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Plant Vogtle critics head back to court

ATLANTA - Opponents of expanding a nuclear power station return to court to overturn a law allowing Georgia Power Co. to charge customers for two new reactors.

04/16/10 - 6:31am

UGA assistant professors paid better than other SEC sites

ATHENS, Ga.  - Pay for the University of Georgia's most experienced professors slipped a notch this year compared with their colleagues at other universities in the Southeastern Conference.

04/16/10 - 6:27am

Broun pulls in more than $190,000 in early 2010

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun has banked $150,000 so far to spend fending off a challenger in November.Broun reported raising $192,172 in the first quarter of 2010.

04/16/10 - 6:19am

Ga. labor chief may seek Senate


ATLANTA  - Georgia Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond has told The Associated Press he's leaning toward a run for U.S. Senate.

04/16/10 - 6:08am

Man sentenced for yanking tracheal tube

ATLANTA - A 44-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his girlfriend by removing her tracheal tube. A court convicted Paul Brown for the October 2008 beating and asphyxiation of 47-year-old Carlene Jones. According to the Fulton County District Attorney's Office, Brown an...

04/15/10 - 6:07pm

Augustans let off steam at Tea Party

About 1,200-1,500 Augustans discontented with high taxes, health care reform and the Obama administration gathered Thursday evening for a rally on the Augusta Common.

05/28/10 - 9:48pm

Port authority trims boat race funds

The Augusta Port Authority, citing budget cuts, decided today to reduce its funding support to the Augusta Southern Nationals.

04/15/10 - 4:49pm

Columbia County chamber names leader

  The Board of Directors of the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce unanimously voted today to select Tammy G. Shepherd its president and CEO.

04/16/10 - 12:21pm

Take Back the Day event planned

A Take Back the Day walk to increase awareness about sexual assault will be offered Saturday, with participants walking from Augusta State University to Paine College to Medical College of Georgia and ending at University Hospital....

04/16/10 - 2:14pm

Area students receive mini-grants

AIKEN -- Area schools received a total of $50,000 in mini-grants from Savannah River Nuclear Solutions today to enhance classroom projects. The Savannah River Site operator selected 88 of 262 proposals for the grants, which range from $500 to $1,000. The grants are award to science, math and technol...

04/15/10 - 3:44pm
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