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Some leaders souring on nuclear power costs
As the cost of building a new nuclear plant soars, there are signs of buyer’s remorse.
Budget cuts hit schools teaching military kids
Georgia schools that teach children from military families are bracing for a mid-year financial blow from the automatic budget cuts triggered in Washington, which threaten to slash money schools would have used for new textbooks or refinishing gym floors.
Flying routine for Ga. doc, staff killed in crash
With four medical clinics across the Southeast, commuting by private plane was a routine day at work for Dr. Steven Roth and his surgical staff.
Judge won’t reconsider case of Ga. death row inmate
A state court judge on Monday declined to reconsider the case of a Georgia death row inmate set for execution this week.
It is a pleasure to once again give you an update on the past week’s activities in the state legislature. The most significant legislation passed this week was HB 80. This bill corrected some problems with the "title tax on automobiles" portion of the tax reform bill passes last year.
Macon massage parlor closed in prostitution case
Police have closed a Macon massage parlor after the owner and two women were indicted on prostitution and money laundering charges.
7 injured in Ga. car crash
Police say a car crash in Cartersville left seven people — including a sheriff’s deputy — injured.
Amazon faces deadline in tax dispute with state
Online retailer Amazon faces a Wednesday deadline in an ongoing dispute with the state — and many of its traditional retailers — over sales taxes paid by Amazon shoppers in Georgia.
Ga. woman pleads guilty in Marine base bribery
A former Marine Corps Logistics Base employee from Albany has pleaded guilty to receiving bribes in exchange for equipment contracts.
Ga. farmer, rescuer freed from grain silo
Emergency responders in southeast Georgia say a farmer and a rescue worker have been freed from a grain silo full of soybeans.
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