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 2021-09-16 12:00 

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Georgia golf's 11 PGA Tour pros making birdies for Bulldogs...

ATHENS -- Georgia golf has come up with a unique way to raise money for the program with what they're calling the "Dawgs on Tour Birdie Challenge."...

 2021-09-16 11:57 

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Report says state, local government payrolls have lagged recovery in Georgia...

State and local government hiring has lagged the economic recovery from the COVID pandemic, a new report says....

 2021-09-16 11:45 

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EU earmarks 30 billion euros for health crisis agency...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Thursday that it will fund its new heath preparedness and rapid response agency to the tune of 30 billion euros ($35 billion) over the next half dozen years, even pushing it higher if individual efforts from t...

 2021-09-16 11:45 

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City Clerk says Alpharetta candidate is a qualified resident...

Murphy, 61, is running for City Council Post 1 against incumbent Donald Mitchell. Her candidacy was questioned by Clifford Martin, a longtime resident. He alleges that Murphy doesn't live in the city, as required to run for office and filed an officia...

 2021-09-16 11:44 

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Elton John postpones European shows after hip injury...

Elton John says he is postponing European dates on his world tour until 2023 so that he can have an operation on an injured hip....

 2021-09-16 11:42 

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S.C. lawyer to turn himself in after alleged $10 million suicide plot...

Hampton lawyer Alex Murdaugh, who found the bodies of his wife and son three months ago, plans to turn himself in to law enforcement Thursday after police obtained an arrest warrant to charge him with conspiracy to commit insurance fraud, his lawyer said....

 2021-09-16 11:40 

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Marks & Spencer blames Brexit for store closures in France...

LONDON (AP) — British retailer Marks & Spencer said Thursday that it will close 11 of its stores in France, mainly in Paris, as a result of fresh and chilled food supply issues related to Britain's departure from the European Union....

 2021-09-16 11:31 

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Search on for Florida woman missing from cross-country trip...

A Florida woman who vanished while on a nomadic cross-country trip in a converted camper van with her boyfriend is the subject of a nationwide search while authorities labeled him Wednesday as a person of interest in her disappearance....

 2021-09-16 11:30 

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Top 10 games of Week 5...

Chaminade-Madonna (Fla.) at Buford...

 2021-09-16 11:25 

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Australia: Strategic shifts led it to acquire nuclear subs...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has canceled a contract with France for conventional submarines and instead will build nuclear-powered submarines using U.S. technology because of changing strategic conditions in the region, Prime Minister Scott...

 2021-09-16 11:20 

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Ozone hole over Antarctica larger than usual, scientists say...

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say the Southern Hemisphere ozone hole is larger than usual and already surpasses the size of Antarctica....

 2021-09-16 11:20 

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Atlanta United wins again, moves into playoff position...

A fantastic run and goal by Luiz Araujo, two goals by Josef Martinez and a free kick by Ezequiel Barco lifted Atlanta United past Cincinnati 4-0 on Wednesday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium....

 2021-09-16 11:15 

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Zimbabwe orders government workers to get COVID vaccinations...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's government has ordered all its employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or they won't be allowed to come to work....

 2021-09-16 11:15 

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Eddie Rosario: MLB should retire Roberto Clemente's No. 21...

Braves left fielder Eddie Rosario, a Puerto Rico native, wore No. 21 Wednesday in honor of Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente, a Puerto Rican icon....

 2021-09-16 11:15 

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4 Questions with four Class A Private head coaches...

Today's interviewees are four Class A Private football coaches, each discussing reclassification. The GHSA's reclassification committee will meet today to discuss proposals, one that would put Greater Atlanta Christian, Lovett and Pace Academy dow...

 2021-09-16 11:08 

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White House offers Nicki Minaj call to answer vaccine questions...

The White House offered Wednesday to connect Nicki Minaj with one of the Biden administration's doctors to address her questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, after the Trinidadian-born rapper's erroneous tweet alleging the vaccine causes impotence ...

