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  1. Delegate Diary: July 27Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | MDJonline.com

    We kicked off our third morning at the Democratic National Convention at 7:30 a.m. with an incredible speech by civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis during our morning breakfast.

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  2. City of Rome to issue citation for Burwell Creek buffer violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Rome News

    Brian Roberts, a Rome-Floyd Environmental Compliance officer stands at the end of a road cut inside a 25-foot stream buffer adjacent to Burwell Creek at the right of photo.

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  3. Paul Jacobson Buys DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

    Paul Jacobson , Executive Vice President and CFO of Delta Air Lines Inc. , bought 25,000 shares of the company on July 25. The average price per share was $38.91, for a total transaction amount of $972,750. Delta Air Lines is a global airline company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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  4. Surreal lyrical images top Omni's angular art attackRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    Along with drummer Billy Mitchell, singer-bassist Philip Frobos was once a member of the noise-pop outfit Carnivores. With that in mind, you might assume that the two Georgia-based musicians named their current act, Omni, as a sort of tongue-in-cheek nod to the previous one.

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  5. Lyin' Ted's Political Credit Cards Have Been RevokedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Pundit

    Drew Ferguson, the ex-mayor backed by House majority leader Kevin McCarthy and majority whip Steve Scalise, defeated state senator Mike Crane, the Cruz candidate, 54 to 46 percent. Republican Lynn Westmoreland, who is retiring, has held the west Georgia House seat since 2004.

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  6. Last WWII veteran in a state legislature loses his seatRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Hill

    The oldest state lawmaker, and the only remaining veteran of World War II still serving in a state legislature, lost his bid for another term on Tuesday. John Yates, a Georgia Republican who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, lost his bid for renomination to Karen Mathiak, a fellow Republican, in a low-turnout runoff election on Tuesday.

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  7. For one Silver Spring barbershop, a changing of the guardRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Natale Caminiti, 67, and Jalal Al Farttoosi, 32, in the Silver Spring barbershop that Natale had owned since 1988. Natale retired July 22 after selling the business to Jalal.

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  8. Georgia editorial roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | White Lake Beacon

    When Georgia sold its first lottery ticket to then Gov. Zell Miller on June 29, 1993, there were many predictions - some good, some bad and some dire. Twenty-three years later, the program that provides for the state's pre-kindergarten program and HOPE scholarships for college students is still going strong.

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  9. Route 34 closed in Wall Township: Truck takes out utility poleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A utility pole hit by a tractor trailer on Route 34 closed the road near the Garden State Parkway into the afternoon commute. Wall Police said a tractor trailer being driven by Shannon D. Grush, 40, of Lizella, Georgia took out a utility pole on the southbound side as he pulled out of the Allied Building Products on the southbound side just before Allaire Road.

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  10. Lane closures overnight on Georgia Highway 3/U.S. 19/41Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Griffin Daily News

    The Georgia Department of Transportation advises motorists to avoid traveling on Georgia Highway 3/U.S. 19/41 north and southbound between Georgia Highway 81 and Talmadge Road.

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  11. DeKalb Robbery Suspect Sought After Threats To PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CW69 About CBS Television Stations Group , a division of CBS Inc., officially entered the Atlanta market September 1, 1995, acquiring WVEU-TV from BCG Communications, which held the license since sign-on in 1981. [...] 92.9 The Game CLICK HERE FOR THE 92-9 THE GAME HOMEPAGE This page has contact information only.

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  12. The art of the security dealRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Security Systems News

    YARMOUTH, Maine-From first meetings with a prospective seller to closing on the final deal, navigating the complicated acquisition landscape can be daunting. That's why Security Systems News asked four residential companies who are active acquirers-LOUD Security, ADS Security, Per Mar Security Services and Supreme Security Systems-to provide an inside look at what it takes to get a good deal done.

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  13. There ought to be a lawRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

    July is a special time in Georgia because it's the month when most of the laws passed during the previous legislative session go into effect. This July was no exception with new laws that allow students to use tasers and stun guns on college campuses and require state licenses for "lactation consultants," those specialists who assist mothers with problems in breastfeeding.

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  14. Other voicesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

    The media hype surrounding the political parties' national conventions spotlights the enormous discord created by personalities and politics as the presidential election approaches. Getting short shrift amid slogans and the scramble for dollars and votes are the policy proposals that will affect the lives of Americans - and Georgians - long after Nov. 8. Many citizens dismiss the states' impact on issues at the national level - federal taxes, immigration, the military and education policy, for example.

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  15. Commissioners deny CASA request for part of add-on fee revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

    The Ogeechee Judicial Circuit's Court-Appointed Special Advocates will have to wait to receive funding from the same source as Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance Program. Effingham County commissioners turned down request by CASA executive director Lainie Jenkins and board president Karen Cote to receive a portion of the 5 percent add-on fees currently directed toward Victim Witness.

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  16. Maria Boynton Reports: Dr. Meria Carstarphen On Making A Quality School System For AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CW69 About CBS Television Stations Group , a division of CBS Inc., officially entered the Atlanta market September 1, 1995, acquiring WVEU-TV from BCG Communications, which held the license since sign-on in 1981. [...] 92.9 The Game CLICK HERE FOR THE 92-9 THE GAME HOMEPAGE This page has contact information only.

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  17. Georgia tax holiday this weekend: Whata s tax free and whata s notRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    It's nearly back-to-school time for kids in the Columbus and Phenix City area, and that means it's also time for the annual sales tax holidays in Georgia and Alabama. First up is Georgia, which will hold its tax-free holiday on clothing, computers up to $1,000 and school-oriented supplies this weekend.

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  18. Oconee woman appointed to advisory committee for Bishop bypass projectRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Oconee Leader

    Penny Mills, a retired academic administrator who served with several organizations in Oconee County, was appointed to a Citizens Advisory Committee for the U.S. Highway 441 Bishop bypass project. Mills will represent Positively Oconee, a citizen's group monitoring the project, which is a planned bypass around Bishop.

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  19. Ind. Decisions - Why is this case NFP? Expands on right to resist...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Indiana Law Blog

    A reader has called the ILB's attention to the Court of Appeals NFP opinion Monday, July 25 in Dereck D. Hendricks v. State of Indiana , a reversal "that relied heavily on the Barnes Supreme Court decision to toss a resisting conviction? From the opinion, written by Judge Mathias [ILB emphasis]: Dereck Hendricks was convicted in Marion Superior Court of Class A misdemeanor resisting law enforcement.

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  20. Meg Braun Plays At Charles And Myrtle's SaturdayRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Meg Braun will be playing at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse on Saturday at 8 p.m. The coffeehouse is inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road.

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