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FAA closes Tiger banner probe

The FAA said it is no longer looking into a case in which a plane carried banners over the Masters Tournament mocking Tiger Woods.

04/12/10 - 4:05pm

Emory gets AIDS researcher

ATLANTA - A leading researcher studying HIV and AIDS is joining Emory University's faculty. Guido Silvestri has been named chief of the Yerkes National Primate Research Center's division of microbiology and immunology at the private Atlanta university. He also will work at the department of pat...

04/12/10 - 1:46pm

SC monkey abuse claimed

COLUMBIA - An Ohio-based watchdog group has called on the federal government to investigate a South Carolina company it says is abusing research monkeys. Stop Animal Exploitation Now executive director Michael Budkie said today internal records from the Alpha Genesis Inc. lab near Charleston sh...

04/12/10 - 1:29pm

Roethlisberger won't be charged

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Authorities won't charge Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with sexual assault.

04/12/10 - 2:07pm

Energy measures would boost Georgia, new study says

 Georgia could create 32,200 jobs and reduce utility bills by $3.8 billion by 2020 through a series of aggressive energy conservation measures.

04/12/10 - 12:35pm

Ga. Senate bumps chairman

ATLANTA -- Senate leaders have punished one Republican for voting against a budget measure, ousting him as commitee chairman.


04/12/10 - 12:25pm

Outdoor burn ban starts May 1

A seasonal ban on outdoor burning will take effect Saturday, May 1, in 54 Georgia counties, including Richmond and Columbia. Residents and businesses in those counties may not burn yard and land-clearing debris, although some activities - such as campfires - are exempt. Georgia's Environmental Prote...

04/12/10 - 12:17pm

Aiken meets on gangs

AIKEN -- An anti-gang task force will hold an update briefing at 1:30 p.m. today at the Aiken Municipal Building. The Regional Anti-Gang Enforcement unit, established in Aiken County, is a combined effort of the state bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Aiken County and Edgefiel...

04/12/10 - 12:14pm

Aiken police seek holdup suspect

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is seeking Bernard Scrivens for armed robbery and strong armed robbery. 

04/12/10 - 10:42am

Ga. Senate, House clash on key budget issue

ATLANTA -- The week-long recess didn't change any minds about one critical budget disagreement between the House and Senate.


04/12/10 - 10:24am
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