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A photo of Ret. Lt. Col. Ronald Westbrook sits on the coffee table in his home, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in Chickamauga, Ga.   (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Suffering from Alzheimer’s, Ga. man fatally shot

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. (AP) — The last walk that Ronald Westbrook took began as early as 1 a.m. when he slipped unnoticed from his North Georgia home with his two dogs. It ended three hours later […]

12/07/2013

In this Nov. 28, 2010, file photo, San Diego Chargers safety Paul Oliver (27) grabs a fumble during an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

Ex-NFL player Paul Oliver commits suicide

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A medical examiner near Atlanta says former San Diego Chargers safety Paul Oliver has committed suicide. Cobb County investigators say the 29-year-old Oliver was found dead Tuesday night at his home […]

09/25/2013

In this Aug. 1, 2013, photo, Donna Heller poses for a photo in Burleson, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Cause of stomach illness difficult to detect

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donna Heller thought she had cancer. But multiple visits to the doctor after a month with debilitating nausea and diarrhea didn’t yield any answers. Convinced she was dying, she met with her […]

08/04/2013

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

(Photo credit: PeabodyAwards.com)

Newtown TV coverage, ‘Girls’ win Peabody Awards

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A local TV station’s coverage of the Connecticut school massacre, the HBO drama “Girls,” and a public-service campaign about Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts’ medical battle were among 39 Peabody Award winners.

03/27/2013

Baby spinach leaves

Study says leafy greens top food poisoning source

NEW YORK (AP) — A big government study has fingered leafy greens like lettuce and spinach as the leading source of food poisoning, a perhaps uncomfortable conclusion for health officials who want us to eat our vegetables.

01/29/2013

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