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Ruling affects Ga. water transfers

ATLANTA -- Georgia will tighten the way it issues permits for interbasin transfers of water, bypassing objections from environmental groups and downstream communities.

01/26/11 - 1:59pm

Thousands of Ga. taxpayers might have lost refunds

ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Revenue says thousands of Georgia taxpayers might be affected by a computer glitch that removed tax refunds which had already been deposited in their bank accounts.

01/26/11 - 12:10pm

Obama speech: Ga. could feel federal freeze

ATLANTA -- Everything from road projects to school lunches could be affected by federal plans to freeze or cut spending.

01/26/11 - 11:41am

SC technical colleges get tuition flexibility

GREENVILLE, S.C. — South Carolina's technical colleges are getting more flexibility on tuition as they deal with state funding cuts.

01/26/11 - 11:09am

Propane leak prompts evacuations in Rome

ROME, Ga.  — Police say a propane leak that prompted the evacuations of more than 200 north Georgia residents happened after two men tried to move a tank of the gas with a forklift and a wrecker.

01/26/11 - 10:35am

Thursday construction to close Alexander Drive

Several roads in the Alexander Drive area will be closed for a few hours Thursday evening while crews work to tie in a new water main.

01/26/11 - 10:16am

Georgia girl, 3, safe after mom's car stolen

ROSWELL, Ga. — A 3-year-old girl has been found safe after her mother's car was stolen at a Roswell gas station with the child inside it, and a witness is recalling the emotional reunion.

01/26/11 - 9:45am

Ga. brother sorry for courtroom outburst

COLUMBUS, Ga. — The brother of a slain Georgia woman says he was overcome with rage when he rushed the man accused of killing his sister in a Columbus courtroom.

01/26/11 - 9:42am

Ex-Ga. EMA director faces theft charges

The former director of a south Georgia emergency management agency was arrested Tuesday on a theft charge in the disappearance of at least $50,000 from two agencies she managed, police said.

01/26/11 - 7:16am

Heart attack killed man found dead at UGA

 ATHENS, Ga. -- A man who police tentatively identified as a University of Georgia graduate assistant collapsed and died Tuesday morning from an apparent heart attack in UGA's Fine Arts.

01/26/11 - 7:07am
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