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FAA says communication breakdown delaying flights

ATLANTA - The Federal Aviation Administration says a communication failure at a Georgia facility that processes flight plans for the eastern half of the U.S. is causing flight delays around the country.

08/26/08 - 3:56pm

Baseball source tells AP replay starts Thursday

NEW YORK - Major League Baseball has reversed its long-standing opposition to instant replay and will allow umpires to check video on home run calls in series that start Thursday, a person familiar with the announcement told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because n...

08/26/08 - 2:43pm

Ex-Ga. guard chief to run for governor

ATLANTA - The former commander of the Georgia National Guard has become the first Democrat to enter the 2010 race for governor.

08/26/08 - 12:43pm

Retired professor dies in fire

ATHENS, Ga. — A retired University of Georgia art professor died when his house in the Cobbham historic neighborhood near downtown went up in flames.

08/26/08 - 12:42pm

Area SAT scores drop

Average scores on the SAT, a college entrance exam, fell a few points this year in area school systems, according to results released this morning.

08/26/08 - 11:35am

Area under tornado watch

A tornado watch was issued this morning for more than 100 Georgia counties, including Richmond, Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie and Burke.

08/26/08 - 11:28am

One-car crash kills Hephzibah man

A Hephzibah man is dead after his car hydroplaned and flipped over about 2 a.m. Tuesday off Browns Road. Bryan Ritenour, 23, of Mark Walter Road, was partly ejected from his Honda Civic, according to Richmond County sheriff’s Maj. Richard Weaver. A passenger in the car, 41-year-old Benjamin All...

08/26/08 - 8:58am

Historic artifacts worth $1,000 stolen

BEECH ISLAND, S.C. - Authorities say $1,000 worth of historic artifacts have been stolen from the Beech Island Historical Society.

08/25/08 - 6:32pm

Police serving warrant find Augusta man dead

Richmond County Investigators are looking into the possibility that an Augusta man shot himself as they served a warrant at his home this afternoon. Todd Santos, 39, of 1119 Emmett Street was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen. An autopsy is ...

08/25/08 - 4:19pm

United Way calls this year's goal of $4.5 million a challenge

Walt Dukes called it a challenging but attainable goal. The United Way of the CSRA’s campaign chairman said that the organization was set to raise $4.5 million this year to help the agency’s 19-member organizations. “It’s an aggressive goal, but I know we can make i...

08/25/08 - 2:08pm

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Former commissioner's case remains under review

While former Augusta commissioner Donnie Smith's statements to Georgia State Patrol investigators likely can't be used against him, the state Office of the Inspector General continues to conduct ...
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