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Condemned Georgia Man Seeks Another Day in Court

Posted: 12/10/2008 - The chance that Georgia could execute an innocent man should compel the state to hear his claims of innocence, Troy Davis' lawyers told a federal panel on Tuesday.

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Georgia Revenues Inch Upward in November

Posted: 12/10/2008 - Gov. Sonny Perdue said Tuesday he was "pleasantly surprised" by the 1.4 percent increase from the same month last year. But he warned that some economists are still predicting the economy will get worse before it gets better.

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Fake UPS Truck Filled with Marijuana

Posted: 12/10/2008 - Arizona Department of Public Safety Detectives last month seized a fake UPS service truck stuffed with 2,100 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $1.2 million.

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Georgia Ford dealer's radio ad blasts Congress, drivers

Posted: 12/09/2008 - Drivers listening to their car radios in Savannah and neighboring South Carolina are getting an angry earful from a Ford dealer whose new advertisement sounds more like a talk-radio tirade than a sales pitch.

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IRS offers tips for year-end donations

Posted: 12/09/2008 - Individuals and businesses making contributions to charity should keep in mind several important tax law provisions that have taken effect in recent years.

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Governor Sanford Talks about Tax Plans

Updated: 12/09/2008 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is planning to unveil a new tax plan aimed at stimulating investment in the state.

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Professor Who Protested UGA Athlete Treatment Dies

Posted: 12/09/2008 - Jan Kemp, the University of Georgia professor who was fired after publicly criticizing the school for allowing athletes to continue playing sports and stay in school despite failing remedial classes, has died. She was 59.

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Zoo Atlanta panda cub has name

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The only giant panda cub born at a U.S. zoo this year will be called Xi Lan (SHE LAHN).

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Zoo Atlanta to Unveil Panda Cub's Name

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Zoo Atlanta is unveiling the moniker Monday in a ceremony. The cub was born Aug. 31, but Chinese tradition dictates zookeepers wait until he is 100 days old to choose a name.

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Transit Ridership Soars

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The American Public Transportation Association says subways, buses, commuter rail and light-rail systems saw a 6.5 percent jump in ridership from July to September. In that same period, Americans drove less on the nation's highways, even as gas prices began easing from more than $4 a gallon in mid-July.

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Groceries Top Gun Swap

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Lean economic times are helping authorities remove guns from the violent streets of the Los Angeles suburb of Compton.

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Pearl Harbor commemoration focuses on US response

Posted: 12/07/2008 - More than 2,000 World War II veterans and other observers have gathered in Hawaii to commemorate the 67th anniversary of the devastating Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Yorktown ceremonies mark Pearl Harbor

Posted: 12/07/2008 - Veterans are marking the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor with observances aboard the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in Charleston Harbor.

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