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Hero in shoe-bomber incident becomes citizen

ATLANTA - Kwame James helped subdue would-be shoe bomber Richard Reid on a trans-Atlantic flight nearly 10 years ago. On Thursday, after going through years of red tape, James, who was born in Canada and grew up in Trinidad, became a U.S. citizen. The 6-foot-8 James was napping on a flight from Pari...

04/10/10 - 12:12pm

DOE to appeal NRC's Yucca decision

The Department of Energy plans to appeal an order by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that would delay the Obama administration's plans to discontinue funding for a nuclear waste repository in Nevada.

10/17/10 - 10:34pm

Atlanta's Belt Line trail segment to open this weekend

The Atlanta Memorial Trail set to open this weekend stretches one mile through Tanyard Creek, Park, Louise G. Howard Park and the Bobby Jones Golf Course.

04/09/10 - 11:04am

Long County woman sentenced in stepdaughter's scalding death

A Long County woman has been sentenced to life in prison for the scalding death of her 8-year-old stepdaughter.

04/09/10 - 10:32am

2 arrested in Georgia marijuana-growing operation

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents say they found about 1,800 plants valued at $9 million in two metal outbuildings on an 8.8-acre property about eight miles from Pine Mountain in west Georgia on Thursday.

04/09/10 - 9:11am

Middle Georgia travel agent sentenced

The operator of a Perry travel agency has been sentenced to serve at least six months in a probation detention center for taking money for trips that never materialized.

04/09/10 - 8:48am

Atlanta hospitals announce plans for partnership

Two metro Atlanta hospital systems say they're working on creating a partnership that could lower their costs and expand their services.

04/09/10 - 8:43am

Clyburn to talk today about health care disparities

U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn will deliver the keynote lecture at 9 a.m. today in a series on health disparities at the University of South Carolina.

04/09/10 - 8:34am

Suspect in death of mother-in-law arrested

Police say a Spartanburg, S.C., man wanted in the shooting death of his mother-in-law was taken into custody Thursday night after a brief struggle.



04/09/10 - 8:26am

Possible tornadoes hit South Carolina as storms crossed state

Authorities plan to investigate whether a tornado damaged 15 homes in Anderson County as a line of severe storms swept across South Carolina on Thursday.

04/09/10 - 8:18am
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