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  • Leesburg Police Chief honored by motorcycle fundraiser ride

    Leesburg Police Chief honored by motorcycle fundraiser ride

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:07 PM EST2018-02-25 03:07:32 GMT
    Motorcyclists start their more than 100 mile ride across South Georgia (Source: WALB)Motorcyclists start their more than 100 mile ride across South Georgia (Source: WALB)
    Motorcyclists start their more than 100 mile ride across South Georgia (Source: WALB)Motorcyclists start their more than 100 mile ride across South Georgia (Source: WALB)

    A South Georgia community is helping one of its leaders fight the battle of a lifetime. Leesburg Police Chief Charles Moore is fighting cancer.

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    A South Georgia community is helping one of its leaders fight the battle of a lifetime. Leesburg Police Chief Charles Moore is fighting cancer.

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  • Albany commissioner's town hall draws largest crowd ever

    Albany commissioner's town hall draws largest crowd ever

    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:28 PM EST2018-02-25 02:28:09 GMT
    Albany homes that could take advantage of the federal funding (Source: WALB)Albany homes that could take advantage of the federal funding (Source: WALB)
    Albany homes that could take advantage of the federal funding (Source: WALB)Albany homes that could take advantage of the federal funding (Source: WALB)

    More than 100 people in Albany showed up to learn how they can get help for necessary home repairs. 

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    More than 100 people in Albany showed up to learn how they can get help for necessary home repairs. 

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  • GA NASCAR drivers race for the win at the Atlanta Motor Speedway

    GA NASCAR drivers race for the win at the Atlanta Motor Speedway

    Saturday, February 24 2018 7:23 PM EST2018-02-25 00:23:42 GMT
    David Ragan takes a few laps during practice at his home track. (Source: WALB)David Ragan takes a few laps during practice at his home track. (Source: WALB)

    NASCAR is at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend and two Georgia drivers will be fighting for the checkered flag. 

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    NASCAR is at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend and two Georgia drivers will be fighting for the checkered flag. 

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  • Cook Co. Sheriff's office investigates internet-based threat

    Cook Co. Sheriff's office investigates internet-based threat

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:17 PM EST2018-02-24 21:17:45 GMT
    The Cook County Sheriff's Office is investigating after getting complaints about an internet-based message circulating on several social media. (Source: WALB)The Cook County Sheriff's Office is investigating after getting complaints about an internet-based message circulating on several social media. (Source: WALB)
    The Cook County Sheriff's Office have received numerous complaints in regards to an internet-based message. (Source: WALB)The Cook County Sheriff's Office have received numerous complaints in regards to an internet-based message. (Source: WALB)

    The Cook County Sheriff's Office is investigating after getting complaints about an internet-based message circulating on several social media.

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    The Cook County Sheriff's Office is investigating after getting complaints about an internet-based message circulating on several social media.

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  • APD chief responds to frequent gunfire in South Albany community

    APD chief responds to frequent gunfire in South Albany community

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:12 PM EST2018-02-24 04:12:10 GMT
    Continuous gunfire is an issue throughout the Albany. (Source: WALB)Continuous gunfire is an issue throughout the Albany. (Source: WALB)
    Continuous gunfire is an issue throughout the city. (Source: WALB)Continuous gunfire is an issue throughout the city. (Source: WALB)

    Albany's police chief responded to concerns about the nonstop gunfire happening in one South Albany neighborhood.

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    Albany's police chief responded to concerns about the nonstop gunfire happening in one South Albany neighborhood.

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    1 killed after train hits truck in Eldorado

    1 killed after train hits truck in Eldorado

    Friday, February 23 2018 9:27 PM EST2018-02-24 02:27:33 GMT
    One person died after a train hit a truck in Eldorado (Source: WALB)One person died after a train hit a truck in Eldorado (Source: WALB)
    One person died after a train hit a truck in Eldorado (Source: WALB)One person died after a train hit a truck in Eldorado (Source: WALB)

    One person is dead after a train hit a truck in Eldorado Friday afternoon.

