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3 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Columbus metro area jobless rate jumps to 8.5 percent in June

The Columbus metro area unemployment rate jumped from 8 percent in May to 8.5 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Program matches rescued dogs with disabled veterans

Area veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and other illnesses may soon get help from a rescued dog from the local animal shelter.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Non-Profit, Columbus, GA, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Harris County, GA, Pine Mountain, GA

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Pogram matches rescued dogs with disabled veterans

Area veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and other illnesses may soon get help from a rescued dog from the local animal shelter.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Non-Profit, Columbus, GA, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Harris County, GA, Pine Mountain, GA

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Chattahoochee Chatter: The things you fine in a courtroom

Let's start Chatter this week in Columbus Recorder's Court. You never know what you will find when you walk into the courtroom.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

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Suspected cocaine dealer arrested on Southside Court

A 32-year-old man was arrested and charged with distributing cocaine and marijuana after police stopped him for loitering in a Southside Court parking lot Tuesday, according to a Columbus police report.

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"A house divided against itself cannot stand." And a partisan, uncompromising, ineffectual government will turn a brick house into a straw one.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Council approves $680K in crime prevention grants

Columbus Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve $680,000 in crime prevention grants brought before them by the city's Crime Prevention Director Seth Brown.

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UPDATE with reaction, L-E calls race: Thomas beats Wells in school board runoff

ROBIN TRIMARCHI rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com Newly-elected Muscogee County School Board member John Thomas and his wife Marjorie Mitchell Thomas acknowledge their supporters after election results show Thomas winning the Muscogee County School Board District 2 seat Tuesday.

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TSYS posts profit of nearly $110 million in second quarter

The TSYS financial machine picked up steam in the second quarter, with the credit-card and payment processor topping $600 million in quarterly revenue for the first time in its history.

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Report: Suspect follows, assaults woman with knife on Benning Drive

A 30-year-old woman told police a suspected assailant tailed her for some time on Benning Drive before confronting her with a knife Sunday, according to a Columbus police report.

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Airport Thruway Applebee's robbed

Police are searching for an unknown number of suspects after the Airport Thruway Applebee's was robbed Monday, according to a Columbus police report.

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Perdue, Kingston make final campaignpushes before Election Day

COLUMBUS, Ga. - GeorgiaA s two Republican candidates for US Senate, David Perdue and Jack Kingston, are facing off in the polls Tuesday, and they are taking different approaches with their last-minute strategies.

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Report: Columbus Fugitive Apprehended in Gwinnett

A fugitive from Columbus, Ga., was arrested last week in Gwinnett County for his involvement in a May shooting after an argument over a card game.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Cathy Williams leads Muscogee County School Board questioning of no-bid contracts

It's called the consent agenda. It's a tool for governing boards to streamline meetings by bunching into a single vote routine items requiring approval.

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Fifty Years Ago Today, July 22, 1964

A "flood-type downpour" late Tuesday up routed some 35 families from their homes as waters flooded streets, businesses, and houses, drowned car engines and brought traffic to a virtual standstill in many areas of Columbus and Phenix City.

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Local doctors, experts talk benefits of new-to-Columbus 3D mammography

A Columbus radiologist says that the new-to-the-area 3D mammography is a big improvement in testing for breast cancer and reduces anxiety for both doctor and patient.

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Military news a " 7/21

Army Pvt. Jeremy M. Krick has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., after completing a nine-week course.

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Man charged with public indecency on Benning Drive

Police charged a 24-year-old man with public indecency Saturday after responding to reports of a potential intoxicated driver, according to a Columbus police report.

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Five suspects sought after man shot in wrist

Police are searching for five suspects after a 28-year-old man was shot in the wrists on Brown Avenue Sunday, according to a Columbus police report.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Douglasville police chief may learn fate Monday

The police chief in Douglasville may learn his possible fate on Monday a week after making controversial comments about officer pay and force attrition.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Douglas County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Columbus, GA

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