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CDC: Blood pressure awareness up

ATLANTA  — A new government report says more American adults are aware they have high blood pressure, and more are taking medicine to control it.

10/27/10 - 5:32pm

Ga. lake drained, teen's body found

RIVERDALE, Ga. — Authorities in Clayton County say they found the body of a 15-year-old boy who apparently drowned after chasing a basketball into a lake.

10/27/10 - 9:50am

Tornado watch issued for metro Atlanta

ATLANTA — The National Weather Service has posted a tornado watch for a 40-county area that includes metro Atlanta.

10/27/10 - 10:20pm

Tornado watch extended until 2 a.m.

The latest tornado watch zone includes Aiken, Burke, Columbia and Richmond Counties.

10/27/10 - 8:42pm

Two rescued from boat off Georgia coast

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard says it rescued two people from a 19-foot boat that ran aground in Wassaw Sound, south of Tybee Island.

10/27/10 - 7:51am

SC's Clyburn announcing fuel cell research

COLUMBIA - U.S. House Majority Whip James Clyburn is announcing a federal grant aimed at helping fund fuel cell research at the University of South Carolina.

10/27/10 - 5:29pm

Court hears SC Confederate clothing case

RICHMOND, Va. — A former South Carolina student who was not allowed to wear Confederate-themed clothing to school has asked a federal appeals court to reinstate her lawsuit challenging the ban.

10/27/10 - 2:05pm

Georgia panel studies gas bill hike

ATLANTA - Utility regulators in Georgia could soon decide whether Atlanta Gas Light can charge its customers more money for natural gas service.

10/27/10 - 5:33pm

Supporters of Ga. trauma-care amendment rally

ATLANTA -- Rarely do political gatherings on the Capitol steps stir partisans to tears, but Charlotte Laverty’s story Tuesday of her son’s fatal car wreck did during a rally in support of a constitutional amendment for trauma care.

10/26/10 - 4:18pm

Free speech battle over 'Girls Gone Wild' lawsuit

ATLANTA  — A lawsuit filed by four women against Joe Francis, producer of the "Girls Gone Wild" videos, has prompted an unusual free speech battle.

10/26/10 - 3:27pm
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