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Ga. launches Census Web site

ATLANTA -– Georgia has launched a Web site designed to motivate residents of the state to get involved and to respond to the 2010 census. Gov. Sonny Perdue says www.census.georgia.gov is the first effort by the Georgia ...

12/21/09 - 10:38am

Automaker wants to save Saab

For you motorists, your Saab story might not be over yet. In a final attempt to rescue Saab Automobile AB, Dutch auto maker Spyker Cars on Sunday submitted a new offer to buy the Swedish brand from General Motors Co. Spyker said it has submitted a new 11-point proposal to GM, addressing the issues...

12/21/09 - 10:17am

Say hello to winter

The winter solstice takes place today at 12:47 p.m. In other words, winter arrives just after lunch.

12/21/09 - 9:43am

Atlanta wreck kills 2 on I-20

ATLANTA -– Two people are dead and four others injured in a one-vehicle accident that closed a portion of eastbound Interstate 20 in Cobb County for several hours. Cobb County police spokesman Officer Joseph Hernandez says a sport utility vehicle rolled over after blowing a tire Sunday afterno...

12/21/09 - 9:05am

SC fire station yanks Nativity

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A fire department has removed a Nativity display from a station after getting a complaint. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported Monday that the Nativity scene was removed from Charleston's Fire Station 12 after the complaint that the display supports Christianity....

12/21/09 - 9:00am

Mississippi burn victim sent to Augusta

JACKSON, Miss. — A woman suffered third-degree burns after reportedly being set afire by her boyfriend in a vehicle. She was sent to Augusta for treatment. Forty-nine-year-old Wade Lewis, of Jackson, is charged with aggravated assault, according to The Clarion-Ledger. Jackson Chief Fire Inves...

12/21/09 - 8:55am

James Brown Toy Giveway starts this morning

The 18th annual James Brown Toy Giveaway will take place at 10 this morning at James Brown Arena, according to the family foundation’s Web site. There will be an array of activities for children and their parents in addition to age- and gender-appropriate toys for the kids, stated 12/21/09 - 12:42pm

North Georgia cops find woman's body after weekend 911 call

Two men are in custody after the body of a Savannah area woman who called 911 pleading for help was found in north Georgia. A search for her husband, also possibly a victim, continues today. Jennifer Budrawich, 22, was found by Dawson County authorities between 3 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sheriff's...

12/21/09 - 7:16am

Holiday food, electrical cords are among holiday dangers for pets

A lot that makes Christmas bright can hurt your animal companions, vets say. They offer tips.

12/21/09 - 1:54pm

Health Care bill clears key Senate test

WASHINGTON - Landmark health care legislation backed by President Barack Obama passed its sternest Senate test in the pre-dawn hours early Monday, overcoming Republican delaying tactics on a 60-40 vote that all but assures its passage by Christmas.

12/21/09 - 9:46am
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