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  1. Harriet Tubman goes solo on 'Underground' special episodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | SFGate

    Harriet Tubman , who escaped from slavery in the antebellum South to become a leading abolitionist, is best known today as a righteous figure and the future face on the $20 bill. But for viewers of "Underground" this season, Tubman has come to life as a character on this drama about the treacherous journey to freedom along a secret network of safe houses that came to be called the Underground Railroad.

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  2. Savannah bar recalls Jimmy Carter visit on St. Patrick's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | SFGate

    Brian Welzenbach laughs with friends Friday, March 17, 2017, while celebrating St. Patrick's Day in Savannah, Ga. The coastal city has been celebrating the Irish holiday since 1824, and now thousands come each year for one of the South's largest street parties after Mardi Gras.

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  3. Faith and traditions infuse St. Patrick's Day in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | SFGate

    An acolyte burns incense during the procession prior to Mass on Sunday, March 11, 2017 during the Celtic Cross Ceremony at the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Savannah, Ga. Many things have changed in the nearly two centuries since Georgia's oldest city held its inaugural St. Patrick's Day parade in 1824.

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  4. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | SFGate

    On March 12, 1947, President Harry S. Truman announced what became known as the "Truman Doctrine" to help Greece and Turkey resist Communism. In 1857, the original version of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra" was poorly received at its premiere in Venice, Italy.

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  5. Five Things to Do in SavannahRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | SFGate

    What to do in Savannah, Georgia? One of the world's best cities is full of exciting activities and historic sites, including public squares, city markets, haunted houses, and bar crawls.

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  6. DIY work on older houses takes extra know-how, flexibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | SFGate

    This undated photo shows a 1903 farm house in Lancaster, Penn. Dwain Livengood knows he can save money on his home renovation project by doing the work himself, but the owner of this 100-year-old farmhouse also realizes that DIY projects in historic homes require more planning and information than those in newer homes and that mistakes can be costly.

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  7. Spared from demolition, 1920s black schoolhouse being savedRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2016 | SFGate

    This undated photo shows a one-room schoolhouse built in the 1920s to teach black children on St. Simons Island, Ga. Preservationists saved the Harrington School from scheduled demolition in 2010 and since then have spent about $300,000 to stabilize its deteriorating frame and leaky roof.

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  8. A One-Bowl, 4-Step Holiday Pie That's Full of Dark Chocolate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | SFGate

    Whether you're baking treats for cozy Saturday afternoons, family get togethers, or that next holiday party, we partnered with Ghirardelli to share a few of our favorite back-pocket sweets you can turn to again and again. Pecan pie is, for me, always a welcome sight on a holiday dessert table.

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  9. Bravo Renews - Southern Charm,' - Shahs of Sunset,' More...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | SFGate

    Bravo is doubling down on "Southern Charm," ordering another season of the Charleston, South Carolina-set reality series and a spinoff series, set in Savannah, Georgia. The cable network has also renewed "Shahs of Sunset" for Season 6 and "Million Dollar Listing New York" for a sixth season as well.

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  10. Have You Heard of Paula Deen's New Show?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | SFGate

    Paula Deen's first national syndicated cooking and lifestyle show, Positively Paula , premieres today in select markets - a measly 24 states. Given this, a good swath of its intended audience will probably be unable to access it.

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  11. Closed US restaurants, damaged homes: Matthew may cost $10BRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | SFGate

    Ryan Christian and Delores Miller canoe down West 5th Street after checking on Miller's elderly mother's home in downtown Lumberton after Hurricane Matthew caused downed trees, power outages and massive flooding along the Lumber River, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 in Lumberton, NC. less Ryan Christian and Delores Miller canoe down West 5th Street after checking on Miller's elderly mother's home in downtown Lumberton after Hurricane Matthew caused downed trees, power outages and massive ... more A lineman works to restore power lines near I-95 after the area was flooded by rain from Hurricane Matthew in Lumberton, N.C., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016.

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  12. Savannah's signature tree canopy gets bushwhacked by MatthewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | SFGate

    Ryder Delaney, far right, age 9, climbs on the uprooted trunk of large tree toppled in Forsyth Park as his father, Nigel Delaney, hold the hand of the boy's younger sister, Yasmin, in Savannah, Ga., on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. Hurricane Matthew bushwhacked Savannah when it swiped the Georgia coast over the weekend, causing extensive damage to the city's signature tree canopy.

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  13. Hurricane's blow was less than feared; 'We are blessed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | SFGate

    In this aerial photo, portions of SR A1A are washed out from Hurricane Matthew, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Flagler Beach, Fla. The damage from Matthew caused beach erosion, washed out some roads and knocked out power for more than 1 million customers in several coastal counties.

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  14. Homeless Ga. woman wades in neck-high floodwater to safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | SFGate

    A woman who identified herself as Valerie walks along flooded President Street after leaving her homeless camp after Hurricane Matthew caused flooding, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Savannah, Ga. Matthew plowed north along the Atlantic coast, flooding towns and gouging out roads in its path.

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  15. Weakening but still powerful Matthew plows up Atlantic coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | SFGate

    Mike Pendergrast moves a wagon down 41st Ave. full of sand to fill with sand bags around his home on the Isle of Palms as Hurricane Matthew approaches the Isle of Palms, S.C., Friday, Oct. 7, 2016. Mike Pendergrast moves a wagon down 41st Ave. full of sand to fill with sand bags around his home on the Isle of Palms as Hurricane Matthew approaches the Isle of Palms, S.C., Friday, Oct. 7, 2016.

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  16. Pump problem? Gov's office says they've gotten no complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | SFGate

    A bag covers a pump handle at a gas station that has no fuel to sell Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

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  17. Georgia governor office received no gas shortage complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | SFGate

    A bag covers a pump handle at a gas station that has no fuel to sell Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

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  18. Lady Chablis, Famed Drag Performer in - Midnight in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | SFGate

    John Berendt wrote about her in his bestselling novel, and she starred in the film adaptation directed by Clint Eastwood The Lady Chablis, drag performer famous for her role in "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil," died on Thursday. She was 59. According to Club One , a Savannah, Georgia club where she performed, she died surrounded by friends and family.

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  19. Jekyll Island reminds tourists of its alligator abundanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | SFGate

    This undated photo provided by Jekyll Island Authority shows a sign warning golfers to "Be Aware" of alligators on Jekyll Island, Georgia. The state park recently placed roughly 30 signs at golf course entrances, ponds and ditches to make sure visitors know the island is home to an abundance of alligators.

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  20. Oakland third 'unfriendliest' city in the world, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | SFGate

    Conde Nast Traveler , a site dedicated to tourism, has once again dubbed Oakland as one of the "unfriendliest cities in the world," based on a readers' choice awards survey for the year 2015. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the designation of "friendliest" destinations generally went to Southern U.S. cities - Charleston, South Carolina took the top position, Savannah, Georgia landed at No.

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