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Fed court upholds stiff Medicare scam sentence

ATLANTA — A federal appeals panel upheld stiff prison sentences given to a Miami doctor and a nurse who worked at a bogus HIV clinic involved in a multimillion dollar Medicare fraud.

10/19/10 - 3:56pm

Georgia begins using student-tracking system 17 years in the works

ATLANTA -- Teachers and administrators across the state are seeing for the first time this fall a database that can track every student from prekindergarten through college.

10/19/10 - 3:18pm

Ga. school district wins $1 million Broad prize

ATLANTA - Georgia's largest school system has won the nation's top prize in public education, which will provide $1 million in college scholarships for needy students in the district.

10/19/10 - 3:56pm

Deal, Barnes differ over pension investments

FORSYTH, Ga. — The two major party candidates for governor differed over whether Georgia's pension plans should tap high-risk investments like venture capital and hedge funds.

10/19/10 - 9:11pm

Top SC prosecutor: Casual poker games not illegal

COLUMBIA  — Casual in-home poker games do not violate a state law against card or dice games, one of South Carolina's top prosecutors argued Tuesday.

10/19/10 - 2:48pm

'Happy Days' dad Tom Bosley dead at 83

OS ANGELES — Tom Bosley, who protrayed the patient, understanding father on television's long-running "Happy Days," has died. He was 83.

10/19/10 - 2:04pm

Feds settle with Ga. over mentally ill residents

ATLANTA  — The Justice Department has reached an agreement with Georgia over a long-running case involving  state psychiatric hospitals.

10/19/10 - 1:39pm

Judge says Supreme Court should hear Davis appeal

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A judge is trying to block a Georgia death row inmate who claims he was wrongly convicted from appealing to a federal panel in Atlanta.

10/19/10 - 10:41am

Beaver dams increasing problem around SC

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Beavers are back in the streams and lakes of South Carolina and they've been as busy as, well, beavers.

10/19/10 - 10:36am

No fault in 'Ironman' death, court says

ATLANTA  — A federal appeals court has upheld a jury's verdict that the organizers of the 2006 Florida Ironman were not responsible for the death of a 35-year-old Montana man who collapsed during the race.

10/19/10 - 9:57am
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