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September 19, 2017 - 4:23 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech officials say three people were arrested during a protest after a vigil for a student who was fatally shot by campus police. Investigators said police shot and killed Scout Schultz late Saturday night after the 21-year-old student called 911 to report an armed and...
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September 19, 2017 - 2:34 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Several U.S. senators are urging federal trade officials to take action to lower tariffs on pecan exports to India in hopes of helping growers in a number of pecan-producing states. The bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter recently to U.S. Trade Representative Robert...
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September 18, 2017 - 9:58 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 10 p.m. A series of Facebook posts by Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is capturing the power of Hurricane Maria as it roars past the island as a Category 5 storm. About 8:45 p.m. Skerrit writes: "The winds are merciless! We...
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September 18, 2017 - 9:53 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia Tech student by campus police (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Georgia Tech officials are urging students to stay indoors because of violent protests on campus a day after the death of a student who authorities say was advancing on officers...
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September 18, 2017 - 8:20 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Hillary Clinton says she won't rule out questioning President Donald Trump's legitimacy depending on what official inquiries uncover about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. But the 2016 Democratic nominee says she knows of no constitutional grounds to challenge...
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September 18, 2017 - 5:40 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A reconstituted panel charged with regulating oil and gas exploration in North Carolina plans to meet this week even as Gov. Roy Cooper's administration questions whether it can legally do so. Jim Womack was initially appointed to the state Oil & Gas Commission before a...
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September 01, 2017 - 9:12 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a man described as the ringleader of a crew that broke into 14 gun stores in three states and stole 340 guns has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. U.S. Attorney John Horn, in a news release Thursday, said 26-year-old Devonnaire Coffey, of Augusta, Georgia...
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September 01, 2017 - 7:14 am
HICKORY, N.C. (AP) — Two people have been shot and killed at a North Carolina apartment complex and police are trying to find a suspect. Hickory police spokeswoman Chrystal Dieter said in a news release that officers were called around 4 p.m. Thursday. The news release says that officers found 18-...
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August 31, 2017 - 10:09 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on South Carolina legislators suspended as they face misconduct charges (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A former South Carolina House majority leader has submitted his resignation ahead of a scheduled court appearance on corruption charges. South Carolina House Speaker...
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