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Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

In Georgia, Stacey Abrams is aiming to become the nation’s first black female governor while Paulette Jordan would be the first Native American governor in U.S. history if she wins her race in Idaho.

Georgia Tech uses crabs, trees to create new plastic wrap

Could this solve the straw debate? To meet some of this demand for renewable packaging (cellulose), researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a new kind of packaging made of tree fibers and crab shells. Patent coming soon.

Trump warns he’ll revoke clearance of Justice Dept official

President Donald Trump said Friday that he suspects he’ll “very quickly” revoke the security clearance for a Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm involved in producing a dossier on Trump’s ties to Russia.

Marker at site of Georgia lynching to be rededicated

It has been 103 years since 20 men broke into a prison and hanged a Jewish man, Leo Frank, in a Georgia county. Frank had been wrongfully accused of killing 13-year-old Mary Phagan, who worked at the pencil factory Frank ran.

Sex scandals fester at unhealthy organizations, experts say

When sex-abuse cases dominate headlines, a familiar pattern often emerges. If it took place at a large organization — be it a church, a large state university or a group such as USA Gymnastics — misconduct is often covered up in hopes of saving the institution’s reputation, and the money that accompanies it.

Deputies: Dad, daughter arrested for dealing drugs to teens

A man and his teenage daughter are in custody after Georgia deputies said the two were dealing drugs.
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