 2021-09-16 11:00 

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Week 3 college football schedule: How to watch all 73 FBS games...

Here are the TV times, networks and streaming opportunities for all FBS games Thursday-Saturday. All times are EDT....

 2021-09-16 11:00 

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Opinion: Democrats try to hold together on giant tax and spending bill...

As Democrats work to finalize a sweeping $3.5 trillion tax and spending package in Congress, their leaders must somehow thread the ultimate legislative needle in the days ahead — by securing the support of almost every single one of their members on...

 2021-09-16 11:00 

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List: How GAC, Lovett, Pace Academy would've fared in Class A Private...

The GHSA today will consider a proposal to move Greater Atlanta Christian of Class 3A and Lovett and Pace Academy of Class 2A into Class A Private next season. How would those schools do in Class A? According to the Maxwell Ratings, their football teams w...

 2021-09-16 10:59 

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Derek Chauvin to be arraigned in separate civil rights case involving teen...

A former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday for allegedly violating the civil rights of a teenager in a separate case that involved a restraint similar to the one used on Floyd...

 2021-09-16 10:55 

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Australia: Strategic shifts led it to acquire nuclear subs...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has canceled a contract with France for conventional submarines and instead will build nuclear-powered submarines using U.S. technology because of changing strategic conditions in the region, Prime Minister Scott...

 2021-09-16 10:52 

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Class A Blog: They said it...

On Thursday the Georgia High Schools Association executive committee will meet to consider a proposal meant appease public schools in the larger classifications, that would move Greater Atlanta Christian (currently in Class 3A), Lovett and Pace Academy (b...

 2021-09-16 10:51 

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Bulgaria interim government sworn in until November election...

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on Thursday reappointed a retired general as interim prime minister to lead a new caretaker government until the next early election is held in November....

 2021-09-16 10:46 

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Federal judge declines to block Florida governor's ban on mask mandates...

A federal judge declined Wednesday to block a ban imposed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis to prevent mandating masks for Florida school students amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak....

 2021-09-16 10:40 

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Community food bank ends pandemic run in Cobb County...

Today will be the last day trucks file into the parking lot behind the Cobb Galleria Centre to collect pallets of fresh fruits and veggies....

 2021-09-16 10:40 

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Yoon-mi Hampton becomes first Asian councilmember in Gwinnett County...

Yoon-mi Hampton is now the first Black councilmember in Lilburn and the first person of Asian descent to hold that role in Gwinnett County, but said she hopes one day her race won't matter....

 2021-09-16 10:35 

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German police detain 4 on Yom Kippur after synagogue threat...

BERLIN (AP) — German security officials said Thursday they had detained four people, one of them a 16-year-old, in connection with a suspected plan to attack a synagogue in the western city of Hagen....

 2021-09-16 10:30 

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Paris' Arc de Triomphe is being wrapped in fabric...

PARIS (AP) — The city of Paris is unveiling a monumental artwork built around an actual monument: the Arc the Triomphe completely wrapped in silver and blue fabric....

 2021-09-16 10:30 

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Fulton County Schools to hold 'quick-track' job fair on Saturday...

Fulton County Schools to hire bus drivers, food workers at Saturday event....

 2021-09-16 10:30 

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Clayton County Schools to offer voluntary COVID-19 testing next week...

Clayton County Schools will launch a district-based COVID-19 testing program at all school buildings beginning on Monday....

 2021-09-16 10:19 

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THURSDAY'S WEATHER-TRAFFIC: Widespread rain troubles morning commute...

Thursday is shaping up to be the wettest day of the week for North Georgia....

 2021-09-16 10:15 

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Ireland's Ryanair aims to hire another 5,000 new staff...

LONDON (AP) — Irish airline Ryanair said Thursday that it's planning to create 5,000 jobs over the next five years as part of its recovery from the shock of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-09-16 10:02 

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COVID cases among students, staff drop for second week in Chatham, Bryan and Effingham counties...

Even as the number of positive COVID-19 cases drops across the tri-county region, including within the school systems, there are reminders how swift and deadly the SARS-CoV-2 virus can be....

