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Man seeks new trial in shooting outside preschool
A man who was found guilty but mentally ill in the shooting death of another man outside a suburban Atlanta preschool is asking for a new trial.
Former police dog found dead on side of highway
A retired police dog has been found dead on the side of a northeast Georgia highway.
Vice President Joe Biden to visit Atlanta today
Vice President Joe Biden is expected to visit Atlanta today.
Deal: Georgia welcomes Supreme Court decision
Gov. Nathan Deal applauds the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Monday to seek input from U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli before allowing Florida to move forward with its water-related lawsuit against Georgia.
State joins national teacher preparation initiative
Governor Nathan Deal has announced the state will join a national initiative to better prepare teachers in certain in-demand subject areas.
State lawmakers debate legalizing medical marijuana
Medical marijuana would be legalized in Georgia for patients with certain medical illnesses under legislation set for a vote in the state Legislature.
Man charged in cousin’s shooting death
Police say a man who surrendered on an involuntary manslaughter charge over the weekend told investigators that he accidentally shot his cousin.
Disabled Georgians waiting months for job training
Budget and staffing issues have left unemployed and disabled Georgians looking for job training waiting months for help from a state agency tasked with providing vocational assistance.
Coastal Georgia tree ’ecologically extinct’
Not long ago, healthy redbay trees were easy to find in coastal Georgia. Related to the avocado, these evergreens grew 45 feet tall, with black berries that fed songbirds and aromatic leaves that lent their flavor to traditional gumbo.
Car crashes into convenience store, 3 injured
Authorities in eastern Georgia say three people were injured when a car plowed into a dollar store in Martinez. Columbia County Battalion Chief Anthony Lovett tells the Augusta Chronicle three women were taken to the Georgia Regents Medical Center after the crash on Saturday evening.
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