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High hopes but tough road for black woman in governor’s race

She’s a Yale-educated attorney and a romance novelist who served a decade in the Georgia Legislature. Now Stacey Abrams has gained a shot at becoming the first black woman elected governor in U.S. history.

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Salmonella outbreak in Georgia sends 4 to hospital

Four people have been hospitalized and at least 70 were sickened after a salmonella outbreak.

Frederica boys lose in soccer final, baseball Knights to play for state title

The Frederica Academy boys soccer team fell short of claiming a state championship on Saturday as the Knights lost 1-0 to Westminster in the...

Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Senate confirmation vote on Thursday that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency’s harsh interrogation program after 9/11.

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Columbus shop named Georgia’s most bike-friendly business

A national advocacy group has designated a Columbus bicycle shop as the most bike-friendly business in Georgia

NOAA reopens federal waters to shrimping off Georgia

NOAA Fisheries had closed federal waters off Georgia at the state’s request on Jan. 24 to protect spawning white shrimp.

Fake doctor who worked in 4 states sentenced to prison

A federal judge has sentenced a woman described as a fake doctor who worked in four states to more than six years in prison. U.S....

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