalton, GA, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Graves, Cohutta, GA, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

Plan could cut flooding, stormwater damage in Dalton

On a recent day, McClellan Creek flowed gently through Harlan Godfrey Civitan Park.

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

News Max

Schools Brace for Flood of Immigrant Students

At least 30,000 migrant Central American students are heading to classrooms across the country this fall, bring low levels of education that will bring down classroom averages, and overwhelm already struggling school districts, educators are warning.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Dalton, GA

Dalton Daily Citizen

Three local golfers to play in GSGA match

Dalton boys golfers Hardin Chambless and Landon Painter and Chatsworth's Tori Owens will represent northwest Georgia in the Georgia State Golf Association's Junior Sectional Challenge Match on Sunday and Monday at The Landings Golf Club in Savannah.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

Three arrested in arson plot to claim insurance money

Three people have been arrested for their role in a fire at a Chatsworth home as part of an insurance scam to collect money, officials said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Murray County, GA, Chatsworth, GA, Dalton, GA, Cohutta, GA

Dalton Daily Citizen

Judge sets $100,000 bond for Cohutta man accused of incest, molestation

A Cohutta man charged with incest, aggravated sodomy and child molestation was granted a $100,000 bond over the prosecutor's objection on Friday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

Already here

The challenges presented by an influx of unaccompanied children and youths from Central America streaming across the southern border into the United States have reached Dalton.

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA, Family, Teenagers

Dalton Daily Citizen

Reports: Man who caused wrecks was under the influence of drugs

A Buford man arrested after a chase on Cleveland Highway Wednesday night was driving a stolen car and was charged with driving under the influence of drugs, officials said.

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Dalton Daily Citizen

Police arrest Dalton business owner, two others, in synthetic marijuana bust

Three people, including a Dalton business owner, have been arrested, and more than 22 pounds of synthetic marijuana seized, following an investigation that began in June, police said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Dalton, GA, Cartersville, GA, Bartow County, GA

Dalton Daily Citizen

Police investigating attack on Dalton man

A Dalton man was attacked by several men while walking along South Dixie Highway in the early morning hours Wednesday, police said.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

New book teaches kids about cancer

Kathy Mashburn is no stranger to cancer. Though never afflicted with the disease, she has seen firsthand how the illness can affect its victims and their families.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

The Chatsworth Times

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When Northwest Georgia went through a tough recession a few years ago, Dr. Larry Johnson wanted to find a way to help the business community by learning what industry existed in the area.

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA, Dalton State College

Dalton Daily Citizen

Bond denied for man charged with false imprisonment

A man who was arrested at a Dalton motel after his girlfriend reported he refused to let her leave a room and assaulted her was denied bond on Tuesday in Whitfield County Superior Court.

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA, Cohutta, GA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

Man charged with statutory rape

A Ringgold man was charged by the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office with statutory rape after a man reported he had sex with the man's teen daughter.

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Related Topix: Ringgold, GA, Catoosa County, GA

Dalton Daily Citizen

Wilbanks elected to Superior Court

The Conasauga Superior Court will have a new judge in January. On Tuesday, Dalton Municipal Court Judge Jim Wilbanks defeated incumbent Judge David Blevins by 4,140 votes to 2,766 votes in a nonpartisan runoff, according to unofficial numbers on the Georgia Secretary of State's website.

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