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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Notorious jewel thief out of jail but still facing charges

A notorious 86-year-old jewel thief is out of jail but still faces legal trouble

By some reports, 85% of Georgia’s peach crop was destroyed after...

Hurricane Maria intensified into a dangerous Category 5 storm and pounded the little island of Dominica as it surged into the eastern Caribbean on Monday night, and forecasters warned it might become even stronger.

Medicare card remake to protect seniors

No more Social Security numbers plastered on the card. Next April, Medicare will begin mailing every beneficiary a new card with a unique new number to identify them.

US coastal growth continues despite lessons of past storms

LOOK AT THE NUMBERS FOR GEORGIA --> Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years

Historic farm from Revolutionary War battle gets protection

A Pennsylvania farm where George Washington’s troops narrowly escaped the British during the Revolutionary War is getting historic protection.

Power restored for 99 percent of Georgia Power customers

Good news! Nearly 100% of Georgia Power customers have had their power restored.

Suicide among veterans highest in western US, rural areas

Suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas, according to new government data that show wide state-by-state disparities

Missing twins’ family to fundraise for reward in 1990 case

The 15-year-olds went missing March 18, 1990 after they left their Cooney Circle home to collect money from their godfather for bus fare.

Union: Thousands of firefighters didn’t work during Harvey

Thousands of Houston firefighters were told to stay home at the height of Harvey’s flooding even as calls for help overwhelmed 911 dispatchers,

Millions of world’s children lack any record of their births

Would a 15-year-old girl be married off by her parents in violation of the law? Would another girl, who looks even younger, get justice after an alleged statutory rape at the hands of an older man?
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