Georgia

Clippers waive Thompkins

The Los Angeles Clippers today waived forward Trey Thompkins. The 37th overall selection of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Clippers out of Georgia, Thompkins averaged 2.4 points and 1.0 rebounds in 24 games during his rookie season.

03/14/2013

Firearms for sale. (AP Photo)

Some communities seek to require gun ownership

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Communities from Idaho to Georgia to Maine have been inspired to “require” or recommend their residents arm themselves ever since the Newtown school massacre.

03/08/2013

Obama puts Georgia’s pre-K program in spotlight

ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama singled out Georgia’s early childhood education program in his State of the Union address, but the state has stumbled to meet its goal of enrolling every child in pre-K since it made that a priority two decades ago.

02/13/2013

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Officials: Iowa woman now world’s oldest person

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) – A 115-year-old woman in Iowa has become the world’s oldest living person.

12/05/2012

dolphin bites

Girl bitten while feeding dolphin at SeaWorld

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) – The family of an 8-year-old Georgia girl says she suffered minor injuries after a dolphin bit her hand at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla.

12/03/2012

Dad finds lost son because of abuse scandal

ATLANTA (AP) – A father looking for his son since the mother took off 15 years ago has found the boy because of a Georgia child abuse scandal. In an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, […]

10/25/2012

Suspect in Georgia megachurch shooting in custody

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) – Authorities say the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Georgia megachurch has been taken into custody. Eric Heinze with the U.S. Marshals Service says 52-year-old Floyd Palmer was taken […]

10/24/2012

Detective: Malnourished teen still had baby teeth

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) – A detective says an emaciated teenager who said he’d been confined for years with little food was so malnourished he still had baby teeth at age 18. Detective Kevin Morgan with […]

10/04/2012

Chick-fil-A chief: 'We support Biblical families'

THOMASTON, Ga. (AP) – Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy voiced his support for “Biblical families” in one of his first interviews since his earlier comments caused controversy regarding gay marriage. Cathy told Atlanta TV station WXIA […]

10/03/2012

Georgia's president, opposition both claim victory

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) – Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and the opposition both claimed victory Monday in a parliamentary election that is crucial to determining the future direction of this former Soviet republic. The governing party […]

10/01/2012

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