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Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Republican primary candidate for governor approaches the podium to address supporters during an election night results party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Amis)
May 23, 2018 - 12:40 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams got immediate accolades and attention nationally as Georgia Democrats nominated her for the state's top job. But any focus on her chances becoming the nation's first black female governor first has to wait for her Republican opponent who won't be settled for another two...
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Republican candidate for Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle alongside his wife Nita take the stage to speak to supporters during an election-night watch party in Gainesville, Ga., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland
May 22, 2018 - 10:22 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the gubernatorial primary in Georgia (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Secretary of State Brian Kemp will face a July 24 runoff for the GOP nomination for Georgia governor. Cagle and Kemp beat three GOP rivals in a race characterized by strong...
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May 22, 2018 - 10:18 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Secretary of State Brian Kemp face a July runoff for GOP nomination for Georgia governor.
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May 22, 2018 - 7:20 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A former Georgia city councilman has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for multiple counts of producing, receiving and possessing child pornography. U.S. Attorney Byung J. "BJay" Pak, in a news release, said U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg sentenced former Roswell City...
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May 22, 2018 - 5:17 pm
SMITHFIELD, N.C. (AP) — A county school board in North Carolina held a primary earlier this month even though legally it didn't have to. Johnston County Election Supervisor Leigh Anne Price says it is her fault because she did not read election law correctly. State law requires a school board...
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May 22, 2018 - 3:46 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say the death of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee whose body was found in a river in Atlanta has been ruled a suicide. Fulton County chief medical examiner Dr. Jan Gorniak said Tuesday that Timothy Cunningham's death was a suicide by drowning. Gorniak...
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May 22, 2018 - 12:43 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A suspect has been indicted in a Home Depot shooting that killed a Dallas police officer and wounded two more people. Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson announced Tuesday that Armando Luis Juarez is indicted on charges of capital murder and attempted capital murder in the...
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May 22, 2018 - 10:06 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Some employees at Boeing's plant in South Carolina will soon vote on whether they want to join the International Association of Machinists union. The National Labor Relations Board ruled Monday that 178 flight readiness technicians and inspectors at the manufacturer's North...
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May 22, 2018 - 8:42 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The family of a man shot to death outside a strip club in North Carolina has been awarded nearly $5 million from the operators of the club. The Winston-Salem Journal reported a judge granted a default judgment Monday against John D. Boyd and his company, Salisbury Ridge...
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May 22, 2018 - 7:54 am
DEXTER, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a central Georgia high school coach was found dead in his home before officers could arrest him on charges of sexually assaulting a student. The Laurens County Sheriff's Department says officers told West Laurens wrestling coach Michael Slaughter he was about to...
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