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    One person is dead after a train hit a truck in Eldorado Friday afternoon.

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  • Parks in Albany to get upgrades thanks to memorial project honoring teacher

    Parks in Albany to get upgrades thanks to memorial project honoring teacher

    Friday, February 23 2018 9:03 PM EST2018-02-24 02:03:48 GMT
    Chehaw Park is one of the parks getting a face lift because of the Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Project. (Source: Family of Brittany).Chehaw Park is one of the parks getting a face lift because of the Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Project. (Source: Family of Brittany).
    Chehaw Park is one of the parks getting a face lift because of the Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Project. (Source: Family of Brittany).Chehaw Park is one of the parks getting a face lift because of the Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Project. (Source: Family of Brittany).

    Several parks in Albany will be getting a facelift, thanks to a memorial project set up to remember a local teacher who died in a plane crash.

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    Several parks in Albany will be getting a facelift, thanks to a memorial project set up to remember a local teacher who died in a plane crash.

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  • Albany good Samaritan helps those injured in North Slappey accident

    Albany good Samaritan helps those injured in North Slappey accident

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:49 PM EST2018-02-24 01:49:29 GMT
    A good Samaritan didn't hesitate to jump in and help after an accident on North Slappey Boulevard. (Source: WALB)A good Samaritan didn't hesitate to jump in and help after an accident on North Slappey Boulevard. (Source: WALB)

    A good Samaritan quickly jumped into action to help victims involved in a car crash Friday evening in Albany. 

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    A good Samaritan quickly jumped into action to help victims involved in a car crash Friday evening in Albany. 

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  • Police: Gang violence in Albany is on the rise

    Police: Gang violence in Albany is on the rise

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:34 PM EST2018-02-24 01:34:45 GMT
    The Exchange Club of Albany hosted a session on gang violence in the community. (Source: WALB)The Exchange Club of Albany hosted a session on gang violence in the community. (Source: WALB)
    The Exchange Club of Albany hosted a session on gang violence in the community. (Source: WALB)The Exchange Club of Albany hosted a session on gang violence in the community. (Source: WALB)

    Gang violence in Albany was the leading topic of discussion at a meeting on Friday with the Exchange Club of Albany. 

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    Gang violence in Albany was the leading topic of discussion at a meeting on Friday with the Exchange Club of Albany. 

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  • Lowndes Co. remembers fallen deputy

    Lowndes Co. remembers fallen deputy

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:29 PM EST2018-02-24 01:29:19 GMT
    Lowndes County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Butler's colleagues and family members honored and remembered his life Friday morning. (Source: WALB)Lowndes County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Butler's colleagues and family members honored and remembered his life Friday morning. (Source: WALB)
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    This weekend will mark one year since a South Georgia deputy lost his life in the line of duty.

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    This weekend will mark one year since a South Georgia deputy lost his life in the line of duty.

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  • NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting

    NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:36 AM EST2018-02-24 09:36:41 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:56 AM EST2018-02-25 07:56:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2006, file photo, BlackRock headquarters is shown in New York. U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the ...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2006, file photo, BlackRock headquarters is shown in New York. U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the ...

    NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting.

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    NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting.

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  • After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-02-24 15:35:23 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:48 AM EST2018-02-25 07:48:59 GMT
    The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)

    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

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    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

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  • Trump says he's eyeing Veterans' Day for military parade

    Trump says he's eyeing Veterans' Day for military parade

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:05 PM EST2018-02-25 03:05:32 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 1:48 AM EST2018-02-25 06:48:14 GMT
    (Source: White House)(Source: White House)

    The president says a parade would be "something great" for the country's spirit.

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    The president says a parade would be "something great" for the country's spirit.

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  • Family dog shot 3 times protecting 16-year-old from intruders

    Family dog shot 3 times protecting 16-year-old from intruders

    Sunday, February 25 2018 1:37 AM EST2018-02-25 06:37:23 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 1:37 AM EST2018-02-25 06:37:23 GMT
    (Source: KOMO/CNN)(Source: KOMO/CNN)

    The German shepherd almost bled to death after he was shot in the neck and in each hind leg, the family said on GoFundMe.

