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Rail cars fall from Georgia overpass; no injuries reported

BYROMVILLE, Ga. (AP) - CSX Railroad says an evacuation has been lifted in a small Georgia town where 30 train cars derailed, including some that tumbled from an overpass onto a highway.

Alabama infant death rate hits all-time low

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - State health officials say Alabama's infant death rate has fallen to an all-time low just a year after it was among the worst in the nation.

Pancake stop snags inmate who fled jail with help from mom

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) - An inmate fled a Georgia jail with the help of his mom and then went out for pancakes.

Gov’s race: Dems doubt Kemp’s claim of ‘insurmountable lead’

ATLANTA (AP) - Republican Brian Kemp is claiming results certified by county election officials confirm he has an "insurmountable lead" in the Georgia governor's race.

Georgia House to vote on hurricane relief, jet fuel tax

ATLANTA (AP) - Lawmakers in the Georgia House are preparing to vote on $470 million in hurricane relief proposals in addition to reconsidering a controversial tax break for airlines.

Federal utility’s CEO announces plans for retirement

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The chief executive officer of the nation's largest public utility has announced his plans to retire.

Alabama woman gets 40 years for scalding kids

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) - A north Alabama woman convicted of putting her two children in scalding water as punishment has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Police identify man killed in Alabama interstate shooting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Police have released the name of a man who died during a shootout on an interstate highway in Alabama.

Gov: Amazon ‘largest jobs commitment’ in Tennessee history

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam's office says Amazon's plans for a Tennessee operations hub expected to create 5,000 jobs represent "the single largest jobs commitment made by a company in Tennessee's history."

Tennessee says court should reject death row inmate’s plea

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Attorneys for the state of Tennessee say the courts should reject a plea by condemned inmate David Earl Miller to halt his execution.
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