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  1. Celebrating AnniversariesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Peach Pundit

    It's October First, and that means we're celebrating several one year anniversaries. A year ago today, the federal government was shut down due to a lack of agreement between Republicans and Democrats over a continuing resolution.

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  2. Owner of unlicensed personal care home arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | WRDW-TV Augusta

    Tameka Lavenda Burns,37, was arrested Tuesday, September 30, and charged with a felony related to an unlicensed personal care home. Earlier last month, the Georgia Department of Community Health says they received a complaint that 18 people were living in a four bedroom home used as an unlicensed facility.

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  3. Suwanee to Host Open House for Buford Highway ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    Broad concept plans for reconstruction of Buford Highway as a context-sensitive, multi-transportation roadway will be shared at an open house on Thursday, October 9. The open house is a drop-in event from 5-7:30 p.m. at City Hall, 330 Town Center Avenue. No formal presentations will be made during the open house, but representatives from the Georgia Department of Transportation, City of Suwanee, and URS, the City's planning consultant on this project, will be on hand.

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  4. Nebula award winner: Eugie FosterRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Librarian and Information Science News

    Eugie Foster, the Nebula Award-winning writer/editor had been raising money for cancer treatment; she died September 27th. Her husband posted the following in an update : Eugie Foster, author, editor, wife, died on September 27th of respiratory failure at Emory University in Atlanta.

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  5. Cobb officials: No need to panic over Texas Ebola caseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    Although federal officials confirmed the first case of Ebola has been diagnosed in the U.S. on Tuesday, local officials say there is no need to panic in Cobb.

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  6. Georgia lands $6.75M for criminal justice issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The Governor's Office of Transition, Support and Re-entry landed four grants totaling $6 million over the next three years. The grants will be used to support the Georgia Prisoner Re-entry Initiative with additional training and staff, improve evidence-based supervision procedures, increase the flow of communication between stakeholders and strengthen community-based services for rehabilitated offenders returning to society.

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  7. Georgia Commissioner Of Labor Mark Butler Speaks At Walker County Chamber Oct. 22Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Georgia Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler will be the keynote speaker at the Walker County Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the Walker County Civic Center.

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  8. Richard Bammer: GOP brinksmanship: Whistling past the graveyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2013 | The Reporter

    In similar words, that is the theme of the Education Nation Summit, a three-day gathering, which ended Tuesday at the New York Public Library. The event, sponsored by NBC, drew more than 300 of our nation's top thought leaders in education, government, business, philanthropy and media.

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  9. Suspect said to speak in ArabicRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NWAonline

    This March 25, 2013, file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Alton Nolen of Moore, Okla. Nolen was charged Tuesday, Sept.

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  10. South Hall crossing gets second look for traffic lightRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times

    Because of a South Hall County neighborhood's concerns about safety, the Georgia Department of Transportation is conducting a second traffic light study at an intersection on a newly opened stretch of Ga. 347. The DOT took traffic counts at Reunion Way two weeks ago and is now "gathering additional data, specifically crash data, then will complete the analysis," district spokeswoman Teri Pope said.

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  11. Tom CrawfordRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times

    If you had told me a year ago that Gov. Nathan Deal would essentially be tied at this point in his re-election campaign with an inexperienced Democratic legislator, I would have asked if you were smoking some of that stuff that is now legally on sale in Colorado. If you had said a year ago that a Democrat who had never been a candidate for office before would be running competitively for the Senate seat being vacated by Saxby Chambliss, I would have given you the same skeptical response.

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  12. Outdoor burn ban liftingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Forsyth County News

    Outdoor burning restrictions are in place annually from May 1 to Oct. 1 due to summer air quality concerns and regulations of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Environmental Protection Division. Frank Sorrells, the Georgia Forestry Commission's chief of forest protection, said in a statement that fall is "perfect for working in the yard, and that includes clearing leaves and vegetation with fire."

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  13. Metropolitan Planning Commission gets transportation plan updateRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Planning commissioners received a roundup of regional transportation projects on Tuesday at the Metropolitan Planning Commission, looking ahead at ways to ease present and future congestion problems and promote better connectivity throughout Savannah. Mark Wilkes, a project manager with the MPC, gave a detailed PowerPoint to eight board members on the Coastal Region Metropolitan Planning Organization's Total Mobility Plan, adopted on Aug. 27. That mobility plan is an update to a similar framework created in 2009 outlining the area's long-range transportation options over the next 25 years.

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  14. In Georgia, both parties are fighting for minority votersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    First lady Michelle Obama speaks at a voter registration rally in Atlanta, Sept. 8. Washington is at the heart of a fierce partisan battle to shape Georgia's November midterm electorate, as Democrats try to recruit more minority voters to the polls in this increasingly diverse state.

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  15. The WilliesA Time to Be BoldRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | American Reporter

    If 80,000 people show up for a march, and almost all the national press ignores it, did it really happen? In the case of the people who filled the streets of Raleigh, N.C., on Feb. 8 under the banner of the Forward Together Moral Movement, it did happen, and it looks like the start of a new wave of activism. Their agenda, according to the Rev.

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  16. Convict Still on the Loose After Cutting GPS MonitorRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WVNY

    GEORGIA, Vt. - State Police Trooper John Bruzzi says he's been dealing with Travis Sweeney for years.

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  17. Long deputy completes trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    Deputy David A. Horton of the Long County Sheriff's Office recently completed a course in advanced traffic law conducted by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. The course is required by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council for Advanced Certification.

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  18. Making progress in juvenile crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

    On the back of a successful effort to revamp the state's criminal justice system in 2012, the state took a similar approach in the 2013 legislative session to reform its juvenile justice system. With HB 242, the state tried to improve the rate of juveniles who do not return to the system, and successfully reintegrate into society.

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  19. November races are closer than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

    If you had told me a year ago that Gov. Nathan Deal would essentially be tied at this point in his reelection campaign with an inexperienced Democratic legislator, I would have asked if you were smoking some of that stuff that is now legally on sale in Colorado. If you had said a year ago that a Democrat who'd never been a candidate for office before would be running competitively for the Senate seat vacated by Saxby Chambliss, I would have given you the same skeptical response.

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  20. GPA: Ports creating wave of growthRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

    Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz addresses more than 1,300 attendees at the annual state of the ports luncheon. In his annual state of the port address Thursday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported 1,900 new jobs and 2.7 million square feet of industrial expansion tied to a year of growth for Georgia's deepwater ports.

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