Valdosta partners with school system to fight litter

The City of Valdosta is putting $20,000 in grant money into city beautification, specifically fighting littering.

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Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies

Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains.
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Alabama Public Television doesn’t air ‘Arthur’ gay wedding episode

The episode "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone" aired nationally - except in Alabama - on May 13, showing Arthur attending the wedding of his teacher and partner.
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A 61-year-old man is facing charges after an 8-year-old shot himself in the foot Monday afternoon, according to the Albany Police Department (APD).
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New federal charges filed in California synagogue shooting

A federal grand jury handed up a revised indictment against John T. Earnest that adds four counts of discharging a firearm during crimes of violence.

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‘Sesame Street’ introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

The new character is named “Karli,” and is a yellow-haired friend of Elmo's who introduces viewers to the concept of “for-now parents."
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The Atlanta Dreamed played final preseason game in Albany

Excitement in Albany quickly built as the Atlanta Dream got ready for tip off in their final preseason game, which so happened to take place at the Albany Civic Center.

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