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    The German shepherd almost bled to death after he was shot in the neck and in each hind leg, the family said on GoFundMe.

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  • Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

    Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:45 PM EST2018-02-24 21:45:36 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 12:26 AM EST2018-02-25 05:26:27 GMT
    The White House objected to its release Feb. 9, citing national security concerns. Democrats have since negotiated with the FBI on what should be blacked out.The White House objected to its release Feb. 9, citing national security concerns. Democrats have since negotiated with the FBI on what should be blacked out.

    Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers.

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    Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers.

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  • Nanette Fabray, star of stage, screen and TV, dies at 97

    Nanette Fabray, star of stage, screen and TV, dies at 97

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:05 PM EST2018-02-24 01:05:10 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:48 PM EST2018-02-25 04:48:12 GMT
    Nanette Fabray, seen here performing in the Irving Berlin musical “Mr. President” in 1962, had a long career as an actress, singer and dancer. She died on Thursday, Feb. 22, at the age of 97. (Source: Associated Press)Nanette Fabray, seen here performing in the Irving Berlin musical “Mr. President” in 1962, had a long career as an actress, singer and dancer. She died on Thursday, Feb. 22, at the age of 97. (Source: Associated Press)
    Nanette Fabray, seen here performing in the Irving Berlin musical “Mr. President” in 1962, had a long career as an actress, singer and dancer. She died on Thursday, Feb. 22, at the age of 97. (Source: Associated Press)Nanette Fabray, seen here performing in the Irving Berlin musical “Mr. President” in 1962, had a long career as an actress, singer and dancer. She died on Thursday, Feb. 22, at the age of 97. (Source: Associated Press)

    Nanette Fabray, the vivacious, award-winning star of Broadway musicals, films and TV shows, has died at age 97.

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    Nanette Fabray, the vivacious, award-winning star of Broadway musicals, films and TV shows, has died at age 97.

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  • Trump floats new gun measures as gun owners talk 'betrayal'

    Trump floats new gun measures as gun owners talk 'betrayal'

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:15 AM EST2018-02-24 06:15:31 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:48 PM EST2018-02-25 03:48:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 22, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump could face a backlash from gun rig...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 22, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump could face a backlash from gun rig...
    President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates by voicing support for gun control measures.More >>
    President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates by voicing support for gun control measures.More >>
  • Free zumba class promotes heart health

    Free zumba class promotes heart health

    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:29 PM EST2018-02-25 02:29:51 GMT
    Dancers dance to Zumba (Source: WALB)Dancers dance to Zumba (Source: WALB)
    Dancers dance to Zumba (Source: WALB)Dancers dance to Zumba (Source: WALB)

    More than 100 Dougherty County residents got their groove on to support heart health today! Phoebe hosted a free Zumba dance workshop at Albany State University. 

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    More than 100 Dougherty County residents got their groove on to support heart health today! Phoebe hosted a free Zumba dance workshop at Albany State University. 

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  • The Latest: Official: 18 soldiers killed in west Afghanistan

    The Latest: Official: 18 soldiers killed in west Afghanistan

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:15 AM EST2018-02-24 06:15:26 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:28 PM EST2018-02-25 02:28:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security forces inspect the site of a suicide bombing in the diplomatic area of capital Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.  Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said several people were wounded in Saturday's a...(AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security forces inspect the site of a suicide bombing in the diplomatic area of capital Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said several people were wounded in Saturday's a...

    Afghan official says at least three security personnel have been killed in separate suicide bombing attacks in southern Helmand province.

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    Afghan official says at least three security personnel have been killed in separate suicide bombing attacks in southern Helmand province.

