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  • Officials implement policy change after 2017 bridge collapse

    Officials implement policy change after 2017 bridge collapse

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:15:50 GMT
    (Source: WGCL)(Source: WGCL)

    Officials say the kind of materials that fed a fire below a metro Atlanta highway overpass which collapsed last year will no longer be stored under state bridges.

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    Officials say the kind of materials that fed a fire below a metro Atlanta highway overpass which collapsed last year will no longer be stored under state bridges.

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  • Stacey Abrams stops in Albany before primaries

    Stacey Abrams stops in Albany before primaries

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:39:32 GMT
    One Democratic candidate for Governor, Stacey Abrams, stopped in Albany.One Democratic candidate for Governor, Stacey Abrams, stopped in Albany.
    One Democratic candidate for Governor, Stacey Abrams, stopped in Albany.One Democratic candidate for Governor, Stacey Abrams, stopped in Albany.

    The primary elections for Georgia are Tuesday, and one of the Democratic Party candidates for Governor made a stop in Albany Monday.  

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    The primary elections for Georgia are Tuesday, and one of the Democratic Party candidates for Governor made a stop in Albany Monday.  

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  • Man looking for owner of Korean War award

    Man looking for owner of Korean War award

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:33:25 GMT
    Korean War Award was found in a recycling plant.Korean War Award was found in a recycling plant.
    Korean War Award was found in a recycling plant.Korean War Award was found in a recycling plant.

    A South Georgia man was given a bell two years ago, but it wasn't until two weeks ago that he discovered there was an inscription on it. Now he's looking for its rightful owner. 

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    A South Georgia man was given a bell two years ago, but it wasn't until two weeks ago that he discovered there was an inscription on it. Now he's looking for its rightful owner. 

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  • Former officer who shot naked man says he was being attacked

    Former officer who shot naked man says he was being attacked

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:12:07 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:31:24 GMT
    Former officer Robert Olsen testified in court Monday. (Source: WGCL/CNN)Former officer Robert Olsen testified in court Monday. (Source: WGCL/CNN)

    A white former Atlanta-area police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked, mentally ill black veteran said he was being attacked when he fired on the man.

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    A white former Atlanta-area police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked, mentally ill black veteran said he was being attacked when he fired on the man.

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  • Lt. Governor Casey Cagle made a pit stop in Albany ahead of elections

    Lt. Governor Casey Cagle made a pit stop in Albany ahead of elections

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:28 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:28:00 GMT
    Lt. Governor Casey Cagle held a mini press conference ahead of Tuesday's election. (Source:: WALB)Lt. Governor Casey Cagle held a mini press conference ahead of Tuesday's election. (Source:: WALB)
    Lt. Governor Casey Cagle held a mini press conference ahead of Tuesday's election. (Source:: WALB)Lt. Governor Casey Cagle held a mini press conference ahead of Tuesday's election. (Source:: WALB)

    Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle made a brief stop in Albany Monday, ahead of Tuesday's elections. 

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    Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle made a brief stop in Albany Monday, ahead of Tuesday's elections. 

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  • Suspect wanted after bank robbery in Albany

    Suspect wanted after bank robbery in Albany

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:26:53 GMT

    A suspect is wanted after an Albany bank was robbed Monday.

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    A suspect is wanted after an Albany bank was robbed Monday.

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  • GA Gov. candidate brings 'Deportation Bus' to South GA

    GA Gov. candidate brings 'Deportation Bus' to South GA

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:36:46 GMT
    The 'deportation bus' that has been making national news was in Douglas Monday, as part of the Michael Williams for governor campaign. (Source: WALB)The 'deportation bus' that has been making national news was in Douglas Monday, as part of the Michael Williams for governor campaign. (Source: WALB)
    The 'deportation bus' that has been making national news was in Douglas Monday, as part of the Michael Williams for governor campaign. (Source: WALB)The 'deportation bus' that has been making national news was in Douglas Monday, as part of the Michael Williams for governor campaign. (Source: WALB)

    The 'deportation bus' that has been making national news was in Douglas Monday, as part of the Michael Williams for governor campaign. 

