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  1. Are you considering using, investing in bitcoin? Beware of scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    With all the buzz about bitcoin, more people are now considering it as an investment opportunity. But with anything new and complex, con artists are there to take advantage.

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  2. As apartment burns, video shows Georgia firefighter catching child a like a footballaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    A fire at a building in Decatur, Ga., lead DeKalb County firefighters to catch children as they were tossed off higher floors. One catch was caught on video.

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  3. Defenders of Confederate monuments adopt contemporary political tactics in historical debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    As reported by Jim Galloway in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Georgia Chapter of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans, in an email to its membership, announced it has hired "a professional lobbying firm" to make its case for Confederate monument protection and preservation to lawmakers in the upcoming session of the General Assembly. Regardless of one's convictions about the whole Confederate monuments thing, it's a shrewd political move: If politics is the arena you decide to play in, this is a big part of the game.

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  4. College student-athlete fatally shot at party in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    News outlets report Stevenson Derival, of Decatur, was fatally hit when gunshots rang out at a party early Sunday in Mount Vernon. Mount Vernon Police Chief Calvin Burns says at least 200 people were at the party and fled when gunfire rang out, which could make finding the shooter difficult.

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  5. NFL's Amazon deal could be test for more streaming gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    This Sept. 29, 2014, file photo shows the Amazon Fire TV, a product for streaming popular video services, apps and games in high-definition, in Decatur, Ga.

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  6. Witnesses in 2 brutal killings receiving protection after prosecutors raise concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Reginald Jackson appeared in Columbus Recorder's Court Thursday morning to face murder charges related to the death of Michael Fleming and Brandon Scott, two 34-year-old men who were killed in July. Sgt. Lance Deaton of the Columbus Police Department testified in the case involving Fleming's murder.

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  7. She wore KKK robe to show-and-tell, now directs diversity programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Five decades ago, she was an eighth-grade girl who wore for show-and-tell her aunt's KKK robe, symbolizing the intolerance she was taught in church and at home. Now, she is a woman who wears the T-shirt symbolizing the diversity program she directs.

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  8. Police: Man robbed after agreeing to buy cellphone from man on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    A LaGrange, Ga., man is facing aggravated assault and kidnapping charges after police said he tried to rob a man he met on Facebook. Officers were called to the 700 block of Fourth Avenue around 7:08 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a person with a gun.

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  9. Decatur leaders in Washington with transportation hub goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    The mayor of Decatur along with a delegation of Macon County business and labor leaders are in Washington this week with plans to lobby for transportation money. The Herald and Review reports the goal is to generate support for big-ticket infrastructure projects that would establish the central Illinois city as a major trade hub in the Midwest.

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  10. Columbus man charged with murder in Dekalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Two days after a Columbus woman was gunned down outside a Waffle House in Decatur, a Columbus man was charged with felony murder Thursday in Dekalb County and held in the Muscogee County Jail, authorities said. Anthony Perryman, 27, was taken into custody without incident at 1:46 p.m. on Hunter Court in Columbus.

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  11. Columbus woman shot, killed outside of Waffle HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    A Columbus woman was shot and killed early Tuesday at a Waffle House restaurant in Decatur, according to the DeKalb County Medical Examiner's Office. Tanaya Dunlap, 31, was pronounced dead at 2:13 a.m. Tuesday at the Grady Memorial Hospital, said Mark Anglin, the chief investigator with the examiner's office.

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  12. The point of it allRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    There are times when you are planning a column, or even while writing it, that you have to guard against veering off from your central topic and chasing rabbits down attractive side trails, reminding yourself each time that this isn't what the piece is about. So when I started to write about something that happened this past weekend, I was much tempted to brag about the event in which my daughter, Stacey, became the Reverend Doctor Stacey Simpson Duke.

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  13. New season passes offer unlimited whitewater, zip-line adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Rafters on a Whitewater Express trip brace themselves for the final set of rapids on the Chattahoochee Whitewater course as more rafters wait their turn. Whitewater Express is now offering season passes for purchase that allow unlimited rafting and zip-line trips for a full year.

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  14. Six-time Grammy nominee B.o.B. coming to the Sound FactoryRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Six-time Grammy Award nominee and popular hip hop artist B.o.B. is coming to the Sound Factory in Columbus early next month. Disc jockey Roongsak Griffeth, whose stage name is DJ Roonie G, opened the Sound Factory and The Tavern Grill & Bar at Main Street Village on the city's north side in late 2016.

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  15. Construction starts on zip line expansion in downtown Columbus, Phenix CityRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Construction started this week on the second phase of the zip line that connects Columbus to Phenix City across the Chattahoochee River. The addition will include a zip line that runs back to Columbus.

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