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Gwinnett County umpire linked to teen

DULUTH, Ga.  - A Gwinnett County baseball umpire accused of luring an Ohio teen to Georgia is in custody. Prosecutors say 44-year-old Kevin Lilly met the 17-year-old online and drove to Ohio to meet her. Authorities arrested Lilly after they found the girl living with him on March 16. Authoriti...

04/02/10 - 5:21am

Gov. Sanford pays ethics fine

COLUMBIA - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has paid the largest ethics fine in state history in the wake of an investigation launched after he confessed an affair with an Argentine woman, the State Ethics Commission's director said today. Director Herb Hayden said Sanford's lawyers dropped off...

04/01/10 - 6:16pm

Bias suit jury rules against DeKalb

ATLANTA - A federal jury has awarded damages of more than $170,000 to two former parks department workers who filed a lawsuit claiming that DeKalb County officials sought to replace white employees with black ones.

04/01/10 - 5:52pm

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 - 5:41pm

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 - 5:06pm

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 - 3:32pm

SC legislator faces tax charges

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

04/01/10 - 2:55pm

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 - 12:51pm

Augusta youth council proposed

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04/01/10 - 2:26pm

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 - 12:32pm
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