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  • Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

    Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:05 AM EST2018-02-24 06:05:06 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 5:18 PM EST2018-02-24 22:18:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...
    Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions.More >>
    Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions.More >>
  • The Latest: Czech star Ledecka secures rare Olympic double

    The Latest: Czech star Ledecka secures rare Olympic double

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:14 PM EST2018-02-24 01:14:57 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:15 PM EST2018-02-24 21:15:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, ...(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, ...

    The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it isn't commenting yet on an alleged anti-doping rule violation by Russian women's bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva.

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    The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it isn't commenting yet on an alleged anti-doping rule violation by Russian women's bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva.

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  • UN Security Council unanimously adopts ceasefire in Syria

    UN Security Council unanimously adopts ceasefire in Syria

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:06 PM EST2018-02-24 21:06:27 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:06 PM EST2018-02-24 21:06:27 GMT
    The resolution comes amid growing concerns on the situation in the besieged eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. (Source: CNN)The resolution comes amid growing concerns on the situation in the besieged eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. (Source: CNN)

    Saturday's vote ended multiple delays on the resolution amid disputes between the U.S. and Russia over the language of the truce.

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    Saturday's vote ended multiple delays on the resolution amid disputes between the U.S. and Russia over the language of the truce.

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  • GOP tax law leads to a tax hike, more revenue in some states

    GOP tax law leads to a tax hike, more revenue in some states

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:15 AM EST2018-02-24 15:15:40 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:35 PM EST2018-02-24 20:35:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte, File). FILE- In this Feb. 19, 2018, file photo, Rep. Jean-Paul Coussan, R-Lafayette, left, speaks with Rep. Tanner Magee, R-Houma, on the opening day of the special legislative session in Baton Rouge, La. A tax overhaul is g...(AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte, File). FILE- In this Feb. 19, 2018, file photo, Rep. Jean-Paul Coussan, R-Lafayette, left, speaks with Rep. Tanner Magee, R-Houma, on the opening day of the special legislative session in Baton Rouge, La. A tax overhaul is g...
    The Republican tax overhaul is bringing most Americans lower income taxes but also is causing some state income taxes to rise, leading to extra revenue for state budgets.More >>
    The Republican tax overhaul is bringing most Americans lower income taxes but also is causing some state income taxes to rise, leading to extra revenue for state budgets.More >>
  • Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples

    Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples

    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:15 AM EST2018-02-24 14:15:50 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:02 PM EST2018-02-24 20:02:31 GMT
    It didn't take long after Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley. (Source: AP Photos)It didn't take long after Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley. (Source: AP Photos)

    The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office.

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    The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office.

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  • American men win Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7

    American men win Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7

    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:55 AM EST2018-02-24 11:55:15 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:47 AM EST2018-02-24 15:47:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). United States's skip John Shuster reacts during the men's final curling match against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). United States's skip John Shuster reacts during the men's final curling match against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

    The underdog U.S. men's curling team skipped by John Shuster won the Olympic gold medal with a 10-7 victory over Sweden.

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    The underdog U.S. men's curling team skipped by John Shuster won the Olympic gold medal with a 10-7 victory over Sweden.

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  • Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

    Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:45 AM EST2018-02-24 05:45:34 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:58 AM EST2018-02-24 14:58:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Feb. 23, expanded their lawsuit accusing Trump of accept...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Feb. 23, expanded their lawsuit accusing Trump of accept...

    AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.

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    AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.

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  • American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany

    American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:05 AM EST2018-02-24 09:05:09 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 5:18 AM EST2018-02-24 10:18:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Bjorn Krupp (40), of Germany, and goalie Den Birken Danny Aus (33) defend the goal against Rene Bourque (17), of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics i...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Bjorn Krupp (40), of Germany, and goalie Den Birken Danny Aus (33) defend the goal against Rene Bourque (17), of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics i...

    American-born Bjorn Krupp and Canadian-born Brooks Macek don't feel at all conflicted about playing for Germany at the Olympics.

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    American-born Bjorn Krupp and Canadian-born Brooks Macek don't feel at all conflicted about playing for Germany at the Olympics.

