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Ga. lawmakers press forward on medical marijuana

While an effort to bring a form of medical marijuana to Georgia garnered bipartisan support during the most recent legislative session, hurdles remain as lawmakers prepare to make another attempt at passing the legislation next year.

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Ga. car dealer, son charged with alleged odometer, title fraud | PHOTOS

The owner of a Forest Park used car dealership was arrested Thursday morning and warrants issued for his son for alleged odometer and title violations.

GBI reviewing death of Ga. sheriff's recruit

DeKalb County Sheriff Jeff Mann has requested a probe by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation into the death of a county sheriff's recruit.

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Insurance official offers cold weather damage tips

Georgia's Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner says homeowners may be able to get financial help through their homeowners' policies if their homes are damaged by cold weather.

Ga. men convicted in militia plot to be sentenced

A federal judge is set to sentence two north Georgia men convicted of plotting to make the poison ricin in what prosecutors described as a plot against federal government officials.

74 Emory University students stricken by illness

Emory University officials say dozens of students have been stricken by gastrointestinal illnesses in recent days.

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Star-studded rock lineup honors Lynyrd Skynyrd at Fox Theatre in Atlanta

A star-studded lineup of young and seasoned rockers took to the stage of Atlanta's venerable Fox Theatre Wednesday night to honor Lynyrd Skynyrd, the band that fomented the Southern rock genre and was a 1970s radio staple.

Ga. inmates offered diploma completion program

A newly created partnership between the Georgia Department of Corrections and a north Georgia charter school is expected to help some prison inmates earn their high school diplomas.

3 Texans get prison in drug ring linked to Georgia

Three South Texas men must serve prison terms of nearly 34 years over a cocaine and cash ring linked to Georgia.

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Ga. House GOP caucus elects leaders for 2015

The Georgia House Republican Caucus has made its leadership selections for the upcoming legislative session.

UGA researcher gets $3 million federal grant

A University of Georgia researcher has received a roughly $3 million federal grant to develop an early warning system that could help public health officers prepare for an infectious disease outbreaks.

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Troops from Georgia embark for Ebola fight

About 100 soldiers from bases in North Carolina and Georgia are on their way to West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola.

Majority of Ga. voters back raising minimum wage

Georgia Republicans are hostile to raising the minimum wage, but a majority of voters favor increasing it.

Fort Stewart troops headed to Afghanistan

About 200 members of the 3rd Infantry Division based at Fort Stewart will be heading to the Middle East for a yearlong deployment supporting operations in Afghanistan.

43-year-old orangutan dies at Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta says Alan was the oldest male Sumatran orangutan living in the North American population of apes managed by the Orangutan Species Survival Plan when he died Friday.

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