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  1. Georgia toddler found dead in Lake Sinclair after searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Baldwin County Coroner John Gonzalez said 20-month-old child was pronounced dead at a hospital shortly before noon Wednesday. The Union-Recorder of Milledgeville reports that the parents told authorities the child had wandered away from home without their knowledge, prompting sheriff's deputies to begin a search of the area Wednesday morning.

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  2. Hall County's jobless rate dips a bit in February to 5.1 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    The metro Gainesville's unemployment rate for February was 5.1 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 5.2 percent in January, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today. That's down from 6 percent in in February 2014.

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  3. Wayne Vickery's term as Gainesville High athletic director endingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    ... Vickery produced five baseball state titles, 12 region championships and a 470-129 career record. He was a 2006 Georgia Baseball Hall of Fame inductee and finished his coaching career with 17 seasons with at least 20 wins. He was named Region Coach ...

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  4. Resident raises dog safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LaGrange Daily News

    ... with leaving dogs tethered for extended periods of time. The packet included laws from several counties in Georgia prohibiting pet owners from leaving their dogs on a leash without being attended. Kettler voiced concerns over the conditions dogs are ...

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  5. Douglas County unemployment dips to 6.7 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Douglas County's unemployment rate dipped slightly between January and February as 271 more county residents found work between the two months, state labor officials said. The county's unemployment rate was 6.7 percent in February, a one-tenth of a percent decrease from January's 6.8 percent, according to information from the Georgia Department of Labor.

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  6. Paulding unemployment down to 5.5 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Paulding County's unemployment rate dipped slightly between January and February as 270 more county residents found work between the two months and employers laid off fewer workers, state labor officials said. The county's unemployment rate was 5.5 percent in February, a one-tenth of a percent decrease from January's 5.6 percent, according to information from the Georgia Department of Labor.

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  7. New animal control director seeks better image for departmentRead the original story

    Yesterday | MainStreetNews.com

    ... County Animal Control, serving as animal control officer and caretaker. She received certification from both the Georgia Animal Control Association and National Animal Control Association and transferred to Gwinnett County Animal Welfare and ...

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  8. Car stolen after left unattendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LaGrange Daily News

    ... inside the vehicle. The woman said she just bought the car a month ago for $3,400. LaGrange Police responded to West Georgia Medical Center to speak with a man who said he had been "jumped" while walking down Williams Street near Forrest Avenue on ...

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  9. First Slice 3/26/15: APS supporters put mayor's face on wanted posters, ask APD to investigateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... a window and broke into Little Azio in Ormewood Park to steal brownies . Not cash. Just "four to six" brownies. The Georgia House of Representatives have overwhelmingly passed a medical marijuana compromise bill allowing legal possession for people ...

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  10. Voters to decide on Deal's failing schools plan in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... failing schools predominantly local in urban areas. Critics wonder if the measure will do more harm than good. Georgia residents next year will have an important choice to make at the polls. Should the state have the power to take control of its ...

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  11. GA Governor wants to run proposed school district, critics are speaking outRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Among the final items up for vote in the 2015 session of the Georgia General Assembly is one that quietly slipped through the Senate earlier this month, and is now before House Legislators. Lawmakers are reviewing two separate bills that if passed would include changing the state's constitution.

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  12. Unemployment numbers improve in Metro Columbus, River ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Georgia Department of Labor has just released its most recent unemployment numbers, and its good news for the state. In Metro Columbus, the unemployment rate declined to 7.3 percent in February, down from 7.5 percent in January.

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  13. Jobless Rates Steady in Douglasville, Slightly Lower in Metro AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... and hospitality, 1,600. Metro Gainesville had the lowest area jobless rate at 5.1 percent, while the Heart of Georgia-Altamaha region had the highest at 8.1 percent. Meanwhile, Georgia's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for February was 6.3 ...

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  14. The first real March Madness was Magic vs. Bird in 1979Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    ... this note along press row: "Welcome to the 21st Century." Hardly anybody paid any attention when Valvano's team beat Georgia in the other semifinal. Now here was Valvano telling me, "They keep telling me I got not chance. But if I don't, why in the ...

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  15. A Busy Saturday for Habitat North Central GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Last Saturday, Habitat North Central Georgia dedicated three new homes in Woodstock and started construction on another home in Canton. The three new homes were dedicated to the Uk, Navarro and Afidegnon families.

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  16. GDOT hearing Thursday about Hwy. 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thomaston Times

    The Georgia DOT announces a Public Information Open House to discuss the proposed improvements to 4 intersections along the State Route 74 one-way pair system in Upson County. The public is encouraged to come out to view the details of the proposed project and discuss the options available with Georgia DOT staff and give comments.

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  17. Jobless Rate Steady in Gwinnett, Slightly Lower in Metro AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... and hospitality, 1,600. Metro Gainesville had the lowest area jobless rate at 5.1 percent, while the Heart of Georgia-Altamaha region had the highest at 8.1 percent. Meanwhile, Georgia's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for February was 6.3 ...

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  18. Metro Savannah unemployment rate dips to 6 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    Metro Savannah's unemployment rate for February was 6.0 percent, down four-tenths of a percentage point from 6.4 percent in January, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today. The number of jobs increased by 1,700, or 1.0 percent, to 167,700 in February from 166,000 in January.

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  19. Georgia family wants Berghdahl held accountableRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTLV

    Georgia family wants Berghdahl held accountable LOGANVILLE, Ga. - Once hailed a military hero, US Army Sergeant Bowe Berghdahl could now face life in prison.

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  20. Events focus on women's needs SaturdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Tribune News

    Through a pair of events on Saturday, women will have the opportunity to pamper themselves, with business representatives and health-care professionals at their fingertips. While the Ladies 1st Health & Wellness Fair will be making its debut appearance, the Northwest Georgia Women's Expo will return to Cartersville for the seventh year.

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