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Several top Georgia primary contests headed to July runoff

Some of the top Republican primary contests in Georgia - including one deciding who will face a Democrat vying to become the first black female governor in the U.S. - are still undecided after Tuesday’s primaries and will go to a July 24 runoff.

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13-year-old Brunswick girl attacked by feral cat with confirmed rabies last week

Feral cat determined to have rabies who attacked others last week.

A first for Georgia: Dems nominate black woman for governor

A first for Georgia - Democrats nominate a black woman to be elected governor. Abrams faces the outcome of the GOP runoff for her opponent in November.

Braves rally for 6 runs in 9th, beat Miami on Swanson’s hit

Dansby Swanson struck out to begin the ninth inning, so he wanted to do something special with the game on the line after the Atlanta Braves batted around.

BUSINESS

Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family’s contact

An “unlikely” string of events prompted Amazon’s Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family’s private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle, the company said Thursday.

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.

NATIONAL

Canceled summit raises stakes for China over North Korea

President Donald Trump’s abrupt withdrawal from his planned summit with North Korea raises the stakes for China to show that it can steer the North toward easing tensions over its nuclear program. But despite a recent warming in ties, Beijing’s influence over its neighbor may be overstated.