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No quick solution to Georgia highway woes

Solving Georgia's transportation problems will require a multipronged approach -- such as increasing the gas tax or sales tax, toll roads, and billing alternative-fuel vehicles per mile driven.

12/15/14 - 12:26am

Body cameras not a 'cure-all' for law enforcement, officials say

Contrary to popular belief, experts say body-worn cameras won't be what prevents officer-involved deaths like those seen in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y.

12/14/14 - 7:05pm

Augusta man reports armed robbery on Walker Street

Deputies say an Augusta man was robbed at gunpoint while walking on Walker Street late Friday.

12/14/14 - 12:18am

Burke County vehicle fire victim identified by officials

Burke County authorities have identified a man who was burned beyond recognition in a vehicle fire last month.

12/14/14 - 12:16am

More than 600 graduate in GRU fall commencement ceremony

Georgia Regents University graduated more than 600 students in its fall commencment ceremony at the James Brown Arena on Saturday.

12/14/14 - 1:29am

City Ink: Politicians stuffed with favors at potluck

Augusta commissioners' Christmas potluck dinner at the Boat House was by all accounts a sumptuous feast of gastronomical delights.

12/13/14 - 8:16pm

Legal community weighs in on grand jury process

Lack of indictments in two recent high profile shootings involving police officers in Staten Island, N.Y. and Ferguson. Mo., has the public and legal commmunity wondering about the validity of the grand jury system.

12/14/14 - 1:29am

Jan. 1 deadine for ACA health care coverage looming

The second Open Enrollment period began Nov. 15 and nationwide almost 1.4 million had selected a plan as of Dec. 5, about 48 percent for the first time, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.

12/14/14 - 1:29am

Local school districts still weighing flexibility options

By June, every district in Georgia is required to adopt one of three flexibility options, essentially operating contracts that grant freedom from certain requirements of state law in exchange for higher accountability.

12/14/14 - 1:29am

Empty Stocking Fund: Ailing man without family

A 57-year-old Augusta man found out in May that he has lung cancer. He is alone, without family, and lives by himself. The prospects for a happy holiday this year are bleak.

12/13/14 - 6:39pm

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