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  1. Should Veterans With PTSD Be Exempt From the Death Penalty?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Government Executive

    On January 12, 1998, Andrew Brannan was driving his truck at 98 miles an hour on a country road near his Dublin, Georgia home when he was pulled over by Deputy Kyle Dinkheller. Brannan, a white-haired, 66-year-old man, got out of his truck, shouted profanities, and danced around, yelling, "Here I am, here I am ... [s]hoot me."

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  2. Body of Elaine O'Hara left in woodland for 'about a year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BreakingNews.ie

    The jury in the Graham Dwyer trial has seen a photograph of Elaine O'Hara's punctured and blood-stained mattress, which Gardai found following the discovery of her remains in September 2013. The Central Criminal Court trial also heard that Ms O'Hara was dead for about a year when her remains were found and that her body had decomposed where discovered in a forest in the Dublin Mountains.

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  3. Warren Lee Hill executed in Georgia after U.S. Supreme Court denies appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner.com

    ... onth, the state executed Andrew Howard Brannan for the January 1998 slaying of 22-year-old Kyle Dinkheller, a Laurens County sheriff's deputy.

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  4. Dublin City Council appoints first female memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Inside Bay Area

    It took more than two marathon meetings, including hours of public interviews and discussion, but the Dublin City Council on Monday finally got its woman. Council members voted 3-1 to appoint Doreen Wehrenberg, a former Dublin planning commissioner who ran for council in 2012, to fill the vacant seat left when David Haubert was elected mayor in November.

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  5. BA boys win 8th straightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Statesboro Herald

    Bulloch Academy forward Jalen Toliver grabs a rebound and puts it back for a score on Friday against the Trinity Christian Crusaders.

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  6. County schools hire new spokeswomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Richmond County Schools will welcome a new public information officer in February to replace Mallory Brown, who's held the position for two years. Brown announced last year that her family would be relocating and agreed to stay on long enough to help train her replacement.

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  7. Secrets of longevity: Meet the five women whose lives span three centuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The 115-year-old from the US state of Massachusetts, who enjoyed playing the piano and reading books, put her longevity down to a glass of wine with every meal and the fact that she had not had children.

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  8. Yes, 5 people born in the 1800s are still with usRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KREM-TV Spokane

    Yes, 5 people born in the 1800s are still with us The remaining witnesses to three centuries are all women. Check out this story on KREM.com: The world's oldest person, Misao Okawa, celebrates her 116th birthday at the nursing home in Osaka, western Japan, where she lives.

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  9. MLK's vision driven by anger, prayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Falcon

    Chris Yang/THE FALCON Audience members join hands in prayer at the end of Tuesday's Martin Luther King Jr. chapel at First Free Methodist Church. University Chaplain Bo Lim reminded audience members at Seattle Pacific's Martin Luther King Jr. chapel service of the racial and economic divisions in America, Seattle and Seattle Pacific.

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  10. Missouri snares Sunday commitments from Johnathan Johnson and Franklin AgbasimereRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Rock M Nation

    Missouri began the weekend with 15 commitments for the class of 2015, hosted just one visitor this weekend, and has now landed two commitments. The first one came out of the blue.

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  11. Killer ExecutedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Southeast Georgia Today

    for the 1998 murder of a Laurens County deputy sheriff was carried out last night at 8:33 pm at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center in Jackson, Ga. The sentence was carried out after the United States Supreme Court denied Brannan's ...

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  12. Gunman who killed Laurens County deputy sheriff in 1998 is executedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Albany Herald

    Andrew Howard Brannan is executed by the state of Georgia Tuesday night after the Georgia and U.S. supreme courts denied his requests for stays of the death penlty sentence he received in 2000 for the 1998 malice murder of Laurens County Sheriff's Deputy Kyle Dinkheller.

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  13. Georgia executes man for killing of deputy in traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | News 12 WRDW

    ... service. Brannan was convicted of the January 1998 slaying of 22-year-old sheriff's deputy Kyle Dinkheller in Laurens County. The shooting was captured on a video camera in the patrol car. Authorities said Dinkheller had stopped Brannan for driving ...

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  14. First Slice 1/14/15: Georgia executes Vietnam War vet with PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Georgia's correction department last night executed 66-year-old Vietnam War veteran Andrew Brannan for the 1998 killing of a Laurens County sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop. Brannan was denied a last-minute request for clemency.

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  15. Terrell NAACP opposes execution of Andrew BrannanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    YouTube posts showing this disturbing dashcam video have gotten more than 1.4-million hits. It's from January 1998 in Laurens County.

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  16. "Georgia executes Vietnam veteran who killed a sheriff's deputy"Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... to the United States Constitution and analogous provisions of the Georgia Constitution."... The killing of Laurens County Deputy Kyle Dinkheller was captured on the deputy's dash camera just outside Dublin, Georgia.... Brannan is seen in the video ...

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  17. Georgia executes Vietnam vet in deputy's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... were directly related to his combat service and defense of the country's interests and ideals. The killing of Laurens County Deputy Kyle Dinkheller was captured on the deputy's dash camera just outside Dublin, Georgia. Versions of the video have ...

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  18. Georgia executes man for killing a deputy in traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Statesboro Herald

    ... He was convicted of the January 1998 shooting death of Kyle Dinkheller, a 22-year-old sheriff's deputy in Laurens County, central Georgia. "I extend my condolences to the Dinkheller family, especially Kyle's parents and his wife and his two ...

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  19. Georgia death row inmate scheduled to dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A Georgia death row inmate who killed a sheriff's deputy in Laurens County during a traffic stop is set to be executed at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the State Prison in Jackson.

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  20. Georgia high court denies stay in Vietnam vet's death penalty caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WICU12 Erie

    ... were directly related to his combat service and defense of the country's interests and ideals. The killing of Laurens County Deputy Kyle Dinkheller was captured on the deputy's dash camera just outside Dublin, Georgia. Versions of the video have ...

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