Georgia

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Congressman Tom Cotton, left, speaks with state Rep. Alan Clark at an early morning gathering of supporters at the Embassy Suites in Hot Springs, Ark., Thursday, August 8, 2013. (AP Photo/The Sentinel-Record, Richard Rasmussen)

Senate control hinges on fate of Southern Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are counting on some Southern comfort to win Senate control next year. The fate of Democratic incumbents in GOP-trending Arkansas, Louisiana and North Carolina, the ability of the 71-year-old GOP leader […]

08/08/2013

In this Wednesday, July 17, 2013 photo, Ripe blueberries pile up inside a bucket in the pick-your-own field at Foxbrier Farm, in Chattahoochee Hill Country, Ga. (AP Photo/Jaime Henry-White)

Ga. blueberry knocks peach off top of fruit pile

ATLANTA (AP) — What is the most valuable fruit crop produced in the Peach State? This is not a trick question, but you may want to pause a second before answering. Ready? It’s the blueberry. […]

07/21/2013

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Status of the states on same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court issued a pair of decisions this week with major consequences for efforts to legalize or bar same-sex marriage. One ruling opened the way for California to become the 13th state to allow […]

06/28/2013

Paula Deen issues video apology via YouTube.

Paula Deen’s ‘Today’ appearance ends in tears

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen dissolved into tears during a “Today” show interview Wednesday about her admission that she used a racial slur in the past, saying anyone in the audience who’s never said […]

06/26/2013

Florida Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio hears out House conservatives on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio has met with House conservatives skeptical of the immigration overhaul bill he helped write. Rubio emerged to say that it’s clear the sweeping bill needs more work […]

06/05/2013

Farm Rich Mozzarella Bites recalled by Rich Products Corporation due to possible E. Coli contamination. (Photo: FDA image / AP)

Rich Products expands frozen food recall

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rich Products Corp. is now recalling all of its frozen snack foods produced at its Waycross, Ga., plant.

04/05/2013

Kevin Ware, University of Louisville guard. (AP Photo)

NCAA Finals Watch: ‘Great motivator’

ATLANTA (AP) — Louisville’s ‘great motivator.’ Kevin Ware is from Rockdale County High School, about 40 minutes east of Atlanta, and he has returned to Georgia a sudden celebrity.

04/04/2013

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Final Four slate is set

(AP) – After a weekend of blowouts and another upset, the men’s NCAA Final Four is set.

03/31/2013

Sherry West, who says she was pushing her baby in his stroller when a teenage gunman demanding money shot and killed the baby and shot her in the leg, Brunswick, Georgia. (AP Photo)

Police arrest 2 teens in baby killing

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman said Friday a teenager trying to rob her at gunpoint asked, “Do you want me to kill your baby?” before he fatally shot her 13-month-old son in the head.

03/22/2013

Examples of shanks made by inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. The defunct and decayed prison serves as one of Philadelphia's quirkiest tourist attractions. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Shivs, more on display at historic Philly prison

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Dozens of prison artifacts are set for display at the historic Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. The brief exhibit opens Saturday and runs for 10 days.

03/21/2013

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