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Report raises concerns on school testing in Ga.

Posted: 02/10/2010 - A state review of standardized test score data has found that 20 percent of Georgia elementary and middle schools had possible cheating on the exams last year.

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House rejects Perdue lottery plan

Posted: 02/10/2010 - The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved the $17.4 billion midyear spending plan by a 53-5 vote.

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Handel's office didn't take furlough

Posted: 02/10/2010 - Republican gubernatorial hopeful Karen Handel declined to have her staff in the secretary of state's office take furlough days.

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Power restored to Washington road

Updated: 02/10/2010 - Richmond county dispatch tells News 12 power has been restored to the parts of West Augusta affected by the outage earlier this morning.

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Heating bills surge across Georgia

Updated: 02/10/2010 - Georgia Power says it's dealing with an avalanche of customer calls after a colder than usual January left many Georgians with higher bills.

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Georgia legislators pursue uncollected sales tax

Posted: 02/10/2010 - Maybe, say some Georgia lawmakers. And with the state fighting its way out of a huge budget hole, they're pushing proposals designed to ensure businesses pay their share.

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New proposed SC law could mean cheaper electricity bills for you

Posted: 02/09/2010 - For many of you, your electric bills skyrocketed this winter because of that nasty cold snap that hit the CSRA. South Carolina lawmakers are working on a new energy bill to help you lower your bill by retrofitting your home with energy efficient products.

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Texas school district courts RCBOE Superintendent Dr. Bedden

Dr. Dana Bedden, Richmond County superintendent

Updated: 02/09/2010 - Dr. Dana Bedden may be in the market for another job. He is a candidate for superintendent of schools in Irving, Texas. His contract with Richmond County schools ends in July and the board is currently in negotiations to extend it.

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City needs $150K to keep Municipal Golf Course open

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Posted: 02/09/2010 - The Augusta Municipal Golf Course, a part of Augusta's history for more than 80 years, is in danger of closing. The city has six months to raise $150,000 to keep the course open.

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Cribs recalled after 3 deaths

Recalled crib by Generation 2 Worldwide

Posted: 02/09/2010 - The Consumer Product Safety Commission says plastic hardware on Generation 2 Worldwide and ChildESIGNS cribs can break and allow the drop side to detach.

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