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Georgia veterans face backlog of claims
Georgia veterans filing disability claims often face longer delays than their counterparts in other states.
Newport Aquarium displaying white alligators
A pair of rare white alligators has gone on display at the Newport Aquarium in northern Kentucky where they’ll be housed through February.
3 road deaths early Thanksgiving morning
Savannah authorities confirm that three men died after accidents in Chatham County early Thanksgiving morning.
Cobb County fire displaces 32 at apartment complex
A fire early Thanksgiving morning destroyed eight units in a suburban Atlanta apartment complex and displaced at least 32 people.
Land along river could spur national park goal
A land auction will result in permanent protection for 679 acres, the largest preservation deal in a pristine area of Bibb County’s river corridor since the creation of Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in 1989.
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.
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