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Georgia swamp fire: evacuation order lifted for nearby towns

FOLKSTON, Ga. (AP) - A mandatory evacuation order has been lifted for two south Georgia towns threatened for days last week by a wildfire that had spread outside the boundaries of the neighboring Okefenokee swamp.
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Major interstate in Georgia reopened after bridge collapse

ATLANTA (AP) - All lanes of a heavily used interstate in Atlanta have been reopened - about six weeks after a highway bridge collapsed because of a massive fire.
2 weeks ago
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Fight over eaten pork chop leads to arrest in Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – For the second time in three months, an Athens man has been arrested for an incident involving pork chops. Athens-Clarke County Police tells media that 29-year-old Terry Ball was arrested Wednesday for violation of a family violence bond order. Police say the order stemmed from a February arrest in which Ball […]
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‘It takes up the whole river!’ US ports welcome giant ship

See the photos and time lapse video
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Man sexually assaulted girl, led police on 4-hour manhunt

Duke was aware of the girl's age and told the victim's sister's boyfriend that he didn't intend to bring her back.
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Collapsed interstate bridge in Georgia to open next week

State transportation officials initially estimated they wouldn't reopen the highway until June.
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Work nears completion at site of Atlanta bridge collapse

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia transportation officials say work to rebuild a section of freeway that collapsed in the heart of Atlanta is nearing completion.
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Georgia Governor rejects child custody bill over safety concerns

urging lawmakers instead to focus on comprehensive changes to the state's foster care and adoption law next year.
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Rome inmate captured near Etowah river after escaping courthouse

Cotton was in court for armed robbery, aggravated assault, hijacking a motor vehicle
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Suspect at large in fatal shooting during Craigslist deal

Man arranged online to buy some shoes, killed during meet up