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Pete the Cat makes leap from folk art to kid books
Pete the Cat lived in a cage at a Georgia animal shelter. He was scrawny and black, not exactly what artist James Dean was looking for in a new pet.
Georgia nearing record low temps for Thanksgiving
Georgia residents are bundling up as temperatures make this Thanksgiving the coldest in recent memory.
Homeless man who turned in wallet gets makeover
Offers of cash, clothes and plenty of well wishes are pouring in after a homeless man turned in a wallet which had been stolen from a hotel guest in downtown Atlanta.
Suspended lawmaker to go to trial next month
A Georgia state lawmaker who was suspended over an indictment accusing him of illegally claiming state pay is set to stand trial next month after his lawyer filed a request for a speedy process.
Citizens’ group asks to delay Braves stadium plan
A coalition of wide-ranging citizens groups has asked Cobb County officials to delay a decision on spending hundreds of millions of public dollars to build a stadium for Major League Baseball’s Atlanta Braves.
Ex judge sentenced on theft charges
A former middle Georgia judge and court clerk has been sentenced on charges of theft and violating her oath of office.
Mayor of south Georgia city denied police protection
Dawson city leaders have voted against providing 24-hour police protection for the mayor after he was shot at his house on Halloween night.
Freezing rain possible in north Georgia mountains, Chatsworth mentioned
Forecasters say freezing rain is possible in parts of the north Georgia mountains as a massive storm makes its way southeast.
Court upholds law used to remove board members
Georgia’s Supreme Court has ruled that a law the governor used earlier this year to remove six members of the DeKalb County school board is constitutional.
Department of Natural Resources invests in cameras
Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials say body-mounted cameras for police officers in its law enforcement branch were a good investment.
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