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Unemployment

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Metro Atlanta jobless rate increases

The unemployment rate for metro Atlanta rose from 7.2-percent in May to 7.6-percent in June.

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Woman charged with murder of child

The Waycross Police Department says a 42-year-old woman has been charged with murder in the death of a 3-year-old child who was in her care.

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Nassau Co crash

Man, 39, dies in crash with tractor-trailer

A 39-year-old Georgia man was killed in a crash with a tractor-trailer Wednesday morning in Nassau County.

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Allergies

Man fakes allergy tests

The owner of a testing lab has pleaded guilty for faking allergy test results. 

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David Perdue wins runoff primary

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Perdue defeats Kingston in Senate runoff

Businessman David Perdue defeats longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in a Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination.  In coastal Georgia's U.S. House seat, Buddy Carter wins the Republican nomination and Brian Reese of Savannah wins the…

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Buddy Carter and Brian Reese

Carter wins GOP runoff for Kingston's House seat

Buddy Carter has won the Republican nomination Tuesday's runoff Tuesday. to replace GOP Rep. Jack Kingston in the U.S. House, while Brian Reese won the Democratic nod.  The two men will face off in November.

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Taser

Kid uses Taser, officer not charged

A sheriff's deputy won't face charges after a child found his Taser on a bed and discharged it, striking another child in the eye.

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Police seek Glynn County bank robber

Police are searching for a man who they say robbed the Ameris Bank located at 5340 New Jesup Highway around 11:30 a.m. Monday in Glynn County.

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Jekyll Island OKs sharpshooters for thinning deer

The governing board for Jekyll Island has approved using government sharpshooters to thin the deer population on the island state park.

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Ga. considers exemptions to school food standards

Georgia officials who call new federal nutrition standards an over-reach want to give schools plenty of loopholes to sell sweet treats during fundraisers.

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Group launches breastfeeding campaign

A group in Athens has created a program to help breastfeeding women know which restaurants are accommodating for them.

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Southeast Georgia Weather

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Southeast Georgia votes
Voters returned to the polls Tuesday to finish selecting the Republican nominee for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat, both the Republican and Democratic nominees for coastal Georgia's congressional seat, both nominees for the state superintendent of schools and a Glynn County commissioner seat.

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