ATF agent shot in Athens, hospitalized
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- ATF spokeswoman Ginger Colbrun said the agent was hospitalized in stable condition after the shooting, which happened shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday in Athens during a law enforcement operation.
Official: 5 kids had contact with Dallas Ebola patient
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- The unidentified man is the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. He's been in isolation at a Dallas hospital since Sunday.
Deadline passes, but Hong Kong leader won't meet with protesters
- The protesters want a reversal of China's decision to screen all candidates in the territory's first direct elections, which are scheduled for 2017.
Dead cruise passenger ID'd as South Carolina man, Clemson student
- Police say there is no evidence of foul play, and all signs point to the death as an accident.
Ga. college smoking ban goes into effect Wednesday
- The University System of Georgia smoking and tobacco ban goes into effect Wednesday and applies to all 31 member institutions. The ban will also apply to events being hosted by institutions within the system.
Follow-up shows improvement in BabyNet
- The auditing agency found that First Steps has implemented 11 of the 21 recommendations it issued in its 2011 report and partially implemented six others.
Safety agency studying Toyota acceleration problem
- An unidentified consumer said in a letter to the agency that a Corolla surged at low speeds several times, and the brakes failed to stop the car. The consumer said the problem caused one collision with a parked vehicle on June 8.
Suspended SC speaker being released on charges
- The case has been ongoing since Attorney General Alan Wilson accepted an ethics complaint against Harrell in 2013 and sent it to the State Law Enforcement Division for investigation. Wilson sent the case to the state grand jury.
Survey: ATM, checking account overdraft fees surge
- Despite the increased fees, there are ways savvy bank customers can avoid them altogether.
Arguments to begin in Atlanta test cheating trial
- A grand jury last year indicted 35 educators and administrators, but prosecutors have agreed to plea deals with 21 of them. Several could testify against their former colleagues.
Big names in town for sex trafficking conference
- The non profit I-Care is hosting a sex trafficking conference. They're training people across the board in different disciplines to recognize and help prevent sex trafficking.
Landmark $554M US-Navajo settlement made official
- Navajo officials say they will hold public meetings starting in October to seek community input on how the money should be spent.
IMF OKs $130 million for Ebola stricken countries
- Under the outlay, Liberia gets $49 million, Guinea $41 million and Sierra Leone $40 million. The IMF said these countries need an additional $170 million. The latest figures said more than 6,500 people are believed to have contracted Ebola.
Police: Man beheads woman at Oklahoma workplace
- A man who had been fired from a food processing plant in an Oklahoma City suburb beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by a company official, police said Friday.
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