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    The 'deportation bus' that has been making national news was in Douglas Monday, as part of the Michael Williams for governor campaign. 

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  • Americus police search for armed robbery suspect

    Americus police search for armed robbery suspect

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:31:49 GMT
    The Americus Police Department have made an arrest and issued out a warrant after an armed robbery. (Source: Americus PD)The Americus Police Department have made an arrest and issued out a warrant after an armed robbery. (Source: Americus PD)
    The Americus Police Department have made an arrest and issued out a warrant after an armed robbery. (Source: Americus PD)The Americus Police Department have made an arrest and issued out a warrant after an armed robbery. (Source: Americus PD)

    The Americus police have made an arrest and issued out an warrant after an armed robbery. 

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    The Americus police have made an arrest and issued out an warrant after an armed robbery. 

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  • Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:21:59 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:32:58 GMT
    The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)

    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

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    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

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  • US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

    US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:52:00 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:23:16 GMT
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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal...

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.

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  • NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:51:57 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:15:27 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.More >>
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.More >>
  • Artist Robert Indiana, known for 'LOVE' series, dies at 89

    Artist Robert Indiana, known for 'LOVE' series, dies at 89

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:12:35 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-05-22 05:43:39 GMT
    Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series – including the shown sculpture in John F. Kennedy Plaza in Philadelphia – died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series – including the shown sculpture in John F. Kennedy Plaza in Philadelphia – died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
    Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series – including the shown sculpture in John F. Kennedy Plaza in Philadelphia – died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series – including the shown sculpture in John F. Kennedy Plaza in Philadelphia – died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, has died at his home in Maine.

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    Artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, has died at his home in Maine.

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  • Sleeping 3-year-old killed in MI drive-by shooting

    Sleeping 3-year-old killed in MI drive-by shooting

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-22 05:14:22 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-22 05:14:22 GMT
    The shooter remains at large, and no description of them has been released. (Source: Family photos/WDIV/CNN)The shooter remains at large, and no description of them has been released. (Source: Family photos/WDIV/CNN)

    The shooter remains at large, and no description of them has been released.

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    The shooter remains at large, and no description of them has been released.

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  • School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:52:04 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:37:05 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.

    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

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    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

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  • FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

    FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:51:49 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:26:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...

    Trump's demand puts further pressure on the Justice Department, which later Sunday asked its watchdog to expand an existing probe of FBI actions, as the White House combats the threat posed by special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation.

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    Trump's demand puts further pressure on the Justice Department, which later Sunday asked its watchdog to expand an existing probe of FBI actions, as the White House combats the threat posed by special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation.

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  • Discovery of missing WW2 plane gives family closure

    Discovery of missing WW2 plane gives family closure

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:28:08 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:42:17 GMT

    A family in Nebraska is celebrating the discovery of a plane that crashed in World War II, killing one of their relatives.

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    A family in Nebraska is celebrating the discovery of a plane that crashed in World War II, killing one of their relatives.

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  • Library offering thousands of free books

    Library offering thousands of free books

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:18:06 GMT
    MyON and Worth County Libraries are offering thousands of free books for the summer.MyON and Worth County Libraries are offering thousands of free books for the summer.
    MyON and Worth County Libraries are offering thousands of free books for the summer.MyON and Worth County Libraries are offering thousands of free books for the summer.

    "Our sole purpose is to keep our kids reading this summer," said Leigh Wiley the Director of the Worth County Library System. Because of one partnership, this is exactly what the Magaret Jones Public Library is doing. 

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    "Our sole purpose is to keep our kids reading this summer," said Leigh Wiley the Director of the Worth County Library System. Because of one partnership, this is exactly what the Magaret Jones Public Library is doing. 

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  • Oakland holds 'BBQ'n While Black' event to unite against racism

    Oakland holds 'BBQ'n While Black' event to unite against racism

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:55:38 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:14:07 GMT
    People in Oakland, CA, took a stand against intolerance by firing up their grills. (Source: KRON/CNN)People in Oakland, CA, took a stand against intolerance by firing up their grills. (Source: KRON/CNN)

    People in Oakland, CA, took a stand against intolerance by firing up their grills. Thousands took part in the "Barbecuing While Black" event on Sunday.

