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Noted computer developer dies

ATLANTA - Dr. Henry Edward Roberts, the developer of an early personal computer that inspired Bill Gates to found Microsoft, died today in Georgia. He was 68. His son, David Roberts, tells The Associated Press his father died after several months battling pneumonia. The man better known as Ed Robert...

04/01/10 - 4:41pm

School board decides on qualifications

The Richmond County school board has agreed today to a list of qualifications for its next superintendent.

04/01/10 - 4:06pm

Ga. appeals water ruling to federal panel

ATLANTA  - The state has asked a federal appeals panel to overturn a judge's ruling threatening to restrict water to Atlanta.

04/01/10 - 2:32pm

SC legislator faces tax charges

COLUMBIA -- The Legislature's only doctor was charged today with failing to file tax returns.

04/01/10 - 1:55pm

Romney has no hints on future

CHARLESTON, S.C.  - Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he won't make any decision on running again for president until after the November elections. The former Massachusetts governor spoke to a crowd of about 400 people at The Citadel in Charleston today. He says he'll si...

04/02/10 - 11:51am

Augusta youth council proposed

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04/01/10 - 1:26pm

Goshen pupils share books donation

Jessica Howard's love for pop-up books and colorful characters has helped a group of kids from Cherry Tree Crossing housing complex perhaps love books as much as she does. "My favorite was Brown Bear, Brown Bear," the Goshen Elementary School kindergartner said. "Books are my favorite. I'm ...

04/01/10 - 11:32am

Ga. moves to ban gassing animals

 ATLANTA -- Georgia's 10 remaining animal gas chambers would be outlawed under legislation that inched a step closer to passage this morning.

04/01/10 - 11:05am

Augusta motel guests report robbery

Authorities said two women who were in Augusta for the Masters next week were robbed and their friend was kidnapped from the Motel 6 on Boy Scout Road early this morning. The women, who are from Atlanta and Austell, Ga., said their friend known only as "Greg" offered to take them to the practice rou...

04/01/10 - 9:13am

Police catch 4 teens near ARC

Four teenagers were found hiding in the woods near the Academy of Richmond County Wednesday after authorities said they sprayed "silly string" on the front sidewalk and flag pole. The teens, at least three of whom are Richmond Academy students, were found hiding in the 2000 block of Hampton Avenue b...

04/01/10 - 9:09am
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