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A 29-year-old man was flown to Grady Memorial Hospital Monday after deputies say he was accidentally shot by his 4-year-old child.

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The University of West Georgia conferred a record number of degrees in a virtual ceremony on Saturday.

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Seniors in the Carroll County School System will have to wait a little longer for graduation after school officials announced Monday that ceremonies will be delayed until June.

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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump said Monday he would have "no problem" shutting down the federal government this year if Congress doesn't agree to provide additional border security funding.

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Wildfires barrel toward lake towns in Northern California

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Trump official encourages Savannah harbor

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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy accelerated last quarter at an annual rate of 4.1 percent, the government estimated Friday, as consumers spent tax-cut money, businesses stepped up investment and exporters rushed to ship their goods ahead of retaliatory tariffs.

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Facebook faces a day of reckoning, at least on Wall Street

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POOLER -- Democrat Stacey Abrams refrained from engaging her Republican rival for Georgia governor or his supporter-in-chief -- President Donald Trump -- as she kicked off her campaign for the general election Thursday far from the state's Democratic base in Atlanta.

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WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will provide $12 billion in emergency relief to ease the pain of American farmers slammed by President Donald Trump's escalating trade disputes with China and other countries.

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White House rejects Ukraine referendum

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ATLANTA -- A federal appeals court in Atlanta this week reaffirmed its decision that workers aren't protected against workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation, though two of the 11 judges strongly disagreed.

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ATLANTA -- President Donald Trump endorsed Secretary of State Brian Kemp over Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle for Georgia governor Wednesday, just days before voters decide the contentious Republican runoff.

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Judge upholds Georgia candidate disqualification over citizenship

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WASHINGTON -- A Senate battle was brewing Tuesday over Democrats' requests for documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's career, with his time in President George W. Bush's White House emerging as a potential focal point of that fight.

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West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes found in Atlanta area

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Billionaires fuel state charter groups

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ATLANTA -- Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal waded into the Republican primary runoff to succeed him Monday, endorsing Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle over Secretary of State Brian Kemp.

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Indictment accuses 12 Russianofficials of meddling in U.S. election

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SAN ANTONIO -- Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually -- a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds.

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New round of proposed Trump tariffs could hit U.S. consumers

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BRUSSELS -- Under fire for his warm embrace of Russia's Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump jolted the NATO summit Wednesday by turning a spotlight on Germany's ties to Russia and openly questioning the value of the military alliance that has defined American foreign policy for decades.

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WASHINGTON -- The trade war that erupted Friday between the U.S. and China carries a major risk of escalation that could weaken investment, depress spending, unsettle financial markets and slow the global economy. The opening shots were fired just after midnight, when the Trump administratio…

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CONCORD, N.H. -- A life-size bronze statue of the famous comic book character Archie will soon greet visitors at a New Hampshire town in honor of the local man who illustrated the red-haired, freckled teenager.

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WASHINGTON -- Vice President Mike Pence has met with some of the contenders for the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement, The Associated Press has learned.

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Trump hails 'American heroes' who helped U.S. win independence

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MEXICO CITY -- Fresh off a landslide victory, Mexico's newly elected leftist president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged Monday to "reach an understanding" with Donald Trump amid uncertain times for two countries that must seek consensus on everything from contentious trade talks to cooper…

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WASHINGTON-- President Donald Trump on Thursday put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen "very soon or not so soon at all." The White House said he would consult further with allies.

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New Atlanta mayor asks current Cabinet members to resign

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ATLANTA -- An Atlanta man who threw a concrete block through a city contractor's window to discourage him from talking to federal investigators was sentenced to prison Monday for obstructing their bribery probe.

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ATLANTA -- Federal immigration authorities have made it difficult for immigrants held at two detention centers in Georgia and one in Louisiana to access and communicate with lawyers, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

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State approves $330M in refunds for Georgia Power customers

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- When he was killed 50 years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was working on a campaign to unite poor people of diverse backgrounds to demand better homes, jobs and education.