 2021-09-16 10:01 

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Antwan Lang, youngest person to ever hold office in Chatham, is running for Georgia House...

Former Chatham County Board of Elections member Antwan Lang has announced his run for Georgia House District 165, following the death of longtime Rep. Mickey Stephens in August....

 2021-09-16 10:00 

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Putin: Dozens in inner circle infected with coronavirus...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says dozens of his staff have been infected with the coronavirus and that he will continue his self-isolation because of the outbreak....

 2021-09-16 10:00 

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 2021-09-16 10:00 

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Leader: Most of Mt. Bethel UMC congregation would vote to disaffiliate...

The Rev. Jody Ray, former senior pastor of Mt. Bethel UMC, said while he cannot know for sure, he thinks more than three-quarters of the east Cobb congregation would vote to leave the United Methodist denomination....

 2021-09-16 10:00 

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DeKalb launches app to help parents track their child's school bus...

The Edulog Parent App is designed to offer real-time information about school bus routes and location....

 2021-09-16 09:50 

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Elton John postpones European shows after hip injury...

LONDON (AP) — Elton John says he is postponing European dates on his world tour until 2023 so that he can have an operation on an injured hip....

 2021-09-16 09:50 

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Nuclear submarine deal will reshape Indo-Pacific relations...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The U.S., Britain and Australia have announced they're forming a new security alliance that will help equip Australia with nuclear-powered submarines. The alliance will see a reshaping of relations in the Indo-Paci...

 2021-09-16 09:45 

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Hospitalized Czech president to return to work next week...

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Milos Zeman who was hospitalized this week has undergone medical checks that haven't revealed any problems or disease that would threaten his life, the presidential office said on Thursday....

 2021-09-16 09:45 

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Gwinnett event targets families of students with special needs...

The session will be held twice on Tuesday....

 2021-09-16 09:35 

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Cyprus top court weighs Briton's false rape claim conviction...

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Lawyers for a British woman sentenced to a four-month suspended sentence for making up claims that she was gang raped by as many as a dozen Israelis during a vacation in Cyprus in 2019 are appealing to the country's Suprem...

 2021-09-16 09:25 

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Another Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia...

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Voluntary euthanasia became legal in a fifth Australian state on Thursday, more than 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy killing law for the terminally ill....

 2021-09-16 09:15 

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West Africans leaders to discuss Guinea's fate post-coup...

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Guinea's coup leaders have set a number of conditions for releasing the deposed president, the foreign minister of Ghana said, ahead of a meeting Thursday where West African leaders are likely to consider sanctions....

 2021-09-16 09:10 

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German rail operator, union agree pay deal to end strike...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's biggest rail operator, Deutsche Bahn, and a labor union representing train drivers said Thursday they have agreed on a pay raise to end a series of strikes that had caused chaos for commuters and vacationers over the summ...

 2021-09-16 09:02 

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Atlanta United's Martinez has a target to hit...

After scoring two more goals in Atlanta United's 4-0 win over Cincinnati on Wednesday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Josef Martinez said he has an objective to accomplish....

 2021-09-16 09:01 

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Police detain teenager after threat to German synagogue...

BERLIN (AP) — German security officials said Thursday they had detained a teenager who was allegedly planning to attack a synagogue in the western city of Hagen with explosives, news agency dpa said....

 2021-09-16 08:50 

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France calls killing of Islamic State leader big victory...

PARIS (AP) — France killed the leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara because the group attacked French aid workers, African civilians and U.S. troops, French officials said Thursday, calling him "enemy No. 1" in protracted anti-terro...

 2021-09-16 08:10 

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Hezbollah-organized fuel arrives in crisis-hit Lebanon...

AL-AIN, Lebanon (AP) — A convoy of tanker trucks carrying Iranian diesel crossed the border from Syria into Lebanon early Thursday, a delivery organized by the militant Hezbollah group to ease crippling fuel shortages in the crisis-hit country....

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