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Court: Pardon lifts requirement to register as sex offender

Georgia’s highest court says a man convicted of sexually abusing a young girl no longer must register as a sex offender after receiving a pardon.

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Column: Common Core still a pariah in Georgia GOP School Chiefs race

Column - Common Core still a likely factor when selecting state school superintendent for the GOP.

US retail sales up solid 0.3 pct. in April in hopeful sign

U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace in April.

Out-of-District Money, Elected Officials Push to Influence Legislative Races Across Georgia

It's an age old political question that comes about every time election season arrives: Should people outside of a district try to meddle in elections to influence how people vote?

BUSINESS

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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