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Lackluster consumer, business spending may slow US growth in final months of 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S. consumers and businesses spent cautiously last month, a sign that strong growth during the spring and summer might decelerate in the final three months of the year.

11/26/14 - 5:26pm

Georgia communities tout veterans in workforce sales pitch

ATLANTA - Georgia's population of working-age military veterans give the state an often unrecognized quality work force, experts say, an asset communities such as Augusta are trying to promote.

11/26/14 - 5:04pm

Richmond County Sheriff's Office receives second shipment of Dodge Chargers

Thirty-six Richmond County sheriff's deputies can look forward to a new set of wheels in the coming weeks.

11/26/14 - 4:01pm

Atlanta repairs protest damage

ATLANTA - Crews were repairing damage to some businesses in downtown Atlanta on Wednesday, a day after protesters filled the streets in mostly peaceful opposition to the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision.

11/26/14 - 2:48pm

Applications for US unemployment benefits top 300,000 for first time in nearly 3 months

WASHINGTON - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week, pushing total applications above 300,000 for the first time in nearly three months.

11/26/14 - 4:48pm

2 face illegal hunting charges

An Augusta couple has been charged after being caught hunting without permission in the Hephzibah on Monday, authorities say.

11/26/14 - 4:14pm

Augusta VA facing similar struggles a year after cancer-related deaths

A year after thousands of delayed gastrointestinal procedures at the Charlie Norwoood Veterans Affairs Medical Center led to three cancer-related deaths, the Augusta hospital still lacks permanent leadership.

11/26/14 - 1:22am

Recycling events will take place for Thanksgiving cooking oils

Richmond and Columbia counties are holding recycling events for Thanksgiving cooking oil, according to Pam Tucker, county director of emergency and operations division.

11/25/14 - 11:50pm

Suspect robs Family Dollar, flees on foot

Approximately 9:29 p.m., officers responded to 1991 Broad Street where a black man allegedly robbed a Family Dollar at gunpoint and then fled on foot, according to Richmond County dispatch.

11/25/14 - 11:46pm

Georgia High School Writing Test scores increase

The Georgia Department of Education released statewide results for the High School Writing Test on Tuesday, with data showing more special education and English learners meeting or exceeding testing standards.

11/25/14 - 9:44pm

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