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  • After school shooting, Florida leaders propose new gun laws

    After school shooting, Florida leaders propose new gun laws

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:34 PM EST2018-02-23 04:34:46 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 11:30 PM EST2018-02-24 04:30:44 GMT
    (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Mourners attend the funeral service for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School assistant football coach, Aaron Feis. at the Church by the Glades in Coral Springs, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 22. 2018. Football p...(Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Mourners attend the funeral service for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School assistant football coach, Aaron Feis. at the Church by the Glades in Coral Springs, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 22. 2018. Football p...

    'Abject breakdown on all levels': Florida high school where ex-student accused of fatally shooting 17 people reopening to teachers Friday amid revelations an armed officer on campus did nothing to stop suspect,...

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    'Abject breakdown on all levels': Florida high school where ex-student accused of fatally shooting 17 people reopening to teachers Friday amid revelations an armed officer on campus did nothing to stop suspect, other issues.

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  • Upgrade at Phoebe lab will help patients with irregular heartbeat

    Upgrade at Phoebe lab will help patients with irregular heartbeat

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:49 PM EST2018-02-24 03:49:58 GMT
    Upgrades at Phoebe could help people who suffer from an irregular heartbeat. (Source: WALB)Upgrades at Phoebe could help people who suffer from an irregular heartbeat. (Source: WALB)
    Upgrades at Phoebe could help people who suffer from an irregular heartbeat. (Source: WALB)Upgrades at Phoebe could help people who suffer from an irregular heartbeat. (Source: WALB)

    Phoebe Putney Hospital recently upgraded a device that will give patients with irregular heartbeats more surgical options.

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    Phoebe Putney Hospital recently upgraded a device that will give patients with irregular heartbeats more surgical options.

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  • Atlanta Motor Speedway debates repaving track

    Atlanta Motor Speedway debates repaving track

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:45 PM EST2018-02-24 03:45:43 GMT
    Michael McDowell heads out on the track for the weekend's first practice session. (Source: WALB)Michael McDowell heads out on the track for the weekend's first practice session. (Source: WALB)

    NASCAR is at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, but with rain in the forecast, it is stirring up a debate between the track and the drivers.

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    NASCAR is at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, but with rain in the forecast, it is stirring up a debate between the track and the drivers.

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  • 7th grade student charged after threat made to Colquitt Co. school

    7th grade student charged after threat made to Colquitt Co. school

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:33 PM EST2018-02-23 22:33:56 GMT
    Extra security was on campus today at Willie J. Williams middle school in Colquitt County after a written threat prompted an investigation and eventually the arrest of a student. (Source: WALB)Extra security was on campus today at Willie J. Williams middle school in Colquitt County after a written threat prompted an investigation and eventually the arrest of a student. (Source: WALB)
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    Extra security was on campus Friday at Willie J. Williams middle school in Colquitt County after a written threat prompted an investigation and eventually the arrest of a student. 

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    Extra security was on campus Friday at Willie J. Williams middle school in Colquitt County after a written threat prompted an investigation and eventually the arrest of a student. 

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  • ASU Foundation Audit reveals financial control concerns

    ASU Foundation Audit reveals financial control concerns

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:29 PM EST2018-02-23 22:29:51 GMT
    The Albany State University Foundation Audit has been released. (Source: WALB)The Albany State University Foundation Audit has been released. (Source: WALB)
    The Albany State University Foundation Audit has been released. (Source: WALB)The Albany State University Foundation Audit has been released. (Source: WALB)

    A recent financial audit of the Albany State University Foundation is now out and after reviewing the findings, it appears there are a variety of problems with financial accounts. 

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    A recent financial audit of the Albany State University Foundation is now out and after reviewing the findings, it appears there are a variety of problems with financial accounts. 

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  • IRS issues warning about tax scam

    IRS issues warning about tax scam

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:10 PM EST2018-02-23 22:10:38 GMT
    The IRS wants people to be aware of a recent tax refund scam. (Source: WALB)The IRS wants people to be aware of a recent tax refund scam. (Source: WALB)
    The IRS wants people to be aware of a recent scam. (Source: WALB)The IRS wants people to be aware of a recent scam. (Source: WALB)

    The IRS wants you to be aware of a new tax filing scam.

