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Police: Man dead after shooting at Columbus State University
Campus police at Georgia’s Columbus State University fatally shot a man this weekend after officers responded to a report of someone seen loading a gun, authorities said.
Pastor of Rome church killed in head-on collision
Georgia State Patrol officials say the pastor of a Rome church was killed in a head-on collision.
Bridge project to include new home for osprey
Transportation plans usually affect humans, not a federally protected bird of prey.
Coroners sending bodies to metro Atlanta
Eastern Georgia coroners say they’ve been struggling to send bodies to suburban Atlanta since the Georgia Bureau of Investigation failed to replace a retired medical examiner at its local crime lab.
Rural residents confront higher health care costs
Bill Fales wants a new baler and a better irrigation system for the 700-acre ranch where he raises grass-fed beef cattle, but after seeing his new health insurance premiums, those plans have been set aside.
Entitlement distribution errors cost state millions
State officials are faced with addressing a growing rate of errors in Georgia’s food stamp distribution system.
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Man’s encounter with boy prompts search for truck
Sheriff’s deputies in a north Georgia county are on the lookout for a suspect who drove a black Dodge pickup after a child reported that he tried to lure him into the vehicle.
Georgia explores medical marijuana options
A bill to allow a form of medical marijuana in Georgia may have failed to become law this year, but Gov. Nathan Deal has pledged to look for other options to help families who believe cannabis oil could help ease their children’s debilitating conditions.
Small plane, passengers pulled from Georgia marsh
Investigators say a small plane carrying two people that crashed near the Georgia coastline has been recovered.
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