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  1. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MyFoxAtlanta

    OCILLA, Ga. - A judge has agreed to modify a gag order barring attorneys, investigators and others from publicly discussing the case of a slain Georgia high school teacher who went missing nearly 12 years ago.\ Attorneys for several media organizations, including The Associated Press, had asked Superior Court Judge Melanie B. Cross to lift her gag order in the case of Ryan Duke, who was charged last month with killing teacher Tara Grinstead in 1995.

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  2. Judge modifies gag order in case of slain Georgia teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | WSB-TV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. OCILLA, Ga. (AP) - A judge has agreed to modify a gag order barring attorneys, investigators and others from publicly discussing the case of ...

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  3. How 'Up and Vanished' Podcast Helped Solve Cold Murder CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | RollingStone

    Late last month, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation held a press conference in the courthouse in Ocilla, Georgia. The GBI had come down from Atlanta, some 168 miles away, to announce that they had arrested Ryan Alexander Duke for the murder of Tara Grinstead, who had disappeared without a trace 12 years earlier.

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  4. Rural hospital in Georgia faces financial difficultiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | WNED

    Irwin County Hospital in Ocilla, Georgia, has been struggling to keep its doors open for patients. It recently had to lay off about 20 staff members.

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    Thursday Mar 16 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... Every October, we all think 'Whatever happened to Tara?' It was a big deal for us and now we just want answers," said Ocilla resident Angela Strickland. Strickland said she hopes Superior Court Judge Melanie Cross will lift the gag order she imposed ...

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  6. Media lawyers ask judge to lift gag order in teacher slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | WSB-TV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. OCILLA, Ga. (AP) - A judge says she will rule soon on motions by several news organizations to lift a gag order in the case of a slain ...

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  7. Judge considers removing gag order in Tara Grinstead caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | WSB-TV

    ... update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. Grinstead disappeared from her Ocilla, Georgia, home in October 2005. She was last seen at a co-worker's barbecue before she left to go home. IRWIN COUNTY, Ga. - A ...

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  8. Judge to hear gag order appeal in Grinstead caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... killer Ryan Duke could receive a fair trial. Duke was arrested last month and charged with murdering Grinstead at her Ocilla home in 2005 and then hiding her body. A second suspect, Bo Dukes, was arrested a week later. He's accused of helping his ...

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  9. Media, family oppose gag order in missing teacher's slayingRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 9 | Westport News

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, file photo, missing teacher Tara Grinstead is displayed on a billboard in Ocilla, Ga. News organizations are challenging a judge's gag order in a case involving the slaying of Grinstead.

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  10. Tara Grinstead Murder Case: Two Suspects ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | Teen Vogue

    Tara Grinstead was 30 years old when she went missing in 2005 , according to People . For more than 11 years , police looked for leads on the disappearance of the Ocilla, Georgia, resident and high school history teacher, but the case appeared to have gone cold.

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  11. Second suspect arrested in Tara Grinstead slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | New York Daily News

    ... spent several days searching a pecan farm near Fitzgerald, about 9 miles north of the rural farm community of Ocilla where Grinstead lived. The GBI has not said whether it found Grinstead's remains. Dukes was released from jail Friday after posting ...

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  12. Second arrest made in connection to teacher missing for 11 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | WTVM

    ... of helping to hide Grinstead's body. Dukes is the cousin of a man who owns a pecan farm in Fitzgerald, not far from Ocilla, where Grinstead went missing. Dozens of investigators spent this week searching for Grinstead's remains at the farm. Dukes ...

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  13. 2nd suspect arrested in case of missing Georgia teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | Yahoo!

    ... spent several days searching a pecan farm near Fitzgerald, about 9 miles north of the rural farm community of Ocilla where Grinstead lived. The GBI has not said whether it found Grinstead's remains. A search warrant said Dukes had helped "conceal ...

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  14. 2nd man arrested in Georgia missing teacher caseRead the original story

    Friday Mar 3 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... murder, burglary, aggravated assault and concealing a death in Grinstead's slaying. Grinstead disappeared from her Ocilla home in October 2005. It was not immediately clear how the two suspects knew each other, but CBS affiliate WMAZ reports Bo ...

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  15. Correction: Missing Teacher-Georgia storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | Yahoo!

    ... Tara Grinstead's remains. Investigators dug through a wooded area Tuesday for Grinstead, who went missing from her Ocilla home in 2005. Grinstead was a history teacher at Irwin County High School and three-time Miss Tifton. The suspect in her death, ...

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  16. The Latest: 2nd man arrested in Georgia missing teacher caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | WSB-TV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. OCILLA, Ga. (AP) - The Latest on the murder case involving a Georgia teacher who went missing in 2005. (all times local): A second suspect ...

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  17. Police make second arrest in Tara Grisntead caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | WSB-TV

    ... update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. Grinstead disappeared from her Ocilla, Georgia, home in October 2005. She was last seen at a co-worker's barbecue before she left to go home. BEN HILL COUNTY, Ga. - ...

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  18. Lawyer: Judge's gag order too broad in missing teacher caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | WSB-TV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. OCILLA, Ga. (AP) - An attorney for Georgia media organizations says a judge acted too broadly by ordering lawyers, investigators, potential ...

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  19. Hunt for body of teacher, beauty queen leads to Georgia pecan farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Fox News

    ... she attended a beauty pagaent and barbecue in Fitzgerald, Fox 5 reported . Investigators said she returned to her Ocilla home and vanished. Co-workers called 911 after Grinstead didn't show up for work, two days later. Police found that there was no ...

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  20. New search for long-missing teacher's remains after arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | CBS News

    ... Tara Grinstead's remains. Investigators dug through a wooded area Tuesday for Grinstead, who went missing from her Ocilla home in 2005. Grinstead was a history teacher at Irwin County High School and three-time Miss Tifton. Her former student, Ryan ...

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