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Chilly weather expected across area

National Weather Service forecasters say a freeze is possible in parts of the northeast Georgia mountains Sunday, as a large area of cold high pressure builds into the region.

2 students test positive for tuberculosis exposure at Ga. high school

Health officials say two students have tested positive for exposure to tuberculosis after about 150 students were tested at Newnan High School.

Nurse who had Ebola released from Atlanta hospital

A Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed she's virus-free, a hospital spokeswoman said.

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Gov. Nathan Deal announces Ebola airport screening plan

Gov. Nathan Deal said the guidelines drawn up by the state's Ebola response team are stringent but are less restrictive than those put in place by some other states, especially with regard to health care workers who return after treating Ebola patients.

Ex-NBA star sentenced in fatal Ga. crash

A former NBA player is sentenced to three years in jail after pleading guilty in a fatal crash.

David Perdue, Michelle Nunn take shots in Senate race debate

Senate candidates jab at each other in televised debate

Some polls suggest the decision on who will replace Saxby Chambliss as U.S. senator from Georgia won’t be made until a runoff election in January.

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Deal, Carter face off in tense Ga. gov debate

The candidates for Georgia governor came to their third and final debate ready to attack, ramping up their accusations on education, taxes and the economy.

Burned dogs showing up at Ga. animal hospital

Several dogs with burn marks on their backs have shown up in a Georgia county, and no one seems to know how or why they're being injured.

Stone Mountain homeowner kills man during shootout

Authorities say a homeowner shot and killed a man in the Stone Mountain area.

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers.

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days.

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Georgia Aquarium says beluga whale is pregnant

Officials at the Georgia Aquarium say a 20-year-old beluga whale, Maris, is expecting a calf in the spring.

UGA postpones visit from Liberian journalist

Ebola concerns have prompted the University of Georgia to postpone a guest lecture by a Liberian journalist.

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Gov. Nathan Deal forming Ebola response team

Gov. Nathan Deal is assembling a group of experts to serve on a newly created Ebola response team.

Publix recalls snack mix

Supermarket chain Publix is recalling a snack mix because the label doesn't warn shoppers that it contains peanuts.

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