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Lawmaker resigns chairmanship over charter school funding

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Georgia judge dies in two-vehicle wreck

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ATLANTA -- During a recent Georgia GOP gubernatorial forum, moderators never brought up the topic of illegal immigration, but that didn't stop Secretary of State Brian Kemp from referring to "criminal illegal aliens" four times while on stage.

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- A federal judge has dealt an Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino a bad hand in its lawsuit over asymmetrical playing cards that helped pro poker champ Phil Ivey and a companion win nearly $10 million.

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NEW YORK -- Equifax tapped longtime financial industry executive Mark Begor as its new permanent CEO, the company said Wednesday, as Equifax continues to try to recover from fallout surrounding the company's massive data breach.

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Port of Savannah building $127M rail hub to target Midwest

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WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders all but finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill Wednesday that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant "Dreamers," deprives President Donald Trump some of his border wall money and takes only incremental…

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Carter Center: South Sudan stops spread of guinea worm disease

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ATLANTA -- Medical marijuana advocates expressed outrage Monday over the apparent stalling of a proposal that would expand Georgia's medical cannabis oil program to include those with post-traumatic stress disorder or chronic, intractable pain.

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Georgia House backs push to keep lottery winners anonymous

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ATLANTA -- Georgia's highest court on Thursday ruled against Fiat Chrysler, which had appealed a $40 million judgment awarded to the family of a 4-year-old boy who died in a Jeep fire.

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Sketch released of fake officer accused in sex assault

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ATLANTA -- A lawyer for a Georgia inmate known as the "stocking strangler" says newly discovered evidence proves his client's innocence, and his planned execution this week would be a "stain on the State of Georgia."

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Democratic lawmakers stage 'walkout' at Georgia Capitol

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A 29-year-old man was flown to Grady Memorial Hospital Monday after deputies say he was accidentally shot by his 4-year-old child.

  • Updated

The University of West Georgia conferred a record number of degrees in a virtual ceremony on Saturday.

  • Updated

Seniors in the Carroll County School System will have to wait a little longer for graduation after school officials announced Monday that ceremonies will be delayed until June.

AP

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump said Monday he would have "no problem" shutting down the federal government this year if Congress doesn't agree to provide additional border security funding.

AP

Wildfires barrel toward lake towns in Northern California

AP

Trump official encourages Savannah harbor

AP

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy accelerated last quarter at an annual rate of 4.1 percent, the government estimated Friday, as consumers spent tax-cut money, businesses stepped up investment and exporters rushed to ship their goods ahead of retaliatory tariffs.

AP

Facebook faces a day of reckoning, at least on Wall Street

AP

POOLER -- Democrat Stacey Abrams refrained from engaging her Republican rival for Georgia governor or his supporter-in-chief -- President Donald Trump -- as she kicked off her campaign for the general election Thursday far from the state's Democratic base in Atlanta.

AP

WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will provide $12 billion in emergency relief to ease the pain of American farmers slammed by President Donald Trump's escalating trade disputes with China and other countries.

AP

White House rejects Ukraine referendum

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ATLANTA -- A federal appeals court in Atlanta this week reaffirmed its decision that workers aren't protected against workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation, though two of the 11 judges strongly disagreed.

AP

ATLANTA -- President Donald Trump endorsed Secretary of State Brian Kemp over Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle for Georgia governor Wednesday, just days before voters decide the contentious Republican runoff.

AP

Judge upholds Georgia candidate disqualification over citizenship

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WASHINGTON -- A Senate battle was brewing Tuesday over Democrats' requests for documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's career, with his time in President George W. Bush's White House emerging as a potential focal point of that fight.

AP

West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes found in Atlanta area

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Billionaires fuel state charter groups

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ATLANTA -- Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal waded into the Republican primary runoff to succeed him Monday, endorsing Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle over Secretary of State Brian Kemp.

AP

Indictment accuses 12 Russianofficials of meddling in U.S. election

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SAN ANTONIO -- Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually -- a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds.