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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.
Experts duel over what killed soldier’s wife
Experts gave dueling opinions Wednesday on what likely killed a pregnant Army soldier whose husband is charged with murder, leaving a military judge to sort out whether she was strangled to death, suffered a sudden heart attack or died from causes that can’t be determined.
Judge: State ag head can’t change rules on Vidalias
A judge says Georgia’s agriculture commissioner overstepped his authority when he changed rules so he could determine when Vidalia onions could be harvested and shipped.
Georgia professor turns himself in to face charges
A University of Georgia professor accused of asking a student to buy prescription drugs for him while she visited Mexico during spring break has surrendered to authorities.
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