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    The IRS wants you to be aware of a new tax filing scam.

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  • Albany man charged for misusing 911

    Albany man charged for misusing 911

    Friday, February 23 2018 4:31 PM EST2018-02-23 21:31:36 GMT
    Nicholas Wright (Source: Dougherty County Jail)Nicholas Wright (Source: Dougherty County Jail)
    Nicholas Wright (Source: Dougherty County Jail)Nicholas Wright (Source: Dougherty County Jail)

    An Albany man was arrested on Tuesday, accused of misusing 911.

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    An Albany man was arrested on Tuesday, accused of misusing 911.

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  • State officials set date to hear Crisp Regional's appeal of LCMC CON

    State officials set date to hear Crisp Regional's appeal of LCMC CON

    Friday, February 23 2018 4:10 PM EST2018-02-23 21:10:25 GMT
    The proposed Lee Co. Medical Center (Source: Freese Johnson)The proposed Lee Co. Medical Center (Source: Freese Johnson)
    The proposed Lee Co. Hospital (Source: Freese Johnson)The proposed Lee Co. Hospital (Source: Freese Johnson)

    Officials have set a date to hear an appeal on the Lee County Medical Center's Certificate of Need.

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    Officials have set a date to hear an appeal on the Lee County Medical Center's Certificate of Need.

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  • Tifton drug dealer sentenced after heroin death

    Tifton drug dealer sentenced after heroin death

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:46 PM EST2018-02-23 20:46:39 GMT
    Albany Federal Courthouse (Source: WALB)Albany Federal Courthouse (Source: WALB)

    A Tifton man is going to federal prison for 12 years after a woman was found dead in his room, in 2015.  Bobby Earl Grantham, Jr., 49, of Tifton, had already pled guilty.

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    A Tifton man is going to federal prison for 12 years after a woman was found dead in his room, in 2015.  Bobby Earl Grantham, Jr., 49, of Tifton, had already pled guilty.

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  • Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges Hall: Ban assault weapons

    Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges Hall: Ban assault weapons

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:14 PM EST2018-02-23 04:14:23 GMT
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    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 25, 2013 file photo, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., accompanied by fellow members of the Congressional Black Caucus express disappointment in the Supreme Court's decision on Shelby County v. Holder tha...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 25, 2013 file photo, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., accompanied by fellow members of the Congressional Black Caucus express disappointment in the Supreme Court's decision on Shelby County v. Holder tha...
    Longtime U.S. Rep John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be honored for their work to advance civil rights.More >>
    Longtime U.S. Rep John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be honored for their work to advance civil rights.More >>
  • Attorneys seek information on aborted Alabama execution

    Attorneys seek information on aborted Alabama execution

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:04 AM EST2018-02-23 08:04:29 GMT
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    (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP). This image provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Doyle Lee Hamm, an inmate scheduled to be executed Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 in Alabama. Alabama is set to execute Hamm, who argues his past dr...(Alabama Department of Corrections via AP). This image provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Doyle Lee Hamm, an inmate scheduled to be executed Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 in Alabama. Alabama is set to execute Hamm, who argues his past dr...
    Alabama postpones execution of inmate with damaged veins.More >>
    Alabama postpones execution of inmate with damaged veins.More >>
  • 2 dead as severe weather moves eastward through central US

    2 dead as severe weather moves eastward through central US

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:25 AM EST2018-02-25 07:25:46 GMT
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    (Liz Dufour/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP). A view from the Central Bridge shows the flooding from the Ohio River  Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Cincinnati.  Forecasters expected the Ohio River could reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 f...(Liz Dufour/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP). A view from the Central Bridge shows the flooding from the Ohio River Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Cincinnati. Forecasters expected the Ohio River could reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 f...
    2 dead as severe weather featuring possible tornadoes moves eastward through central US.More >>
    2 dead as severe weather featuring possible tornadoes moves eastward through central US.More >>
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  • Aces Swept in Doubleheader, by Kennesaw

