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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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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Gwinnett County, GA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

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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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Jackson County, GA, Pendergrass, GA

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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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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Breast Cancer

The Lebanon Daily News

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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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Columbus, GA, Celebrities, James Garner

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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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Related Topix: Columbus, GA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Sound Off for Monday, July 21, 2014

Rush Limbaugh and most conservative talk show hosts were Vietnam cowards. Rush got a deferment for a cyst on his butt, an easily treatable condition.

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Related Topix: Rush Limbaugh, Columbus, GA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Inquirer: Some weeks you just can't catch a break

MIKE OWEN/mowen@ledger-enquirer.comRelax, the unorthodox spelling of "school" on the sign outside Clubview Elementary School has been corrected.

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Deorio's Pizza ToGo outlet opens on Moon Road

Photos by ROBIN TRIMARCHI/rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.comJessica Patterson serves a drive-thru customer at her family's Deorio's Pizza ToGo location on Moon Road at the intersection with Whitesville Road.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Life, Food, Dining

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Man charged with aggravated assault

Columbus police say that 25-year-old Ketrone R. Blanks pointed a gun at another man and have charged him with aggravated assault.

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Five questions with Mike Howard, artist

After the Marine Corps, I attended the University of Georgia and was then accepted to The Whitney Museum Independent Program in New York City.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Columbus, GA, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, us Travel, Travel

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Tim Chitwood: Time for more political camp

It's been a while since we had an election -- so many weeks it now seems like a whole season ago.

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Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Columbus, GA

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Columbus couple tells story of homelessness, wedding bliss

Photos Special to the Ledger-EnquirerRodney and Deborah DePriester tied the knot on the Fourth of July at Calvary Assembly of God.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Wedding

Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Sound Off for Sunday, July 20, 2014

We do not need comprehensive immigration reform. We need law enforcement and the National Guard, and our problems will be over.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Columbus, GA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Port authority moves toward finding new director

Port authority board president Roger Bell tells The Commercial Dispatch the board is looking for someone with inland marine industry experience.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA

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Northside Medical Center gets approval to add emergency department

Northside Medical Center in north Columbus has received state approval to construct an emergency department and expand its intensive care unit.

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Deorio's Pizza ToGo enters high-traffic area

The longtime manager of Deorio’s Pizza Inn at Cross Country Plaza — now the owner with his wife, Terry — said he had wanted to start a “to go” pie store for a good while.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Life, Food, Dining

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Raw Video: Five Minutes with U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston

Congressman Jack Kingston spoke and answered questions Thursday afternoon during a campaign stop in Columbus at the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Columbus, GA

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