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News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated Press

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ATLANTA (AP) - DeKalb County authorities say a man who shot and killed a person who he thought was breaking into his car has been charged with murder. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a police spokesman said it happened as 26-year-old Quintavious Judon was dining at South DeKalb Mall on Wednesday, and he saw someone trying to enter his parked car.

ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Deal has signed legislation restricting abortion coverage in plans for state employees and plans sold on the insurance exchange under the federal health care law. Democrats opposed the measure for infringing on a woman's right to choose and not providing an exception for rape.

ATLANTA (AP) - A federal judge in Atlanta has denied bond for a woman facing charges in the retaliation kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father. Patricia Kramer was one of nine people indicted in the April 5 kidnapping of Frank Janssen. The seven suspects arrested in the Atlanta area will be sent to North Carolina for trial.

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A fire has destroyed the Watkinsville home of former state Rep. Bob Smith. Authorities say it appears the fire started in the garage area, but the cause hasn't been determined. Smith served 12 years in the Georgia House of Representatives.

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