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  1. Ga. man arrested in slaying of charitable couple lured after they posted Craigslist ad to buy Ford MustangRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Elrey "Bud" Runion posted an ad on Craigslist seeking to buy a piece of his youth, a replica of the 1966 Ford Mustang convertible he bought after returning from the Vietnam War decades ago. A potential seller drew him to a small farming town in southern Georgia where authorities found the couple's SUV on Monday.

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  2. Couple in Ga. shot dead after responding to Craigslist offerRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | WTOV9

    A 28-year-old man was charged Tuesday with killing a couple who traveled to rural Georgia seeking to buy a 1966 Ford Mustang through an advertisement placed on Craigslist, an online classified ad service. Investigators accuse Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns, 28, of McRae, of killing 69-year-old Elrey "Bud" Runion and his 66-year-old wife, June Runion of Marietta.

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  3. URGENT - Warren Hill ExecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KKMG-FM Colorado Springs

    Twice-convicted murderer Warren Lee Hill was executed Tuesday, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.

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  4. Warren Lee Hill executed in Georgia after U.S. Supreme Court denies appealRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... reports. The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a last-minute request to stay the execution. Earlier Tuesday, Georgia's Board of Pardons and Paroles on Tuesday denied a clemency request. "The clemency board missed an opportunity to right a grave ...

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  5. Georgia executes man despite disability claimRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KKMG-FM Colorado Springs

    Despite pleas by human rights groups and legal representatives who have argued that Hill's intellectual disability should have made him ineligible for the death penalty, Hill died by injection at the prison in Jackson, Georgia. His time of death was 7:55 p.m. ET, said spokeswoman Gwendolyn Hogan.

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  6. Ga. man executed for killing fellow inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    A man convicted in the killing of a fellow inmate has been executed in Georgia despite claims by his lawyers that he was intellectually disabled. Warren Lee Hill was put to death by injection of a single drug Tuesday at the state prison in Jackson.

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  7. Tyson Foods planning $110 million expansion of Ga. plantRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    A 28-year-old man was charged Tuesday with killing a couple who traveled to rural Georgia seeking to buy a 1966 Ford Mustang through an advertisement placed on Craigslist, an online classified ad service. A 28-year-old man was charged Tuesday with killing a couple who traveled to rural Georgia seeking to buy a 1966 Ford Mustang through an advertisement placed on Craigslist, an online classified ad service.

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  8. Kiwanis donation to finance batting cagesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Albany Herald

    ... baseball association. The donation represented matching funds for a grant of $5,000 from the Kiwanis District of Georgia Foundation, for a total of $10,000 to be used for construction of two batting cages at the Dixie League Ballpark on Barnesdale ...

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  9. In Minors, QB Wilson tackled tornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Chicago Cubs

    ... Service, a total of 122 tornadoes claimed the lives of 313 people in Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia on April 27, 2011. When the storms reached Georgia just after 8 p.m. ET, they delivered a fatal blow to the Ringgold area, ...

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  10. Georgia man charged with murder in death of couple seeking car on CraigslistRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KWNN-FM Stockton

    A south Georgia man was charged Tuesday with murder in the death of a couple who went missing last week after contacting a car seller on Craigslist, police said. Ronnie "Jay" Adrian Towns, 28, also was charged with armed robbery, the Telfair County Sheriff's Office said on its website.

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  11. Suspect charged with murder of missing Georgia coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

    ... after returning from the Vietnam War decades ago. A potential seller drew him to a small farming town in southern Georgia where authorities found the couple's SUV on Monday. Nearby, they discovered the body of Runion, 69, and his 66-year-old wife, ...

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  12. GTA to Stage Ancient Drama ANTIGONE, Beginning 2/13Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Continuing its 35th Anniversary season and as part of its annual February Festival of plays, the Gainesville Theatre Alliance is producing its very first Ancient Greek drama for the MainStage, Sophocles' Antigone. The original heroine's fight to preserve her family's honor opens Feb. 13th at University of North Georgia's Ed Cabell Theatre .

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  13. Convicted murderer executedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    A man convicted in the killing of a fellow inmate has been executed in Georgia despite claims by his lawyers that he was intellectually disabled.

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  14. Police blotterRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... threatened to kill his 15-year-old brother during an altercation in their home, Athens-Clarke County police said. A Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice official reportedly told police to release the boy to his mother pending a detention hearing ...

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  15. 2 Chainz for Mayor?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... this week, 2 Chainz touched on his desire to run for mayor of his hometown, the Atlanta suburb of College Park, Georgia. "I'm supposed to be running for mayor in College Park," he told XXL magazine. "I got everybody wishing. I'm really gonna do this ...

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  16. DeKalb Commissioner Stan Watson to host community breakfast Feb. 7Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | On Common Ground News

    The meeting will provide information on sanitation service delivery, rate assessments and recycling. The community will also hear firsthand from Dr. Jabari Simama about the merge of Georgia Piedmont Technical College and Georgia State University, along with important signs, resources, and help for mental illness from the DeKalb Community Service Board.

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  17. DeKalb Commission approves de-annexation of Doraville 44 business owners signed forms to request to re-join DeKalb CountyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | On Common Ground News

    The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners voted today to approve the de-annexation of properties recently annexed by the Georgia State Legislature into the city of Doraville. House Bill 1138 allowed certain properties in unincorporated DeKalb County to be annexed into the City of Doraville, effective Dec. 31, 2014.

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  18. United Way of Northeast Georgia recognizes volunteers, donors as it...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The United Way of Northeast Georgia is just months away from reaching its goal of raising $2.4 million to be allocated to 29 human service agencies in the eight-county region it serves, according to President and CPO Rubielen Norris. At the United Way's annual meeting and awards banquet Tuesday night at Athens Country Club, hundreds of people were updated on the status of the organization's annual campaign to support nonprofit groups in Barrow, Clarke, Franklin, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee and Oglethorpe counties.

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  19. Springfield adds more parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

    ... Road location to give the public a kayak/canoe launch point into the Ebenezer Creek. The city, with the help of the Georgia Conservancy, Trust for Public Land, the state Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the R. ...

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  20. Supreme Court refuses to halt execution of Ga. manRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    This undated file photo provided by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows convicted murderer Warren Lee Hill. The Georgia death row inmate who has come within hours of execution three times is once again scheduled for execution this week ATLANTA - The Supreme Court has refused to halt the execution of a Georgia man whose lawyers say he is ineligible to be executed because he is intellectually disabled.

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