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    People in Oakland, CA, took a stand against intolerance by firing up their grills. Thousands took part in the "Barbecuing While Black" event on Sunday.

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  • 16 horses die, 13 saved in huge Canadian barn fire

    16 horses die, 13 saved in huge Canadian barn fire

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:57:06 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:57:06 GMT
    Fire officials described the nature of the fire as “defensive,” one where the damage was already done to the first barn by the time they arrived on scene. (Source: CBC/CNN)Fire officials described the nature of the fire as “defensive,” one where the damage was already done to the first barn by the time they arrived on scene. (Source: CBC/CNN)

    The Monday morning fire in Toronto devastated a community of horse owners and trainers, but quick thinking by first responders saved 13 horses in a second barn.

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    The Monday morning fire in Toronto devastated a community of horse owners and trainers, but quick thinking by first responders saved 13 horses in a second barn.

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  • Women cite 'grass ceiling' in male-dominated weed industry

    Women cite 'grass ceiling' in male-dominated weed industry

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:32:45 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:36:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). In this May 11, 2018, photo, Danielle Schumacher, center, CEO and Co-Founder of THC Staffing Group talks to fellow entrepreneurs Etienne Fontan, right, Director of Berkeley Patients Group and Amber Senter, CEO of Leisure...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). In this May 11, 2018, photo, Danielle Schumacher, center, CEO and Co-Founder of THC Staffing Group talks to fellow entrepreneurs Etienne Fontan, right, Director of Berkeley Patients Group and Amber Senter, CEO of Leisure...
    Women have made inroads in the male-dominated cannabis business, but they face a "grass ceiling" as the industry grows and becomes more mainstream.More >>
    Women have made inroads in the male-dominated cannabis business, but they face a "grass ceiling" as the industry grows and becomes more mainstream.More >>
  • School shooting unlikely to bring gun restrictions in Texas

    School shooting unlikely to bring gun restrictions in Texas

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:28:42 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:34 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:34:58 GMT

    The killing of eight students and two teachers last week at Santa Fe High School prompted the governor to call a series of roundtable discussions on school safety, starting Tuesday in Austin.

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    The killing of eight students and two teachers last week at Santa Fe High School prompted the governor to call a series of roundtable discussions on school safety, starting Tuesday in Austin.

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  • Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:42:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:35 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:35:25 GMT
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.

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    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.

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  • Rebels fall in state finals

    Rebels fall in state finals

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:38 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:38:10 GMT
    Berrien gettting ready to take the plate in game one (Source:WALB)Berrien gettting ready to take the plate in game one (Source:WALB)
    Berrien gettting ready to take the plate in game one (Source:WALB)Berrien gettting ready to take the plate in game one (Source:WALB)

    Berrien Rebels jumped out to a 3 - 0 lead early in game one but the Cadets were able to close that gap and jump out to a 3 run lead themsleves. 

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    Berrien Rebels jumped out to a 3 - 0 lead early in game one but the Cadets were able to close that gap and jump out to a 3 run lead themsleves. 

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  • Boxing gym looking to be a safe 'haven' for Albany youth

    Boxing gym looking to be a safe 'haven' for Albany youth

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:18:55 GMT
    Haven Brady Sr. teachig his youngest son (Source: WALB)Haven Brady Sr. teachig his youngest son (Source: WALB)
    Haven Brady Sr. teachig his youngest son (Source: WALB)Haven Brady Sr. teachig his youngest son (Source: WALB)

    To many a gym is just a gym. But to the Brady family and many of the Albany community, it's a safe place.

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    To many a gym is just a gym. But to the Brady family and many of the Albany community, it's a safe place.

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  • Lady Knights take home first soccer GISA state title

    Lady Knights take home first soccer GISA state title

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:51:03 GMT
    The GISA state championship trophy being held by the Lady Knights (Source: WALB)The GISA state championship trophy being held by the Lady Knights (Source: WALB)

    The Deerfield-Windsor Lady Knights soccer team brought home the 2018 GISA state championship Saturday afternoon.

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    The Deerfield-Windsor Lady Knights soccer team brought home the 2018 GISA state championship Saturday afternoon.

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