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  1. Partial solar eclipse occurs todayRead the original story

    7 min ago | LaGrange Daily News

    ... may go unnoticed. Bob Powell, a professor of physics and the director of the observatory at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, said that because the sun will be setting as the eclipse occurs, most people won't notice a change in the sun's ...

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  2. Pesticide Collection DayRead the original story

    9 min ago | Georgia Faces

    ... pesticides are lined on the shelves of a Griffin, Ga., feed and seed store. Image credit: Todd Hurt. ( view image ) Georgia residents can safely dispose of old pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers and other chemicals at the Clean Day, set for ...

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  3. Burned dogs showing up at Georgia animal hospitalRead the original story

    15 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Several dogs with burn marks on their backs have shown up in a Georgia county, and no one seems to know how or why they're being injured. Authorities say that six dogs in recent months have been brought to the Fayetteville Animal Hospital in Fayette County with the burns.

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  4. Missing Tennessee boy found in AtlantaRead the original story

    16 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... went missing from his north Nashville home Monday night. The boy told police he took a Megabus from Tennessee to Georgia and initially gave a fake name and said he lived in Indianapolis. A DFCS worker learned of Long's disappearance in Nashville and ...

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  5. Morning wreck injures fourRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Forsyth County News

    Two adults and two children were hospitalized after a near head-on collision on Dalhlonega Highway at the entrance to Silver City Elementary School this morning. The Georgia State Patrol officer investigating the wreck said that a car attempting to turn into the school cut in front of a car going north on Dahlonega Highway.

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  6. GA--Georgia News Coverage Advisory, GARead the original story

    33 min ago | Washington Times

    Here's a look at how AP's general news covering is shaping up today in Georgia. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org.

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  7. More than 4,000 vote so far in Hall Co.; more than 206K statewideRead the original story

    47 min ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    With just over a week left for early voting in Georgia, more than 206,000 ballots have been cast statewide, more than 4,000 of them in Hall County.

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  8. Senator to speak at Ga. veterans' center eventRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WTVM

    From knocking over kick returners in the Georgia Dome to allegedly knocking over gas stations in Columbus, Quintavius Harrow has gone from the top to the bottom in just three years. Harrow turned himself in to authorities Wednesday Oct. 22, answering to the accusation that he and 21-year-old Richard Lucas robbed two businesses at gunpoint.

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  9. Northwest Georgia's Unemployment Rate Falls To 7.1 Percent In SeptemberRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the unemployment rate in the Northwest Georgia region in September was 7.1 percent, down 1.0 percent from 8.1 percent in August.

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  10. Charter program discussed at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Coastal Courier

    ... schools were spending funds. The review considered the state of the economy and how to advance the school system in Georgia so students can be competitive in the global market. The Legislature decided to give Georgia schools the option of continuing ...

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  11. Two Forsyth Residents Arrested in Statewide Child Porn BustRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Two residents of Forsyth County were among 18 Georgians arrested in a statewide operation against those suspected of producing, possessing, or distributing child pornography. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation , Operation MasqueRAID began in July when GBI agents joined forces with local, state, and federal law enforcement to track child pornography being transmitted over the internet and determine who in Georgia was responsible for producing or distributing the illegal content.

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  12. Fulton County Residents Arrested in Statewide Child Porn BustRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... on Tuesday. No booking information was on file for Morales-Garcia at the Fulton County jail. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), Operation MasqueRAID began in July when GBI agents joined forces with local, state, and federal law ...

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  13. Lawsky's next frontier - The other Ben went down to Georgia (and...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Politico

    ... the cyber threat in the same breath that you're talking about capital levels," he said. THE OTHER BEN WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA (AND NORTH CAROLINA): POLITICO's Ben White from Augusta, Ga. - "If Democrat Michelle Nunn is going to defy the odds and win a ...

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  14. Macon-Bibb Commission takes a look at how to curb pedestrian deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    On Tuesday, October 21, the Macon-Bibb Commission took up the issue of the unusually high number of pedestrian deaths which have occurred here in Macon and is also a statewide problem, according to a nationwide study. District 3 Commissioner, Elaine Lucas who represents East Macon and parts of South Bibb expressed concern in an interview with Central Georgia's largest television station, WMAZ-TV.

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  15. County forming seven advisory groups for input on rapid transit corridorsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    ... Frederick Road south of Rockville Metro; US 29 north of New Hampshire Avenue; US 29 south of New Hampshire Avenue; Georgia Avenue north of Connecticut Ave. and Georgia Avenue south of Connecticut Ave; and Veirs Mill Road (Md. 586) The County Council ...

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  16. HOCKEY: Torbay Ladies chalk up the goals against Sidmouth &...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | This Is South Devon

    ... half, but came back fighting. There was some great defensive performances from Karen Clark, Alyssa Vete and sweeper Georgia Doyle. In the last few seconds Torbay attacked again from a short-corner. The ball was worked round the D before Phoebe Jones ...

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  17. State questions on Nov. 4 ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    ... act No. 592) To prohibit an increase in the state income tax rate in effect Jan. 1, 2015: "Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended to prohibit the General Assembly from increasing the maximum state income tax rate?" Currently, the top income ...

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  18. FundraisersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    ... or by calling United Way at 706-884-8292. Proceeds benefit various early learning programs in the area. West Georgia Hospice volunteers currently are hosting the 25th Annual Poinsettia Sale through Nov. 1. Funds raised will supplement the cost of ...

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  19. Tips for passing the vehicle emissions testRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The 13-county metro Atlanta region has more than 2.5 million cars that are tested for emissions each year. Georgia's Clean Air Force, a partnership with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, recently released some tips to help drivers pass the emissions test.

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  20. Acworth Man Arrested in Statewide Child Porn BustRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... jail records indicate that Harris, an Acworth resident, is currently being held on a $50,000 bond. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), Operation MasqueRAID began in July when GBI agents joined forces with local, state, and ...

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