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How bad are germs on money?

The dollar bills in your wallet or purse have been passed around from hand to hand, person to person and possibly traveled the world. So, how worried should you be about germs?

06/28/10 - 6:06am

Green menace: Study links kudzu to air pollution

Could the South's pervasive kudzu plant be a threat to air pollution, as well? A new study suggests a link to ozone pollution.


06/28/10 - 5:43am

Man charged with terroristic threats

Malcom Robinson Brown, wanted by police for 11 days, was arrested at Sunday at his home in the 1500 block of Koger Road, according to jail records. Brown, 27, is charged with making terroristic threats, cruelty to children in the third degree, battery, criminal trespassing, assault and stalking. He ...

06/28/10 - 9:03am

Boyd quits Georgia governor's race

ATLANTA - Millionaire Ray Boyd announced today that he is giving up his longshot bid for Georgia governor as an independent candidate. Boyd burst on the political scene in April when he announced he would run for governor as a Republican with the help of $2 million of his own cash. But when Boyd wou...

07/10/10 - 1:31am

Atlanta blamed for delays at other airports

ATLANTA - A study completed by the Government Accountability Office shows more delays at major airports across the country were attributed to problems at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport than at any other airport. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution said the report shows that problems...

06/27/10 - 11:07pm

Tybee beach-goers join hands, too

TYBEE ISLAND, GA. -- At noon Saturday on Tybee, hundreds of people got up from their beach blankets, strolled to the water's edge and joined hands.

06/27/10 - 7:43am

Heat blamed in SC death of Connecticut man

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. - A 32-year-old man from Connecticut died after he became overheated while working for a moving company in South Carolina. Jonathan LaPointe of Meriden, Conn., died after having a heart attack and passing out Thursday in Summerville. LaPointe was pronounced dead at a hospital ...

06/26/10 - 6:35pm

Charges against autistic teen dropped

SAVANNAH, Ga. - An autistic teenager who was Tased by Tybee Island police last month is no longer facing criminal charges, and another officer involved in the incident has resigned. A disorderly conduct charge filed last month against 18-year-old Clifford Grevemberg, who was Tased and thrown to the ...

06/26/10 - 2:59pm

About 75 join hands on Fifth Street Bridge

Turnout for today's Hands Across the Fifth Street Bridge awareness event was higher than expected, according to the Augusta Sierra Club.As part of the Hands Across the Sand national movement,  people  joined hands on beaches, bridges and coastlines at noon to promote clean energy. The...

06/26/10 - 7:21pm

Missing SC toddler's body found

COLUMBIA - Authorities have found the body of a 2-year-old girl who went missing at a South Carolina river. Searchers found Natalie Hasty around 11:30 a.m. today, several miles downstream from where she went missing. It wasn't immediately clear how Natalie died or whether her body was found in the r...

06/26/10 - 1:51pm
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