    Aces Swept in Doubleheader, by Kennesaw

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:33 PM EST2018-02-25 04:33:09 GMT
    Despite big offensive displays in both ends of a doubleheader, the University of Evansville baseball team (1-5) was swept by Kennesaw State (3-4), 10-9 and 8-6, in Atlanta Saturday afternoon. In the opening contest, the Purple Aces raced out to a quick 4-0 lead highlighted by a three run first, led by senior designated hitter Travis Tokarek's 2-run home run to right, his first of the season. Sophomore center fielder Kenton Crews added to the pad in the second frame with an ...More >>
    Despite big offensive displays in both ends of a doubleheader, the University of Evansville baseball team (1-5) was swept by Kennesaw State (3-4), 10-9 and 8-6, in Atlanta Saturday afternoon. In the opening contest, the Purple Aces raced out to a quick 4-0 lead highlighted by a three run first, led by senior designated hitter Travis Tokarek's 2-run home run to right, his first of the season. Sophomore center fielder Kenton Crews added to the pad in the second frame with an ...More >>
  • ATC Sophomore night soiled by SGTC sweep

    ATC Sophomore night soiled by SGTC sweep

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:18 PM EST2018-02-25 04:18:47 GMT
    Jayda Holder on sophomore nightJayda Holder on sophomore night
    Jayda Holder on sophomore nightJayda Holder on sophomore night

    South Georgia Tech swept Albany Tech in a basketball doubleheader on the Titans' sophomore night.

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    South Georgia Tech swept Albany Tech in a basketball doubleheader on the Titans' sophomore night.

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  • 1 dead after shooting at Savannah State University apartment complex

    1 dead after shooting at Savannah State University apartment complex

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:44 PM EST2018-02-25 03:44:08 GMT
    (Source: The Tiger's Roar)(Source: The Tiger's Roar)

    Officers with the Savannah State Police are on the scene at University Commons Apartments after receiving reports of a shooting. 

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    Officers with the Savannah State Police are on the scene at University Commons Apartments after receiving reports of a shooting. 

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  • ATC Sophomore night soiled by SGTC sweep

    ATC Sophomore night soiled by SGTC sweep

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:18 PM EST2018-02-25 04:18:47 GMT
    Jayda Holder on sophomore nightJayda Holder on sophomore night
    Jayda Holder on sophomore nightJayda Holder on sophomore night

    South Georgia Tech swept Albany Tech in a basketball doubleheader on the Titans' sophomore night.

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    South Georgia Tech swept Albany Tech in a basketball doubleheader on the Titans' sophomore night.

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  • Quarterfinals: GISA basketball state tournament

    Quarterfinals: GISA basketball state tournament

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-25 04:00:35 GMT
    Crisp Academy celebrating a win (Source: WALB)Crisp Academy celebrating a win (Source: WALB)

    The Georgia Independent School Association basketball quarterfinals tipped off Friday night. Half of the games took place at Georgia Southwestern State University, and the others at John Milledge Academy.

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    The Georgia Independent School Association basketball quarterfinals tipped off Friday night. Half of the games took place at Georgia Southwestern State University, and the others at John Milledge Academy.

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  • Lady Rams return to comfort zone in prep for SIAC tourney

    Lady Rams return to comfort zone in prep for SIAC tourney

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:51 PM EST2018-02-24 03:51:23 GMT
    Elesha Foster, Kayla Green (Source: WALB)Elesha Foster, Kayla Green (Source: WALB)

    The Albany State Women's basketball team is three seasons removed from its last SIAC championship, and they've taken it back to their old stomping grounds in pursuit of ending the drought.

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    The Albany State Women's basketball team is three seasons removed from its last SIAC championship, and they've taken it back to their old stomping grounds in pursuit of ending the drought.

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